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|Too Young to Die: Singles 1990–1995|
|Greatest hits album by|
|Released||13 November 1995|
|Genre||Alternative rock, synthpop|
77:11 (Bonus CD)
|Label||Heavenly Records - HVNLP10, Wienerworld (VHS)|
|Saint Etienne chronology|
|Singles from Too Young to Die: Singles 1990-1995|
Too Young to Die: Singles 1990–1995 is a compilation album released by English band Saint Etienne in 1995. The compilation collects the group's singles spanning the period of 1990 to 1995, five of which had not appeared on a studio album or featured on their 1993 compilation You Need a Mess of Help to Stand Alone . The track "He's on the Phone" was released as a single just before the album's release. The album peaked at number 17 on the UK Albums Chartand was certified Silver by the BPI (60,000 copies sold).
The album received excellent reviews with critical opinion particularly favourable to the first half of the compilation. The album was released on standard CD, limited edition (10,000 copies) double-CD (with a bonus CD of remixes and an expanded booklet including extra photographs), Cassette, LP and VHS. Artwork was designed by Negativespace with photography by Angus Ashford, Aude Prieur, James Fry, Joe Dilworth, and Paul Kelly.
The initial bonus CD of remixes was re-released as disc-one of the non-limited Double-CD compilation Casino Classics in 1996.
All tracks are written by Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs; except where indicated.
|1.||"Only Love Can Break Your Heart" (Featuring Moira Lambert)||Neil Young||4:29|
|2.||"Kiss and Make Up" (Featuring Donna Savage)||Robert Wratten, Michael Hiscock||4:08|
|3.||"Nothing Can Stop Us"||4:19|
|4.||"Join Our Club"||3:15|
|5.||"People Get Real"||4:43|
|6.||"Avenue"||Stanley, Wiggs, Cracknell, Ian Catt||7:33|
|7.||"You're in a Bad Way" (Single Version)||Stanley, Wiggs, Cracknell||3:02|
|8.||"Who Do You Think You Are"||Des Dyer, Clive Scott||3:49|
|9.||"Hobart Paving" (Single Version)||4:51|
|10.||"I Was Born on Christmas Day" (Featuring Tim Burgess)||Stanley, Wiggs, Catt||3:08|
|11.||"Pale Movie"||Cracknell, Stanley, Wiggs||3:53|
|12.||"Like a Motorway" (Radio Edit)||3:38|
|13.||"Hug My Soul" (Radio Edit)||Cracknell, Guy Batson, Johnny Male||3:53|
|14.||"He's on the Phone" (Featuring Étienne Daho)||Cracknell, Stanley, Wiggs, Étienne Daho||5:10|
|1.||"Like a Motorway" (Chekhov Warp Dub)||The Chemical Brothers||9:11|
|2.||"Join Our Club" (Chemically Friendly Zoom Mix)||Billy Nasty||6:42|
|3.||"Pale Movie" (Secret Knowledge Trouser Assassin Mix)||Cracknell, Stanley, Wiggs||Secret Knowledge||10:12|
|4.||"Speedwell" (Flying Mix)||The Aloof||6:08|
|5.||"Only Love Can Break Your Heart" (A Mix of Two Halves)||Young||Andrew Weatherall||8:48|
|6.||"Who Do You Think You Are" (Quex-Rd)||Dyer, Scott||Aphex Twin||8:04|
|7.||"Avenue" (Variety Club Mix)||Stanley, Wiggs, Cracknell, Catt||Gordon King||6:20|
|8.||"Hug My Soul" (Sure Is Pure Kodacolor House Mix)||Cracknell, Batson, Male||Sure Is Pure||8:41|
|9.||"Like a Motorway" (David Holmes Mix)||David Holmes||12:59|
|1.||"Nothing Can Stop Us"|
|2.||"Avenue"||Stanley, Wiggs, Cracknell, Catt|
|3.||"Like a Motorway"|
|5.||"You're in a Bad Way"||Stanley, Wiggs, Cracknell|
|6.||"Who Do You Think You Are"||Dyer, Scott|
|7.||"Kiss and Make Up" (Featuring Donna Savage)||Wratten, Hiscock|
|8.||"Hug My Soul"||Batson, Cracknell, Male|
|9.||"I Was Born on Christmas Day" (Featuring Tim Burgess)||Stanley, Wiggs, Catt|
|10.||"Pale Movie"||Cracknell, Stanley, Wiggs|
|11.||"Join Our Club"|
|12.||"Only Love Can Break Your Heart" (Featuring Moira Lambert)||Young|
|13.||"He's on the Phone" (Featuring Étienne Daho)||Stanley, Wiggs, Cracknell, Daho|
The compilation liner notes do not list musician or production credits. The following are adapted from other releases.
|UK Albums Chart||17|
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