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Pavement detail rarities LP for August

paveLegendary indie stalwarts Pavement have today announced The Secret History Vol. 1, the first of five compilation LPs in a new series of rarities releases.

Shedding light on previously unheard material disregarded from original album sessions and scattered as B-sides, the forthcoming compilations are said to be some of the best albums of the 90s that never happened. Starting with Slanted and Enchanted and ending at Terror Twilight.

The Secret History Vol. 1 is set to include gems from Peel Sessions (“Kentucky Cocktail,” “Circa 1762”), seven-inches (“Baptist Blacktick”) and a 1992 live concert from the Slanted and Enchanted-era European tours, with Mark Ibold and Bob Nastanovich in the fold. See the full tracklisting below.

The deluxe double gatefold LP looks to be a fan’s dream, coming with reams of bonus material, essays by Stephen Malkmus and Spiral Stairs, plus essays from Matador Records, Billions Corporation and Drag City.

The Secret History Vol. 1 is due for release on August 14th via Domino. Get your pre-orders in here.

1. Sue Me Jack
2. So Stark (You’re A Skyscraper)
3. Summer Babe (7” Version)
4. Mercy Snack: The Laundromat
5. Baptiss Blacktick
6. My First Mine
7. Nothing Ever Happens
8. Here (Alternate Mix)
9. Greenlander
10. Circa 1762 (Peel Session 1)
11. Kentucky Cocktail (Peel Session 1)
12. Secret Knowledge Of Backroads (Peel Session 1)
13. Here (Peel Session 1)
14. Rain Ammunition (Peel Session 2)
15. Drunks With Guns (Peel Session 2)
16. Ed Ames (Peel Session 2)
17. The List Of Dorms (Peel Session 2)
18. Conduit For Sale [Live Brixton 1992]
19. Fame Throwa [Live Brixton 1992]
20. Home [Live Brixton 1992]
21. Perfume V [Live Brixton 1992]
22. Summer Babe [Live Brixton 1992]
23. Frontwards [Live Brixton 1992]
24. Angel Carver Blues Mellow Jazz Docent [Live Brixton 1992]
25. Two States [Live Brixton 1992]
26. No Life Singed Her [Live Brixton 1992]
27. So Stark (You’re A Skyscraper) [Live Brixton 1992]
28. Box Elder [Live Brixton 1992]
29. Baby Yeah [Live Brixton 1992]
30. In The Mouth Of A Desert [Live Brixton 1992]