Patti Smith Outside Society: Looking Back 1975-2007

Record Collector (magazine): 4 stars out of 5 -- "[This is the] ultimate consolidation of her unquenchable spirit and uniquely idiosyncratic talent."
Outside Society: Looking Back 1975-2007
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  • Released: August 23, 2011
  • Originally Released: 2011
  • Label: Sony Legacy

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - p.70
4 stars out of 5 -- "The mortality meditation 'Beneath the Southern Cross' and the ragged string-band cover of 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' stand with her greatest moments."
Uncut - p.100
4 stars out of 5 -- "Her music retains its strangeness, still crackles with life and possibility..."
Record Collector (magazine) - p.102
4 stars out of 5 -- "[This is the] ultimate consolidation of her unquenchable spirit and uniquely idiosyncratic talent."


  • 1.Gloria
  • 2.Free Money
  • 3.Ain t It Strange
  • 4.Pissing In A River
  • 5.Because The Night
  • 6.Rock N Roll Nigger
  • 7.Dancing Barefoot
  • 8.Frederick
  • 9.So You Want To Be A Rock N Roll Star
  • 10.People Have the Power
  • 11.Up There Down There
  • 12.Beneath The Southern Cross
  • 13.Summer Cannibals
  • 14.1959
  • 15.Glitter In Their Eyes
  • 16.Lo and Beholden [radio edit] [Edit]
  • 17.Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • 18.Trampin

Product Description:

Photographer: Lynn Goldsmith.
Outside Society is a career-spanning, 18-track, single-disc overview of Patti Smith's recorded career for both Arista and Columbia Records. It includes tracks from 11 albums, including the radio edits of "Lo and Beholden" and her version of "Smells Like Teen Spirit." It also contains her defining hit, "Because the Night," (co-written with Bruce Springsteen) as well as other notable cuts, including "Dancing Barefoot," her signature readings of Van Morrison's "Gloria," and the Byrds' "So You Wanna Be a Rock 'N' Roll Star," and "People Have the Power."

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