Eminem previews demo version of ‘Lose Yourself’ with alternate lyrics – watch

Full length track will feature on forthcoming label compilation The 'Shady XV'

Eminem has revealed a short preview of an alternate version of the song ‘Lose Yourself’ that he recorded and scrapped.

The official version of ‘Lose Yourself’ was released in 2002 and features on the soundtrack to Eminem biopic 8 Mile. However, as explained by the rapper in the video below, there was another version of the song with alternate lyrics that was left on the studio floor. However, Eminem admits that he doesn’t even remember recording the song.

A full length version of the original demo version of ‘Lose Yourself’ will feature on ‘The ‘Shady XV’. The LP marks the 15th anniversary of Eminem’s Shady Records imprint and will be released on November 24.

The ‘Shady XV’ album spans two discs and will feature the best of Shady Records’ back catalogue, plus new material from Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Bad Meets Evil, D-12 and Yelawolf. It’ll also include Eminem’s ‘Guts Over Fear’ collaboration with Sia.

Disc 1:
Eminem – ‘Shady XV’
Slaughterhouse (feat. Eminem & Yelawolf) – ‘Psychopath Killer’
Eminem (feat. Kobe) – ‘Die Alone’
Bad Meet Evils – ‘Vegas’
Slaughterhouse – ‘Y’all Ready Know’
Eminem (feat. Sia) – ‘Guts Over Fear’
Yelawolf – ‘Down’
D12 – ‘Bane’
Eminem – ‘Fine Line’
Skylar Grey, Eminem, & Yelawolf – ‘Twisted’
Eminem – ‘Right For Me’
Eminem, Royce Da 5’9, Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf, & Trick Trick – ‘Detroit Vs Everybody’

Disc 2:
50 Cent – ‘I Get Money’
D12 – ‘Purple Pills’
Eminem – ‘Lose Yourself’
Obie Trice, Kuniva, Bobby Creekwater, Cashis, & Stat Quo – ‘Cry Now’
Yelawolf (feat. Kid Rock) -‘Let’s Roll’
Slaughterhouse – ‘Hammer Dnace’
50 Cent – ‘Pimp’
Eminem, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, & Cashis – ‘You Don’t Know’
D12 – ‘My Band’
Obie Trice – ‘Wanna Know’
50 Cent – ‘Wanksta’
Obie Trice (feat. Nate Dogg) – ‘The Setup’
50 Cent – ‘In Da Club’
D12 – ‘Fight Music’
Yelawolf – ‘Pop The Trunk’
Bonus Track: Eminem – ‘Lose Yourself’ (Original Demo Version)
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