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The Runaways: “Take It Or Leave It: A Tribute To The Original Queens of Noise

Tribute time!
 
This time to the infamous waif The Runaways.  It's amazing to me that there hasn't been a million of these already.  The Runaways: “Take It Or Leave It: A Tribute To The Original Queens of Noise is 36 songs recorded by some famous and some not so famous bands. To be released by  Main Man Records who will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the American Institute For Cancer Research in memory of Runaway drummer, Sandy West, lost her battle with cancer in 2006.
 
There is no 'official' word from any of the remaining Runaways but really what difference would it make?  The Runaways were quite the musical pioneers.  It's nice to see a proper tribute and though  I can't really imagine the Dandy Warhols covering "Cherry Bomb", but I sure as heck can hear The Donnas' "Queen of Noise."
 
This 2-Disc collection be worth it if only to hear the not so famous bands performing theses classic songs.  Shonen Knife for one is a rather fantastic Asian girl band, nice to see them involved.   Lets face it no matter what it's going to be better than that pathetic movie.
 
 Here is the tracklist:
  1. The Donnas-Queens of Nosie
  2. Shonen Knife- Black Leather
  3. The Binges- I Love Playin' With Fire
  4. Bebe Buell Band- Heartbeat
  5. Deena & The Laughing Boys- Lovers
  6. Frankenstein 3000- California Paradise
  7. Delirium Tremens- Wasted
  8. Richie Scarlet- Wild Thing
  9. Blue Fox- Neon Angels On The Road To Ruin
  10. The Easy Outs featuring The Doughboys Gar Francis- Is It Day Or Night
  11. Laura Warshauer- Little Lost Girls
  12. White Flag- C'mon
  13. Cali Giraffes featuring The Fastback's Kim Warnick- You're Too Possessive
  14. Tara Elliott & The Red Velvets- You Drive Me Wild
  15. Planet Sorrow- Thunder
  16. Robbie Rist- Yesterday's Kids
  17. Serpenteens- Little Sister
  18. The Adolescents- School Days
  19. Blue Fox featuring Sandy West- Dirty Magazines
  20. The Dandy Warhols- Cherry Bomb
  21. Richard Barone- Hollywood
  22. Care Bears On Fire featuring Earl Slick- Saturday Night Special
  23. Derwood Andrews- Gotta Get Out Tonight
  24. David Johansen- Blackmail
  25. The Ribeye Brothers- Trash Can Murders
  26. Digger Phelps- Rock N' Roll
  27. Toilet Boys- Born To Be Bad
  28. The Swales- Midnight Music
  29. Frankenstein 3000 featuring Cherie Currie- American Nights
  30. F-13- I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are
  31. The Stay At Homes- Gettin' Hot
  32. Kittie- Fantasies
  33. Starz- Waitin' For The Night
  34. Jack Brag- Secrets
  35. Clinical Trials- Don't Go Away
  36. Kathleen Hanna, Peaches & Ad-Rock- Dead End Justice

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