Last year, the much-missed Straylight Run released the live album Straylight Run Live At The Patchogue Theatre (recorded in 2005 but never released) as a Bandcamp exclusive to raise money for Feeding America, and the band's classic lineup also reunited for the first time in over 10 years to play three songs (including an Elvis Costello cover) on Riot Fest's livestream. Now, the album is getting an expanded, wide release on vinyl, CD, and digital formats on September 17 via Craft Recordings. Pre-order yours here.
The album features live versions of songs that were originally featured on their 2004 self-titled debut album and 2005 Prepare to Be Wrong EP (both of which you can read about in our Straylight Run album guide), and in celebration of the release, guitarist/vocalist John Nolan and drummer Will Noon spoke to us about six albums that influenced the band in their early days. Here's what they had to say: