The Best of Smokie [BMG]

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This three-disc budget-priced (and packaged) set of material from Yorkshire-based pop
ock outfit Smokie may appeal more to European listeners than the U.S market, where the band never managed to climb high enough chart-wise to develop the kind of following that similarly themed acts like America, the Hollies, and Bread did. They did, however, land an impressive number of U.K. hits, including "If You Think You Know How to Love Me," "Don't Play Your Rock 'n' Roll to Me," "Living Next Door to Alice," "It's Your Life," and "Oh Carol," all of which appear here. That said, 52 tracks is more Smokie than any listener has the right to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This three-disc budget-priced (and packaged) set of material from Yorkshire-based pop
ock outfit Smokie may appeal more to European listeners than the U.S market, where the band never managed to climb high enough chart-wise to develop the kind of following that similarly themed acts like America, the Hollies, and Bread did. They did, however, land an impressive number of U.K. hits, including "If You Think You Know How to Love Me," "Don't Play Your Rock 'n' Roll to Me," "Living Next Door to Alice," "It's Your Life," and "Oh Carol," all of which appear here. That said, 52 tracks is more Smokie than any listener has the right to inhale, making the more streamlined collections like Paradiso's The Best of Smokie and BMG International's With Love from...Smokie: The Best of the Ballads better bets for the casual fan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/2002
  • Label: Ariola Express Germ.
  • UPC: 743219507426
  • Catalog Number: 195074
  • Sales rank: 14,801

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 If You Think You Know How to Love Me (3:27)
  2. 2 Don't Play Your Rock 'N' Roll to Me (3:19)
  3. 3 Something's Been Making Me Blue (3:01)
  4. 4 Wild Wild Angels (3:57)
  5. 5 I'll Meet You at Midnight (3:16)
  6. 6 Living Next Door to Alice (3:28)
  7. 7 Walk Right Back (5:32)
  8. 8 It's Your Life (3:33)
  9. 9 Love Remains a Stranger (3:58)
  10. 10 For a Few Dollars More (3:36)
  11. 11 Oh Carol (3:40)
  12. 12 Mexican Girl (3:58)
  13. 13 Do to Me (3:21)
  14. 14 Babe It's Up to You (3:44)
  15. 15 San Francisco Bay (3:18)
  16. 16 Take Good Care of My Baby (3:25)
  17. 17 I Do Declare (3:44)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Run to Me (4:14)
  2. 2 Little Town Flirt (3:27)
  3. 3 When My Back Was Against the Wall (3:36)
  4. 4 Little Lucy (3:46)
  5. 5 Now You Think You Know (3:28)
  6. 6 Will You Love Me (3:44)
  7. 7 Goin' Tomorrow (3:44)
  8. 8 Power of Love (1:57)
  9. 9 Baby It's You (3:51)
  10. 10 Love's a Riot (3:41)
  11. 11 Lay Back in the Arms of Someone (4:06)
  12. 12 No One Could Ever Love You More (2:32)
  13. 13 Light Up My Life (4:25)
  14. 14 The Other Side of the Road (3:53)
  15. 15 I Can't Stop Loving You (3:38)
  16. 16 Don't Take Your Love Away This Time (3:14)
  17. 17 Falling for You (3:50)
  18. 18 Headspin (3:30)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Needles and Pins (2:47)
  2. 2 Yesterday's Dreams (3:12)
  3. 3 You'll Be Lonely Tonight (3:09)
  4. 4 The Loser (3:03)
  5. 5 Don't Turn out Your Light (4:01)
  6. 6 The Coldest Night (4:15)
  7. 7 I Can't Stay Here Tonight (4:08)
  8. 8 Sunshine Avenue (3:11)
  9. 9 The Dancer (3:52)
  10. 10 It's Natural (2:39)
  11. 11 We're Flyin' High (3:54)
  12. 12 Changing All the Time (3:24)
  13. 13 Back to Bradford (2:43)
  14. 14 Daydreamin' (2:17)
  15. 15 Think of Me (4:43)
  16. 16 Julie (3:03)
  17. 17 It Makes Me Money (2:55)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Smokie Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Leo Sayer Composer
David Courtney Composer
Jack Nitzsche Composer
Sonny Bono Composer
Nicky Chinn Composer
Alan Silson Composer
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