Born to Quit is the second album by Chicago-based pop punk band the Smoking Popes. The album
was originally released in 1995 via Capitol Records and is now available for the first time on vinyl.
Born to Quit has been re-mastered, and features new artwork. The artwork includes Born to Quit era
show flyers and photos as well as liner notes from Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio), Joe Shanahan (owner
of the Metro in Chicago & Smoking Popes original manager), and comedian Kyle Kinane along with a
track-by-track analysis from Josh Caterer.
The release also features two bonus tracks. A cover of Willie Nelson’s “Angel Flying Too Close To The
Ground” (B-side of the “Need You Around” single) and the previously unreleased “Blanket In The
Park.” Vinyl comes with a digital download coupon.