John Peel Compilation On The Way




It is hard to believe that we are nearing the second annual John Peel Day. The legendary radio DJ definitely made a huge mark on music as we know it, so it is fitting that a compilation of his favorites has been pieced together. The double disc album, John Peel - Right Time, Wrong Speed: 1977-1987, will be released in the UK next month. Containing tracks from The Jam, Joy Division and The Wedding Present, this is definitely something worth picking up. According to NME, the artwork was done by Sir Peter Blake, the man behind the legendary cover of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Nice!!!

Disc One
01. Buzzcocks - "What Do I Get?"
02. Stiff Little Fingers - "Alternative Ulster"
03. The Cure - "A Forest"
04. Killing Joke - "Pssyche"
05. The Slits - "Typical Girls"
06. The Only Ones - "Another Girl, Another Planet"
07. The Jesus And Mary Chain - "Just Like Honey"
08. Laurie Anderson - "O Superman"
09. The Modern Lovers - "Roadrunner"
10. Misty In Roots - "Mankind"
11. The Rezillos - "Can't Stand My Baby"
12. The Ruts - "In A Rut"
13. 4 Brothers - "Pasi Pano Pane Zviedzo"
14. The Damned - "New Rose"
15. The Jam - "Down In The Tube Station At Midnight"
16. Scritti Politti - "The Sweetest Girl"
17. Steel Pulse - "Ku Klux Klan"
18. The Mekons - "Where Were You?"
19. Ivon Cutler - "Life In A Scotch Sitting Room"

Disc Two
01. Joy Division - "Atmosphere"
02. The Cocteau Twins - "Musette And Drums"
03. The Smiths - "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out"
04. Echo & The Bunnymen - "Over The Wall"
05. The Associates - "Party Fears Two"
06. Grandmaster Flash - "The Message"
07. Wah! - "Hope (I Wish You'd Believe Me)"
08. The Sugarcubes - "Birthday"
09. Red Guitars - "Good Technology"
10. Poet & The Roots - "All Wi Doin Is Defendin"
11. The Redskins - "Keep On Keeping On"
12. The Birthday Party - "Release The Bats"
13. The Wild Swans - "Revolutionary Spirit"
14. Gang Of Four - "Damaged Goods"
15. The Wedding Present - "Everyone Things He Looks Daft"
16. Cabaret Voltaire - "Just Fascination"
17. The Undertones - "You've Got My Number (Why Don't You Use It?)"
18. The Fall - "Eat Y'self Fitter"
19. Half Man Half Biscuit - "The Trumpton Riots"

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John Peel Compilation On The Way