Retro: Active, Vol. 5

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Canada's Hi Bias label is clearly running out of prime material on the fifth volume of their Retro: Active series, which compiles extended and otherwise alternate versions of pop singles released throughout the '80s. While several tracks here are appearing on CD for the very first time -- a common trait throughout the series that makes the discs appealing to avid '80s collectors -- the standard is simply not that high. Some of the featured tracks include the extended mixes of Blancmange's "That's Love, That It Is," Aztec Camera's "Walk Out to Winter," and a-ha's "I've Been Losing You," as well as the "Berlin Mix" of the Psychedelic Furs' "Pretty in Pink." Ricky Gervais ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Canada's Hi Bias label is clearly running out of prime material on the fifth volume of their Retro: Active series, which compiles extended and otherwise alternate versions of pop singles released throughout the '80s. While several tracks here are appearing on CD for the very first time -- a common trait throughout the series that makes the discs appealing to avid '80s collectors -- the standard is simply not that high. Some of the featured tracks include the extended mixes of Blancmange's "That's Love, That It Is," Aztec Camera's "Walk Out to Winter," and a-ha's "I've Been Losing You," as well as the "Berlin Mix" of the Psychedelic Furs' "Pretty in Pink." Ricky Gervais fans might be delighted and rather bemused by the inclusion of Seona Dancing's "More to Lose."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/3/2006
  • Label: Hi-Bias
  • UPC: 772408104429
  • Catalog Number: 1044

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I've Been Losing You (7:03)
  2. 2 More to Lose (6:03)
  3. 3 That's Love, That It Is (7:33)
  4. 4 Lover Come Back to Me (5:46)
  5. 5 Love Games (4:49)
  6. 6 Mirror People '88 - Love and Rockets (5:24)
  7. 7 Walk out to Winter (7:45)
  8. 8 The Picture - Hubert Kah (4:51)
  9. 9 Pretty in Pink - The Psychedelic Furs (6:49)
  10. 10 Love Cascade (6:22)
  11. 11 For America (5:56)
  12. 12 She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult (8:18)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Dead or Alive Composer
Daniel Ash Composer
Neil Arthur Composer, Author
Ian Astbury Composer
Roddy Frame Composer, Author
Kevin Haskins Composer
Zeus B Held Author
Chris Kimsey Author
Stephen Luscombe Composer
Ross Middleton Composer
Pål Waaktaar Composer
Drew Arnott Composer, Liner Notes, Author
Hubert Kemmler Composer
Markus Lohr Composer
Nick Fiorucci Executive Producer
Klaus Hirschburger Composer
Ricky Gervais Composer
Bill Macrae Composer
David J. Haskins Composer
Simon Toulson-Clarke Composer
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