New Album and DVD! Greatest
Hits & Live At Slane DVD!
Release dates, Tracklistings and a special contest
for Fans in France!
THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE
“GREATEST HITS” CD AND CD/DVD & “LIVE
AT SLANE” DVD
FOR RELEASE: NOVEMBER 18th (US) NOVEMBER 17 (INTL.)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, whose twenty-year career has
encompassed some of the most influential and innovative
music of the modern rock era, have announced the release
of their long-awaited GREATEST HITS collection.
Set for a US release November 18th / International
release November 17th, the GREATEST HITS album will
feature fourteen of the best-known hits, primarily
from their Warner Bros. Records tenure. It will also
include two new tracks “Fortune Faded,”
and “History,” which were recently recorded
during the By The Way tour.
Additionally, the collection will be available in
a special CD/DVD edition
featuring fifteen videos, including two not previously
released in the US (Road Trippin’ and Universally
Speaking). The CD/DVD will also include exclusive
commentary from band members and video directors;
special Making Of documentaries and behind the scene
footage of the group’s acclaimed 2000 Californication
The band has also announced the simultaneous release
of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS: LIVE AT SLANE, a DVD capturing
the band’s legendary stage show, shot in Ireland
last August before a crowd of more than 80,000.
Red Hot Chili Peppers GREATEST HITS album highlights
“Higher Ground” from their 1989 album
Mother’s Milk, along with “Give It Away,”
“Under The Bridge,” “Breaking The
Girl” and “Suck My Kiss” from their
1991 Warner Bros. Records debut, Blood Sugar Sex Magik.
From 1995’s One Hot Minute comes “My Friends,”
while Californication selections include the title
track, “Scar Tissue,” “Otherside,”
“Parallel Universe” and “Road Trippin’.”
Included from last year’s By The Way are the
title track and “Universally Speaking.”
Also, “Soul To Squeeze,” originally heard
on the 1993 soundtrack to Coneheads has been made
available for the very first time on a Red Hot Chili
The CD/DVD features videos of “Higher Ground,”
“Give It Away,” “Under The Bridge,”
“Suck My Kiss,” “Soul To Squeeze,”
“My Friends,” “Scar Tissue,”
“Otherside,” and “By The Way”
as well as “Aeroplane” from One Hot Minute.
Other videos on the CD/DVD include “Around The
World,” and the title track from Californication
along with “The Zephyr Song” and “Can’t
Stop” from By The Way. The special edition will
also include videos of “Road Trippin’,”
and the track “Universally Speaking,”
previously unavailable in the US.
The LIVE AT SLANE DVD is comprised
of the following in concert selections:
“By The Way, “Scar Tissue,” “Around
The World,” “Universally Speaking,”
“Parallel Universe,” “Zephyr Song,”
“Throw Away Your Television,” “Havana
Affair,” “Otherside,” “Purple
Stain,” “Don't Forget Me.” “Right
On Time,” “Can't Stop,” “Venice
Queen,” “Give It Away, “Californication,
“Under The Bridge” and “Power of
Hits’ Contest in France:
To celebrate the release of the Chili Peppers ‘Greatest
Hits’ album, Warner Music France are going to
run a contest in which YOU can become a TV star!
Late October they will
offer all the fans to come and sing their favorite
song in front of a camera.
The best performances (the funniest ones, the most
impressive ones,...) will be used for the TV ad -
which will have a massive broadcast on French channels
details on how, where, when to be confirmed in
Red Hot Chili Peppers Official Site news soon
+ watch out for your next edition of the fanclub Rockinfreakamail
and Bmail to be the first to know!
(Sources: RHCP Mangement press release / Official
Site and Warner Bros France)