Essential

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
The largest retrospective of Klaus Nomi's work yet released, Essential features 20 of his definitive tracks, spanning his operatic and classical-inspired works "Samson and Delilah [Aria]," "Cold Song", his forays into disco "Icurok," "Falling in Love Again", cheeky covers "You Don't Own Me," "Just One Look", and the experimental tracks "Keys of Life," "From Beyond" that make up his surprisingly diverse body of work. While each of the other Nomi best-ofs features tracks that should be here -- the Purcell aria "Death" appears on Collection and "Three Wishes" and "I Feel Love" are on Eclipsed -- Essential more or less lives up to its name and is probably worth its import ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
The largest retrospective of Klaus Nomi's work yet released, Essential features 20 of his definitive tracks, spanning his operatic and classical-inspired works "Samson and Delilah [Aria]," "Cold Song", his forays into disco "Icurok," "Falling in Love Again", cheeky covers "You Don't Own Me," "Just One Look", and the experimental tracks "Keys of Life," "From Beyond" that make up his surprisingly diverse body of work. While each of the other Nomi best-ofs features tracks that should be here -- the Purcell aria "Death" appears on Collection and "Three Wishes" and "I Feel Love" are on Eclipsed -- Essential more or less lives up to its name and is probably worth its import price for die-hard fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2002
  • Label: Rca Victor Europe
  • UPC: 743212269024
  • Catalog Number: 122690
  • Sales rank: 50,769

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cold Song (4:04)
  2. 2 Can't Help Falling in Love (3:56)
  3. 3 Keys of Life (2:26)
  4. 4 Lightning Strikes (2:59)
  5. 5 The Twist (3:10)
  6. 6 Nomi Song (2:49)
  7. 7 You Don't Own Me (3:41)
  8. 8 Wasting My Time (4:16)
  9. 9 Total Eclipse (3:30)
  10. 10 Samson and Delilah (Aria) (3:44)
  11. 11 Der Nussbaum (3:05)
  12. 12 From Beyond (2:51)
  13. 13 After the Fall (4:45)
  14. 14 Just One Look (3:19)
  15. 15 Falling in Love Again (2:40)
  16. 16 Icurok (4:24)
  17. 17 Rubberband Lazer (4:22)
  18. 18 Wayward Sisters (1:40)
  19. 19 Ding-Dong (3:11)
  20. 20 Simple Man (4:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Klaus Nomi Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Jon Cobert Arranger
Jack Waldman Arranger
Kathelin Hoffman Arranger
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