Poison's Greatest Hits 1986-1996

Poison's Greatest Hits 1986-1996

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Poison's Greatest Hits 1986-1996 is as definitive as a Poison compilation could hope to be. Featuring a full 18 tracks, including all of their Top 50 hits ("Talk Dirty to Me," "I Want Action," "Nothin' but a Good Time," "Fallen Angel," "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," "Your Mama Don't Dance," "Unskinny Bop," "Something to Belive In," "Stand,"…  See more details below

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Poison's Greatest Hits 1986-1996 is as definitive as a Poison compilation could hope to be. Featuring a full 18 tracks, including all of their Top 50 hits ("Talk Dirty to Me," "I Want Action," "Nothin' but a Good Time," "Fallen Angel," "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," "Your Mama Don't Dance," "Unskinny Bop," "Something to Belive In," "Stand," among others) plus two unreleased cuts ("Sexual Thing," "Lay Your Body Down"), the album boasts every worthwhile song the group ever recorded, augmented by Bret Michaels' track-by-track commentary. Though the album isn't sequenced in chronological order, it plays like an excellent mixtape, which actually makes the album more listenable. Even on a compilation, Poison wears a little thin -- there are still dull moments among these 18 songs, mainly in the form of lesser-known album tracks and singles -- but still, Greatest Hits 1986-1996 is the most enteraining album the band ever released.

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Product Details

Release Date:
11/26/1996
Label:
Emi Europe Generic
UPC:
0724385337529
catalogNumber:
8533752
Rank:
272787

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Poison   Primary Artist
Blues Saraceno   Guitar
Richie Kotzen   Guitar
Bret Michaels   Vocals
Bobby Dall   Bass
C.C. DeVille   Guitar
Rikki Rockett   Drums

Technical Credits

Kenny Loggins   Composer
Jim Messina   Composer
Poison   Producer
Duane Baron   Producer
Ric Browde   Producer
Bruce Fairbairn   Producer
Bret Michaels   Liner Notes
John Purdell   Producer
Tom Werman   Producer
Richie Zito   Producer
Tommy Steele   Art Direction
Karen Myer   Executive Producer
Jeffery Fey   Art Direction
Scott Lechner   Engineer

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Poison's Greatest Hits 1986-1996 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Poison's collection of their greatest hits (and then some) is the ultimate album for having a good time, relaxing, or driving on the road wild and free! RIDE THE WIND.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I had to give an honest opinion on this album. I really love Poison, but only because they have the best guitarist of all time. CeCe's performances on Talk Dirty To Me and Unskinny Bop were truly astonishing. Brett Micheals really ruined CeCe's chances of creating a true masterpiece. If you enjoy great guitar riffs you will love this album. Sorry about the rest of the pathetic band.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i love po ison! the best tracks are ride the wind, look what the cat dragged in, and nothin but a good time