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The Essential Bangles

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
For all intents and purposes, The Essential Bangles acts a replacement for 1990's Greatest Hits, as it features remastered sound and 90 percent of the same material. Like Greatest Hits, the disc contains 14 songs; the difference selection-wise is that "Live" (an All Over the Place album track) and "What I Meant to Say" (the B-side to "Eternal Flame") are included instead of "Where Were You When I Needed You" and "Everything I Wanted." This slight difference is of no substantial consequence. The disc strikes a good balance between the group's most popular moments and their brightest, with their range -- from "Going Down to Liverpool" to "Hazy Shade of Winter" to "Walk Like ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
For all intents and purposes, The Essential Bangles acts a replacement for 1990's Greatest Hits, as it features remastered sound and 90 percent of the same material. Like Greatest Hits, the disc contains 14 songs; the difference selection-wise is that "Live" (an All Over the Place album track) and "What I Meant to Say" (the B-side to "Eternal Flame") are included instead of "Where Were You When I Needed You" and "Everything I Wanted." This slight difference is of no substantial consequence. The disc strikes a good balance between the group's most popular moments and their brightest, with their range -- from "Going Down to Liverpool" to "Hazy Shade of Winter" to "Walk Like an Egyptian" (the unfortunate novelty hit) -- put on display. You are strongly encouraged to verbally throttle anyone who refers to "Manic Monday" as anything less than pure bliss.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/30/2004
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 696998906525
  • Catalog Number: 89065

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Manic Monday (3:05)
  2. 2 Walking Down Your Street (3:04)
  3. 3 I Got Nothing (3:12)
  4. 4 If She Knew What She Wants (3:51)
  5. 5 Eternal Flame (3:58)
  6. 6 Getting Out of Hand - The Bangs (2:15)
  7. 7 I'll Set You Free (4:47)
  8. 8 Walk Like an Egyptian (3:24)
  9. 9 What I Meant to Say (3:23)
  10. 10 I'm in Line (3:03)
  11. 11 Be With You (3:04)
  12. 12 In Your Room (3:29)
  13. 13 Hero Takes a Fall (2:56)
  14. 14 A Hazy Shade of Winter (2:49)
  15. 15 Following (3:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bangles Primary Artist
Susanna Hoffs Guitar, Percussion, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
David Lindley Bouzouki, Dobro, Saz, Classical Guitar
Darryl Citizen Noise
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Mitchell Froom Musician
Walker Igleheart Keyboards
David Kahne Musician
Tommy Morgan Harmonica
Debbi Peterson Bass, Percussion, Drums, Vocals
Vicki Peterson Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, Vocals, 12-string Guitar
John Philip Shenale Keyboards
Jim Snodgrass Tabla
Michael Steele Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Bass Guitar, Vocals
Carlos Vega Musician
David Omar White Keyboards
Annette Zilinskas Bass, Harmonica, Vocals
The Bangs Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bangles Producer
Susanna Hoffs Composer
Prince Composer
Jules Shear Composer
Paul Simon Composer
Davitt Sigerson Producer
Craig Leon Producer
Martin Gore Composer
Louis Gutierrez Composer
Walker Igleheart Composer, Programming
David Kahne Composer, Producer
Tom Kelly Composer
Eric Lowen Composer
Dan Navarro Composer
Joseph M. Palmaccio Mastering
Debbi Peterson Composer
Vicki Peterson Composer
John Philip Shenale Programming
Michael Steele Composer
Billy Steinberg Composer
Liam Sternberg Composer
David Omar White Programming
David Wild Liner Notes
Autumn de Wilde Contributor
M. Steele Composer
T.C. Kelly Composer
The Bangs Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    BANGLES!!!!

    They are just pretty much cool. And that's all there is to say about it.

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