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12" 80s Club Classics [Box set]

Various Artists Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (2 Sep 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Commercial Marketing
  • ASIN: B00E1ZIZ5W
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 19,284 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Disc 1:

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of SteelGrandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 7:07£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. I Feel For You (Remix)Chaka Khan 7:16Album Only
Listen  3. Why (Vocal 12")Carly Simon 8:09Album Only
Listen  4. Let's Start To Dance Again [feat. Dr. Perri Johnson]Bohannon 7:36Album Only
Listen  5. The BreaksKurtis Blow 7:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. You Can't Hide (Your Love From Me) (Original 12" Mix)David , Joseph 6:04£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Walking On Sunshine (12" Version) [feat. Donnie Calvin]Rockers Revenge 9:32Album Only
Listen  8. It Should Have Been YouGwen Guthrie 7:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Behind The Groove (Original LP Version)Teena Marie 6:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Just Be Good To Me (12" Vocal Remix)The S.O.S Band 8:52£0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 2:

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) (Club Mix) [feat. Caron Wheeler]Soul II Soul 7:40£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Hangin' On A String (Extended Dance Mix)Loose Ends 6:01Album Only
Listen  3. Criticize (Remix)Alexander O'Neal 7:02£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Thinking About Your Love (Extended 12: Mix)Skipworth & Turner 8:00Album Only
Listen  5. Feel So Real (LP Version)Steve Arrington 6:49Album Only
Listen  6. I Can't Wait (Long Dutch Mix)Nu Shooz 6:20Album Only
Listen  7. You Used To Hold Me So Tight (Original 12" Mix)Thelma Houston 5:42£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. She's Strange (Original 12" Club Mix)Cameo 6:39£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. I'm Not Gonna Let You ("12" Extended Version")Colonel Abrams 6:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. My Magic Man (Magic Mix)Rochelle 5:47Album Only
Listen11. All And All (Club Version - Take Twelve)Joyce Sims 6:09Album Only
Listen12. Buffalo Stance (12'' Mix)Neneh Cherry 5:49Album Only


Disc 3:

Samples
Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Got To Have Your Love (Club With Bonus Beats) [feat. Wondress]Mantronix 8:24Album Only
Listen  2. Express Yourself (Extended Mix) [Clean]N.W.A. 4:42Album Only
Listen  3. I Know You Got Soul (The Double Trouble Remix)Eric B. & Rakim 5:54£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Beat Dis (Gangster Boogie Inc. Remix)Bomb The Bass 4:54Album Only
Listen  5. Love Can't Turn Around (House Remix) [feat. Darryl Pandy]Jesse Saunders 7:41Album Only
Listen  6. Move Your Body (The House Music Anthem)Marshall Jefferson 7:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Jack Your Body (Club Your Body)Steve "Silk" Hurley 6:51Album Only
Listen  8. Good Life (Magic Juan's Mix)Inner City 8:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. If Only I Could (Extended Version)Sydney Youngblood 6:30Album Only
Listen10. That's The Way Love Is (Acieed Mix - Extended Version)Ten City 6:44Album Only
Listen11. Hey Music Lover (Spatial Expansion Mix)S-Express 8:32Album Only


Product Description

CLUB CLASSICS : 3CD set. Extended hits by Chaka Khan, Carly Simon, Bomb The Bass, S'Express, SOS Band, Soul II Soul, Neneh Cherry, NWA, Mantronix, Alexander O'Neal, Inner City and more!

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THE THIRD CD IS WORTH THE PRICE. 23 May 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I LOVE THE EIGHTIES. WHAT I LOVE EVEN MORE IS THE MID TO LATE 80'S WHEN HOUSE / HIP / ACID HOUSE CAME OUT. I PURCHASED THIS ENTIRE COLLECTION FOR--S-XPRESS- HEY MUSIC LOVER--THE SPATIAL EXPANSION MIX. tHIS MIX IS AVAILABLE ONLY WAS VINYL. WHEN I SAW -THE SPATIAL EXPANSION MIX -- ON THIS CD COMPILATION, I IMMEDIATELY PURCHASED THIS. CD 3 ALSO HAS OTHER GREAT HOUSE / HIP SONGS.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Vinyl rip rip off! 13 Mar 2014
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Having bought this album elsewhere, I wish I’d read the reviews on here first!

I’ve bought a few of these 12”/80s collections over the years and thought that many of the early releases were really well compiled with a good mix of crowd-pleasers and a few rarities throw in to appeal to the collector. However, I’m staggered to see that there are several 5 star reviews of this album when the sound quality is so unbelievably poor. As other reviewers have noted, this is due to the fact that several tracks have lazily been ripped from vinyl with no attempt to edit out the clicks and scratches. Why include a vinyl rip (e.g. ‘I Feel For You’) when digital copies are available on several other compilations? House tracks on Disc 3 (e.g. ‘Jack Your Body’) suffer worst from this and, from the opening bars of ‘Love Can’t Turn Around’, you’ll be astonished that this ever passed quality control. The fact that someone actually thought "That's good enough for our customers!" warrants giving this album a 1 star review! If you’re really not bothered about sound quality and are happy to tolerate clicks and scratches on worn out vinyl, then go ahead and buy this; if you want something with a purer sound, then check out any of the albums from Ben Liebrand’s excellent Grand 12” series over the past decade. At around £20 for a 4 cd collection, they're much better value than this rip off.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars love every song 22 Jun 2014
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songs that are brilliant forever use music in mixing so im always listening too music every day. . . .
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best 7 Oct 2013
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I just can't stop listening to this. The 3 CDs are split into early/mid/late eighties - the remixes are good, sound quality excellent and selection of songs is brilliant.

I would say this is the best of the 12"/80s collection so far!
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Ruined by crackly vinyl and poor sound quality 14 April 2014
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The idea is a good one, the execution was a bad one.

Many of these are poor quality vinyl transfers, it's not acceptable in these days where there is readily-available computer software for removing clicks and noise.

A couple of the tracks sound okay, like the S'Express. But that's about it. Atrocious quality control overall.

I would urge people not to buy this, it's an utter disappointment.
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellence from the 12" 80s team again! 2 Sep 2013
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I have been collecting these 12" 80s albums since the beginning, being a child of the 70s, my musical penchant has always been the 80s.

CD 1:
From the opening bars of The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel, stealing scraps and riffs from a hugely eclectic mix of influences (including my fave - Another One Bites the Dust), a glorious mix of I Feel For You, which never seems to have been available on the UK 12"s, through another Arthur Baker produced masterpiece "Walking on Sunshine" by Rockers Revenge, and reminding me just how good the original SOS bands "Just Be Good To Me" really was, this disc covers the earlier 80s club tracks perfectly.

CD 2:
Moves on from above, covering mid 80s classics, Feel So Real, filling spaces on the dance floors of the day, Cameo being (She's) Strange as ever, and ending with yet more Arthur Baker classic production Neneh Cherry's Buffalo Stance.

CD 3:
Follows the trend and moves to the later stages of the 80s, Mantronix's mad house anthem bigging it up front, Bomb the Bass Beating Dis drum as supplied by a lot of samples (although I think this may be a slightly cut down, resampled, more copyright friendly version than I remember. I will have to refer to the original 12" to check) the pounding early house of Darryl Pandy on Love Can't Turn Around, and a surprise appearance for an early Stock Aitken Waterman lost classic Sydney Youngblood's "If Only I Could", closing out with a couple of acid house classics courtesy of Ten City and S-Express.

on the whole, a nicely nostalgic jaunt through the classic 80s dancefloors.
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good Compilation Spoilt by a few poor Vinyl Rips 11 Sep 2013
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I purchased this CD with high hopes, but alas it wasn't the top notch audio quality I was hoping for. For the most part the songs sound crystal clear and are great quality, but some - namely "I Feel For You", "All and All", "My Magic Man" and "Love Cant Turn Around" are vinyl rips and not good ones at that. If in doubt listen to track two Disc 1 on the preview tracks and this confirms that the Chaka Khan track sounds distinctly "gritty" and distorted and isn't a bad disc. (Go seek out a Ben Liebrand Grand 12 inches disc if you want this one in pristine quality.)

It just smacks of laziness when compilations are put out with Vinyl rips when a clean digital version exist - certainly this is true for the Chaka Khan and Darryl Pandy tracks. So on the whole if Vinyl Rips annoy the hell out of you but you don't care about the tracks mentioned above then please go ahead and buy. If you are buying this CD because of the inclusion of the tracks above - be prepared to be disappointed. Personally I only bought the CD for the last track - S'Express Spatial Expansion Mix which I'm glad to say is a good transfer, so for that I gave it three stars.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars lets be clear, some of these tracks are Vinyl rips...........buyer...
Yes they are some great songs here, but some are taken from old vinyl records, which is just unacceptable. Read more
Published 2 months ago by jacko34
5.0 out of 5 stars Nostalgic
Takes me back to my youth. If you are 40 something plus but this for your party. In fact if you are any age, these are classics and you can't go wrong if you want floor fillers. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Mrs C H Dunford
5.0 out of 5 stars A must for anyone who loves the 80's
It's always good to have the 12" version of songs you grew up with in the 80's. I have most of these on record so they certainly bring back memeories.
Published 5 months ago by Thebokman
3.0 out of 5 stars Poor Vinyl Rips Let This Down
This is not the first of these 12" comps to have a few shady vinyl rips on it but this has to be the worst. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Jason Dobie
1.0 out of 5 stars If I wanted vinyl copies, I would have bought them on ebay.
I've NEVER before returned a CD simply because it sounded average, but I would have definitley returned this if it weren't for being fully charged for the Auto Rip thing (nice... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Rick
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
CD excellent and sounds great, very pleased with the CD. It is Various Artists at their best and very enjoyable. GREAT
Published 7 months ago by NATHAN BALDWIN
5.0 out of 5 stars We need more like this
There is no compromise with this collection with the mixes chosen, I had many of these mixes on 12" and its great to be able to listen to them years after my turntable went to the... Read more
Published 9 months ago by G. Harris
5.0 out of 5 stars good music
I like the disco music i used togo to the brunel rooms and dance to it ive got lots of disco music
Published 9 months ago by paul david hurst
4.0 out of 5 stars Grovy Stuff
another fun release thank you keep these coming

faves on the release are

Chaka Khan I feel for you 12"
SOS band , Carly Simon ; loose strings ; neneh... Read more
Published 9 months ago by Richard M Garton
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