Alchemy Index, Beggars Repress
2012-01-31 by John Lennon beat his wife. | 55 Comments

Thrice's Alchemy Index project, as well as Beggars, will be repressed in the near future in order to accommodate enduring demand for the out of print masterpieces. Both will reportedly be reissued in the same packaging.

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The Alchemy Index has gone for over $200 on Ebay during several auctions over the past year. One, that ended on December 20th of last year, even went for $500. The last copy of Beggars to go up for auction went for over $60.


http://modern-vinyl.com/2012/01/30/thrices-beggars-alchemy-index-getting-repressings/

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Decapod
January 31st 2012

987 Comments


Gay. Worst band ever.

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TooLateToGoBack
January 31st 2012

1672 Comments


not sure if srs.



theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


will buy alchemy index :D

ILJ
January 31st 2012

6540 Comments


Beggars....

Do want.

ILJ
January 31st 2012

6540 Comments


acad, your avatar is fantastic.

TenSecondsToThink
January 31st 2012

1126 Comments


Decapod is representing the internet in the first comment.

dcha
January 31st 2012

989 Comments


Maybe they'll fix the typo on IV

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
January 31st 2012

20199 Comments


One, that ended on December 20th of last year, even went for $500.

Bet that guy's pissed now

Also, this is vinyl I'm guessing? The article doesn't say so

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TooLateToGoBack
January 31st 2012

1672 Comments


link has vinyl in it.

Uranium
January 31st 2012

6632 Comments


"out of print masterpieces"

fucking LOL.

Time to put these bitches on ebay.

macadoolahicky
January 31st 2012

1835 Comments


minus the attempt (or at least what I think was an attempt) to sound more like Radiohead, I really liked Beggars. Not that I have anything against Radiohead, The Bends is one of my favorite albums and "Subterranean Homesick Alien" is one of my favorite songs. It's just Thrice is Thrice, ya know?

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
January 31st 2012

20199 Comments


link has vinyl in it.

still isn't clear

Geist
January 31st 2012

371 Comments


Will get Beggars. I already have the Alchemy Index and now wish I had sold it and got hundreds of dollars.

Damon
January 31st 2012

257 Comments


I have everything from them except Alchemy, which just so happens to be my favorite

FelixCulpa
January 31st 2012

1236 Comments


Awesome. I wan that Alchemy Index!

XingKing
January 31st 2012

9011 Comments


I bet you guys with the original pressings can still sell them and some stupid shits on ebay will buy them up not knowing about this reprint. Granted, you aren't going to get a lot, but I'm sure it will be more than the repress.

paxman
January 31st 2012

4083 Comments


"minus the attempt (or at least what I think was an attempt) to sound more like Radiohead, I really liked Beggars. Not that I have anything against Radiohead, The Bends is one of my favorite albums and "Subterranean Homesick Alien" is one of my favorite songs. It's just Thrice is Thrice, ya know?"

Fucking god, Beggars sounds nothing like Radiohead. Shut the fuck up with that nonsense.

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


he said "sound more like radiohead"

chill

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paxman
January 31st 2012

4083 Comments


I'M CHILL

botb
January 31st 2012

9281 Comments


i feel like "out of print masterpieces" is a little much for an unbiased news article.


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Captain North
January 31st 2012

6743 Comments


Especially since Beggars is far from a masterpiece

HuggyBear
January 31st 2012

118 Comments


They re-press the Beggars LP and not Vheissu....

DeathsThread
January 31st 2012

210 Comments


ill buy beggars

DeathsThread
January 31st 2012

210 Comments


They know what we really want on vinyl is Vheissu and The Artist In the Ambulance

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


They re-press the Beggars LP and not Vheissu....

different labels

AmericnZero02
January 31st 2012

3304 Comments


"masterpieces."

I'm pretty sure I fell asleep to Beggars the first time I listened to it. The Alchemy Index is pretty solid tho.

Vespiion
January 31st 2012

1215 Comments


Eh, I enjoyed Beggars.

jdennis31
January 31st 2012

6511 Comments


i love thrice and vinyls, but i love 500 bucks more. anyone know if this guy is forreal when he's talkin about the ebay?

jdennis31
January 31st 2012

6511 Comments


this is also shitty, i was broke as shit last year and was considering selling all my vinyls....

theashesfromautumn01
January 31st 2012

1031 Comments


Illusion and Artist are probably the closest thing Thrice has come to making a masterpiece. if any albums of theirs are worth repressing its those 2.

theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


you can buy illusion just about anywhere for like 10 bucks

theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


you douchebag

whywontyoudie
January 31st 2012

3063 Comments


"anyone know if this guy is forreal when he's talkin about the ebay?"

considering Relationship of Command goes for 190-250 dollars on ebay, and considering there's definitely a larger number of die hard Thrice fans than ATDI fans, i'm sure it's true.

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


there's definitely a larger number of die hard Thrice fans than ATDI fans

oh i doubt this very highly

Ire
January 31st 2012

41453 Comments


most thrice fans i've encountered have said "old stuff is great, new stuff sucks" so lol

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


overheard throughout every thrice set ever...

"T & C!!! T & C!!! PLAY T & C!!!"

seriously the most annoying shit ever and that song isn't even good

whywontyoudie
January 31st 2012

3063 Comments


On this site, yeah, definitely more ATDI die hards. But overall, I've seen way more huge Thrice fans than ATDI. But hey, not an argument, just a comparison of what I've seen Relationship of Command go for and translating it to Thrice sales.

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


probably because you've never been to an atdi show lol

whywontyoudie
January 31st 2012

3063 Comments


Too young to have had the chance, but I get the chance to now. Gonna be mad disappointed if you're wrong.

theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


id have to go with this random, sat... pretty sure there are WAY more thrice fans than ATDI fans

as for the definition of "die hard" that's up for grabs

when a band is defunct, the perceived/alleged "die hard" fans always goes through the roof without any way to validate that shit

meanwhile, thrice sells out mid-sized venue after mid-sized venue for like a half decade after doing pretty well on the warped circuit...


theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


most self-professed diehard ATDI fans were listening to good charlotte in 2000

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


yeah but i mean the mars volta plays way huger shows than thrice, and the overlap between their fan base and atdi's is going to be pretty massive.

dumb argument but oh well.

theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


all their big shows were festivals... that shit don't count, dawggy

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


nah i saw them play a solo show at a huge theatre and that shit sold out within a week or so. ended up in like the 30th row. not sure what the capacity was, but i can't picture thrice growing that same size of a crowd (and btw i like thrice and they're one of my favorite live bands)

theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


and dude i like voltron why r we even pretend-arguing

Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


idk let's go call ire a fag

theacademy
January 31st 2012

27669 Comments


urgh that kid... all he does is sit around fapping to his planetary duality vinyl and synyster gates fat head

BigTuna
January 31st 2012

5151 Comments


YES


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Satellite
January 31st 2012

19769 Comments


holy shit bigtuna sighting!!!

dimsim3478
January 31st 2012

3954 Comments


How is this worth so much???

I know all three of those records are sitting in my local record store at $20-$40 each with no one buying.

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Rowan5215
January 31st 2012

19962 Comments


Beggars is definitely a masterpiece, if any Thrice album is. Alchemy Index had weak points, but still strong overall. Good news.

00mee
February 1st 2012

202 Comments


@dimsim

you should definitely get onto that ~

theashesfromautumn01
February 1st 2012

1031 Comments


Theres no Thrice at my record store.

Spherallic
February 2nd 2012

9 Comments


They go around for that much? I found The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II for about 4 euros in a local record store!

MeatSalad
February 24th 2012

13379 Comments


Odd, just saw Alchemy Index at HMV a few months ago.



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