As a sampler for the year ahead, 4AD are releasing a new compilation, entitled "Anakin" on Monday the 9th of February 1998, featuring new and exclusive tracks from 10 albums by 4AD artists. As well as including tracks by established artists such as Kristin Hersh, "Anakin" also introduces music by new 4AD signings, such as Thievery Corporation, Starry Smooth Hound and The Hope Blister, all of whom will be releasing albums in 1998.
"Anakin" is available on CD only (TAD 8001CD) through 4AD mail order and selected outlets only.
The tracklisting for compilation is as follows:
1. Aint No Lie - HIS NAME IS ALIVE
2. To Whom I should Write (demo) - MOJAVE 3
3. Say What You Came To say - SCHEER
4. Reptile - LISA GERMANO
5. Dream U In A Dream - STARRY SMOOTH HOUND
6. Blue Mug (demo) - GUSGUS
7. The Foundation - THIEVERY CORPORATION
8. Dagger - THE HOPE BLISTER
9. Sacrifice - LISA GERRARD & PIETER BOURKE
10. Gazebo Tree - KRISTIN HERSH