Worst of all, Rhino has made the unjustifiable decision to use a vacuum-sealed package of actual coffee beans as the set's cover artwork. Eurythmics- Sweet dreams are made of these 5. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley, 16. Our House - Madness, 6. Wild West - The Escape Club Wild, 18.
I remember buying the 45 back in 1986 and being disappointed that it wasn't the version that repeats the drum intro at the beginning. Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds, 5. It reads like a directory of the greatest rock groups from the 80's. The one that appears here doesn't. I know the single version appears on one of the Rock The First volumes, but I don't have them nearby. Talking in Your Sleep - The Romantics, 9. In addition, many of the 1980s musical styles—, , , , , and —are represented.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper, 8. Limited edition sculpted rubber cover! Go and buy yours, do not even attempt to download the music. Tainted Love - Soft Cell, 4. Venus -- Walk like an Egyptian -- Paranoimia -- If you leave -- What you need -- Walk this way -- Rumors -- Don't dream it's over -- Holding back the years -- I'll be loving you forever -- Tuff enuff -- Since you've been gone -- Only in my dreams -- Never gonna give you up -- La bamba -- Wild wild west -- Don't worry be happy -- Right here waiting -- Roam The library item: I placed a hold on this set on Sept. This is the mother of all tributes to the era of skinny ties, Reaganomics, and Pac-Man! Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark- If you Leave 5.
Buckner and Garcia- Pac Man Fever 18. Bertie Higgins- Key Largo 17. Harden My Heart - Quarterflash, 8. Why Capitol never released the full length on their Duran Duran compilations is up for speculation. Steppin' Out - Joe Jackson, 11. Twilight Zone - Golden Earring, 15.
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy, 3. Frankie and the Knockouts- Sweetheart 19. Maniac - Michael Sembello, 19. Mister 12 Every Time You Go Away - Paul Young 13 We Built This City - Starship 14 St. Grover Washington Jr- Just the 2 of us 16.
This compilation outstands from the rest since the quality that Rhino puts in their music is great and also this set comes with a 90 pages booklet that will bring information of every song on it along with pictures and headline news of the decade. And there's some moans at the end that I recall being louder than the version I have which I can't remember since it's a dub from one of my kids. Some outstanding bands such as A Flock of Seagulls, Autograph, Ratt, Spandau Ballet, and New Order aren't here. Kool and the Gang- Celebration 6. Martin Briley- The salt in my tears 7.
Pete Townshend- Let my love open the Door 8. Alan parsons project- time 15. I know the single version appears on one of the Rock The First volumes, but I don't have them nearby. Turning Japanese - The Vapors, 11. Duran Duran-Hungry like the Wolf 2. La - Los Lobos Bamba, 17. The Cars- Shake It Up 20.
The romantics- Talking in your sleep 9. Los Lobos- La Bamba 17. Shannon- Let the music play 14. Given the success of their box sets celebrating the pop culture and music of the '70s and '80s, it was inevitable that Rhino would release a set devoted to the '90s, so it was no great surprise when the label released the seven-disc set in late July, 2005. Such heavy-hitters as , , , , , , , , , , , , and are naturally missing -- that's just a question of licensing and points shouldn't be deducted for that -- but their absence isn't as bothersome as the other artists and songs from this genre that should have been on here. Steve says he held out for that one.
Well, that may be true, but they're hardly the only genres given the shaft here: electronica in all of its forms from acid house to trip-hop barely gets a passing nod, while Brit-pop hardly registers. Information about all the songs, artists, events , tv shows, movies and happenings during the 80's. And being so American it tells us that was a one-hit wonder Cars which rather denies the international impact of Are Friends Electric? Many music styles were at their peak, in both number and creativities, which make it even more difficult to pick samples form each gene. It's that such commercial heavyweights as , , and didn't make the cut, nor did such well-known, critically well-regarded charting acts as , , and. Well, then this box set is a must for you. Words - Missing Persons, 7.