Drive-Thru Records have reissued their cult-classic label compilation Welcome to the Family for the first time on vinyl in collaboration with Field Day Records. The comp, originally released in 2001 as the label hit a peak of influence, features b-sides and rarities from artists who went on to become staples of the 2000s pop punk and emo scenes, including New Found Glory, The Starting Line, The Movielife, and Something Corporate.

In a testament to the popularity of the release, the limited reissue quickly sold out of the first round of pressings listed online, including yellow and black splatter, yellow and black split, and solid black vinyl. There’s still hope for fans anxious to pick up a copy; the label’s website promises another 100 copies of the limited reissue, which will be on yellow vinyl according to a Facebook post from Field Day Records.

“That version will be made available very shortly,” Drive Thru’s site reads.

The compilation is made all the more enticing by its packaging. In the vein of the original release, which included CDs in miniature pizza boxes that the label packed by hand. The reissue packages the double-LP in a full-size pizza box. Included as well are a double-sided slipmat—one side is a pizza, of course—and a photo booklet featuring original, mob-style press photos from the compilation’s artists.

Keep an eye out for the remaining copies of Welcome to the Family here and see the full tracklist below.

“Somewhere Down in Fullerton” (performed by Allister)
“Stuck” (performed by Allister)
“3,720 To 1” (performed by The Benjamins)
“O’Bleek” (performed by Fenix*TX)
“What It Is to Burn” (performed by Finch)
“Letters to You” (performed by Finch)
“Give It Up” (performed by Home Grown)
“Not Alone” (performed by Home Grown)
“Get It Together” (performed by Midtown)
“Hand Grenade” (performed by The Movielife)
“Come Back Bon Jovi” (performed by New Found Glory)
“So Many Ways” (performed by New Found Glory)
“Mastering The List” (performed by Rx Bandits)
“Analog Boy” (performed by Rx Bandits)
“Konstantine” (performed by Something Corporate)
“If U C Jordan” (performed by Something Corporate)
“Break Up Day” (performed by The Starting Line)
“Leaving” (performed by The Starting Line)


Cameron Carr's writing has appeared in New Noise Magazine, Tuned Up, Susbtream Magazine, and The Deli, among other publications.

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