Hot Potatoes: Best Of

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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Hot Potatoes is the best available single-disc overview of Devo's career, hitting nearly all of the most significant moments from their first five albums, as well as including the non-LP singles "Be Stiff" and "Working in a Coalmine." "Whip It" and "Freedom of Choice" are here, of course, as are cult favorites "Jocko Homo," "Mongoloid," "Satisfaction I Can't Get Me No," plus many more. However, even if it's the best available, it isn't that widely available in the U.S.; plus, Devo's first three albums in particular all have at least a few fine songs that aren't included here. But if you only want one disc and don't mind hunting a bit, Hot Potatoes: The Best of Devo is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Hot Potatoes is the best available single-disc overview of Devo's career, hitting nearly all of the most significant moments from their first five albums, as well as including the non-LP singles "Be Stiff" and "Working in a Coalmine." "Whip It" and "Freedom of Choice" are here, of course, as are cult favorites "Jocko Homo," "Mongoloid," "Satisfaction I Can't Get Me No," plus many more. However, even if it's the best available, it isn't that widely available in the U.S.; plus, Devo's first three albums in particular all have at least a few fine songs that aren't included here. But if you only want one disc and don't mind hunting a bit, Hot Potatoes: The Best of Devo is superior to the American Greatest Hits, which for some reason does not feature "Mongoloid," one of the most obvious choices for a Devo hits collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/29/2001
  • Label: Emi Europe Generic
  • UPC: 077778680529
  • Catalog Number: 786805
  • Sales rank: 11,411

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jocko Homo (3:39)
  2. 2 Mongoloid (3:44)
  3. 3 Satisfaction (2:40)
  4. 4 Whip It (2:38)
  5. 5 Girl U Want (2:57)
  6. 6 Freedom of Choice (3:28)
  7. 7 Peek-a-Boo (3:00)
  8. 8 Through Being Cool
  9. 9 That's Good (3:24)
  10. 10 Working in a Coalmine (2:50)
  11. 11 Devo Corporate Anthem (1:14)
  12. 12 Be Stiff (2:32)
  13. 13 Gates of Steel (3:28)
  14. 14 Come Back Jonee (3:23)
  15. 15 Secret Agent Man (3:36)
  16. 16 Day My Baby Gave Me a Sur (2:42)
  17. 17 Beautiful World (3:34)
  18. 18 Big Mess (2:44)
  19. 19 Whip It (Remix) (7:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Devo Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Devo Producer
Lee Dorsey Composer
Mark Mothersbaugh Composer
Roy Thomas Baker Producer
Gerald V. Casale Composer
Eno Producer
Allen Toussaint Composer
Ben Watkins Remixing
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    more from this reviewer

    Big enough for all the essentials and short enough to avoid irritation.

    This package keeps a fun band fun. This 'best of' may be the best of all their albums.

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