Various Artists Take It Or Leave It: A Tribute To The Runaways (Digital)
Release Date: June 28, 2011
Label: Main Man
Take It Or Leave It - A Tribute To The Queens of Noise: The Runaways, a 2-disc collection, features 36 tracks and over 2 hours of music spanning the Runaways entire catalog. Their best known songs are represented like 'Cherry Bomb' alongside more obscure tunes like 'Dead End Justice.'
The album also includes the song 'Dirty Magazines,' the last recording made by Runaways drummer Sandy West. In memory of Sandy, 50% of the proceeds from this album will be donated to the American Institute for Cancer Research. Artists from various musical backgrounds donated their time and resources to help honor the Runaways: the Donnas, Shonen Knife, Adolescents, Dandy Warhols, Care Bears On Fire, Kittie, Starz, David Johansen, Kathleen Hanna & Peaches, (produced by Ad Rock of the Beastie Boys) as well as members of Monster Magnet, The Fastbacks, The Doughboys and Cousin Oliver from The Brady Bunch, Robbie Rist.