The Smiths compilation due in October

4:10 PM PST 08/28/2008 by Jonathan Cohen, Billboard, AP

'Hang the DJ' includes live show recordings

NEW YORK -- The Smiths will be the subject of yet another compilation in the fall in the form of "Hang the DJ: The Very Best of the Smiths." The set is due Oct. 7 via Rhino in both single- and double-disc versions.

The regular edition includes 23 tracks presented in chronological order, beginning with "Hand in Glove" and concluding with "Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me."

The bonus disc blends album tracks with B-sides, alternate versions of "This Charming Man" and "Pretty Girls Make Graves" and live takes on "Handsome Devil," "Meat Is Murder," "What's the World" and "London."

The Smiths' "Best Of Vol. 1" is its best-seller in the U.S., having shifted 435,000 units since its 1992 release. The 1987 compilation "Louder Than Bombs" has sold 416,000 copies, but that number only reflects data from 1991 forward, when SoundScan began tracking point-of-sale data.

Here is the track list for "Hang the DJ":

Disc 1:
"Hand in Glove"
"Reel Around the Fountain"
"This Charming Man"
"What Difference Does It Make"
"Still Ill"
"Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now"
"William, It Was Really Nothing"
"How Soon Is Now?"
"Shakespeare's Sister"
"Barbarism Begins at Home"
"That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore"
"The Headmaster Ritual"
"The Boy With the Thorn in His Side"
"Bigmouth Strikes Again"
"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out"
"Panic"
"Ask"
"You Just Haven't Earned It Yet Baby"
"Shoplifters of the World Unite"
"Sheila Take a Bow"
"Girlfriend in a Coma"
"I Started Something I Couldn't Finish"
"Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me"

Disc 2:
"Handsome Devil: (Live)
"Jeane:
"This Charming Man: (New York vocal)
"Back to the Old House"
"These Things Take Time"
"Girl Afraid"
"Please, Please Please Let Me Get What I Want"
"Oscillate Wildly"
"Stretch Out and Wait"
"Meat Is Murder" (Live in Oxford)
"Asleep"
"Money Changes Everything"
"The Queen Is Dead"
"Vicar in a Tutu"
"Cemetry Gates"
"Half a Person"
"Sweet and Tender Hooligan"
"I Keep Mine Hidden"
"Pretty Girls Make Graves" (Troy Tate version)
"Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before"
"What's the World" (Live in Glasgow)
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