Vampire Weekend, Radiohead and The White Stripes feature on landmark XL Recordings compilation

Wide-ranging album 'Pay Close Attention' to be released on August 25

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XL Recordings are to release a two-part compilation album celebrating the history of the label, which will include tracks by Vampire Weekend, Adele, The Prodigy and Radiohead.

'Pay Close Attention' will be released on August 25 and will be available on vinyl, CD and download. An interactive website featuring new and unseen content, including new interviews and performance footage from The White Stripes, Tyler, The Creator, The Prodigy and Bobby Womack can be viewed here.

The album is split into two parts with the first covering the dance and club orientated roots of the label. This includes tracks by SL2, The Prodigy's 'Out Of Space', Basement Jaxx and Jamie xx. A second disc looks at the label's more traditional releases and includes contributions from The Horrors, The xx, Gil Scott-Heron and Thom Yorke among others.

‘Pay Close Attention’ tracklist:

Disc 1

SL2 – 'DJs Take Control'
The Prodigy – 'Out Of Space'
Awesome 3 – 'Don’t Go (Kicks Like A Mule Mix)'
Liquid – 'Sweet Harmony'
Jonny L – 'Piper'
Roy Davis Jr featuring Peven Everett – 'Gabriel' (Live Garage Version)
Dem 2 – 'Destiny'
Nu-Birth – 'Anytime'
Basement Jaxx – 'Jump N’ Shout'
Dizzee Rascal – 'I Luv U'
Wiley – 'Igloo'
Various Production – 'Hater'
Giggs – 'Talking The Hardest'
SBTRKT – 'Wildfire' (featuring Little Dragon)
Jamie xx – 'All Under One Roof Raving'


Disc 2

The Prodigy – 'Firestarter'
Peaches – 'Fuck The Pain Away'
The White Stripes – 'Seven Nation Army'
Devendra Banhart – 'I Feel Just Like A Child'
Ratatat – 'Seventeen Years'
MIA – 'Paper Planes'
Thom Yorke – 'The Eraser'
Gil Scott-Heron – 'New York Is Killing Me'
Radiohead – 'Weird Fishes/Arpeggi'
Tyler, The Creator – 'Yonkers'
The Horrors – 'Sea Within A Sea'
Jai Paul – 'BTSTU' (demo)
Bobby Womack – 'Please Forgive My Heart'
The xx – 'Angels'
Sampha – 'Too Much'
Vampire Weekend – 'Step'
King Krule – 'Easy Easy'
Adele – 'Rolling In The Deep'

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