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Wilco Detail Rarities Box Set, Best of Compilation

Also Announce Chicago Residency

Oct 14, 2014
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A few months back, to coincide with the band's twentieth anniversary, Wilco announced the release of a rarities box set and best of compilation. Today the full details of the releases have been provided.

Both due out Nov. 17, the rarities collection is called Alpha Mike Foxtrot and will be available digitally as well as a four-CD or four-LP physical release, featuring exclusive studio and live recordings collected from the band’s extensive audio archives. It will additionally showcase 64 pages of liner notes that include track-by-track recollections from Tweedy, notes by band members Nels Cline and John Stirratt, and reflections from members of Wilco's extended musical family. A number of never-before-seen photos are also featured. "Like a lot of fans, I had collected these straggling tracks over the past two decades of following Wilco's every move," says producer CherylPawelski. "Alpha Mike Foxtrot includes almost every unique, essential performance that appeared on soundtracks, tribute albums and B-sides-and there are probably a few surprises for even the sharpest collector. This set presents an alternate history of the band, kind of a sideways view, and ultimately, it's a super-fun listening experience."

The best of collection is called What's Your 20, and will be available digitally as well as a two-CD physical release, featuring the "essential tracks" from the band's eight studio albums and Mermaid Avenue, their collaborative work with Billy Bragg.

In addition to the releases, Wilco have announced plans for a residency of live performances at Chicago's Riviera Theatre. The six-night stay will feature a different setlist every night.

Scroll down below to view the tracklists for the releases and the band's updated tour itinerary.

ALPHA MIKE FOXTROT: RARE TRACKS 1994-2014
(CD & Digital) Track List


Disc one:
Childlike and Evergreen (Demo)
Someone Else's Song (Demo)
Passenger Side (Demo)
Promising
The T.B. is Whipping Me - with Syd Straw
I Must Be High (Live)
Casino Queen (Live)
Who Were You Thinking Of (Live)
I Am Not Willing
Burned
Blasting Fonda
Thirteen
Don't You Honey Me
The Lonely 1 (White Hen version)
No More Poetry
Box Full of Letters (Live)
Red-Eyed and Blue (Live)
Forget the Flowers (Live)
Sunken Treasure (Live)
Monday (Demo)

Disc two:
Passenger Side (Live)
Outtasite (Outta Mind) (Live)
I Got You (At the End of the Century) (Live)
Outta Mind (Outta Site) (Live)
James Alley Blues - with Roger McGuinn (Live)
At My Window Sad and Lonely (Jeff Tweedy solo)
California Stars (Live)
One Hundred Years From Now
A Shot in the Arm (Remix)
ELT (King Size demo)
Nothing'severgonnastandinmyway (again) (Dave Kahne Remix)
She's a Jar (Austin demo)
Tried and True
Student Loan Stereo
True Love Will Find You in the End
I'm Always in Love (Solo acoustic live)
Via Chicago (Austin Demo)
Can't Stand It (Live)
Airline to Heaven (Alternate)
Any Major Dude Will Tell You

Disc three:
I'm the Man Who Loves You (Live)
The Good Part
Cars Can't Escape
Camera
Handshake Drugs (First version)
A Magazine Called Sunset
Bob Dylan's 49th Beard
Woodgrain
More Like the Moon
Let Me Come Home
Old Maid
Hummingbird (Alternate)
Spiders (Kidsmoke) (Live)
Hell is Chrome (Live)
At Least That's What You Said (Live)
The Late Greats (Live)
Just a Kid - with The Blisters
Kicking Television

Disc four:
Panthers
Theologians (Live)
Another Man's Done Gone (Live)
I'm a Wheel (Live)
How to Fight Loneliness (Live)
One True Vine
The Thanks I Get
Let's Not Get Carried Away
Hate it Here (Live)
Impossible Germany (Live)
I Shall Be Released - with Fleet Foxes (Live)
What Light (Live)
Jesus, Etc. - with Andrew Bird (Live)
Glad It's Over
Dark Neon
The Jolly Banker
Unlikely Japan
You and I - with Feist (Live)
I Love my Label


WHAT'S YOUR 20: ESSENTIAL TRACKS
(CD & Digital) Track List

Disc one:
I Must be High
Box Full of Letters
Passenger Side
Casino Queen
Misunderstood
Red-Eyed and Blue
I Got You (At the End of the Century)
Monday
Outtasite (Outta Mind)
Sunken Treasure
California Stars
Hesitating Beauty
A Shot in the Arm
Can't Stand It
She's a Jar
I'm Always in Love
How to Fight Loneliness
Via Chicago
Airline to Heaven


Disc two:
I am Trying to Break Your Heart
I'm the Man Who Loves You
War on War
Jesus, Etc.
Ashes of American Flags
Heavy Metal Drummer
Hummingbird
Theologians
Handshake Drugs
The Late Greats
Hate it Here
Impossible Germany
Walken
Wilco (the Song)
You and I
You Never Know
I Might
Born Alone
Whole Love

Wilco Tour Dates:

10-21 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
10-22 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
10-23 Knoxville, TN - Tennessee Theatre
10-25 Raleigh, NC - North Carolina Museum of Art
10-28 Port Chester, NY - Capitol Theatre
10-29 Port Chester, NY - Capitol Theatre
10-30 Post Chester, NY - Capitol Theatre
12-03 Milwaukee, WI - The Riverside Theater
12-05 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre 
12-06 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre 
12-08 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre 
12-09 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre 
12-11 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre 
12-12 Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre 

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