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Blitzen Trapper are the Portland, Oregon-based experimental country and folk rock band who, in 2008, released Furr, their breakthrough album and label debut for Sub Pop. The record was met with universal acclaim, earning praise from the likes of The Guardian, Pitchfork, Paste, AV Club and Rolling Stone, who in their four-star review called the album “an engaging album full of rootsy beauty.” The album would earn the no. 13 spot on Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Albums Of 2008 later that year. For the newly expanded deluxe edition of Furr, Blitzen Trapper have compiled over two album’s worth of material: the original album and twelve rare and previously unreleased tunes. The added songs are from the same recordings that become Furr, with the exception of the Live at KCRW tracks, which were recorded during the Furr tour. The songs War is Placebo, Booksmart Baby and Maybe Baby appeared as limited edition singles for Record Store Day in 2009 and 2011. This reissue also features new liner notes from Eric Earley reflecting on the album, as well as a track-by-track description of the bonus songs and a Q&A with the stage and screen actor Rainn Wilson (of ‘The Office’ fame).