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The Reissue Thread!

Discussion in 'Comeback corner' started by Eric Generic, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. New set of Ultimate Collection CD's coming on August 9th. Most interesting of the 3 is Synth Pop Anthems, with of course the usual suspects but then throw in a few not on compilations before.
    Disc: 1
    1. Pop Muzik (From "Priscilla Queen of the Desert") - M & Robin Scott
    2. Blue Monday '88 - New Order
    3. Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
    4. To Cut a Long Story Short - Spandau Ballet
    5. Quiet Life - Japan
    6. Talk Talk - Talk Talk
    7. Too Shy - Kajagoogoo
    8. Imagination - Belouis Some
    9. Wishing (I Had a Photograph of You) - A Flock of Seagulls
    10. She Blinded Me With Science (2009 Remastered Version) - Thomas Dolby
    11. We Are Detective - Thompson Twins
    12. Train of Thought - a-ha
    13. Close (to the Edit) - Art Of Noise
    14. Party Fears Two (2016 Remaster) - The Associates
    15. Dr Mabuse - Propaganda
    16. Cccan't You See - Vicious Pink
    17. Drowning in Berlin - Mobiles
    18. Lines - The Planets
    19. Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime - The Korgis
    20. Drive - The Cars

    Disc: 2
    1. The Look - Roxette
    2. Self Control - Laura Branigan
    3. I Believe in You - Kylie Minogue
    4. Never Ending Story - Limahl
    5. The Land Of Make Believe - Bucks Fizz
    6. I Can't Wait - Nu Shooz
    7. Each Time You Break My Heart - Nick Kamen
    8. Two of Hearts - Stacey Q
    9. Oh L'Amour (Extra Beat Boys Mix) - Dollar
    10. Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) - Mel & Kim
    11. You'll Never Stop Me Loving You - Sonia
    12. Happenin' All Over Again (Hip House Radio Mix) - Lonnie Gordon
    13. Get Ready - Carol Hitchcock
    14. I Just Can't Wait - Mandy Smith
    15. Say I'm Your No. 1 - Princess
    16. I Beg Your Pardon (I Never Promised You a Rose Garden) - Kon Kan
    17. Remedy (Radio Edit) - Little Boots
    18. Let the Music (Lift You Up) [feat. Rachel McFarlane] - Loveland
    19. Rhythm Is A Dancer (7" Edit) - SNAP!
    20. Dancin' in the Key of Life (Single Edit) - Steve Arrington
    21. Ain't Nobody - Rufus and Chaka Khan

    Disc: 3
    1. The Living Daylights - a-ha
    2. It's My Life - Talk Talk
    3. Getting Away with It - Electronic
    4. Life in Tokyo, Pt. 1 (7" Version) - Japan
    5. Lean on Me (Ah-li-ayo) - Red Box
    6. Lifeline - Spandau Ballet
    7. Half a Minute - Matt Bianco
    8. Somewhere in My Heart - Aztec Camera
    9. Rise to the Occasion (Hip-Hop Version) - Climie Fisher
    10. Life in a Northern Town - The Dream Academy
    11. p:Machinery (Analogue Variation) [2018 - Remaster] - Propaganda
    12. Bizarre Love Triangle - New Order
    13. Windpower (Single Version) [2009 Remastered Version] - Thomas Dolby
    14. I Am a Camera - Buggles
    15. You'll Always Find Me In the Kitchen at Parties - Jona Lewie
    16. Amour, amour - Mobiles
    17. I Touch Roses (2016 Remaster) - Book Of Love
    18. All About You - Thomas Leer
    19. Stars - Dubstar
    20. Your Woman - White Town

    Disc: 4
    1. Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner
    2. Heartbeat City - The Cars
    3. Some Like It Hot - The Power Station
    4. Owner of a Lonely Heart - Yes
    5. Love On Your Side (Single Version) - Thompson Twins
    6. After The Fire - Der Kommissar
    7. Waiting For A Train - Flash & The Pan
    8. We Don't Talk Anymore - Cliff Richard
    9. Golden Brown - The Stranglers
    10. Garden Party - Marillion
    11. Welcome to the Pleasuredome (Alternative to Reality) [7" Mix] - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
    12. The Politics of Dancing - Re-Flex
    13. Love Missile F1-11 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik
    14. Is It a Dream - Classix Nouveaux
    15. Probably A Robbery (1990) - Renegade Soundwave
    16. Memphis Tennessee - Silicon Teens
    17. Lawn Chairs - Our Daughter's Wedding
    18. Dream Baby Dream (Short Version) - Suicide
    19. Bring on the Dancing Horses - Echo and the Bunnymen
    20. Atmosphere - Joy Division

    Disc: 5
    1. Lazy (feat. David Byrne) - X-Press 2
    2. Someday - CeCe Rogers
    3. Midas Touch - Midnight Star
    4. Break 4 Luv (12" Mix) - Raze
    5. In Yer Face (In Yer Face Mix) - 808 State
    6. Barber's Adagio for Strings (Edit) - William Orbit
    7. Floatation (Single Edit) - The Grid
    8. Moments In Love (7" Version) - Art of Noise
    9. Rachel's Song - Vangelis
    10. Theme from Harry's game - Clannad
    11. Mandala - Sally Oldfield
    12. Nothing Has Been Proved - Dusty Springfield
    13. Snobbery & Decay - Act
    14. Love Is Everywhere - Cicero
    15. Moonlight and Muzak - M & Robin Scott
    16. Fun For Me - Moloko
    17. Seventeen - Ladytron
    18. Go - Delilah
    19. Pass Out - Tinie Tempah
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  2. Is this different to the original single version? I’ve never seen Priscilla
  3. Very eclectic collection! A lot of the usual suspects but I will pick this up for Stacey Q, Kon Kan and the Dollar 12" remix.
  4. What a bizarre collection. Having songs like Remedy and I Believe In You among songs 20 years older will surely be a bit jarring.
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  5. Never bought those before but I actually really want that synthpop collection, it's bonkers diverse and looks like a fun thing to throw on shuffle. Anyone have a link to buy from the US?
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  6. Sonia a Synth Pop Anthem. Who knew!
  7. That compilation is crazy but I might get it for some of the rarer treats. I love that Comeback Corner icon Mandy is included WTF. Haha
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  8. It’s available to import from Amazon UK.
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  9. I say it all the time but it's so iconic that stuff that was deemed flash-in-the-pan / 'for kids' 'crap' like Sonia, Mandy, Technotronic or even Sandra and Modern Talking are still played in 2019, respected with new ears, with a whole new generation loving them (I've seen crowds of hip twenty somethings go NUTS for Stacey Q, E.G. Daily, Cover Girls tracks in Berlin) while stuff that was thought of as 'proper music' back then like The The, Big Audio Dynamite, Living Color (while amazing) etc are largely forgotten.
  10. Vasilios speaks my truth ^.
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  11. Fairlight erm, moog erm, Korg, erm? The Mersey!
  12. Synth pop anthems. Not even one Depeche track. Fail.
  13. They don't allow their songs to be used, do they?
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  14. I’m sure I have them on some compilations but they do seem to be a regular omission. No Soft Cell either though. Or Pet Shop Boys.

    As ever I think you need about 20 of these sort of collections to be able to compile a satisfactory one of your own.
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  15. I can't see any You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)!? I mean, where is You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)!? It says 'compilation' and yet no You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)!? It can't possibly be a compilation if there's no You Spin Me Round (Like A Record), so is this a new type of thing? What should we be calling it? Is this a Group of Songs? If there's no You Spin Me Round (Like A Record), has it gone AWOL!? Perhaps we should contact the authorities and file a Missing Classic Report. When do we invoke the Burns International Treaty? First it's so-called 'Brexit,' now the total erasure of You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) ...whatever next, climate change!? Nostradamus warned us of this, but in all my years I never thought I'd live to see the day! The impending sonic apocalypse is upon us.

    Was so looking forward to hearing it in CD quality as well.
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  16. Has anyone purchased the 30th Anniversary Edition of Cosmic Thing? I need PJ reviews!

    New release day is not the same without Anfunny...
  17. Yes but not even opened, despite it arriving early on Wednesday. Will give it a listen this morning but going away for a few days later.
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  18. Like 'Amazon Music' playlists. 'Alexa' play 80s pop, lots of goodies but Ed Sheeran & Ariana Grande might be a little 'out place'. Play '90s Dance Classics', we get the ballad version of 'My Heart Will Go On' & 'Wonderwall' Oasis thrown in to throw you off.
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  19. Anyone see the Janet Jackson set at Glastonbury?, she is being slated for miming etc, I watched it .. it wasnt brilliant but she did cover a lot of stuff.. and it was hot etc.

    I now know for sure we need a reissue campaign.... etc
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  20. How come 30 years later everyone loves 'Rhythm Nation' (the song)? Lauren Laverne said she hoped Janet played it and sure enough there it was as the final number.

    I bought it on 7" back in November 1989 and was disappointed when it only managed to make number 23 in the UK charts. Most of her other singles from that era failed or barely scraped into the top 20 but Rhythm Nation was the only one I had to have.
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