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Beastie Boys To Release New Album Next Year
Ben Hewitt , October 27th, 2010 10:37

Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 out in April, complete with perplexing tracklist juggling

The Beastie Boys will release their new album Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 next year. The record will be available in the Spring of 2011 and is their first full length album since 2007's The Mix Up.

That's the simple part. The tracks on the forthcoming album were originally set to appear on Hot Sauce Committee Part 1; conversely, the tracks recorded for Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 are now set to appear on Part 1.

“I know it's weird and confusing," said Adam Yauch, "but at least we can say unequivocally that Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 is coming out on time, which is more than I can say about Part 1, and really is all that matters in the end.

“We just kept working and working on various sequences for Part 2, and after a year and half of spending days on end in the sequencing room trying out every possible combination, it finally became clear that this was the only way to make it work. Strange but true, the final sequence for Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 works best with all its songs replaced by the 16 tracks we originally had lined up in pretty much the same order we had them in for Hot Sauce Committee Part 1. So we've come full circle."

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