The Anthology (1968-1990)

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
A double-disc set covering Dave Edmunds' entire career, the 41-song Anthology 1968-1990 does a fine job of capturing his musical evolution, even if it is not without its faults. To a certain extent, Anthology is a definitive compilation, since it begins with Love Sculpture's infamous "Sabre Dance" and runs through his early solo recordings "I Hear You Knocking", before hitting Rockpile "Trouble Boys," "Deborah," "Girls Talk," "Crawling from the Wreckage," "Queen of Hearts" and Edmunds' overly synthesized recordings with Jeff Lynne, adding a couple of rarities like the excellent Carlene Carter duet "Baby Ride Easy" along the way. However, the track selection is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
A double-disc set covering Dave Edmunds' entire career, the 41-song Anthology 1968-1990 does a fine job of capturing his musical evolution, even if it is not without its faults. To a certain extent, Anthology is a definitive compilation, since it begins with Love Sculpture's infamous "Sabre Dance" and runs through his early solo recordings "I Hear You Knocking", before hitting Rockpile "Trouble Boys," "Deborah," "Girls Talk," "Crawling from the Wreckage," "Queen of Hearts" and Edmunds' overly synthesized recordings with Jeff Lynne, adding a couple of rarities like the excellent Carlene Carter duet "Baby Ride Easy" along the way. However, the track selection is uneven, including far too many Love Sculpture songs and Lynne collaborations, which tends to dilute the spirit of Edmunds' best music. Still, Anthology is the best overview of Edmunds' entire career, even if the single-disc The Best of Dave Edmunds may be a better, more consistent introduction for many listeners.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/1993
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227119126
  • Catalog Number: 71191

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dave Edmunds Primary Artist
Carlene Carter Track Performer
Rockpile Track Performer
Stray Cats Track Performer
Love Sculpture Track Performer
Nick Lowe Track Performer
Technical Credits
Gregg Allman Composer
Dave Edmunds Producer
Jeff Lynne Producer
James Burton Composer
Jim Ford Composer
Mary McCreary Composer
Ron Nagle Composer
Billy Bremner Composer, Composer
Trevor Burton Composer
Rick Clark Liner Notes
Mike Finesilver Producer
Steve Goulding Composer
Malcolm Jones Producer
Nick Lowe Producer
J.D. Miller Composer
Don Rollins Composer
Kingsley Ward Producer
Terry Williams Composer
Peter Ker Producer
Lolly Vegas Composer
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