100 Hits: Alternative

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While 100 Hits: Alternative plays a little fast and loose with the meanings of the terms "alternative" and "hits," more often than not it ends up working in the listener's favor. This five-disc set reaches back to '70s punk and post-punk with tracks from the Stranglers and Public Image Ltd. and makes stops along the way for songs from the college rock and Brit-pop of the '90s before winding up at the electro-rock hodgepodge of the 2000s. And while songs such as Radiohead's "Karma Police" might not have been chart-topping singles, they certainly define alternative rock. While this collection is far from comprehensive, and a few too many tracks from the same artists make it even less so, it still has an eclectic enough ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
While 100 Hits: Alternative plays a little fast and loose with the meanings of the terms "alternative" and "hits," more often than not it ends up working in the listener's favor. This five-disc set reaches back to '70s punk and post-punk with tracks from the Stranglers and Public Image Ltd. and makes stops along the way for songs from the college rock and Brit-pop of the '90s before winding up at the electro-rock hodgepodge of the 2000s. And while songs such as Radiohead's "Karma Police" might not have been chart-topping singles, they certainly define alternative rock. While this collection is far from comprehensive, and a few too many tracks from the same artists make it even less so, it still has an eclectic enough mix of one-hit wonders and tried-and-true artists to please anyone partial to these sounds.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/23/2012
  • Label: 100 Hits
  • UPC: 654378710223
  • Catalog Number: 7871022
  • Sales rank: 67,955

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Karma Police - Radiohead (4:23)
  2. 2 Daft Punk is Playing at My House - LCD Soundsystem (3:21)
  3. 3 Over and Over - Hot Chip (3:50)
  4. 4 Dry the Rain - The Beta Band (6:04)
  5. 5 Trash - Suede (4:06)
  6. 6 Wide Open Space - Mansun (4:03)
  7. 7 Scooby Snacks - Fun Lovin' Criminals (3:02)
  8. 8 Spread Your Love - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (3:44)
  9. 9 Hammering the Cramps - Sparklehorse (2:49)
  10. 10 You Held the World In Your Arms - Idlewild (3:21)
  11. 11 Moving - Supergrass (4:22)
  12. 12 Wash In the Rain - The Bees (3:39)
  13. 13 Devil In Me - 22-20s (4:16)
  14. 14 If I Can't Change Your Mind - Sugar (3:19)
  15. 15 People Help the People - Cherry Ghost (3:57)
  16. 16 Everybody's Happy Nowadays - Buzzcocks (3:11)
  17. 17 Shot By Both Sides - Magazine (4:01)
  18. 18 Babylon's Burning - Ruts (2:35)
  19. 19 No Rest - New Model Army (3:51)
  20. 20 All Mapped Out - The Departure (3:03)
Disc 2
  1. 1 No More Heroes - The Stranglers (2:56)
  2. 2 Public Image - Public Image Ltd. (2:58)
  3. 3 Something That I Said - Ruts (3:05)
  4. 4 At Home He's a Tourist - Gang of Four (3:30)
  5. 5 Promises - Buzzcocks (2:35)
  6. 6 Lenny Valentino - The Auteurs (2:18)
  7. 7 Touch and Go - Magazine (2:57)
  8. 8 Outdoor Miner - Wire (2:49)
  9. 9 Love Like Blood - Killing Joke (4:23)
  10. 10 Stupid Questions - New Model Army (3:27)
  11. 11 A Good Idea - Sugar (3:48)
  12. 12 Just Because - Jane's Addiction (3:52)
  13. 13 Take the Long Road and Walk It - The Music (4:05)
  14. 14 Outtathaway - The Vines (3:00)
  15. 15 Mammoth - Interpol (4:13)
  16. 16 Stop - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (4:36)
  17. 17 Perseverance - Terrorvision (3:10)
  18. 18 Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe - Whale (3:59)
  19. 19 Such a Fool - 22-20s (3:56)
  20. 20 Wonderful - Everclear (4:43)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Street Spirit (Fade Out) - Radiohead (4:14)
  2. 2 Here's Where the Story Ends - The Sundays (3:53)
  3. 3 Get The Message - Electronic (4:06)
  4. 4 Stars - Dubstar (3:58)
  5. 5 I Can Only Disappoint U - Mansun (4:21)
  6. 6 Love Steals Us From Loneliness - Idlewild (3:13)
  7. 7 Rainmaker - Sparklehorse (3:46)
  8. 8 Mathematics - Cherry Ghost (3:57)
  9. 9 Come Back to What You Know - Embrace (4:09)
  10. 10 Alcoholic - Starsailor (3:30)
  11. 11 Wires - Athlete (4:05)
  12. 12 Forever Lost - The Magic Numbers (4:01)
  13. 13 Peaches - The Stranglers (4:05)
  14. 14 Long Distance (Radio Edit) - Turin Brakes (3:49)
  15. 15 Bring it On - Gomez (3:56)
  16. 16 Glorious - Captain (3:29)
  17. 17 One Horse Town - The Thrills (3:15)
  18. 18 The Day Before Yesterday's Man - The Supernaturals (2:33)
  19. 19 Santa Monica - Everclear (3:12)
  20. 20 Let Me Out - Ben's Brother (4:01)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Animal Nitrate - Suede (3:27)
  2. 2 The Heinrich Maneuver - Interpol (3:26)
  3. 3 You Can't Hurry Love - The Concretes (2:00)
  4. 4 Not if You Were the Last Junkie on Earth - The Dandy Warhols (3:13)
  5. 5 Ride - The Vines (2:36)
  6. 6 Walkie Talkie Man - Steriogram (2:14)
  7. 7 Alright - Supergrass (3:01)
  8. 8 Tubthumping - Chumbawamba (3:23)
  9. 9 Can You Dig It? - The Mock Turtles (4:10)
  10. 10 All You Good Good People - Embrace (4:38)
  11. 11 Silence is Easy - Starsailor (3:39)
  12. 12 Whippin' Picadilly - Gomez (3:11)
  13. 13 Love Me Like You - The Magic Numbers (4:18)
  14. 14 Big Sur - The Thrills (3:07)
  15. 15 Smile - The Supernaturals (3:43)
  16. 16 El Salvador - Athlete (3:25)
  17. 17 After Hours - We Are Scientists (3:51)
  18. 18 Lump in My Throat - The Departure (3:20)
  19. 19 Dawn of the Dead - Does It Offend You, Yeah? (3:27)
  20. 20 Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne (3:18)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Damaged Goods - Gang of Four (3:29)
  2. 2 This is Not a Love Song - Public Image Ltd. (4:12)
  3. 3 North American Scum - LCD Soundsystem (3:47)
  4. 4 Ready for the Floor - Hot Chip (3:23)
  5. 5 Getting Away With It - Electronic (4:16)
  6. 6 Summertime - The Sundays (3:32)
  7. 7 Squares - The Beta Band (3:03)
  8. 8 Chicken Payback - The Bees (3:13)
  9. 9 Tequilla - Terrorvision (4:08)
  10. 10 Jerk it Out - Caesars (2:49)
  11. 11 Every Day Should Be a Holiday - The Dandy Warhols (4:01)
  12. 12 Freedom Fighters - The Music (3:44)
  13. 13 Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt - We Are Scientists (3:15)
  14. 14 Amnesia - Chumbawamba (3:22)
  15. 15 Big Night Out - Fun Lovin' Criminals (3:38)
  16. 16 I Won't Let You Down - Audio Bullys (5:42)
  17. 17 Painkiller - Turin Brakes (3:42)
  18. 18 Not So Manic Now - Dubstar (4:29)
  19. 19 Broke - Captain (3:37)
  20. 20 Hannah, We Know - Tiny Dancers (3:38)
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