Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Sure Shot
4 3:20
2 Tough Guy
3 0:58
3 B‐Boys Makin’ With the Freak Freak
3:54
4 Bobo on the Corner
3 1:13
5 Root Down
3.5 3:32
6 Sabotage
4.55 2:58
7 Get It Together
3.35 4:06
8 Sabrosa
3 3:29
9 The Update
3 3:16
10 Futterman’s Rule
3.65 3:42
11 Alright Hear This
3 3:07
12 Eugene’s Lament
2.5 2:12
13 Flute Loop
3 1:55
14 Do It
4 3:16
15 Ricky’s Theme
4 3:44
16 Heart Attack Man
2 2:15
17 The Scoop
3 3:36
18 Shambala
2 3:41
19 Bodhisattva Vow
3 3:08
20 Transitions
3 2:32

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Eugene Gore (track 12)
membranophone:
Amery Smith (tracks 2, 16)
percussion:
Eric Bobo (tracks 4, 8, 12, 15, 18)
keyboard:
Money Mark (tracks 4, 8–10, 12, 14–15, 18, 20)
additional performer:
Mario Caldato Jr. (tracks 1, 9, 13–14, 17, 19)
additional writer:
Jeremy Steig (track 1)
composer:
Beastie Boys (tracks 3–4, 10–11)
Eric Bobo (tracks 4, 8, 12, 15, 18)
Michael Diamond (aka Mike D of the Beastie Boys) (tracks 8, 12, 15, 18, 20)
Eugene Gore (track 12)
Adam Horovitz (tracks 8, 12, 15, 18, 20)
Mark Ramos-Nishita (tracks 4, 8, 10, 12, 15, 18, 20)
Adam Yauch (tracks 8, 12, 15, 18, 20)
engineer:
Mario Caldato Jr. (tracks 5, 7–8)
guest performer:
Marcel Hall (track 14)
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (American rapper) (track 7)
performer:
Eric Bobo (track 8)
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (American rapper) (track 7)
Mark Ramos-Nishita (track 8)
producer:
Beastie Boys (tracks 5, 8)
Mario Caldato Jr. (track 7)
vocals:
Marcel Hall (track 14)
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (American rapper) (track 7)
writer:
Beastie Boys (tracks 1–2, 9, 13–14, 16–17, 19)
Marcel Hall (track 14)
Mario Caldato Jr. (tracks 1, 9, 13–14, 17, 19)
Michael Diamond (aka Mike D of the Beastie Boys) (tracks 5–7)
Adam Horovitz (tracks 5–7)
DJ Hurricane (track 1)
Al Kooper (track 13)
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (American rapper) (track 7)
Mark Ramos-Nishita (tracks 9, 14)
Amery Smith (tracks 2, 16)
Adam Yauch (tracks 5–7)
publisher:
Brooklyn Dust Music (tracks 5–7)
Jazz Merchant Music (Publishing company related to Q-Tip) (track 7)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 5–7)
additionally sampled by:
Funky Shit by The Prodigy (track 5)
has remixes:
remaster of:
Sabotage (clean) by Beastie Boys (track 6)
remasters:
Sure Shot (explicit) by Beastie Boys (track 1)
sampled by:
Make Me Wanna by Girl Talk (track 5)
samples:
Tough by Kurtis Blow (track 17)
samples from:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 331) (track 1)
recording of:
Alright Hear This (track 11)
Bobo on the Corner (track 4)
Bodhisattva Vow (track 19)
Do It (track 14)
Eugene's Lament (track 12)
Flute Loop (track 13)
Futterman's Rule (track 10)
Get It Together (track 7)
Heart Attack Man (track 16)
Ricky's Theme (track 15)
Root Down (track 5)
Sabotage (track 6)
Sabrosa (track 8)
Shambala (track 18)
Sure Shot (track 1)
The Scoop (track 17)
The Update (track 9)
Tough Guy (track 2)
Transitions (track 20)

Release

design/illustration: Alex Grey
engineer: Mario Caldato Jr.
graphic design: Gibran Evans
mastering: Tom Baker (mastering engineer)
photography: Bruce Davidson (photographer)
Ari Marcopoulos
producer: Beastie Boys
Mario Caldato Jr.
remastered versions: Ill Communication (remastered edition)
ASIN: US: B000002TP7 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/10666 [info]