Reach the Beach [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Reach the Beach is a significant step forward from the Fixx's debut album, Shuttered Room, simply because the band can now craft immediately accessible, incessantly catchy pop
ock melodies. "One Thing Leads to Another" has a big, ringing guitar hook hammered home by the dance beat, while "Saved by Zero" and "The Sign of Fire" are cool, robotic slices of synth pop. Although the rest of the album isn't quite as catchy as those three hits, Reach the Beach remains a pleasant collection of immaculately produced and stylishly danceable new wave. [The 2003 reissue includes four bonus tracks.]
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Reach the Beach is a significant step forward from the Fixx's debut album, Shuttered Room, simply because the band can now craft immediately accessible, incessantly catchy pop
ock melodies. "One Thing Leads to Another" has a big, ringing guitar hook hammered home by the dance beat, while "Saved by Zero" and "The Sign of Fire" are cool, robotic slices of synth pop. Although the rest of the album isn't quite as catchy as those three hits, Reach the Beach remains a pleasant collection of immaculately produced and stylishly danceable new wave. [The 2003 reissue includes four bonus tracks.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/11/2003
  • Label: Mca
  • UPC: 008811313425
  • Catalog Number: 113134
  • Sales rank: 15,020

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 One Thing Leads to Another (3:19)
  2. 2 The Sign of Fire (3:52)
  3. 3 Running (4:26)
  4. 4 Saved by Zero (3:40)
  5. 5 Opinions (4:47)
  6. 6 Reach the Beach (4:27)
  7. 7 Changing (3:24)
  8. 8 Liner (3:38)
  9. 9 Privilege (4:15)
  10. 10 Outside (5:26)
  11. 11 Saved by Zero (4:24)
  12. 12 One Thing Leads to Another (8:00)
  13. 13 Deeper and Deeper (6:31)
  14. 14 Going Overboard (3:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Fixx Primary Artist
Alfie Agius Bass
Cy Curnin Vocals
Rupert Greenall Keyboards
Adam Woods Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Rupert Hine Producer
Mariah Carey Composer
Walter Afanasieff Composer
Vartan Art Direction
Erick Labson Mastering
George Underwood Cover Painting
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Brendan Morris Tape Research
Stephen Taylor Engineer
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