DGC Rarities Volume 1

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DGC Rarities Volume 1
Compilation album by various artists
Released 1994
Recorded 1990–1994
Genre Alternative rock
Length 50:25
Language English
Label DGC
Producer Various
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

DGC Rarities: Volume 1 is the name of a rarities album compiled by DGC Records and released in 1994. The songs featured on this album are all B-sides, demos, covers and other rarities. Despite the title, there are no other volumes.

Track listing[edit]

American edition
  1. Teenage Fanclub, "Mad Dog 20/20" – 2:40
  2. Nirvana, "Pay to Play" – 3:28
  3. Weezer, "Jamie" – 4:19
  4. Cell, "Never Too High" – 5:19
  5. Hole, "Beautiful Son" – 2:28
  6. Beck, "Bogusflow" – 3:11
  7. Sonic Youth, "Compilation Blues" – 3:00
  8. that dog., "Grunge Couple" – 3:53
  9. Counting Crows, "Einstein on the Beach (For an Eggman)" – 3:53
  10. The Posies, "Open Every Window" – 3:14
  11. Sloan, "Stove/Smother" – 4:44
  12. St. Johnny, "Wild Goose Chasing" – 3:01
  13. Murray Attaway, "Allegory" – 4:32
  14. The Sundays, "Don't Tell Your Mother" – 2:36
British edition
  1. Urge Overkill, "Dropout" – 4:27
  2. Nirvana, "Pay to Play" – 3:28
  3. Weezer, "Jamie" – 4:19
  4. Sonic Youth, "Compilation Blues" – 3:00
  5. Beck, "Bogusflow" – 3:11
  6. that dog., "Grunge Couple" – 3:53
  7. Counting Crows, "Einstein on the Beach (For an Eggman)" – 3:53
  8. Maria McKee, "Plague" – 3:44
  9. The Posies, "Open Every Window" – 3:14
  10. Sloan, "Stove/Smother" – 4:44
  11. St. Johnny, "Wild Goose Chasing" – 3:01
  12. Murray Attaway, "Allegory" – 4:32

Song notes[edit]

  • Teenage Fanclub's "Mad Dog 20/20" is an outtake from the sessions for Thirteen.
  • Urge Overkill's "Dropout" is an outtake from Saturation.
  • Nirvana's "Pay to Play" is an early demo version of "Stay Away" from their album Nevermind.
  • Sonic Youth's "Compilation Blues" is an outtake from the sessions for Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star.
  • Beck's "Bogusflow", the name of song is a subtle allusion to Pearl Jam and their big hit at the time, "Even Flow".
  • that dog.'s "Grunge Couple", according to the album's liner notes, is a tribute to Spinal Tap and Sonic Youth.
  • Counting Crows' "Einstein on the Beach (For an Eggman)", an outtake from August and Everything After, reached #1 on Billboard's Modern Rock chart.
  • The Posies' "Open Every Window" is an outtake from the early recording sessions for Frosting on the Beater.
  • Sloan's "Stove/Smother" is a cover medley of two songs by Eric's Trip.
  • The Sunday's "Don't Tell Your Mother", the first song the band ever recorded, was originally released as a B-side to the band's first British single, "Can't Be Sure".

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