Rare Tracks (Jet album)

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For the album of the same name by Morrissey, see Rare Tracks (Morrissey album).
Rare Tracks
Jet Rare Tracks.jpg
Compilation album by Jet
Released 9 March 2004
Recorded 29 May – 8 July 2003
Genre Hard rock, garage rock
Length 31:45
Label Elektra
Producer Dave Sardy
Jet chronology
Get Born
(2003)
Rare Tracks
(2004)
Shine On
(2006)

Rare Tracks is an album by the four-piece Australian rock group Jet. At first released exclusively in Japan, the work is a compilation album that features various songs by the band otherwise not included on major studio albums. It additionally includes music videos made the group. Since it came out in 2004, the album has received various imports into different nations such as the U.S. as well as online-related distribution, such as through Amazon.com to American listeners.[1]

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" (Live)
  2. "Cold Hard Bitch" (Live)
  3. "Sgt. Major"
  4. "You Don't Look the Same" (Demo)
  5. "Bruises" (Demo)
  6. "You Were Right" (Demo)
  7. "Back Door Santa"
  8. "That's Alright Mama" (Live)
  9. "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" (Music video version)
  10. "Rollover DJ" (Music video version)
  11. "Take It or Leave It" (Music video version)

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The rock n roll song "That's Alright Mama" was originally recorded by American artist Elvis Presley, partly inspired by Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup's 1946 blues track "That's All Right". Elvis released the single, his very first commercially recorded tune, in 1954. It later appeared in its first album form on Elvis' work The Sun Sessions, which also came out that same year.[2]

"Back Door Santa", written by Clarence Carter and Marcus Daniel, was originally performed by Carter. A sexually suggestive r&b song in the 12-bar blues format, it first received wide release after its inclusion on the multi-artist compilation album Soul Christmas, which came out in November 1968.[3]

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