Ill Communication is the Beastie Boys’ fourth studio record, which was released on May 23rd, 1994. This was their second album to peak at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 album charts and also their second album to achieve triple Platinum status. The critically acclaimed album achieved huge commercial success and produced singles such as, “Sabotage”, “Get It Together”, and “Sure Shot”.
Check Your Head is the third studio album from the Beastie Boys and was released on April 21st, 1992. This album brings the Beastie Boys back to their original punk roots and is the first album since their earlier EPs where they play their own instruments. The album achieved critical and commercial success and produced hits, including “Pass the Mic” and “So What’cha Want”.
Anthology: The Sounds of Science is a collection of greatest hits, unreleased tracks, and B-sides from the Beastie Boys. The songs’ album origins range from earlier EP days, like 1982’s Pollywog Stew, all the way up to acclaimed commercial LP releases like Hello Nasty. This eclectic and wide-spanning collection of songs showcases the creative and artistic musical progression of the band over a time span of 16 years!
To The 5 Boroughs is the sixth studio album from the Beastie Boys and was released on June 15th, 2004. Debuting at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, the album sold 360,000 copies in its first week. To The 5 Boroughs is the first album produced by the Beastie Boys’ themselves. It showcases the boys’ unfailing adoration for their hometown of New York City, while also integrating underlying political and social criticisms. To The 5 Boroughs is one of the Beastie Boys’ most critically acclaimed albums and produced hits like its massive 2004 single, “Ch-Check It Out”.
The Mix-Up is the Beastie Boys’ seventh studio album and was released on June 26th, 2007. The album sold 44,000 copies in its first week and debuted at #15 on the Billboard Top 200. The Mix-Up is an entirely instrumental album and showcases the musical and artistic progression of the Beastie Boys. It won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album in 2008.
Solid Gold Hits is a collection of the Beastie Boy’s greatest hit singles, released in November of 2005. The album consists of every Beastie Boys’ single that broke gold status, including hits like “No Sleep Till Brooklyn”, “Hey Ladies”, “Fight for Your Right”, and “Sabotage”.
Some Old Bullshit is a compilation of Beastie Boys’ EPs from the early 80s. Differing greatly from their well-known hip-hop & rap style, Some Old Bullshit displays the earlier hardcore punk sounds of the Beastie Boys. The album features the Beastie Boys’ first hip-hop recording, “Cooky Puss”.