About The Young Idea: The Very Best Of (LP)

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The Jam
About The Young Idea: The Very Best Of (LP)

[ Universal Music / 3 LP ]

Release Date: Friday 4 November 2016

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This 44-track , 3LP anthology tells the story of The Jam, from their formation in the early seventies, through the illustrious days of chart success and on to their break up in 1982.

Endorsed and approved by Paul Weller, About the Young Idea includes all the band's classic singles, as well as key album tracks and live favourites. Also included are unreleased demos such as Takin My Love, from 1977, as well as the rare 1977 radio ad for 'In The City'.


1. In The City (Radio Ad)
2. In The City
3. Art School
4. Away From The Numbers
5. Takin' My Love (Demo)
6. All Around The World
7. The Modern World
8. In The Street Today
9. News Of The World
10. David Watts (Single Mix)
11. Down In The Tube Station At Midnight (Full Version)
12. Billy Hunt
13. To Be Someone (Didn't We Have A Nice Time)
14. English Rose
15. In The Crowd (Full Version)
16. 'A' Bomb In Wardour Street
17. Strange Town
18. The Butterfly Collector
19. When You're Young
20. Smithers-Jones (Single Version)
21. The Eton Rifles
22. Thick As Thieves
23. Private Hell
24. Saturday's Kids
25. Burning Sky (Demo Version)
26. Going Underground
27. The Dreams Of Children
28. Start!
29. Liza Radley
30. Pretty Green
31. Monday
32. That's Entertainment
33. Man In The Corner Shop
34. Boy About Town
35. Funeral Pyre (Original Mix)
36. Absolute Beginners
37. Tales From The Riverbank
38. Town Called Malice
39. Precious (12" Version / Extended Version)
40. Ghosts
41. Just Who Is The 5 O'Clock Hero?
42. The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had To Swallow)
43. Beat Surrender
44. Move On Up