This week Warner Bros. Records released both digital and physical versions of My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade / Living With Ghosts (The 10thAnniversary Edition) via all DSPs including Spotify, where you can STREAM the album now, and the band’s webstore HERE.
The set contains a reissue of My Chemical Romance’s double-platinum, genre-defining album The Black Parade, which was originally released in October 2006, and features the band’s multiplatinum hit “Welcome To The Black Parade.” The new edition also includes 11 previously unreleased demos and outtakes from the original recording session. Among them are “The Five of Us Are Dying,” an early version of “Welcome To The Black Parade,” and demos of the album tracks “Mama,” “Disenchanted,” and two versions of”House of Wolves.” Five tracks, “Party At The End Of The World,” “My Way Home Is Through You,” “Not That Kind of Girl,” “Emily,” and “All The Angels,” have never been released in any form.
Upon its release on October 24th, 2006, The Black Parade shot to No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart, selling over 240,000 copies its first week of release. It has since been certified double-platinum by the RIAA, with more than 4 million album sales worldwide, and more than 260 million Spotify streams. Similarly, the single “Welcome To The Black Parade” is also certified double-platinum and has sold more than 2.6 million digital downloads in the U.S., and earned 80,700,000 Spotify streams.
The track-listing for The Black Parade / Living With Ghosts is as follows: