The Organization of Pop / US ZTT compilation out next month


ZTT records will release a new compilation The Organization of Pop: Music From The First Thirty Years of ZTT Records in the US on 15 October 2013, via Stateside partners Razor & Tie.

The track listing for the two CD set – first revealed by our friends at Slicing Up Eyeballs – is made up largely of previously released mixes with just three unheard variants included.

Any UK fans who might be disappointed with this release, should note that Salvo Records (who issue ZTT product in the UK) have confirmed that both artwork and track listings for this compilation will differ ‘significantly’ when its released here in early 2014.

A two-CD Deluxe Edition of the 2012 compilation Frankie Said and a third volume of the popular Art Of The 12-inch series are also expected early next year, to kick of the 30th Anniversary celebrations here in the UK.

Track listing:

Disc 1: The Organisation of Pop (the Action Series, from ZTT)

  • 1. Grace Jones, “Slave To The Rhythm”
  • 2. Seal, “Kiss From A Rose”
  • 3. Frankie Goes To Hollywood. “Relax” (New York Mix)
  • 4. 808 State, “Pacific” (Justin Strauss 0101 Mix)
  • 5. Art of Noise. “Beat Box”
  • 6. Propaganda. “Dr. Mabuse (Abuse)”
  • 7. Tom Jones. “If Only I Knew” (Cold Stop Version)
  • 8. MC Tunes vs 808 State, “Dance Yourself To Death” (Dust Brothers Radio Edit)
  • 9. Propaganda. “Sorry For Laughing” (Unapologetic 12” Mix)
  • 10. 808 State. “Cubik” (Pan American Excursion)
  • 11. Frankie Goes To Hollywood. “Two Tribes”
  • 12. Shane MacGowan and Sinead O’Connor. “Haunted”
  • 13. The Frames. “Star Star”
  • 14. Art of Noise. “Moments In Love” (Beaten)

Disc 2: The Disorganisation of Pop (the Incidental Series, from Zang Tuum Tumb)

  • 1. The Buggles, “We Can Fly From Here (Part One)”
  • 2. The Frames, “Saw It To Me Now”
  • 3. Shame MacGowan and Maire Brennan, “You’ve The One”
  • 4. The Frames, “Seven Day Mile”
  • 5. Lee Griffiths, “Sweet Baby James”
  • 6. Das Psycho Rangers, “Homage to the Blessed” *
  • 7. Art of Noise featuring Rakim, “Metaforce” *
  • 8. Nasty Rox Inc., “Escape From New York” (12” Mix) *
  • 9. ACT, “Snobbery & Decay” (That’s Entertainment Mix)
  • 10. The Buggles, “I Am A Camera” (12” Mix)
  • 11. Frankie Goes To Hollywood, “Welcome To The Pleasuredome” (Fruitness Mix)
  • 12. Lisa Stansfield, “The Moment”
  • 13. The Buggles, “We Can Fly From Here (Part Two)”
  • 14. Andrew Poppy, “Kink Konk Adagio”

* Previously unreleased mixes

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