British rock act Bloc Party has bolstered its Vice debut, "Silent Alarm," with B-sides, rare tracks and a second disc's worth of remixes. Due Sept. 13, "Silent Alarm Remixed" will be supported via a t
British rock act Bloc Party has bolstered its Vice debut, "Silent Alarm," with B-sides, rare tracks and a second disc's worth of remixes. Due Sept. 13, "Silent Alarm Remixed" will be supported via a three-work North American tour due to kick off Sept. 8 in Boston.
A host of indie notables have tackled material from the original album, including Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner, Four Tet, Mogwai, Ladytron, M83, Death From Above 1979 and Pretty Girls Make Graves' Jason Clark.
Additional material will come in the form of three B-sides previously unavailable in the United States ("Storm and Stress," "Always New Depths," and "Skeletons") and acoustic versions of "Plans" and "Storm and Stress."
"Silent Alarm" debuted in April at No. 3 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart and has sold 123,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The single "Banquet" peaked at No. 34 on Billboard's Modern Rock chart.
Here is the track list for "Silent Alarm Remixed":
"Like Eating Glass," Ladytron Zapatista Mix
"Helicopter," Whitey Version
"Positive Tension," Jason Clark of Pretty Girls Make Graves remix
"Banquet," Phones Disco Edit
"Blue Light Engineers," 'Anti-Gravity' mix
"She's Hearing Voices," Erol Alkan's Calling Your Dub
"This Modern Love," Dave P. and Adam Sparkle's Making Time remix
"The Pioneers," M83 Remix
"Price of Gasoline," AUTOMATO Remix
"So Here We Are," Four Tet Remix
"Luno," Bloc Party vs. Death From Above 1979
"Plans," Replanned by Mogwai
"Compliments," Shibuyaka Remix by Nick Zinner
Here are Bloc Party's North American tour dates:
Sept. 8: Boston (Avalon Ballroom)
Sept. 9: New York (Roseland Ballroom)
Sept. 10: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
Sept. 12: Toronto (Docks)
Sept. 13: Detroit (Royal Oak Theatre)
Sept. 15: Chicago (Congress Theatre)
Sept. 16: Denver (Paramount Theatre)
Sept. 18: San Diego (KBTZ Radio Show)
Sept. 20: Los Angeles (The Palladium)
Sept. 21: San Francisco (Warfield Theatre)
Sept. 25: Austin, Texas (Austin City Limits
Sept. 26: Atlanta (Tabernacle)