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INXS’ ‘Kick’ Album Gets Massive 25th Anniversary Edition Release

Mercury Records

Has it really been 25 years? ’80s favorites INXS will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their most successful album, ‘Kick’ with a three-CD, one-DVD package.

The Second Disc reports that the collection will also come with a hardback book, poster, stickers, and a wealth of bonus materials, including all of the extras from the 2002 Rhino expanded effort and Mercury’s U.K. 2004 deluxe set overseas.

Meanwhile, the Daily Express reports that the video portion will include previously unseen footage of singer Michael Hutchence as well as shots of handwritten lyrics that have never been released publicly.

The band’s manager Chris Murphy stated, “It’ll be an amazing, super-duper package. There’s stuff that was recorded with Michael for ‘Kick’ that didn’t go on the album. The original release back in 1987 spawned such favorites as ‘Need You Tonight,’ ‘Devil Inside,’ ‘New Sensation,’ and ‘Never Tear Us Apart.’

In addition to the ‘Kick’ deluxe release, which is due Sept. 12, the band is making plans to tour their native Australia later this year with new vocalist Ciaran Gribbin, performing the album in its entirety.

INXS, ‘Kick 25′ Track Listing:

Disc 1: Original LP
1. ‘Guns in the Sky’
2. ‘New Sensation’
3. ‘Devil Inside’
4. ‘Need You Tonight’
5. ‘Mediate’
6. ‘The Loved One’
7. ‘Never Tear Us Apart’
8. ‘Wild Life’
9. ‘Mystify’
10. ‘Kick’
11. ‘Calling All Nations’
12. ‘Tiny Daggers’

Disc 2: B-sides and rarities
1. ‘Move On’ (B-side to ‘Need You Tonight’ – Mercury INXS 12 (U.K.), 1987)
2. ‘I’m Coming (Home)’ (B-side to ‘Need You Tonight’ – Atlantic 7-89188 (U.S.), 1987)
3. ‘On the Rocks’ (B-side to ‘Devil Inside’ – Atlantic 7-89144 (U.S.), 1988)
4. ‘Mystify’ (Chicago Demo)
5. ‘Jesus Was a Man’ (Demo)
6. ‘The Trap’ (Demo)
7. ‘New Sensation’ (Nick 12″ Remix) (12″ A-side – Atlantic 0-86572, 1988)
8. ‘Guns in the Sky’ (Kick Ass Mix) (12″ B-side to ‘New Sensation’ – Atlantic 0-86572 (U.S.), 1988)
9. ‘Need You Tonight’ (Mendelsohn Extended Mix) (12″ A-side – Mercury INXS 1212 (U.K.), 1987)
10. ‘Mediate’ (Live @ San Diego Sports Arena – 3/31/1988)
11. ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ (Live @ San Diego Sports Arena – 3/31/1988) (B-side to ‘Mystify’ – Mercury INXS 13 (U.K.), 1988)
12. ‘Kick’ (Live @ San Diego Sports Arena – 3/31/1988)
13. ‘Move On’ (Guitar Version)

Disc 3: Remixes
1. ‘Do Wot You Do’ (from ‘Pretty in Pink’ soundtrack – A&M SP-5113, 1986/B-side to ‘New Sensation’ – Mercury INXS 9 (U.K.), 1988)
2. ‘New Sensation’ (Nick 7″ Mix) (12″ B-side – WEA 0-258016 (AUS), 1988)
3. ‘New Sensation’ (Australian 12″) (12″ A-side – WEA 0-258016 (AUS), 1988)
4. ‘Devil Inside’ (Extended Mix) (12″ A-side – Atlantic 0-86622 (U.S.), 1987)
5. ‘Devil Inside’ (7″ Version) (single A-side – Atlantic 7-89144 (U.S.), 1987)
6. ‘Different World’ (7″ Mix) (B-side to ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ 12″ single – Atlantic 0-86538 (U.S.), 1988)
7. ‘Calling All Nations’ (Nile Rodgers Remix)

Disc 4: Track Baby Track DVD
1. Various Band Footage
2. ‘New Sensation’ (Live @ the Midtfyns Festival)
3. ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ (Live @ the Midtfyns Festival)
4. ‘Need You Tonight’ (Live @ the Midtfyns Festival)
5. ‘Kick’ (Live @ the Midtfyns Festival)
6. ‘Devil Inside’ (Live @ the Midtfyns Festival)
7. ‘Mystify’ (Live @ the Midtfyns Festival)
8. ‘Guns in the Sky’ (promo video)
9. ‘Mystify’ (promo video)
10. ‘Need You Tonight’ (promo video)

Watch a Promo for INXS ‘Kick 25′ DVD Release

Next: An INXS Song Featuring New Singer Ciaran Gribbin

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