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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
New Edition's Icon compilation features the number one R&B singles "Cool It Now," "Mr. Telephone Man," "Can You Stand the Rain," and "Hit Me Off," along with seven other highlights from the group's MCA years, 1984-1996. While material from the 1983 debut on Streetwise was licensed for Greatest Hits, Vol. 1, it's not here -- so there's no "Candy Girl," "Is This the End," or "Popcorn Love." Even so, this is a succinct, sensibly selected set -- one that contains most of the Top Ten R&B singles from the years it covers. Those who want a deeper anthology that includes solo and Bell Biv DeVoe material should go straight to the two-disc ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
New Edition's Icon compilation features the number one R&B singles "Cool It Now," "Mr. Telephone Man," "Can You Stand the Rain," and "Hit Me Off," along with seven other highlights from the group's MCA years, 1984-1996. While material from the 1983 debut on Streetwise was licensed for Greatest Hits, Vol. 1, it's not here -- so there's no "Candy Girl," "Is This the End," or "Popcorn Love." Even so, this is a succinct, sensibly selected set -- one that contains most of the Top Ten R&B singles from the years it covers. Those who want a deeper anthology that includes solo and Bell Biv DeVoe material should go straight to the two-disc Gold, released in 2005.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/23/2011
  • Label: Geffen Records
  • UPC: 602527698779
  • Catalog Number: 001559902
  • Sales rank: 28,300

Album Credits

Performance Credits
New Edition Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Michael Sembello Producer
Vincent Brantley Composer, Producer
Jimmy Jam Producer
Terry Lewis Composer, Producer
Ray Parker Jr. Composer, Producer
Richard Rudolph Producer
Rick Timas Composer, Producer
George Tobin Producer
Mike Jones Mastering
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Jaime Feldman Compilation Supervisor
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