Is this news? In somewhat of a not-very-surprising development, the Beastie Boys have announced the reissued remaster of their magnum opus, 1994's Ill Communication.
There's an ultra-deluxe version and about a million other versions and formats which you can purchase in. Spoilt for choice you will be. You can also get these lovely things with it:
Digital Download (album and b-sides)
Deluxe Digital Download (album, b-sides, videos, video director commentary)
Deluxe, limited collector's vinyl + Digital Download
Standard double vinyl + Digital Download
Ecopack double CD + Digital Download
Digital + shirt:
Standard Vinyl + shirt:
CD + shirt:
Deluxe, limited collector's vinyl + shirt
This is what is going on the second disc of bonus goodies.
- 'Root Down' (Free Zone Mix) (Remixed By The Prunes)
- 'Resolution Time'
- 'Get It Together' (Buck-Wild Remix)
- 'Dope Little Song'
- 'Sure Shot' (European B-Boy Mix) (Remixed by the Prunes)
- 'Heart Attack Man' (Unplugged) (Previously Unreleased)
- 'The Vibes'
- 'Atwater Basketball Association File No.172-C'
- 'Heart Attack Man' (Live)
- 'The Maestro' (Live)
- 'Mullet Head'
- 'Sure Shot' (European B-Boy Instrumental) (Remixed By The Prunes)
As with those releases, there's also a special website which you can visit and mess around on.
On it features a function where you can see what you look like as a protagonist in the legendary Spike Jonze directed video for 'Sabotage'. Try that out here.
The remastered reissue will be out on July 14, with pre-orders available now on Beastieboys.com. Also in the way of pre-orders, you'll be able to do that for your copy of Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 1