Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys hit songs and albums
Beastie Boys were an American hip hop group from New York City, who formed in 1978, and composed of Michael ‘Mike D’ Diamond (born November 20, 1965), Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch (born August 5, 1964) and Adam ‘Ad-Rock’ Horovitz (born October 31, 1966). Beastie Boys were formed from the ashes of experimental hardcore outfit Young Aborigines, and their first release was an eight-track EP entitled Polly Wog Stew in 1982. Beastie Boys supported the likes of Bad Brains, Dead Kennedys and Misfits, and their name was, according to Mike D, an acronym of Boys Entering Anarchistic States Towards Inner Excellence. Beastie Boys gained a wider audience after supporting Madonna with an inflatable penis on her 1985 US tour, and exploded into success and hotel-trashing notoriety when their debut album Licensed to Ill became the first rap album to top the Billboard chart in 1986. Soon, youngsters worldwide were empowered to steal the VW symbols off their dad’s car and generally be obnoxious. Beastie Boys returned in 1989 with the highly influential album Paul’s Boutique, reigniting their career and moving on from their rowdier beginnings, and created a whole lifestyle with magazine and label Grand Royale, clothing line X-Large as well as creating the Tibetan Freedom Concert. Beastie Boys scored a UK Official Album Chart Number 1 in 1998 with Hello Nasty, which featured their biggest song Intergalactic. Beastie Boys sold over 50 million records worldwide, and sadly stopped when MCA passed away in 2012 from parotid cancer, with Mike D confirming they’d disbanded in 2014.
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    UK Number 1s
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    UK Top 10s
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    UK Top 40s
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    UK Top 75s
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    Weeks at Number 1
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    Weeks in Top 10
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    Weeks in Top 40
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    Weeks in Top 75
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    UK Number 1s
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    UK Top 10s
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    UK Top 40s
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    UK Top 75s
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    Weeks at Number 1
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    Weeks in Top 10
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    Weeks in Top 75

Latest news about Beastie Boys

Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
28.02.
1987
(YOU GOTTA) FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT (TO PARTY)
DEF JAM 6504187
11 13 00
30.05.
1987
NO SLEEP TILL BROOKLYN
BEASTIE BOYS
DEF JAM BEAST1
14 07 00
18.07.
1987
SHE'S ON IT
BEASTIE BOYS
DEF JAM BEAST2
10 08 00
Buy
03.10.
1987
GIRLS/SHE'S CRAFTY
BEASTIE BOYS
DEF JAM BEAST3
34 04 00
Buy
15.07.
1989
LOVE AMERICAN STYLE EP
BEASTIE BOYS
NO-LABEL MIUCT1397
76 03 00
Buy
11.04.
1992
PASS THE MIC
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL 12CL653
47 02 00
04.07.
1992
FROZEN METAL HEAD EP
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL 12CL665
55 01 00
09.07.
1994
GET IT TOGETHER/SABOTAGE
CAPITOL CDCL716
19 04 00
Buy
26.11.
1994
SURE SHOT
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL CDCL726
27 05 00
04.07.
1998
INTERGALACTIC
BEASTIE BOYS
GRAND ROYAL CDCL803
05 07 00
07.11.
1998
BODY MOVIN'
BEASTIE BOYS
GRAND ROYAL CDCLS809
15 07 00
29.05.
1999
REMOTE CONTROL/3 MCS & 1DJ
GRAND ROYAL CDCL812
21 03 00
Buy
18.12.
1999
ALIVE
BEASTIE BOYS
GRAND ROYAL CDCLS818
28 04 00
12.06.
2004
CH-CHECK IT OUT
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL CDCLS857
08 07 00
25.09.
2004
TRIPLE TROUBLE
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL CDCLS859
37 05 00
18.12.
2004
AN OPEN LETTER TO NYC
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL CDCLS867
38 04 00
Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
31.01.
1987
LICENSE TO ILL
BEASTIE BOYS
DEF JAM 450062
07 40 00
Buy
05.08.
1989
PAUL'S BOUTIQUE
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL EST2102
44 02 00
04.06.
1994
ILL COMMUNICATION
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL CDEST2229
10 20 00
10.06.
1995
ROOT DOWN EP
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL CDEST2262
23 03 00
Buy
06.04.
1996
THE IN SOUND FROM WAY OUT!
GRAND ROYAL CDEST2281
45 02 00
18.07.
1998
HELLO NASTY
BEASTIE BOYS
GRAND ROYAL 4957232
01 25 01
04.12.
1999
ANTHOLOGY - THE SOUNDS OF SCIENCE
GRAND ROYAL 5236642
36 09 00
26.06.
2004
TO THE 5 BOROUGHS
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL 4733310
02 13 00
19.11.
2005
SOLID GOLD HITS
BEASTIE BOYS
PARLOPHONE 3440492
71 01 00
07.07.
2007
THE MIX-UP
BEASTIE BOYS
CAPITOL 5001112
79 01 00
14.05.
2011
HOT SAUCE COMMITTEE PART TWO
CAPITOL 5056392
09 04 00