mix tapes, saint john high school, circa 1988

Next week, NME is unveiling its new look and including a mix CD, as handpicked by the Strokes:

“Kings of Leon – ‘Spiral Staircase’
Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers – ‘Chinese Rocks’
The Ramones – ‘Teenage Lobotomy’
New York Dolls – ‘Trash’
The Modern Lovers – ‘Pablo Picasso’
The Velvet Underground – ‘I’m Waiting For The Man’
Bob Marley & The Wailers – ‘Trenchtown Rock’
Peter Tosh – ‘Arise Black’
Iggy Pop with Ric Ocasek – ‘Old Mule Skinner’
Blondie – ‘One Way Or Another’
Duran Duran – ‘Rio’
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Miles Away’
Patsy Cline – ‘Walkin’ After Midnight’
The Strokes – ‘Is This It’ (Demo Recorded at JP’s House)
Jet – ‘Get Me Outta Here’
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – ‘In Like The Rose’
Franz Ferdinand – ‘Tell Her Tonight’
The Cooper Temple Clause – ‘Music Box’
The Coral – ‘Boy At The Window’ “


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