Rough Trade Shops is releasing a compilation album of the best music released by the indie label over the past 40 years. Entitled Recorded At The Automat: The Best of Rough Trade Records, the album, which is released March 23, will cover the early years of Rough Trade, when Geoff Travis first started the label in 1978, later to be joined by Jeannette Lee. It includes the likes of Swell Maps, Robert Wyatt, The Fall, The Raincoats, The Smiths, The Strokes, the Libertines, Arcade Fire and Sufjan Stevens.

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Rough Trade Shops is releasing a compilation album of the best music released by the indie label over the past 40 years.

Entitled Recorded At The Automat: The Best of Rough Trade Records, the album, which is released March 23, will cover the early years of Rough Trade, when Geoff Travis first started the label in 1978, later to be joined by Jeannette Lee. It includes the likes of Swell Maps, Robert Wyatt, The Fall, The Raincoats, The Smiths, The Strokes, the Libertines, Arcade Fire and Sufjan Stevens.

More current acts include Parquet Courts, Warpaint, Alabama Shakes and Benjamin Booker.

This is the first time Rough Trade has released an extensive collection from its catalogue. The record, which is made up of tracks selected by Travis and Lee and Rough Trade Shops’ Nigel House, Pete Donne, Sean Forbes and Simon Russell, will be out via a 20-track single CD, a 60-track deluxe triple CD, a 20-track double LP and a 60-track download album.

See the various tracklists below.

Triple CD

CD1
Metal Urbain – ‘Paris Maquis’
Cabaret Voltaire – ‘Do The Mussolini (Headkick)’
Kleenex – ‘Hedi’s head’
File Under Pop – ‘Heathrow’
Stiff Little Fingers – R’ough Trade’
The Monochrome Set – ‘Eine Symphonie Des Grauens’
The Feelies – ‘Fa Cé La’
The Pack – ‘King of Kings’
The Pop Group – ‘Where There’s A Will There’s A Way’
The Prats – ‘Disco Pope’
James Blood Ulmer – ‘Are You Glad To Be In America?’
Young Marble Giants – ‘Wurlitzer Jukebox’
The Raincoats – ‘Shouting out loud’
Swell Maps – ‘The Helicopter Spies’
Missing Scientists – ‘Big City Bright Lights’
Vic Godard & The Subway Sect – ‘Stop That Girl’
Chris & Cosey – ‘October (love song)’
Scritti Politti – ‘The “Sweetest Girl”‘
Robert Wyatt – ‘Born Again Cretin’
Tav Falco’s Panther Burns – ‘She’s The One That Got It’
Zounds – ‘More Trouble Coming Every Day’
The Fall – ‘The Man Whose Head Expanded’


CD2
Rainy Day – ‘I’ll Keep It With Mine’
The Stars of Heaven – ‘Sacred Heart Hotel’
The Motorcycle Boy – ‘Big Rock Candy Mountain’
Arthur Russell – ‘Being It’
The Smiths – ‘London’
AR Kane – ‘Baby Milk Snatcher’
The Sundays – ‘Here’s Where The Story Ends’
Galaxie 500 – ‘Blue Thunder’
Mazzy Star – ‘Blue Flower’
The Strokes – ‘The Modern Age’
The Libertines – ‘Time For Heroes’
Palma Violets – ‘Best Of Friends’
Arcade Fire – ‘Crown Of Love’
Babyshambles – ‘Albion’
Antony & The Johnsons – ‘I Fell In Love With A Dead Boy’
Micachu – ‘Golden Phone’
Warpaint – ‘Undertow’
Sufjan Stevens – ‘John Wayne Gacy, Jr’
Arthur Russell – ‘That’s Us / Wild Combination’
Jeffrey Lewis – ‘East River’


CD3
Belle & Sebastian – ‘I’m a Cuckoo’
Scritti Politti – ‘The Boom Boom Bap’
Mystery Jets – ‘It’s Too Late To Talk’
British Sea Power – ‘The Great Skua’
Emiliana Torrini – ‘Autumn Sun’
Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins – ‘Rise Up With Fists!!’
Dylan LeBlanc – ‘Emma Hartley’
Alabama Shakes – ‘Always Alright’
Pulp – ‘After You’
1990s – ‘You Made Me Like It’
Benjamin Booker – ‘Violent Shiver’
Parquet Courts – ‘Sunbathing Animal’
Life Without Buildings – ‘The Leanover’
Brakes – ‘What’s In It For Me’
Spring Heel Jack – ‘Lee Perry’
Pantha du Prince – ‘Stick To My Side’
Gruff Rhys – ‘Candylion’
Jarvis – ‘Running The World’


Single CD

Metal Urbain – ‘Paris Maquis’
Kleenex – ‘Hedi’s head’
Stiff Little Fingers – ‘Rough Trade’
Young Marble Giants – ‘Wurlitzer Jukebox’
The Raincoats – ‘Shouting out loud’
Swell Maps – ‘The Helicopter Spies’
Scritti Politti – ‘The “Sweetest Girl”‘
The Fall – ‘The Man Whose Head Expanded’
Arthur Russell – ‘Being It’
The Smiths – ‘London’
The Strokes – ‘The Modern Age’
The Libertines – ‘Time For Heroes’
Palma Violets – ‘Best Of Friends’
British Sea Power – ‘Remember Me’
Arcade Fire – ‘Crown Of Love’
Babyshambles – ‘Albion’
Antony & The Johnsons – ‘I Fell In Love With A Dead Boy’
Micachu – ‘Golden Phone’
Warpaint – ‘Undertow’
Sufjan Stevens – ‘John Wayne Gacy, Jr’


Double LP

Side 1
Metal Urbain – ‘Paris Maquis’
Stiff Little Fingers – ‘Rough Trade’
The Prats – ‘Disco Pope’
The Raincoats – ‘Shouting out loud’
Swell Maps – ‘The Helicopter Spies’


Side 2
Scritti Politti – ‘The “Sweetest Girl”‘
The Fall – ‘The Man Whose Head Expanded’
Rainy Day – ‘I’ll Keep It With Mine’
Arthur Russell – ‘Being It’
The Smiths – ‘London’


Side 3
The Strokes – ‘The Modern Age’
The Libertines – ‘Time For Heroes’
Palma Violets – ‘Best Of Friends’
British Sea Power – ‘Remember Me’
Arcade Fire – ‘Crown Of Love’


Side 4
Babyshambles – ‘Albion’
Antony & The Johnsons – ‘I Fell In Love With A Dead Boy’
Micachu – ‘Golden Phone’
Warpaint – ‘Undertow’
Sufjan Stevens – ‘John Wayne Gacy, Jr’


Download album

Metal Urbain – ‘Paris Maquis’
Cabaret Voltaire – ‘Do The Mussolini (Headkick)’
Kleenex – ‘Hedi’s head’
File Under Pop – ‘Heathrow’
Stiff Little Fingers – ‘Rough Trade’
The Monochrome Set – ‘Eine Symphonie Des Grauens’
The Feelies – ‘Fa Cé La’
The Pack – ‘King of Kings’
The Pop Group – ‘Where There’s A Will There’s A Way’
The Prats – ‘Disco Pope’
James Blood Ulmer – ‘Are You Glad To Be In America?’
Young Marble Giants – ‘Wurlitzer Jukebox’
The Raincoats – ‘Shouting out loud’
Swell Maps – ‘The Helicopter Spies’
Missing Scientists – ‘Big City Bright Lights’
Vic Godard & The Subway Sect – ‘Stop That Girl’
Chris & Cosey – ‘October (love song)’
Scritti Politti – ‘The “Sweetest Girl”‘
Robert Wyatt – ‘Born Again Cretin’
Tav Falco’s Panther Burns – ‘She’s The One That Got It’
Zounds – ‘More Trouble Coming Every Day’
The Fall – ‘The Man Whose Head Expanded’
Rainy Day – ‘I’ll Keep It With Mine’
The Stars of Heaven – ‘Sacred Heart Hotel’
The Motorcycle Boy – ‘Big Rock Candy Mountain’
Arthur Russell – ‘Being It’
The Smiths – ‘London’
AR Kane – ‘Baby Milk Snatcher’
The Sundays – ‘Here’s Where The Story Ends’
Galaxie 500 – ‘Blue Thunder’
Mazzy Star – ‘Blue Flower’
The Strokes – ‘The Modern Age’
The Libertines – ‘Time For Heroes’
Palma Violets – ‘Best Of Friends’
Arcade Fire – ‘Crown Of Love’
Babyshambles – ‘Albion’
Antony & The Johnsons – ‘I Fell In Love With A Dead Boy’
Micachu – ‘Golden Phone’
Warpaint – ‘Undertow’
Sufjan Stevens – ‘John Wayne Gacy, Jr’
Arthur Russell – ‘That’s Us / Wild Combination’
Jeffrey Lewis – ‘East River’
Belle & Sebastian – ‘I’m a Cuckoo’
Scritti Politti – ‘The Boom Boom Bap’
Mystery Jets – ‘It’s Too Late To Talk’
British Sea Power – ‘The Great Skua’
Emiliana Torrini – ‘Autumn Sun’
Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins – ‘Rise Up With Fists!!’
Dylan LeBlanc – ‘Emma Hartley’
Alabama Shakes – ‘Always Alright’
Pulp – ‘After You’
1990s – ‘You Made Me Like It’
Benjamin Booker – ‘Violent Shiver’
Parquet Courts – ‘Sunbathing Animal’
Life Without Buildings – ‘The Leanover’
Brakes – ‘What’s In It For Me’
Spring Heel Jack – ‘Lee Perry’
Pantha du Prince – ‘Stick To My Side’
Gruff Rhys – ‘Candylion’
Jarvis – ‘Running The World’


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