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MAY
11
2 YEARS

Barenaked Ladies Cover Beastie Boys on New Album (Audio)

“Stop Us If You've Heard This One Before,” a new compilation of rarities and demos includes a live version of the Beasties’ “Paul’s Boutique” stomper, “Shake Your Rump.”

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Canadian pop-rockers Barenaked Ladies just released a compilation of rarities that includes a live cover of the Beastie Boys’ “Shake Your Rump.” It arrived in stores four days after the death of Adam Yauch, the Beasties’ beloved MCA. 

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The Barenaked Ladies performed the Paul’s Boutique classic in October 1994 at California's Santa Maria Hilton, giving it a scrappy and surprisingly spot-on spin. 

Stop Us If You've Heard This One Before, as they’ve titled the new album, also features B-sides, remixes and previously unreleased demos from the Barenaked Ladies 1994 to 2003 library.

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The May release on Rhino comes ahead of package tour “Last Summer on Earth” which kicks off on July 6 and includes fellow 90s hitmakers Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Cracker (see dates at Live Nation). Also on the schedule: BNL frontman Ed Robertson will also co-host ABC’s Live! with Kelly on May 29 and the band, now a four-piece, recently announced that they’re composing a score for Animal House: The Musical, a theatrical production based on the 1978 movie.

Listen to a stream of “Shake Your Rump” above.

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