'Shine Like It Does: The INXS Anthology (1979-1997)' comes out in June...

INXS have confirmed the tracklisting for their 42-song compendium ‘SHINE LIKE IT DOES: THE INXS ANTHOLOGY(1979-1997)’, to be released on June 5 through RHINO RECORDS.

The anthology includes the band’s first single, ‘Simple Simon’, as well as older, hard to find tracks from the Australian band’s early days, including ‘We Are The Vegetables’, ‘Just Keep Walking’, ‘The Loved One’ and ‘Stay Young’.

The band become one of the most successful Australian rock exports in history with ’80s albums such as ‘Listen Like Thieves’ and the globally massive ‘Kick’. In November 1997 INXS singer Michael Hutchence was found hanged in a Sydney hotel bedroom.


The compilation comes as the band – now fronted by former Noiseworks singer Jon Stevens – prepare to launch a US summer tour with fellow Aussie rockers Midnight Oil and Men At Work.

INXS‘ last attempt to tour after the death of Hutchence, a handful of dates in New Zealand last year, was cancelled due to poor ticket sales.

The tracklisting of the two-CD set is:

CD 1

‘Simple Simon’

‘We Are The Vegetables’


‘Just Keep Walking’

‘The Loved One’

‘Stay Young’

‘The One Thing’

‘Don’t Change’

‘To Look At You’

‘Here Comes II’

‘Black And White’ (Extended Version)

‘Original Sin’

‘I Send A Message’

‘Burn For You’ (Single Remix)

‘Dancing On the Jetty’

‘This Time’

‘What You Need’

‘Kiss The First (Falling Down The Mountain’

‘Listen Like Thieves’

‘Shine Like It Does’

‘Different World’ (Seven-inch Mix)

‘Good Times’


‘Need You Tonight’ (Single Edit)

‘Devil Inside’ (Australian Single Edit)

‘New Sensation’

‘Never Tear Us Apart’



‘Suicide Blonde’ (Seven-inch mix)


‘Bitter Tears’

‘The Stairs’ (Live)

‘Heaven Sent’

‘Not Enough Time’ (Barcelona LP Fade)

‘Taste It’

‘Beautiful Girl’ (Mendelsohn Mix)

‘The Gift’

‘Please (You Got That)’

‘The Strangest Party (These Are The Times)’

‘Elegantly Wasted’ (Radio Edit)

‘Let it Ride’

‘Don’t Lose Your Head’

‘Searching’ (Leadstation Radio Edit)

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