Monday 8pm: Feature LP: Spin Doctors – Pocket Full of Kryptonite (1991)

Pocket Full of Kryptonite is the first studio album (and second release) by the American rock band Spin Doctors, released in August 1991. It peaked at #1 and #3 on Billboard’s Heatseekers and Billboard 200 albums charts, respectively. It was the band’s best selling album, and was certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA.

It was remastered and reissued in 2011 as a twenty-year anniversary edition, with a bonus track added to the original album and a second disc of demos previously released only on cassette, plus two live tracks.

The album’s title is a reference to Kryptonite, a fictional substance from the Superman comic book series. The title is taken from the album’s opening track, “Jimmy Olsen’s Blues”, a reference to Superman supporting character Jimmy Olsen, who is attracted to Lois Lane and jealous because of her romantic feelings for Superman. The cover, showing a phone booth, refers to Clark Kent frequently ducking into a nearby phone booth to change into his Superman attire.

Click here for album contents from Wikipedia

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