Anthology (Generation X compilation)

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Box set by Generation X
Released 2003
Recorded 1977-81
Genre Punk rock
Length 3:15:01
Label EMI
Generation X chronology
Radio 1 Sessions

Anthology is a three-CD boxed set of recordings from punk rock band Generation X. Released in 2003, it features a selection of tracks from the band's three studio albums, the previously unreleased studio album Sweet Revenge, and a 1979 live recording from Osaka, Japan. Also featured are several studio rarities, alternate mixes, and an interview recorded with bassist Tony James.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Billy Idol and Tony James; except where noted.

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Dancing with Myself"
  2. "Friday's Angels"
  3. "Your Generation"
  4. "Ready, Steady, Go"
  5. "Untouchables" (Idol)
  6. "Valley of the Dolls"
  7. "Day by Day"
  8. "Wild Youth"
  9. "The Prime of Kenny Silvers (Parts 1 & 2)"
  10. "Wild Dub"
  11. "One Hundred Punks"
  12. "King Rocker"
  13. "Kiss Me Deadly"
  14. "Gimme Some Truth" (John Lennon)
  15. "New Order"
  16. "English Dream"
  17. "Youth, Youth, Youth"
  18. "Rock 'n' Roll" (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant)
  19. "The Hunter" (Booker T. Jones, Chappell, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr.)

Disc 2 - Sweet Revenge[edit]

  1. "Triumph"
  2. "Dancing with Myself"
  3. "Girls"
  4. "Modern Boys"
  5. "Cathy Come Home"
  6. "Revenge"
  7. "Flash as Hell"
  8. "Anna Smiles"
  9. "Psycho Beat"
  10. "Stars Look Down"
  11. "I Dig Everything" (David Bowie) - Wrongly credited in the CD booklet to Idol / James.
  12. "Dancing with My Wealth"
  13. "Interview with Tony James"

Disc 3 - Live in Osaka 1979[edit]

  1. "Ready, Steady, Go"
  2. "This Heat" - Wrongly labeled as "Trying for Kicks."
  3. "English Dream"
  4. "Triumph"
  5. "Anna Smiles"
  6. "Night of the Cadillacs"
  7. "No No No"
  8. "Valley of the Dolls"
  9. "Revenge"
  10. "Kiss Me Deadly"
  11. "Friday's Angels"
  12. "Wild Youth"
  13. "Day by Day"
  14. "King Rocker"
  15. "Your Generation"
  16. "Rock 'n' Roll" (Page/Plant)
  17. "Shakin' All Over" (Johnny Kidd)
  18. "Youth, Youth, Youth"
  19. "Outro Jam" (Generation X)