Extras (album)

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Extras (The Jam album)
The Jam Extras.jpg
Compilation album by The Jam
Released 6 April 1992
Genre Rock
Label Polydor
The Jam chronology
Greatest Hits
(1991)Greatest Hits1991
The Jam Collection
(1996)The Jam Collection1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Extras is a compilation by the British group The Jam. Released in April 1992 it includes 26 B-sides, rarities and unreleased tracks.

11 of these songs (tracks 1,2,4,5,6,14,16,17,18,19,25) were released on the box set Direction Reaction Creation, making the other 15 tracks exclusive to this release.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Dreams of Children" (Double A-side to the single "Going Underground")
  2. "Tales from the Riverbank" (B-side to "Absolute Beginners")
  3. "Liza Radley" (Demo)
  4. "Move On Up" (B-side to "Beat Surrender" and a cover of the Curtis Mayfield song)
  5. "Shopping" (B-side to "Beat Surrender")
  6. "Smithers-Jones" (B-side of "When You're Young")
  7. "Pop Art Poem" (Demo version)
  8. "Boy About Town" (Alternate version)
  9. "A Solid Bond in Your Heart" (Demo, later released as a single by The Style Council. An alternate demo of this song appears on "Direction Reaction Creation".)
  10. "No One in the World" (Demo)
  11. "And Your Bird Can Sing" (Demo; a cover of The Beatles song)
  12. "Burning Sky" (Demo)
  13. "Thick As Thieves" (Demo)
  14. "Disguises" (B-side to "Funeral Pyre" and a cover of The Who song)
  15. "Get Yourself Together" (Demo; a cover of the track originally recorded by The Small Faces)
  16. "The Butterfly Collector" (B-side to "Strange Town")
  17. "The Great Depression" (B-side to "Just Who Is the 5 O'Clock Hero?")
  18. "Stoned Out of My Mind" (B-side to "Beat Surrender" and a cover of the song by The Chi-Lites)
  19. "Pity Poor Alfie/Fever" (B-side to "The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had to Swallow)")
  20. "But I'm Different Now" (Demo)
  21. "I Got You (I Feel Good)" (Demo; a cover of the James Brown song)
  22. "Hey Mister" (Previously unavailable)
  23. "Saturday's Kids" (Demo)
  24. "We've Only Started" (Previously unavailable)
  25. "So Sad About Us" (B-side to "Down in the Tube Station at Midnight" and a cover by the track by The Who)
  26. "The Eton Rifles" (Demo)


  • Rick Buckler – drums
  • Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
  • Paul Weller – guitar, vocals

Other personnel[edit]

  • Vic Coppersmith-Heaven – producer
  • Paolo Hewitt – liner notes
  • The Jam – producer
  • Dennis Munday – compilation, research
  • Tony Taverner – producer
  • Peter Wilson - producer, remixing


  1. ^ Woodstra, Chris. Extras at AllMusic