Beginning today (April 27), the Beastie Boys catalog will be available for paid digital download for the first time at Apple’s iTunes Music Store. Seven of the group’s studio and compilation releases, including such classics as “Paul’s Boutique” and “Check Your Head” but omitting its 1986 Def Jam debut “License To Ill,” are augmented with 21 exclusive non-LP mixes. In all, more than 120 tracks will be available for sale.
As previously reported, the rap trio’s new single, “Ch-Check It Out,” arrives for sale on iTunes tomorrow. It is drawn from the Beasties’ upcoming new album, “To the 5 Boroughs,” due this summer via Capitol.