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Hatful of Rain: The Best of Del Amitri
     

Hatful of Rain: The Best of Del Amitri

by Del Amitri
 

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It's likely that a large portion of the audience Del Amitri won with the lightly infectious, incessantly catchy "Roll to Me" thought of the Scottish group as a new band, not an outfit that had been recording for over a decade. That may be one of the reasons why Hatful of Rain: The Best of Del Amitri was released in 1998, a mere three

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It's likely that a large portion of the audience Del Amitri won with the lightly infectious, incessantly catchy "Roll to Me" thought of the Scottish group as a new band, not an outfit that had been recording for over a decade. That may be one of the reasons why Hatful of Rain: The Best of Del Amitri was released in 1998, a mere three years after "Roll to Me" climbed into the Top Ten. (It could also be that the follow-up, Some Other Sucker's Parade, stiffed on the charts.) In any case, Hatful of Rain is an excellent overview of Del Amitri's career, containing no less than 17 tracks, including all of their American and British hits. It may overlook their early independent singles, yet the consistency of their major-label work in the '80s and '90s gives the collection a sense of cohesion, even if it is sequenced out of chronological order. What matters is that Hatful of Rain contains everything that a casual fan could want while reconfirming their stature as a solid singles band to their core constituents -- and that's everything a good greatest-hits album should do.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/29/1998
Label:
Polygram Uk
UPC:
0731454094023
catalogNumber:
540940
Rank:
121692

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Performance Credits

Del Amitri   Primary Artist
Nick Clarke   Bass
David Cummings   Guitar
Justin Currie   Bass
Kris Dollimore   Guitar
Brian McDermott   Drums
Jon McLoughlin   Guitar
Mark Price   Drums
Chris Sharrock   Drums
Paul Tyagi   Percussion,Drums
Andy Alston   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Clay   Producer,Engineer
Bob Clearmountain   Producer,Engineer
Mark Freegard   Producer,Engineer
Hugh Jones   Producer
Gil Norton   Producer
Jonathan Quarmby   Producer
Ben Darlow   Engineer
Kevin Bacon   Producer

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