Big Shiny Tunes 3

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Big Shiny Tunes 3
Big Shiny Tunes 3.jpg
Compilation album by Various artists
Released 12/1/1998
Length 71:48
Label EMI Music Canada
Various artists chronology
Big Shiny Tunes 2
(1997)Big Shiny Tunes 21997
Big Shiny Tunes 3
(1998)
Big Shiny Tunes 4
(1999)Big Shiny Tunes 41999

"Big Shiny Tunes 3" is the third edition of the MuchMusic compilation series, Big Shiny Tunes. It was a successful follow-up to the series' previous Diamond certified release, Big Shiny Tunes 2. The album was assembled by having its audience vote on which songs they would like to have included, a novel process.[1] The album debuted at #1 on the Canadian Albums Chart[2] and was certified 8x Platinum (800,000 units) by the CRIA.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. The Smashing Pumpkins – "Ava Adore" – 4:20
  2. Fastball – "The Way" – 4:16
  3. Foo Fighters – "My Hero" – 4:20
  4. Matthew Good Band – "Apparitions (edit)" – 4:00
  5. Semisonic – "Closing Time" – 4:38
  6. Barenaked Ladies – "One Week" – 2:52
  7. Beastie Boys – "Three MC's and One DJ" – 2:50
  8. Rob Zombie – "Dragula (The Hot Rod Herman Mix)" – 4:30
  9. Third Eye Blind – "How's It Going to Be" – 4:14
  10. Sloan – "Money City Maniacs" – 3:53
  11. Lenny Kravitz – "Fly Away" – 3:41
  12. Placebo – "Pure Morning" – 3:52
  13. Garbage – "Push It" – 4:01
  14. Radiohead – "Karma Police" – 4:20
  15. Goo Goo Dolls – "Iris" – 4:52
  16. Big Wreck – "That Song" – 5:04
  17. Monster Magnet – "Space Lord" – 5:55

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheri Block, "CD Reviews," The Carillon, January, 1999, volume 41, no. 17, University of Regina, URL accessed February 24, 2006.
  2. ^ "Top Albums/CDs – Volume 68, No. 12, December 14, 1998". RPM. Retrieved 2010-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Gold Platinum Database: Big Shiny Tunes 3". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-07-10. [permanent dead link]