NEWS

‘Hits Are For Squares’ – a Sonic Youth compilation made up of tracks chosen by the likes of Radiohead, Beck, Gus Van Sant and The Flaming Lips – has until now only been available in selected outlets. On 31 October 2011 it’ll be made widely available, along with the band’s debut DVD ‘1991: The Year Punk Broke’.

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‘Hits Are For Squares’ – a Sonic Youth compilation made up of tracks chosen by the likes of Radiohead, Beck, Gus Van Sant and The Flaming Lips – has until now only been available in selected outlets. On 31 October 2011 it’ll be made widely available, along with the band’s debut DVD ‘1991: The Year Punk Broke’.

The track listing for the record is below, while ‘1991…’s’ trailer gives us a glimpse into Sonic Youth’s world as the band toured European festivals and headlined shows just months before ‘Nevermind’ showed up and change everything.

Featuring candid and live footage of the band, others in the film include Nirvana and Dinosaur Jr.

TRACKLIST

1. Bull in the Heather (selected by Catherine Keener)
2. 100% (selected by Mike D)
3. Sugar Kane (selected by Beck)
4. Kool Thing (selected by Radiohead)
5. Disappearer (selected by Portia de Rossi)
6. Superstar (selected by Diablo Cody)
7. Stones (selected by Allison Anders)
8. Tuff Gnarl (selected by Dave Eggers and Mike Watt)
9. Teenage Riot (selected by Eddie Vedder)
10. Shadow of a Doubt (selected by Michelle Williams)
11. Rain on Tin (selected by Flea)
12. Tom Violence (selected by Gus Van Sant)
13. Mary-Christ (selected by David Cross)
14. World Looks Red (selected by Chloe Sevigny)
15. Expressway to yr Skull (selected by The Flaming Lips)
16. Slow Revolution (new track, exclusive to this compilation)