Greatest Hits [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
If Greatest Hits doesn't seem as fun as it should be, that's because the New Kids on the Block's material has dated, even though it, in many ways, set the template for the teen pop of the late '90s/early 2000s. Max Martin used Maurice Starr's formula, but he writes better songs -- only "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)" and "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" stand the test of time as good pop singles, but the rest are pretty much triumphs of recording and the form. Also, the sequencing doesn't play to their strengths, failing to gain much momentum as it plays. This still is recommended as the first pick, since it does have all of NKOTB's hits on one disc, but it's still...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
If Greatest Hits doesn't seem as fun as it should be, that's because the New Kids on the Block's material has dated, even though it, in many ways, set the template for the teen pop of the late '90s/early 2000s. Max Martin used Maurice Starr's formula, but he writes better songs -- only "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)" and "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" stand the test of time as good pop singles, but the rest are pretty much triumphs of recording and the form. Also, the sequencing doesn't play to their strengths, failing to gain much momentum as it plays. This still is recommended as the first pick, since it does have all of NKOTB's hits on one disc, but it's still sort of a shock that this doesn't play as trashy fun, the way it does in memory -- or the way Milli Vanilli's music now does. [A bonus tracks version was released in 2008.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/12/2008
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 886973056226
  • Catalog Number: 730562
  • Sales rank: 25,376

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Step by Step (4:29)
  2. 2 You Got It (The Right Stuff) (4:13)
  3. 3 I'll Be Loving You (Forever) (4:28)
  4. 4 Cover Girl (4:10)
  5. 5 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind) (4:27)
  6. 6 Please Don't Go Girl (4:12)
  7. 7 Tonight (3:29)
  8. 8 Valentine Girl (4:02)
  9. 9 Let's Try It Again (3:52)
  10. 10 Hangin' Tough (3:54)
  11. 11 If You Go Away (4:03)
  12. 12 Baby, I Believe in You (4:43)
  13. 13 Games (5:24)
  14. 14 My Favorite Girl (5:30)
  15. 15 The Right Combination - Donnie Wahlberg (4:28)
  16. 16 Angel of Love - Jordan Knight (4:20)
  17. 17 Stay the Same (3:49)
  18. 18 2008 New Kids on the Block Mega Mix (5:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
New Kids on the Block Primary Artist
Joe Friedman Guitar
Technical Credits
Matt Kelly Tape Research
Dan Shea Producer
Maurice Starr Producer
Donnie Wahlberg Producer
David Wild Liner Notes
Joseph Carrier Producer
Walter Afanasieff Producer
Jordan Knight Producer
Howard Fritzson Art Direction
Vic Anesini Mastering
Jason Nevins Producer, Remixing
Danny Wood Executive Producer
Mike Kull Tape Research
Rick Kwan Engineer
Tino Passante Engineer
Stacy DuValle Engineer
Warren Russell-Smith Engineer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    excellent to relive the best decade: the 80s!

    NKOTB is an aweosme band! I saw them in cocnert last year @ Madison and it was fantastic! they're very cool, sociable and do not mind throwing thmesekves off to their fans...they even go and kiss you without you expecting it! they're the first artists I've spent my money and time to go see live (that's 1 in a million)...highly recommend this CD

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    brings back memories

    IT HAS ALL THE SONGS THAT I ENJOYED THE MOST..I RECOMMEND THIS CD TO THOSE THAT LOVED THEIR MUSIC

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