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A Very Beasties Lunch: 'Hot Sauce Committee Part 2' Served 5/3

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Artwork for Beastie Boys album Hot Sauce Committee, Part Two (Capitol Records)

Artwork for Beastie Boys album Hot Sauce Committee, Part Two (Capitol Records)
Beastie Boys and Capitol Records have set a date for the trio's first full-length, non-instrumental record in seven years, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2. Announced this week, the long awaited return will spill out May 3, and to celebrate, we're serving a Beasties feastie for today's video lunch.

The sequel to the non-released Part 1 (put on hold while dreamboat Adam Yauch sought treatment for cancer) was explained like this via an email:

"In what can only be described as a bizarre coincidence, following an exhaustive re-sequence marathon, Beastie Boys have verified that their new Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 will be composed of the same 16 tracks originally slated for inclusion on Hot Sauce Committee Part 1. The record (part 2 that is) will be released as planned in spring 2011 on Capitol. The tracks originally recorded for Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 (which now are actually back on Part 1) have now apparently been bumped to make room for the former Hot Sauce Committee Part 1 material. Wait, what?"
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