Editors’ Notes In the '80s, punk-schooled attitude collided with mainstream-breaching ambition to create alternative rock. It's a loosely defined term, but the artists here all shared a disavowal of rock's blues roots and macho posturing in favor of more eccentric modes of expression, be it the brainiac funk of Talking Heads, the wounded goth of The Cure, or the wiry jangle of R.E.M. Later on, fuzzbox freaks like Dinosaur Jr. would crank up the volume, laying down the murky foundation for grunge, while art-metal provocateurs Jane's Addiction and industrial agitators Nine Inch Nails began mobilizing the mosh pits that generated the alt-rock supernova of the ‘90s.

SONG
ALBUM
The One I Love
3:17
 
Ashes to Ashes (2017 Remastered Version)
4:26
 
Love Will Tear Us Apart (2010 Remastered Version)
3:26
 
People Are People
3:52
 
Rock the Casbah
3:42
 
Jane Says
4:52
 
The Killing Moon
5:48
 
Sunday Bloody Sunday
War
4:39
 
Burning Down the House
4:03
 
Ball of Confusion (USA Mix)
6:16
 
How Soon Is Now?
6:47
 
She Sells Sanctuary
4:22
 
4:53
 
Dear God
3:36
 
Just Like Honey
3:02
 
She's in Parties (Single Edit)
3:57
 
Higher Ground (Remaster 2003)
3:21
 
Where Is My Mind?
3:54
 
Don't Change
4:26
 
I Wanna Be Adored (Remastered)
4:52
 
To Hell With Poverty
4:59
 
Bizarre Love Triangle
4:21
 
Pale Shelter
4:03
 
Pretty In Pink (Original Version)
3:59
 
Bastards of Young
3:38
 
Head Like a Hole (Remastered)
5:00
 
Everyday Is Like Sunday
3:33
 
Cult of Personality
4:54
 
Dear Prudence
3:48
 
Take the Skinheads Bowling
2:32
 
The Mercy Seat (2010 Remastered Version)
7:18
 
Don't Want to Know If You Are Lonely
3:30
 
6:18
 
Punk Rock Girl
2:38
 
Hands All Over
6:00
 
Town Called Malice
2:53
 
Ghost Town (Extended Version)
5:59
 
Lorelei
3:43
 
Teen Age Riot
6:58
 
Rip It Up
5:20
 
Streets of Your Town
3:36
 
The Real World
2:33
 
Waiting Room
2:53
 
Promised You a Miracle (Remastered)
4:27
 
(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang [Remastered]
4:21
 
Birthday
3:59
 
Eighties
3:59
 
Go! (Single Edit)
2:35
 
Ma and Pa
3:18
 
Wrote for Luck (Remastered Version)
6:04
 
Still In Hollywood
3:43
 
3:23
 
Hit the North, Pt. 1
4:02
 
My Spine (Is the Bass Line)
5:10
 
Rain
3:57
 
Stigmata
5:44
 
Fight Like a Brave (2003 Remaster)
3:53
 
4:11
 
The One Thing
3:25
 
Song to the Siren
3:31
 
Alex Chilton
3:14
 
So Alive
4:17
 
Love My Way
3:32
 
Wild Wild Life
3:39
 
Deanna [2010 Remastered Edition]
3:45
 
Here Comes Your Man
3:21
 
Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
3:36
 
Lips Like Sugar
4:51
 
2:31
 
She Bangs the Drums (Demo)
3:46
 
Down in It (Remastered)
3:46
 
Change (Radio Edit)
3:57
 
Cities In Dust
3:51
 
Senses Working Overtime
4:50
 
World Shut Your Mouth
3:34
 
Fall On Me
2:49
 
Gone Daddy Gone
3:06
 
Fashion (2017 Remastered Version)
4:50
 
Blue Monday
7:30
 
I Will Follow
Boy
3:37
 
Never Let Me Down Again (Edit)
4:23
 
Straight to Hell
5:30
 
Institutionalized
3:49
 
Ocean Size
4:19
 
Cuts You Up
5:27
 
I Go Crazy
3:51
 
Suedehead
3:49
 
Going Underground
2:54
 
I Want You Back
3:10
 
This Is the Day
4:57
 
Fascination Street
5:16
 
Mexican Radio
4:08
 
Under the Milky Way
4:57
 
Temple of Love (Extended Version 1983)
7:42
 
Carolyn’s Fingers
3:07
 
Ahead
4:59
 
The Host of Seraphim (Remastered)
6:18
 
See a Little Light
3:32
 

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