Canadian punk rockers BILLY TALENT have announced the release of a greatest hits album, aptly titled “Hits” and have signed on with The End Records for the US release, set for November 24th. The 14 song collection will include all the band’s biggest hits along with two new songs. Click here to pre-order now!
“It’s amazing. A dream come true,” says Ben Kowalewicz of the greatest hits album. “All the songs we have on the record are songs that have changed us, and sculpted us as the band we are. We are very proud of it.”
In support of the release, the band has launched an interactive video vault on BillyTalent.com. Visitors to BillyTalent.com will be treated to exclusive video of the band offering commentary for each song on “Hits”. This exclusive footage was shot at the band’s studio in Toronto, and offers unique insight into each of these iconic songs. In addition to this inside look at the band’s greatest hits, the band has released the official video for ‘Kingdom of Zod’ on their Facebook page, visit here to watch, and will continue to roll out exclusive content leading up to the album release on November 24th.
On January 20th, a standard CD package containing fourteen songs as well as a limited edition super deluxe package will be released in the US via The End Records/ADA. The super deluxe package will include the following:
The Hits CD
A never before seen live performance video shot at Metropolis in Montreal and Sound Academy in Toronto as part of the limited run of Billy Talent’s 10th Anniversary tour
A Prima Pak book including 35 pages of images hand-selected by the band from their expansive collection that chronicles the band’s 11 year career.
01. Try Honesty
02. River Below
03. Nothing To Lose
04. Devil In a Midnight Mass
05. Red Flag
06. Fallen Leaves
08. Devil On My Shoulder
09. Rusted From the Rain
10. Viking Death March
11. Surprise Surprise
12. Stand Up and Run
13. Kingdom of Zod
14. Chasing the Sun
Since the release of their self-titled debut in 2003, Billy Talent have cemented themselves as a generation-defining rock band. Boasting nearly one million albums sold in Canada alone and nearly 3 million albums sold internationally, the band have seen multi-platinum certifications for their albums Billy Talent I and II and III, and platinum status for the latest studio album Dead Silence. The band has enjoyed tremendous success at Canadian rock radio where they have had three #1 hits that combined for 19 weeks at the top spot, five Top 5 hits, and five Top 10 hits.