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Pavement Announce 'The Secret History Vol. 1' Rarities Compilation

Iconic Nineties indie rockers Pavement have announced The Secret History Vol. 1, the first of a series of five deluxe double albums of rarities and B-sides (one for each of their five albums).

The album, which covers the Slanted & Enchanted era (1990-1992), will be released August 11 via Matador.

The Secret History Vol. 1 features songs that got scattered across B-sides, EPs, compilations and radio sessions.

The Secret History Vol. 1 Track List:

  • 1. Sue Me Jack
  • 2. So Stark (You’re a Skyscraper)
  • 3. Summer Babe (7” Version)
  • 4. Mercy Snack: The Laundromat
  • 5. Baptiss Blacktick
  • 6. My First Mine
  • 7. Nothing Ever Happens
  • 8. Here (Alternate Mix)
  • 9. Greenlander
  • 10. Circa 1762 (Peel Session 1)
  • 11. Kentucky Cocktail (Peel Session 1)
  • 12. Secret Knowledge Of Backroads (Peel Session 1)
  • 13. Here (Peel Session 1)
  • 14. Rain Ammunition (Peel Session 2)
  • 15. Drunks With Guns (Peel Session 2)
  • 16. Ed Ames (Peel Session 2)
  • 17. The List Of Dorms (Peel Session 2)
  • 18. Conduit For Sale [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 19. Fame Throwa [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 20. Home [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 21. Perfume V [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 22. Summer Babe [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 23. Frontwards [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 24. Angel Carver Blues Mellow Jazz Docent [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 25. Two States [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 26. No Life Singed Her [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 27. So Stark (You’re A Skyscraper) [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 28. Box Elder [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 29. Baby Yeah [Live Brixton 1992]
  • 30. In The Mouth A Desert [Live Brixton 1992]
Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at guitarworld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.