XX

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This two-disc career retrospective from stalwart Newfoundlanders Great Big Sea spans a 20-year recording career that included ten full-length studio albums. Compiled by the band's members, XX is split into two distinct volumes. The first disc focuses on the group's more pop-oriented material, while the second one leans harder on the folk side of the spectrum, with highlights coming from fan favorites/live staples like "Old Black Rum," "Mary Mac," and "General Taylor." A handful of new cuts, most of which land somewhere in between the two styles, will be of interest to longtime fans, but for the most part, XX serves as a well-stocked introduction to the spirited...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This two-disc career retrospective from stalwart Newfoundlanders Great Big Sea spans a 20-year recording career that included ten full-length studio albums. Compiled by the band's members, XX is split into two distinct volumes. The first disc focuses on the group's more pop-oriented material, while the second one leans harder on the folk side of the spectrum, with highlights coming from fan favorites/live staples like "Old Black Rum," "Mary Mac," and "General Taylor." A handful of new cuts, most of which land somewhere in between the two styles, will be of interest to longtime fans, but for the most part, XX serves as a well-stocked introduction to the spirited Canadian group.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/27/2012
  • Label: Great Big Sea
  • UPC: 825646546763
  • Catalog Number: 546763
  • Sales rank: 31,411

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Born to Believe (3:45)
  2. 2 What Are You At (3:10)
  3. 3 Run Runaway (2:50)
  4. 4 Goin Up (3:11)
  5. 5 When I'm Up (3:23)
  6. 6 Ordinary Day (3:09)
  7. 7 How Did We Get From Saying "I Love You" (3:47)
  8. 8 Consequence Free (3:14)
  9. 9 Feel It Turn (3:47)
  10. 10 Boston And St. John's (3:47)
  11. 11 Sea of No Cares (3:41)
  12. 12 Clearest Indication (4:12)
  13. 13 When I Am King (2:30)
  14. 14 Something Beautiful (3:47)
  15. 15 Love Me Tonight (4:12)
  16. 16 Walk On The Moon (3:35)
  17. 17 Live This Life (4:39)
  18. 18 Nothing But A Song (3:02)
  19. 19 Long Life (Where Did You Go) (3:11)
  20. 20 Let My Love Open the Door (4:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Heart of Hearts (4:09)
  2. 2 Great Big Sea/Gone By the Board (3:36)
  3. 3 Donkey Riding (2:22)
  4. 4 Gideon Brown (2:54)
  5. 5 Dancing With Mrs. White (2:06)
  6. 6 General Taylor (2:55)
  7. 7 Come and I Will Sing You (3:43)
  8. 8 Ferryland Sealer (3:17)
  9. 9 Lukey (3:23)
  10. 10 Captain Wedderburn (3:37)
  11. 11 Captain Kidd (2:50)
  12. 12 Le Bon Vin (3:08)
  13. 13 England (4:45)
  14. 14 Old Black Rum (2:29)
  15. 15 Paddy Murphy (3:00)
  16. 16 River Driver (3:03)
  17. 17 Mary Mac (2:32)
  18. 18 Excursion Around the Bay (2:28)
  19. 19 Josephine the Baker (4:35)
  20. 20 Good People (2:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Great Big Sea Primary Artist
Technical Credits
David Howells Cover Photo
Jud Haynes Art Direction, Layout
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