It's a career-spanning compilation of their single releases...

Primal Scream will release new compilation 'Maximum Rock 'N' Roll' on May 24th.

The band's lengthy career has taken numerous twists and turns, from C86 indie pop to rave revolutionaries, the sheer darkness of 'Vanishing Point' and the political sloganeering of 'XTRMNTR'.

Entering the 21st century as Stones-esque groovers, Primal Scream have veered from free jazz to country rock, somehow translating these into something coherent and whole.

New compilation 'Maximum Rock 'N' Roll' drops on May 24th, and it traces their path through a lengthy flurry of exceptional singles.

Here's a quote from Bobby Gillespie...

"Right from our 1985 debut 'All Fall Down' onward we’ve approached singles as an aesthetic choice, a statement of where we are as a band. We grew up with 'Suffragette City' and 'Metal Guru' flying out of the radio. The four Sex Pistols singles were great. 'Public Image' by PiL sounded like nothing else. Prince and Madonna made amazing hits. That has been our approach. I’ve always loved Top 40 pop radio, I love greatest hits albums like The Who’s 'Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy'."

"I remember Alan McGee saying of 'Higher Than The Sun': it won’t be a hit, but it will be a statement. Great singles can get out into the world and show people an alternative way of thinking. They make you feel less alone."

'Maximum Rock 'N' Roll' will be released digitally, on 2CD, and 2LP (MAXIMUM ROCK N ROLL: THE SINGLES VOL.1 1986-2000), 2LP (MAXIMUM ROCK N ROLL: THE SINGLES VOL.2 2000-2016) editions.

Tracklisting for the vinyl edition:

VOL 1 A
1 Velocity Girl
2 Gentle Tuesday
3 Imperial
4 Ivy Ivy Ivy
5 Loaded

VOL 1 B
6 Come Together
7 Higher Than the Sun
8 Don't Fight It, Feel It
9 Movin' on Up

VOL 1 C
10 Rocks
11 Jailbird
12 (I'm Gonna) Cry Myself Blind
13 Kowalski

VOL 1 D
14 Star
15 Burning Wheel
16 Swastika Eyes
17 Kill All Hippies

VOL 2 A
18 Accelerator
19 Miss Lucifer
20 Autobahn 66
21 Some Velvet Morning (with Kate Moss)

VOL 2 B
22 Country Girl
23 Dolls (Sweet Rock and Roll)
24 Sometimes I Feel So Lonely

VOL 2 C
25 Can't Go Back
26 Uptown (Weatherall mix )
27 2013
28 It's Alright, It's OK

VOL 2 D
29 Goodbye Johnny
30 Where the Light Gets In (with Sky Ferreira)
31 100% Or Nothing

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