Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots Detail 25th Anniversary Edition Of “Purple”, Share Previously Unreleased Acoustic Version Of “Big Empty”


Stone Temple Pilots will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their 6x multi-platinum selling album “Purple” this year with a super deluxe 25th anniversary edition planned for a September 13th release date on Rhino Records. It will be made available as a 3-CD/1-LP set, a 2-CD set and via digital formats. Newly remastered for this re-release, the album will also be accompanied by numerous previously unreleased tracks, extras and rarities.

A super deluxe edition will be limited to 1,000 copies and will also sport a bonus 7″ for the track “Interstate Love Song“, which is a replica of a 7” for the track that was originally released in the UK back in 1994. It boasts the title track and is backed by “Lounge Fly“. A record slipmat and the album on LP and 3-CD formats are also featured.

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Pre-orders for the super deluxe edition can be found at, while the standard editions of the album can be found here.

The track listing for the set will run as follows:

Disc One: “Purple” 2019 Remaster

01 – “Meat Plow
02 – “Vasoline
03 – “Lounge Fly
04 – “Interstate Love Song
05 – “Still Remains
06 – “Pretty Penny
07 – “Silvergun Superman
08 – “Big Empty
09 – “Unglued
10 – “Army Ants
11 – “Kitchenware & Candybars

Disc Two: Early Versions, Demos & Acoustic

01 – “Meat Plow” (early version) (previously unreleased)
02 – “Interstate Love Song” (early version) (previously unreleased)
03 – “Big Empty” (acoustic version) (previously unreleased)
04 – “Unglued” (demo) (previously unreleased)
05 – “Army Ants” (demo) (previously unreleased)
06 – “Kitchewnware & Candybars” (demo) (previously unreleased)
07 – “Dancing Days
08 – “She Knows Me Too Well” (demo) (previously unreleased)
09 – “Interstate Love Song” (acoustic version) (previously unreleased)

Live At KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 1994:

10 – “Pretty Penny” (acoustic version) (previously unreleased)
11 – “Kitchenware & Candybars” (acoustic version) (previously unreleased)
12 – “Christmastime Is Here” (acoustic version) (previously unreleased)

Disc Three: Live at New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT, August 23, 1994:

01 – “Vasoline” (live) (previously unreleased)
02 – “Silvergun Superman” (live) (previously unreleased)
03 – “Crackerman” (live) (previously unreleased)
04 – “Lounge Fly” (live) (previously unreleased)
05 – “Meatplow” (live) (previously unreleased)
06 – “Still Remains” (live) (previously unreleased)
07 – “Gypsy Davy” (live) (previously unreleased)
08 – “Pretty Penny” (live) (previously unreleased)
09 – “Creep” (live) (previously unreleased)
10 – “Andy Warhol” (live) (previously unreleased)
11 – “Army Ants” (live) (previously unreleased)
12 – “Big Empty” (live) (previously unreleased)
13 – “Interstate Love Song” (live) (previously unreleased)
14 – “Plush” (live) (previously unreleased)
15 – “Unglued” (live) (previously unreleased)
16 – “Dead & Bloated” (live) (previously unreleased)
17 – “Sex Type Thing” (live) (previously unreleased)

The included previously unreleased acoustic version of “Big Empty” from the outing can be heard below:

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