The Definitive Collection

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
The Definitive Collection, though not as thorough as the excellent two-disc set Gold (released a year prior), is a handy overview of the Commodores' career, beginning with 1974's "Machine Gun" and concluding with 1985's "Nightshift." The only Top Ten R&B hits not included here are "Sail On," and a couple later ('80s) cuts, so all the big funk jams ("Too Hot ta Trot," "Brick House," "Lady [You Bring Me Up]") and ballads ("Zoom," "Easy," "Three Times a Lady") are indeed included. This set also scores a little extra by including one of the band's best album cuts, 1976's "Girl, I Think the World About You," which has been left off at ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
The Definitive Collection, though not as thorough as the excellent two-disc set Gold (released a year prior), is a handy overview of the Commodores' career, beginning with 1974's "Machine Gun" and concluding with 1985's "Nightshift." The only Top Ten R&B hits not included here are "Sail On," and a couple later ('80s) cuts, so all the big funk jams ("Too Hot ta Trot," "Brick House," "Lady [You Bring Me Up]") and ballads ("Zoom," "Easy," "Three Times a Lady") are indeed included. This set also scores a little extra by including one of the band's best album cuts, 1976's "Girl, I Think the World About You," which has been left off at least 90 percent of all Commodores comps.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/8/2009
  • Label: Motown
  • UPC: 602527136837
  • Catalog Number: 001324702
  • Sales rank: 3,134

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Machine Gun (2:38)
  2. 2 Slippery When Wet (3:17)
  3. 3 Sweet Love (6:33)
  4. 4 Just to be Close to You (6:21)
  5. 5 Fancy Dancer (4:23)
  6. 6 Girl, I Think the World About You (4:32)
  7. 7 Easy (4:16)
  8. 8 Zoom (6:38)
  9. 9 Brick House (3:27)
  10. 10 Too Hot Ta Trot (5:37)
  11. 11 Three Times a Lady (6:38)
  12. 12 Still (5:48)
  13. 13 Old-Fashion Love (4:57)
  14. 14 Lady (You Bring Me Up) (4:51)
  15. 15 Oh No (3:01)
  16. 16 Nightshaft (5:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Commodores Primary Artist
Technical Credits
The Commodores Arranger, Producer
Lionel Richie Composer
Shirley King Composer
Franne Golde Composer
James Anthony Carmichael Arranger, Producer
Harold Hudson Composer
Ronald LaPread Composer
Dennis Lambert Composer, Producer
Walter Orange Composer
Milan Williams Composer
Steven Ivory Liner Notes
Peter Wolfe Arranger
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