[ Arista Records / 2 CD ]
Release Date: Thursday 11 April 2002
Patti's best tracks plus some rarities! A fantastic premium package double disc collection from this landmark figure in musical history.
Patti Smith is without a doubt a landmark figure in musical history, considered by many "a poet whose energy and vision found its voice in the most powerful medium of the culture: rock and roll."
'Land 1975 - 2002' marks the first compilation of her incredible career, combining tracks from her previous 8 legendary albums.
A double-CD package, 'Land 1975 - 2002' contains:
- one disc of single sides and album tracks that were chosen by Patti's numerous fans.
- a second disc consisting entirely of material. previously unreleased, including demo and alternate takes, live tracks, poetry, rarities + her new recording of Prince's "When Doves Cry."
'Land 1975 - 2002' is a fantastic premium package, this 2 disc set features:
- Slipcase packaging
- Extensive liner notes written by Susan Sontag (philosopher and educator, novelist and journalist, winner of last year's National Book Award for In America)
- A 36-page booklet featuring previously unavailable photos, notes, original lyrics, artwork, and drawings from Patti Smith's archives.
1. Dancing Barefoot
3. Rock 'N' Roll Nigger
5. Pissing In A River
6. Free Money
7. People Have The Power
8. Because The Night
10. Summer Cannibals
11. Ghost Dance
12. Ain't It Strange
14. Beneath The Southern Cross
15. Glitter In Their Eyes
16. Paths That Cross
17. When Doves Cry (Unreleased Studio Track-2001)
1. Piss Factory (Track, 1974)
2. Redondo Beach (Demo, 1975)
3. Distance Fingers (Demo, 1975)
4. 25th Floor (Live: Eugene, Oregon 1978)
5. Come Back Little Sheba (Studio Outtake, 1996)
6. Wander I Go (Track, 1996)
7. Dead City (Live: Denmark, 2001)
8. Spell (Live: Portland, Oregon, 2001)
9. Wing (Live: Paris, 2001)
10. Boy Cried Wolf (Live: Paris, 2001)
11. Birdland (Live: Los Angeles, CA, 2001)
12. Higher Learning - Contemplation (Unreleased Studio Track, 2001)
13. Notes To The Future (Live: St. Mark's Church, New York, N.Y., 2002)
14. Tomorrow (Live: Philadelphia 1978)