Jar of Flies/SAP

Jar of Flies/SAP

Jar of Flies is the third studio EP by the American rock band Alice in Chains, released on January 25, 1994, through Columbia Records. This is Alice in Chains' second acoustic EP, preceded by 1992's Sap, and it is the first EP in music history to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, with the first week sales exceeding 141,000 copies in the United States. The EP was self-produced by the band and recorded over the course of a week at the London Bridge Studio in Seattle. The tracks "No Excuses", "I Stay Away" and "Don't Follow" were released as singles to promote the album. Jar of Flies was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 1995; Best Recording Package and Best Hard Rock Performance for "I Stay Away".

The EP was well received by critics and has been certified triple-platinum by the RIAA, selling 4 million copies worldwide, making Jar of Flies one of the band's most successful releases. In Canada, Jar of Flies was certified double-platinum for the sale of 200,000 copies. In Great Britain, the album was certified silver after selling 60,000 copies.

Mike Inez, who replaced original bassist Mike Starr in 1993, makes his recording debut with the band on Jar of Flies.

Sap is the second studio EP by the American rock band Alice in Chains. It was released on February 4, 1992 through Columbia Records.

Tracklist

    Jar Of Flies
A1 Alice In Chains Rotten Apple  
A2 Alice In Chains Nutshell  
A3 Alice In Chains I Stay Away  
A4 Alice In Chains No Excuses  
A5 Alice In Chains Whale & Wasp  
B1 Alice In Chains Don't Follow  
B2 Alice In Chains Swing On This  
    Sap
C1 Alice In Chains Brother  
C2 Alice In Chains Got Me Wrong  
C3 Alice Mudgarden Right Turn  
C4 Alice In Chains Am I Inside  
C5 Alice In Chains Love Song

 

Jar of Flies/SAP

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