Singles Collection, Volume 2

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Singles Collection, Volume 2
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Compilation album by Dropkick Murphys
Released March 8, 2005
Recorded 1998–2004
Genre Punk
Length 55:53
Label Hellcat Records
Dropkick Murphys chronology
Tessie
(2004)
Singles Collection, Volume 2
(2005)
The Warrior's Code
(2005)
Singles Collection chronology
The Singles Collection, Volume 1
(2000)
Singles Collection, Volume 2
(2005)
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Singles Collection Volume 2 is a b-side and rarities compilation album released by Boston punk rock band Dropkick Murphys, on March 8, 2005. It contains songs released on singles, compilations and splits. Among the songs, two are alternate versions of songs previously released on Dropkick Murphys albums, five songs were written by the band (one of which was co-written with The Business) and the rest were covers. The artists covered range from mainstream rock bands such as AC/DC and Creedence Clearwater Revival to influential punk bands such as Sham 69 and Cock Sparrer.

"We Got the Power", a song about the 1919 Boston Police Strike also appeared on Fat Wreck Chords's 2004 compilation album Rock Against Bush, Vol. 2.[1]

Song information[edit]

Song Recorded Originally appeared on Notes
"21 Guitar Salute" 2002 Face to Face vs. Dropkick Murphys Split EP Originally performed by The Press
"Fortunate Son" 2002 Face to Face vs. Dropkick Murphys Split EP Originally performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival
"On the Attack" 1998 Curse of Fallen Soul 7"
"You're a Rebel" 1998 Curse of Fallen Soul 7" Originally performed by Iron Cross
"Watch Your Back" 1998 Irish Stout vs German Lager Split 7" Originally performed by Cock Sparrer
"Vengeance" 1999 Punk Rock Jukebox Volume II Originally performed by The Nipple Erectors
"It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" 2003 Blackout 10" vinyl release Originally performed by AC/DC
"Warlords" 2003 Sing Loud, Sing Proud! Japanese CD bonus track Originally performed by The F.U.'s
"Alcohol" 2003 Back to the Hub 7" Originally performed by Gang Green
"Pipebomb on Lansdowne (Dance Remix)" 1999 Unity Split 7" Alternate version of a song that originally appeared on The Gang's All Here
"Nobody's Hero" 1999 Unity Split 7" Originally performed by Stiff Little Fingers
"Mob Mentality" 1999 Mob Mentality Split 7" Performed with The Business, known as the 7" version on the Mob Mentality CD
"Informer" 1999 Mob Mentality Split 7" Originally performed by The Business
"The Nutrocker (Nutty)" 2004 Tessie EP A cover of a song considered to be the Boston Bruins theme
"Rock 'n' Roll" 1999 Built for Speed - A Motörhead Tribute Originally performed by Motörhead
"Hey Little Rich Boy" 2000 The Worldwide Tribute to the Real Oi Originally performed by Sham 69
"Never Again" 2000 The Worldwide Tribute to the Real Oi Originally performed by Angelic Upstarts
"Halloween" 2000 Back on the Streets - Japanese/American Punk Unity Originally performed by Misfits
"Soundtrack to a Killing Spree" 2000 Back on the Streets - Japanese/American Punk Unity
"Wild Rover" 2000 Sing Loud, Sing Proud! vinyl release Alternate version of the one that was on the Sing Loud, Sing Proud! CD, featuring Shane MacGowan
"Working" 2001 A Tribute to Cock Sparrer Originally performed by Cock Sparrer
"Victory" 2003 Walk Away single Cover of "Notre Dame Victory March"
"We Got the Power" 2003 Walk Away single Outtake from Blackout recording sessions

Track listing[edit]

  1. "21 Guitar Salute" (Andre Schlesinger) – 2:40
  2. "Fortunate Son" (John Fogerty) – 2:38
  3. "On the Attack" (Dropkick Murphys) – 1:26
  4. "You're a Rebel" (Iron Cross) – 2:42
  5. "Watch Your Back" (Mick Beaufoy, Steve Bruce, Steve Burgess, Colin McFaull) – 1:54
  6. "Vengeance" (Shane MacGowan, K Bradley) – 2:38
  7. "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" (Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott) – 4:43
  8. "Warlords" (The F.U.'s) – 2:23
  9. "Alcohol" (Chris Doherty, Chuck Stilphen) – 1:54
  10. "Pipebomb on Lansdowne (Dance Remix)" (Dropkick Murphys) – 2:00
  11. "Nobody’s Hero" (Stiff Little Fingers, Gordon Ogilvie) – 3:42
  12. "Mob Mentality" (Dropkick Murphys, The Business) – 2:18
  13. "Informer" (The Business) – 1:56
  14. "The Nutrocker (Instrumental) (Nutty)" (Kim Fowley) – 1:17
  15. "Rock 'n' Roll" (Phil Campbell, Würzel, Lemmy, Phil Taylor) – 3:27
  16. "Hey Little Rich Boy" (Sham 69) – 1:29
  17. "Never Again" (Angelic Upstarts) – 2:52
  18. "Halloween" (Glenn Danzig) – 1:34
  19. "Soundtrack to a Killing Spree" (Dropkick Murphys) – 1:36
  20. "Wild Rover" (Traditional, Dropkick Murphys) – 3:24
  21. "Working" (Mick Beaufoy, Steve Bruce, Steve Burgess, Colin McFaull) – 2:38
  22. "Victory" (Michael J. Shea) – 1:43
  23. "We Got the Power" (Dropkick Murphys) – 2:46

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dropkick Murphys discuss 'Rock Against Bush' with AP". Epitaph Records. 9 August 2004. Retrieved 27 October 2015.