Pavement announce rarities compilation album

The Secret History Vol 1 is on sale in August

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Pavement have announced details of a new 30-track rarities compilation album, The Secret History Vol 1.

The album, the first in a new series of five retrospective releases from the band, is on sale on August 14.

This first volume focussed on material recorded around their debut album, Slanted And Enchanted. The tracklist includes B-sides, unreleased session track, John Peel session recordings and live renditions dating back to 1992.


A deluxe double vinyl edition of the release will contain essays by members Stephen Malkmus and Spiral Stairs.

The Secret History Vol 1 tracklist reads:

‘Sue Me Jack’
‘So Stark’ (You’re A Skyscraper)
‘Summer Babe’ (7” Version)
‘Mercy Snack: The Laundromat’
‘Baptiss Blacktick’
‘My First Mine’
‘Nothing Ever Happens’
‘Here’ (Alternate Mix)
‘Circa 1762’ (Peel Session 1)
‘Kentucky Cocktail’ (Peel Session 1)
‘Secret Knowledge Of Backroads’ (Peel Session 1)
‘Here’ (Peel Session 1)
‘Rain Ammunition’ (Peel Session 2)
‘Drunks With Guns’ (Peel Session 2)
‘Ed Ames’ (Peel Session 2)
‘The List Of Dorms’ (Peel Session 2)
‘Conduit For Sale’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Fame Throwa’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Home’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Perfume V’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Summer Babe’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Frontwards’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Angel Carver Blues Mellow Jazz Docent’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Two States’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘No Life Singed Her’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘So Stark’ (You’re A Skyscraper) [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Box Elder’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘Baby Yeah’ [Live Brixton 1992]
‘In The Mouth Of A Desert’ [Live Brixton 1992]


The History Of Rock – a brand new monthly magazine from the makers of Uncut – goes on sale in the UK on July 9. Click here for more details.

Meanwhile, the July 2015 issue of Uncut is in shops now – featuring the Rolling Stones, 13th Floor Elevators, Jim O’Rourke, Ringo Starr and more


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