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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Start: Best of British Rock is a wildly diverse collection of '70s and '80s British groups, spanning punks like the Stranglers and Buzzcocks, new romantics like ABC and Spandau Ballet, and ska revivalists like Madness and the Specials. The album features many classic singles, including Elvis Costello's "Watching the Detectives," Dexy's Midnight Runners' "Come On Eileen," the Jam's "Town Called Malice," Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "Relax," and Echo & the Bunnymen's "Killing Moon." Duran Duran, Tears for Fears, and the Police also figure prominently on Start: Best of British Rock, which is as eclectic as a fan's mix tape, and just as ...
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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Start: Best of British Rock is a wildly diverse collection of '70s and '80s British groups, spanning punks like the Stranglers and Buzzcocks, new romantics like ABC and Spandau Ballet, and ska revivalists like Madness and the Specials. The album features many classic singles, including Elvis Costello's "Watching the Detectives," Dexy's Midnight Runners' "Come On Eileen," the Jam's "Town Called Malice," Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "Relax," and Echo & the Bunnymen's "Killing Moon." Duran Duran, Tears for Fears, and the Police also figure prominently on Start: Best of British Rock, which is as eclectic as a fan's mix tape, and just as enjoyable.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/18/1994
  • Label: Alex
  • EAN: 5018271450023
  • Catalog Number: 4563

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Town Called Malice - The Jam (2:54)
  2. 2 Roxanne - The Police (3:11)
  3. 3 Ghost Town - The Specials (3:40)
  4. 4 Baggy Trousers - Madness (2:46)
  5. 5 Watching the Detectives - Elvis Costello (3:44)
  6. 6 Come on Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners (4:06)
  7. 7 Save a Prayer - Duran Duran (5:25)
  8. 8 Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears (4:09)
  9. 9 Golden Brown - The Stranglers (3:28)
  10. 10 Long Hot Summer - The Style Council (3:48)
  11. 11 Poison Arrow - ABC (3:24)
  12. 12 Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood (3:55)
  13. 13 Don't Go (3:04)
  14. 14 Souvenir - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (3:35)
  15. 15 World Shut Your Mouth - Julian Cope (3:14)
  16. 16 Ever Fallen in Love? - Buzzcocks (2:41)
  17. 17 The Killing Moon - Echo & the Bunnymen (5:47)
  18. 18 We Close Our Eyes - Go West (3:42)
  19. 19 True - Spandau Ballet (5:31)
  20. 20 Young at Heart - The Bluebells (3:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
ABC Track Performer
Buzzcocks Track Performer
Julian Cope Track Performer
Elvis Costello Track Performer
Duran Duran Track Performer
Echo & the Bunnymen Track Performer
Frankie Goes to Hollywood Track Performer
Go West Track Performer
The Jam Track Performer
Madness Track Performer
The Police Track Performer
The Specials Track Performer
The Stranglers Track Performer
The Style Council Track Performer
Tears for Fears Track Performer
Yazoo Track Performer
The Bluebells Track Performer
Dexys Midnight Runners Track Performer
Spandau Ballet Track Performer
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Track Performer
Technical Credits
The Jam Producer
The Police Producer
Yazoo Producer
Clive Langer Producer
Bob Andrews Producer
Spandau Ballet Producer
Dave Bascombe Engineer
Colin Fairley Producer
Martin Fry Composer
Trevor Horn Producer
Mike Howlett Producer
Chris Hughes Producer
Steve Jolley Producer
Mark Lickley Composer
Daniel Miller Producer
Alan Moulder Remixing
Paul Weller Producer
E.C. Radcliffe Producer, Engineer
Steve Singleton Composer
Ed Stasium Producer
Gary Stevenson Producer
Graham "Suggs" McPherson Composer
Tony Swain Producer
Mark White Composer
Pete Wilson Producer
Alan Winstanley Producer
John Collins Producer
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