Easter Egg: Lost In Translation
While some tuck into the chocolate form of Easter Eggs, at Absolut we're on the hunt for the musical Easter Egg: Hidden tracks.
Here’s our favourite hidden tracks from twelve great albums – proverbial cherries atop a musical cake, if you will.
1. The Beatles: Her Majesty
Album: Abbey Road
Where to find it: After a short silence at the end of the album, although it’s a separate track on CD issues.
2. U2: October
Album: The Best of 1980-1990
Where to find it: A couple of minutes after the track “All I Want Is You”.
3. The 1975: Milk
Where to find it: After the album’s last track, “You”.
4. Of Monsters And Men: Sinking Man
Album: My Head Is An Animal
Where to find it: Their last song, “Yellow Light” ends at 4:52. “Sinking Man” plays at 13:04.
5. La Secte du Futur: Nothing Ends
Album: La Secte du Futur
Where to find it: With Track 12 "My Heart Is Passing Out" being only 1:46 in length, "Nothing Ends" plays after
6. Scouting For Girls: Michaela Strachan
Album: Scouting For Girls
Where to find it: Where to find it: At 3:47 of the track "James Bond".
7. Eels: Mr E's Beautiful Blues
Album: Daisies of the Galaxy
Where to find it: This popular song plays at the end of the album...
8. The Clash: Train In Vain
Album: London Calling
Where to find it: This song is said to have been 'originally unlisted', but is no longer a hidden track.
9. Dirty Projectors: Untitled Track
Album: Rise Above
Where to find it: It's 11th song and the last to play on the albu
10. Palma Violets: Brand New Song
Where to find it: This track is snuck in behind "14", the album's 11th track.
11. Alt-J: Handmade
Album: An Awesome Wave
Where to find it: Their last song "Taro" contains the hidden track after it finishes.
12. The Libertines: France Album
Album: The Libertines
Where to find it: At 3:28 of the final song on the album "What Became of the Likely Lads".