Mission of Burma Announce New Best-Of Comp

Mission of Burma Announce New Best-Of Comp
Last summer, classic Massachusetts post-punks Mission of Burma issued their fourth post-reunion album, Unsound, but will now celebrate both sides of their career later this year via a new retrospective compilation dubbed Learn How: The Essential Mission of Burma.

As The Quietus [via Pitchfork] reports, the collection will arrive on double-CD and digitally December 3 in the UK via Mission of Burma's current label home Fire.

The first disc of the set focuses on the band's initial run, from 1979 to their 1983 break-up, which was instigated by singer/guitarist Roger Miller's extreme tinnitus. The second disc, meanwhile, zones in on the reformed unit's recorded output from 2004 onwards.

You can sample the band's signature anthem "That's When I Reach for My Revolver," originally delivered on 1981's Signals, Calls, and Marches EP, in the player down below.

Mission of Burma will also be playing a series of dates in the U.S. and around Europe between November and January, and you can see the details below the tracklisting.

Learn How: The Essential Mission of Burma:

Disc 1:
1. Academy Fight Song 
2. That's When I Reach for My Revolver
3. Fame and Fortune 
4. This Is Not a Photograph
5. Secrets
6. Trem Two
7. New Nails
8. Dead Pool
9. Mica
10. The Ballad of Johnny Burma
11. Einstein's Day
12. That's How I Escaped My Certain Fate
13. Learn How
14. Peking Spring (Live)
15. Heart 0f Darkness (Live)

Disc 2:
1. Dirt
2. The Setup
3. 2Wice
4. Spider's Web
5. Let Yourself Go
6. Donna Sumeria
7. 13
8. Innermost
9. 1, 2, 3 Partyy!
10. Comes Undone
11. One Day We Will Live There
12. Second Television
13. What They Tell Me
14. ADD in Unison

Tour dates:

11/30 Camber Sands, England – ATP
12/3 Bristol, England - The Fleece & Firkin
12/4 Leeds, England - Brudenell Social Club
12/5 Glasgow, Scotland - Mono
12/6 London, England - Birthdays
12/8 Zürich, Switzerland - Kilbi Im Exil Festival
12/9 Bologna, Italy - Locomotiv Club
12/10 Zagreb, Croatia - Nkc Park
12/11 Vienna, Austria - Vienna Arena
12/12 Berlin, Germany - Festsaal Kreuzberg
12/14 The Hague, Netherlands - Paard Van Troje
12/15 Diksmuide, Belgium - 4AD
1/18 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
1/19 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair