Taproot To Release Eight CD Rarities Collection “Besides”

Taproot have announced that they will be releasing an eight CD rarities and b-sides collection titled “Besides.” The effort is expected to be released later this year and it will feature over 130 tracks with eight hours of music from the band’s personal vaults and artwork by Andrew David Jones. U.S. pre-orders can be found HERE, while pre-orders outside the country can be found HERE.

“Besides” Track Listing:

Disc I: Independent:

01 – “Justice Is Blindfolded”
02 – “Str8 Edge”
03 – “Can’t Not”
04 – “Sick”
05 – “Lowlife” (v1997)
06 – “Negative Rein4sment”
07 – “Clueless”
08 – “Sound Control”
09 – “11 Months”
10 – “Scapegoat” / “Get Outta My Dreams”
11 – “Lowlife” (v1998)
12 – “Shine”
13 – “Flatline”
14 – “Fear To See”
15 – “Outro”

Disc II: Gift Era:

01 – “Day By Day”
02 – “Thriftwhore”
03 – “1 Nite Stand” (independent)
04 – “Again & Again” (independent)
05 – “Comeback” (independent)
06 – “Mentobe” (independent)
07 – “Mirror’s Reflection” (independent)
08 – “Believed” (independent)
09 – “Smile” (demo)
10 – “Emotional Times” (demo)
11 – “Impact” (demo)
12 – “Day By Day” (demo)
13 – “Thriftwhore” (demo)
14 – “Mirror’s Reflection” (live 1998)
15 – “Again & Again” (live studio)

Disc III: Welcome Era I:

01 – “Remain”
02 – “Contradiction”
03 – “Can’t Believe”
04 – “Indecisive”
05 – “Can You”
06 – “Lie In My Sleep”
07 – “Head In The Clouds”
08 – “What Can I Say”
09 – “Effort”
10 – “Free” (demo)
11 – “On My Own”
12 – “Quitter”
13 – “Boy”

Disc IV: Welcome Era II:

01 – “Transparent ”
02 – “Free”
03 – “Poem 2 Self”
04 – “Strive”
05 – “Get Me”
06 – “When” (demo)
07 – “Like” (demo)
08 – “Sumtimes” (demo)
09 – “Art” (demo)
10 – “Transparent” (demo)
11 – “Dreams” (live studio)
12 – “Poem” (live studio)
13 – “Again And Again” / “Myself” (live studio)
14 – “Dreams” / “Poem” (live studio)

Disc V: Blue-Sky Research Era I

01 – “Stay Away”
02 – “Except I Love You”
03 – “Calling” (long play rough mix)
04 – “Blue-Sky Research” (full song)
05 – “Angel”
06 – “Kevin Spacey”
07 – “Crying Tree”
08 – “Untitled 1 BSR”
09 – “Nothing’s What It Seems”
10 – “Bass Intro”
11 – “April Suits” (demo)
12 – “Violent Seas” (early demo)
13 – “I Will Not Fall For You” (demo)
14 – “Nightmare” (demo)
15 – “Forever Endeavor” (demo)
16 – “Untitled 2 BSR”
17 – “Untitled 3 BSR”
18 – “Birthday” (live acoustic)

Disc VI: Blue-Sky Research Era II:

01 – “Who’s To Say”
02 – “So Eager” (rough mix extended bridge)
03 – “Push And Pull”
04 – “Sock Party”
05 – “Inside You”
06 – “Be”
07 – “State Of Affairs”
08 – “Thank You”
09 – “Untitled 4 BSR”
10 – “Promise” (demo)
11 – “Calling” (reverse drums demo)
12 – “Violent Seas” (demo)
13 – “She” (demo)
14 – “Lost In The Woods” (demo)
15 – “Untitled 5 BSR”
16 – “Untitled 6 BSR”
17 – “Untitled 7 BSR”
18 – “Untitled 8 BSR”
19 – “Shenanigans”

Disc VII: Our Long Road Home Era I:

01 – “These Walls”
02 – “Made A Choice”
03 – “No One”
04 – “Sick Of The Suffering”
05 – “These Eyes”
06 – “Children Close Your Eyes”
07 – “All Along”
08 – “It’s Natural” (Stephen only version)
09 – “As One” (demo V1)
10 – “As One” (demo V2)
11 – “As One” (demo V3)
12 – “Hand That Holds True” (partial demo)
13 – “It’s Natural” (early demo)
14 – “It’s Natural” (later demo)
15 – “These Walls V2”
16 – “These Walls” (demo)
17 – “Untitled 1 OLRH”
18 – “Untitled 2 OLRH”
19 – “Untitled 3 OLRH”

Disc VIII: Our Long Road Home Era II:

01 – “Wake Up”
02 – “Episode 1”
03 – “Episode 2”
04 – “Episode 3”
05 – “Episode 4”
06 – “Goodnight Goodbye”
07 – “Wherever I Stand” (early demo)
08 – “Wherever I Stand” (later demo)
09 – “You’re Not Home Tonight” (early demo)
10 – “You’re Not Home Tonight” (later demo)
11 – “Wake Up” (demo)
12 – “Be The 1” (early demo)
13 – “Be The 1” (later demo)
14 – “Footprints” (early demo)
15 – “Blessings” (footprints demo)
16 – “Untitled 4 OLRH”
17 – “Untitled 5 OLRH”
18 – “Untitled 6 OLRH”
19 – “You’re Not Home Tonight” (acoustic)
20 – “Wherever I Stand” (acoustic)
21 – “Growing Pains”

[via The PRP]

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