Central Belters

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Central Belters
Central Belters cover.jpg
Compilation album by
Released23 October 2015
Recorded1995-2014
GenrePost-rock
Length3:39:39 (total)
LabelRock Action
ProducerMogwai, Paul Savage, Andy Miller, Jamie Harley, Michael Brennan Jr., Dave Fridmann, Tony Doogan, Geoff Allan
Mogwai chronology
Rave Tapes
(2014)
Central Belters
(2015)
Atomic
(2016)

Central Belters is a compilation album by the post-rock group Mogwai released in October 2015, and is a career retrospective of the group's work to mark their 20th anniversary. The album contains highlights from the group's work, non-album singles, and some rarities.[1] The title refers to the Central Belt of Scotland, from where the group originated. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Central Belters received an average score of 86, based on 9 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[2]

Track listing[edit]

CD1 (LP1 & LP2)
No.TitleLength
1."Summer" (from the 1996 single)4:27
2."Helicon 1" (from the 1997 single)5:57
3."CODY" (from the 1999 album Come On Die Young)6:35
4."Christmas Steps" (from the 1999 album Come On Die Young)10:39
5."I Know You Are But What Am I?" (from the 2003 album Happy Songs for Happy People)5:18
6."Hunted By a Freak" (from the 2003 album Happy Songs for Happy People)4:17
7."Stanley Kubrick" (from the 1999 EP EP)4:15
8."Take Me Somewhere Nice" (from the 2001 album Rock Action)6:59
9."2 Rights Make 1 Wrong" (from the 2001 album Rock Action)9:33
10."Mogwai Fear Satan" (from the 1997 album Mogwai Young Team)16:21
CD2 (LP3 & LP4)
No.TitleLength
1."Auto Rock" (from the 2006 album Mr Beast)4:19
2."Travel is Dangerous" (from the 2006 album Mr Beast)4:01
3."Friend of the Night" (from the 2006 album Mr Beast)5:30
4."We're No Here" (from the 2006 album Mr Beast)5:37
5."I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead" (from the 2008 album The Hawk Is Howling)6:44
6."The Sun Smells Too Loud" (from the 2008 album The Hawk Is Howling)6:59
7."Batcat" (from the 2008 album The Hawk Is Howling)5:23
8."Mexican Grand Prix" (from the 2011 album Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will)5:19
9."Rano Pano" (from the 2011 album Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will)5:15
10."How To Be a Werewolf" (from the 2011 album Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will)6:22
11."Wizard Motor" (from the 2013 soundtrack Les Revenants)4:41
12."Remurdered" (from the 2014 album Rave Tapes)6:26
13."The Lord is Out of Control" (from the 2014 album Rave Tapes)4:23
14."Teenage Exorcists" (from the 2014 EP Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1.)3:32
CD3 (LP5 & LP6)
No.TitleLength
1."Hugh Dallas" (from the Come On Die Young sessions, included on 2014 reissue)8:33
2."Half Time" (from the 2006 soundtrack Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait)6:51
3."Burn Girl Prom Queen" (from the 1999 EP EP)8:31
4."Devil Rides (feat. Roky Erikson)" (from the 2008 EP Batcat)4:01
5."Hasenheide" (from the 2011 single "Rano Pano")3:29
6."Tell Everybody That I Love Them" (from the box set version of 2014 album Rave Tapes)4:41
7."Earth Division" (from the 2012 compilation Occupy This Album)6:02
8."Hungry Face" (from the 2013 soundtrack Les Revenants)2:23
9."D to E" (from the 2001 US Tour EP)6:01
10."My Father My King" (from the 2001 single)20:14

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Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[4] 57
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[5] 59
French Albums (SNEP)[6] 126
UK Albums (OCC)[7] 40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mogwai celebrate 20 years with Central Belters compilation". FACT. 24 June 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Reviews for Central Belters". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  3. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/central-belters/id1039971176
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Mogwai – Central Belters" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Mogwai – Central Belters" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Mogwai – Central Belters". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 31 October 2015.