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Founded in 1980 as an independent music store, the Princeton Record Exchange continues to promote and support some of the best musicians and their recordings, including Sneaker Pimps CDs, DVDs and more. Read about us in Published Articles and read our Customer Reviews on We appreciate your support for our indie music store!

Our in-store music selection of over 100,000 CDs and LPs includes: Rock, Alternative, Punk, Jazz, Classical, Soul, Funk, Blues, Hip Hop, other genres, and often Sneaker Pimps albums. Our in-store DVD selection of over 10,000 titles includes: Action, Comedy, Criterion, Disney, TV DVDs and more. We hope you can visit our unique record store to see our Sneaker Pimps record collection, Sneaker Pimps CD collection and much more. We are located in historic downtown Princeton, New Jersey, about one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, which is easily accessible by car, train and bus.

Sell us your unwanted CDs DVDs and Vinyl, and they will be recycled into the hands of music and movie lovers who can appreciate them again. From personal collections to estate collections, from reviewer/radio station surplus to entire store inventories- no collection is too large! Contact us in order to determine how much we can pay you for your collection.

We appreciate your support for Sneaker Pimps and our indie music store!

They Might Be Giants played free show this past Record Store Day, April 21st, 2012!

You may not know this, but independent record stores have a holiday all their own. The third Saturday of April every year is National Record Store Day! We've participated in every one since it began five years ago, and every year we've had a fantastic turnout. This past April, we were thrilled to have the Grammy-award winning band They Might Be Giants help us celebrate by performing a free concert in the nearby Princeton Public Library courtyard. 

At this point, a very small percentage of you may be wondering, "wait, who are these guys?" I'm glad you asked - but the truth of the matter is you've probably heard them and just don't know it. Have you ever seen the intro to the hit TV show "Malcolm in the Middle"? That's them. Have you ever gotten "The Daily Show's" opening song stuck in your head? That's them, and we were honored that they chose our store as the place where they wanted to play.

We'd like to mention a special thanks to our friends at Princeton Public Library who graciously agreed to host the concert. (With all the merchandise we carry, we didn’t have the space!). The staff really went out of their way to pull this off.

The weather was great, the band was in fine form and the turnout was fantastic!  Over 1,000 folks showed up, and the band spent hours at the store after at a meet-and-greet posing for photos and signing autographs.  It was truly a memorable day.

In addition to TMBG, Record Store Day featured hundreds of limited edition vinyl records from the most talented musicians of our time. If you're interested in one of the limited edition releases at the next Record Store Day, we highly recommend you arrive early to maximize your chances of buying a copy. It's first come, first serve, so we look forward to seeing you bright and early!


Sneaker Pimps Biography

Sneaker Pimps is a British Electropop band formed in Reading, England in 1995. They are best known for their first album Becoming X (released in 1996) and particularly the singles "6 Underground", "Spin Spin Sugar" and "Tesko Suicide" from that album. They took their name from an article the Beastie Boys published in their Grand Royale magazine about a man they hired to track down classic sneakers.

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Sneaker Pimps Bio Continued

The band's founding members were Chris Corner and Liam Howe (both ex-DJs), who then recruited Kelli Dayton (formerly of Lumieres, now recording under the name Kelli Ali) for vocal duties. After the first album, the band felt that demos for second album (on which Corner provided the guide vocals) better suited his voice, especially in regard to the more raw, personal quality of the lyrics. Combined with the fear of being identified with the fad for trip-hop acts (i.e. Portishead), Dayton was asked to leave the group, and Corner became the singer.

Sneaker Pimps Discography Updated January 2007
Sneaker Pimps Albums

Sneaker Pimps Vinyl & Sneaker Pimps CDs

1996 Becoming X Clean Up
1998 Becoming Remixed Virgin
1999 Splinter Clean Up
2002 Bloodsport Tommy Boy

Singles from Sneaker Pimps Records and Sneaker Pimps CD Releases

1996 6 Underground Virgin
1996 Roll On
1996 Tesko Suicide/Post-Modern Sleaze Virgin
1997 Spin Spin Sugar Virgin
1997 Post Modern Sleaze Clean Up
1999 Low Five Cup of Tea
1999 Ten to Twenty
2002 Sick Tommy Boy
2003 Loretta Young Silks

Other Sneaker Pimps Vinyl and Sneaker Pimps CD's: Appearances

Eagle Eye Cherry Permanent Tears, Pt. 1 (1999) Remixing
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Mixed Up World Pt. 2 [Aus] Producer, Remixing
Dave Pearce Dance Anthems, Vol. 2 (2001) Performer
Schoolly D Funk 'n Pussy (2000) Remixing
Dave Seaman Back to Mine (1999) Producer
Tuff & Jam Speed Garage: The Underground... (1998) Performer
Armand Van Helden Repro (2001) Performer

Kelli Dayton Appearances
Bryan Ferry Frantic (2002) Vocals (bckgr)

Interested in more Musicians?

Did you like our Aerosmith page? If so, you may also be interested in our Beatles Discography or Rolling Stones Biography pages. Or, if you prefer different musicians, how about our U2 Albums or Jimi Hendrix Albums?

Did you know we buy CDs online? In fact, we buy CDs, DVDs, AND Vinyl online, including Art Blakey Vinyl and Liza Minnelli Vinyl, those looking to purchase music will need to visit our New Jersey bricks and mortar store.

When you visit us, you can buy Vinyl, CDs and video on DVD such as David Bowie Records as well as Mariah Carey Records. We are very interested in buying CDs such as Joan Sebastian CDs and Claude Debussy CDs to as well as many Music DVDs.

We are interested in adding your musician and album reviews and invite you to write for us as a Music Critic. For example, do you think you've got something interesting to say about specific Pink Floyd LPs or Led Zeppelin LPs or the musicians?


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