XL Recordings celebrate 25 years with 4-vinyl compilation

As one of the biggest independent labels in the world, XL Recordings are marking their 25th year of business with a stunning 'best of' compilation of the labels history.

The 4-vinyl, 2 CD set 'Pay Close Attention', taken from the label and Prodigy's seminal release 'Out Of Space', is split in two halves. The first being the groundbreaking electronic music that the label is best known for, while the other highlights the variety of music the imprint has been proud to support over the years. The pack also comes with a bonus DVD of music videos and live performances.

'Pay Close Attention' will receive a general release on the 25th August. You can check out the tracklist for all the discs below as well as unseen footage of two of the labels biggest names, Vampire Weekend and Tyler, The Creator.

Disc One:
1 SL2: DJs Take Control
2 The Prodigy: Out Of Space
3 Awesome 3: Don’t Go (Kicks Like A Mule Mix)
4 Liquid: Sweet Harmony
5 Jonny L: Piper
6 Roy Davis Jr. ft. Peven Everett: Gabriel (Live Garage Version)
7 Dem 2: Destiny
8 Nu-Birth: Anytime
9 Basement Jaxx: Jump N’Shout
10 Dizzee Rascal: I Luv U
11 Wiley: Igloo
12 Various Production: Hater
13 Giggs: Talkin The Hardest
14 SBTRKT: Wildfire [ft. Little Dragon]
15 Jamie xx: All Under One Roof Raving

Disc Two:
1 The Prodigy: Firestarter
2 Peaches: Fuck The Pain Away
3 The White Stripes: Seven Nation Army
4 Devendra Banhart: I Feel Just Like A Child
5 Ratatat: Seventeen Years
6 M.I.A.: Paper Planes
7 Thom Yorke: The Eraser

8 Gil Scott-Heron: New York Is Killing Me
9 Radiohead: Weird Fishes / Arpeggi
10 Tyler, The Creator: Yonkers
11 The Horrors: Sea Within A Sea
12 Jai Paul: BTSTU (demo)
13 Bobby Womack: Please Forgive My Heart
14 The xx: Angels
15 Sampha: Too Much
16 Vampire Weekend: Step
17 King Krule: Easy Easy
18 Adele: Rolling In The Deep

Bonus DVD:
Prodigy - Firestarter (Director Walter Stern)
Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At (Director Traktor)
The White Stripes - Fell In Love With A Girl (Director Michel Gondry)
Dizzee Rascal - Fix Up, Look Sharp (Director Ruben Fleischer)
M.I.A - BirdFlu (Director M.I.A)
Vampire Weekend - A-Punk (Director Hammer and Tongs)
Radiohead - Lotus Flower (Director Garth Jennings)
Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here (Director Jane Pollard)
Tyler, The Creator - Yonkers (Director Tyler, The Creator)
ADELE - Someone Like You (Live From The Brits 2011)

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