Après la compilation Das Capital célébrant son « génie », L’emblématique leader des Auteurs, Luke Haines, continue sa petite entreprise de sacralisation avec un énorme coffret de 3 cds à paraitre le 18 Juillet 2005 en Angleterre. Intitulé Luke Haines Is Dead… l’objet couvre toute sa carrière depuis le début des Auteurs en passant par Baader Meinhof et ses récents disques solo soit près de 65 titres. Au menu, singles, face B, inédits, et sessions radios à la BBC…

Luke Haines is Dead: A Collection of Auteurs, Luke Haines & Baader Meinhof A’s B’s Classics, Out-takes, Sessions and Rarities (EMI/import UK)

Tracklisting :


Das Capital Overture

Bailed Out (unreleased ‘first single’)

Glad To Be Gone (b side)

Staying Power (b side)

Junk Shop Clothes (BBC session)

She Might Take A Train (ltd edition single given away with first vinyl pressing of ‘New Wave’)

Subculture (ltd edition single b side)

Government bookstore (BBC)

Housebreaker (acoustic version, Rough Trade single)

Valet Parking (acoustic version, Rough Trade single)

How Could I Be Wrong (single version)

Starstruck (live acoustic)

Home Again (live acoustic)
American Guitars
Wedding Day (b side)

High Diving Horses (b side)

Lenny Valentino (single recording)

Disneyworld (b side)

I’m A Rich Man’s Toy


The Upper Classes (BBC session)

Everything You Say Will Destroy You (BBC)

A Sister Like You

Underground Movies (alternate recording – French single)

Brainchild (alternate recording – French single)

Chinese Bakery (BBC)

Modern History (b side)

New French Girlfriend (BBC)

Light Aircraft On Fire (single recording)

Carcrash (b side)

X Boogie Man (b side)

New Brat In Town (unreleased – intended Sub Pop single)

Tombstone (unreleased version)

Back With The Killer Again (EP track)

Unsolved Child Murder

Former Fan (EP track)

Kenneth Anger’s Bad Dream (EP track)

Kids’ Issue (BBC/EP track)

A New Life, A New Family (BBC/EP track)

Buddha (BBC/EP track)

After Murder Park (BBC/EP track)


Baader Meinhof

Meet Me At The Airport

I’ve Been A Fool For You (Ltd edition 7” single ; given _ away with initial pressing of Baader Meinhof)

Accident (Fuse remix)

Mogadishu (Dalai Lama remix)

ESP Kids (unreleased)

Future Generation (unreleased)

Politic (unreleased)

Johnny and The Hurricanes (Bootboys out-take, unreleased)

The Rubettes

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (b side)

Get Wrecked At Home (b side)

Essex Bootboys (Bootboys out-take, unreleased)

Discomania (alternate version, unreleased)
Couple Dancing (unreleased)

How To Hate The Working Classes

The Oliver Twist Manifesto (unreleased version)
Never Work

Skin Tight (recorded for the film ‘Showboy’, unreleased)

Satan Wants Me

The Mitford Sisters

Bugger Bognor