Smashes and Trashes

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Smashes and Trashes
Smashes and Trashes cover.jpg
Greatest hits album by Skunk Anansie
Released 14 September 2009
Recorded 1994–2009
Skunk Anansie chronology
Post Orgasmic Chill
(1999)Post Orgasmic Chill1999
Smashes and Trashes
Singles from Smashes and Trashes
  1. "Tear the Place Up"
    Released: 3 July 2009 (Music video and free download only)
  2. "Because of You"
    Released: 14 September 2009
  3. "Squander"
    Released: 9 November 2009

Smashes and Trashes is a greatest hits album by the British rock band Skunk Anansie. It is a 15-track career-embracing album and includes three previously unreleased tracks; "Tear the Place Up", "Because of You" and "Squander". The bonus track edition includes acoustic versions of "Weak" and "Because of You". This is the band's first new material since splitting in 2001. The album was released surrounding a greatest hits tour around Europe.

On 3 July 2009, the music video for "Tear the Place Up" was posted on MySpace. On 10 August 2009 a new video and song, "Because of You", was presented exclusively on It was released on 14 September 2009 in the UK, with "Squander" following on 9 November 2009. In 2010. It was awarded a silver certification from the Independent Music Companies Association which indicated sales of at least 30,000 copies throughout Europe.[1]

In Italy the album was certified Gold by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry for sales in excess of 30,000 copies.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Charlie Big Potato" 5:32
2. "I Can Dream" 3:35
3. "Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)" 3:28
4. "Tear the Place Up" 2:59
5. "Weak" 3:33
6. "Secretly" 4:47
7. "Because of You" 4:28
8. "All I Want" 3:54
9. "Brazen (Weep)" 4:33
10. "Twisted (Everyday Hurts)" 4:14
11. "Squander" 4:29
12. "Lately" 3:55
13. "Selling Jesus" 3:51
14. "Charity" 4:38
15. "You'll Follow Me Down" 4:03
16. "Weak" (acoustic version; bonus track edition only) 3:13
17. "Because of You" (acoustic version; bonus track edition only) 4:18