Anthology (Generation X compilation)

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Anthology
Box set by Generation X
Released February 25, 2003
Recorded 1977-81
Genre Punk rock, post-punk, dance-punk, rock
Length 3:15:01
Label EMI
Generation X chronology
Radio 1 Sessions
(2002)
Anthology
(2003)
Live at Sheffield
(2003)

Anthology is a three-CD boxed set of recordings from punk rock band Generation X.[1] Released in 2003, it features a selection of tracks from the band's three studio albums, the previously unreleased studio album Sweet Revenge,[2] and a 1979 live recording from Osaka, Japan.[3] Also featured are several studio rarities, alternate mixes, and an interview recorded with bassist Tony James.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

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

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dancing with Myself"     3:47
2. "Fridays Angels"     3:16
3. "Your Generation"     3:14
4. "Ready, Steady, Go"     2:58
5. "Untouchables"   Idol 3:39
6. "Valley of the Dolls"     3:33
7. "Day By Day" (BBC Radio 1 session.)   2:24
8. "Wild Youth"     2:52
9. "Prime of Kenny Silvers (Parts 1 & 2)"     7:17
10. "Wild Dub"     3:48
11. "One Hundred-Punks"     3:07
12. "King Rocker"     2:17
13. "Kiss Me Deadly"     4:23
14. "Gimme Some Truth" (BBC Radio 1 session.) John Lennon 2:22
15. "New Order"     2:22
16. "English Dream"     5:00
17. "Youth, Youth, Youth"     6:07
18. "Rock 'n' Roll"   Jimmy Page, Robert Plant 3:03
19. "The Hunter"   Booker T. Jones, Chappell, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. 4:39

Disc 2 - Sweet Revenge[edit]

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

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Triumph"     5:09
2. "Dancing with Myself"     3:46
3. "Girls"     3:03
4. "Modern Boys"     3:23
5. "Cathy Come Home"     3:49
6. "Revenge"     5:38
7. "Flash as Hell"     2:28
8. "Anna Smiles"     2:28
9. "Psycho Beat"     3:35
10. "Stars Looked Down"     4:43
11. "I Dig Everything" (Booklet incorrectly credits Idol and James.) David Bowie 3:08
12. "Dancing with My Wealth"     5:05
13. "Exclusive Interview with Tony James"     17:49

Disc 3 - Live in Osaka 1979[edit]

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

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Ready Steady Go"     3:35
2. "This Heat" (Mislabeled as "Trying for Kicks".)   2:32
3. "English Dream"     4:46
4. "Triumph"     4:39
5. "Anna Smiles"     2:40
6. "Night of the Cadillacs"     3:21
7. "No No No"     2:08
8. "Valley of the Dolls"     3:37
9. "Revenge"     4:25
10. "Kiss Me Deadly"     4:51
11. "Friday's Angel"     3:11
12. "Wild Youth"     2:28
13. "Day By Day"     2:34
14. "King Rocker"     2:20
15. "Your Generation"     4:48
16. "Rock 'n' Roll"   Page, Plant 3:01
17. "Shakin' All Over"   Johnny Kidd, Gus Robinson 3:14
18. "Youth, Youth, Youth"     1:46
19. "Outro"     1:04

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