20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Madness

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
There have been numerous gigantic Madness anthologies -- 1999's Lot box, 2000's Ultimate Collection, and 2002's Our House: Best of Madness -- but none as concise as Hip-O's 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Madness. The group had so many excellent singles -- "House of Fun," "Bed & Breakfast Man," and "Our House" -- that there's not a bad track to be found. However, fans will no doubt be wondering where staples like "Baggy Trousers," "Michael Caine," and "My Girl" are, just to name a few. For a comprehensive look at one of the new wave\ska revival's most beloved acts, check out one of the aforementioned greatest-hits packages, but...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
There have been numerous gigantic Madness anthologies -- 1999's Lot box, 2000's Ultimate Collection, and 2002's Our House: Best of Madness -- but none as concise as Hip-O's 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Madness. The group had so many excellent singles -- "House of Fun," "Bed & Breakfast Man," and "Our House" -- that there's not a bad track to be found. However, fans will no doubt be wondering where staples like "Baggy Trousers," "Michael Caine," and "My Girl" are, just to name a few. For a comprehensive look at one of the new wave\ska revival's most beloved acts, check out one of the aforementioned greatest-hits packages, but for a simple entry point that requires little in the way of laborious study, The Millennium Collection is a sure bet.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/24/2005
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 602498802083
  • Catalog Number: 000423602
  • Sales rank: 49,323

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Madness Primary Artist
Mike Barson Keyboards
Graham "Suggs" McPherson Vocals
Lee Thompson Saxophone
Chris Foreman Guitar
Pentecostal First Born Church Of The Living God Choir, Chorus
Daniel "Woody" Woodgate Percussion, Drums
Carl Smyth Horn, Vocals
Technical Credits
Labi Siffre Composer
Clive Langer Producer
Cecil Campbell Composer
Miguel Barrados Arranger
Mike Barson Composer
Mark Bedford Composer
Chris Foreman Composer
Graham "Suggs" McPherson Composer
Lee Thompson Composer
Alan Winstanley Producer
Dan Woodgate Composer
C.J. Foreman Composer
Carl "Chas Smash" Smyth Composer
Vartan Art Direction
Gavin Lurssen Mastering
Pat Lawrence Executive Producer
G. Hanekroot Liner Notes
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Jorgen Angel Contributor
Sara Cody Liner Notes
Creighton Steel Sounds Contributor
Kerstin Rodgers Back Cover, Cover Photo
Sara Cody Liner Notes
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    I can't believe I forgot...

    how much fun listening to Madness is. Buy it, listen, dance... or just jiggle about.

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