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Public Enemy reissue classic albums

Public Enemy have announced deluxe reissues of their albums It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back and Fear of a Black Planet.

Both albums will be released as two-disc sets featuring the original LPs and a bonus disc of rare mixes, reports NME. It Takes a Nation of Millions... will also feature a DVD of the previously unavailable 1989 video Fight the Power… Live.

The reissues mark the 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings. The label was also the home of hip-hop heroes such as LL Cool J, Beastie Boys and even thrash metal band Slayer.

It Takes a Nation of Millions..., released in 1988, was Public Enemy’s second album and brought them instant acclaim and notoriety. Third album Fear of a Black Planet followed in 1990.

The reissue of It Takes a Nation of Millions... will boast linear notes by The Roots drummer Questlove. The deluxe albums will be released on November 24 and December 8 respectively.

It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back tracklisting:

 

DISC 1 (The Album)

 

1. Countdown to Armageddon

2. Bring the Noise

3. Don't Believe the Hype

4. Cold Lampin' With Flavor

5. Terminator X to the Edge of Panic

6. Mind Terrorist

7. Louder Than a Bomb

8. Caught, Can We Get a Witness?

9. Show 'Em Whatcha Got

10. She Watch Channel Zero?!

11. Night of the Living Baseheads

12. Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos

13. Security of the First World

14. Rebel Without A Pause

15. Prophets of Rage

16. Party for Your Right to Fight

 

DISC 2 (Bonus Tracks)

 

1.     Bring the Noise (No Noise Version)

2.     Bring the Noise (No Noise Instrumental)

3.     Bring the Noise (No Noise A Cappella)

4.     Rebel Without a Pause (Instrumental)

5.     Night of the Living Baseheads (Anti-High Blood Pressure Encounter Mix)

6.     Night of the Living Baseheads (Terminator X Meets DST and Chuck Chill Out Instrumental Mix)

7.     Terminator X to The Edge Of Panic (No Need to Panic Radio Version)

8.     The Edge of Panic

9.     The Rhythm, the Rebel (A Capella)

10.  Prophets of Rage (Power Version)

11.  Caught, Can We Get a Witness? (Pre Black Steel Ballistic Felony Dub)

12.  B-Side Wins Again (Original Version)

13.  Black Steel in The Hour Of Chaos (Instrumental)

14.  Fight the Power (Soundtrack Version)  

 

DISC 3 (Fight The Power… Live DVD)

 

1.     Countdown to Armageddon

2.     Public Enemy Number One

3.     Miuzi Weighs a Ton

4.     Night of the Living Baseheads (Live)

5.     Fight the Power

6.     Bring the Noise

7.     Don't Believe the Hype

8.     Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos

9.     Rebel Without a Pause

10.  Terminator X to the Edge of Panic

11.  Night of the Living Baseheads (Video)

12.  Prophets of Rage

 

Fear of a Black Planet tracklisting:

 

DISC 1 (The Album)

 

1. Contract on the World Love Jam (Instrumental)    

2. Brothers Gonna Work It Out

3. 911 is a Joke

4. Incident at 66.6 FM [Instrumental]

5. Welcome to the Terrordome

6. Meet the G That Killed Me

7. Pollywanacraka

8. Anti-Nigger Machine

9. Burn Hollywood Burn (featuring Ice Cube)

10. Power to the People

11. Who Stole the Soul?

12. Fear of a Black Planet

13. Revolutionary Generation

14. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya, Man!

15. Reggie Jax

16. Leave This Off Your Fuckin Charts (Instrumental)

17. B Side Wins Again

18. War At 33 1/3

19. Final Count of the Collision Between Us and the Damned (Instrumental)

20. Fight the Power

 

DISC 2 (Bonus Tracks)

 

1. Brothers Gonna Work It Out (Remix)

2. Brothers Gonna Work It Out (Dub)

3. Flavor Flav

4. Terrorbeat

5. Welcome to the Terrordome (Terrormental)

6. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (Full Rub Mix)

7. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (U.K. 12" Powermix)

8. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man (Dub Mixx)

9. Burn Hollywood Burn (Extended Censored Fried To The Radio Version)

10. Anti-Nigger Machine (Uncensored Extended)

11. 911 is a Joke (Instrumental)

12. Power to the People (Instrumental)

13. Revolutionary Generation (Instrumental)

14. War at 33 1/3 (Instrumental)

15. Fight the Power (Soundtrack Version)

16. Fight the Power (Powersax)

17. Fight the Power (Flavor Flav MeetsSpike Lee)

18. The Enemy Assault Vehicle Mixx (Medley)

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