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Albums I bought for just one song

G. McAdam "garymcadam"
 
Dreamland Incl. One And One
Dreamland Incl. One And One
"'Children' is a cracking tune - the rest of this album is a little samey in places but not bad for all that."
Alannah Myles
Alannah Myles
"No prizes for guessing which song I got this one for....."
Octopus
Octopus
"'Tell Me When' is one of The League's best songs"
Cupid & Psyche 85
Cupid & Psyche 85
"'The Word Girl' sounds just as good today as when it was released back in 1985."
This Is The Story
This Is The Story
"A pair of unlikely pop stars - but they know how to write good songs.  'Letter From America''s a great one!"
Scatterlings Of Africa
Scatterlings Of Africa
"I'm not normally into African music, but the title track's one of those songs that I can't stop singing along to...."
Naked/Kissing The Pink
Naked/Kissing The Pink
"I'll never understand why 'The Last Film' wasn't a hit, or why this band didn't make it big......"
The Sea Of Love
The Sea Of Love
"'Broken Land' is such a gorgeous song that I'd have bought the album even if the other tracks were crap.  Fortunately they're anything but!"
Elemental
Elemental
"The first TFF album without Curt Smith - worth buying for the excellent 'Break It Down Again' if nothing else."
The Cream of Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
The Cream of Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
"'Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)' is pure class.  And you also get several other top quality tunes for good measure."
Organisation
Organisation
"'Enola Gay' was the only hit from this album, but take a closer look and you'll find more quality songs (notably the epic 'Stanlow')."
Duran Duran (The Wedding Album)
Duran Duran (The Wedding Album)
"This offering by the early 90s slimmed down version of the band spawned 2 hit singles, but I actually bought it for the excellent 'Too Much Information'"
Pure Cult (Best Of The Cult)
Pure Cult (Best Of The Cult)
"Originally bought for the wonderful 'She Sells Sanctuary', it only took one play for me to realise just how good this band were."
Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits
Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits
"I only got this because 'Mcmxc Ad' was out of stock and I wanted to get 'Sadeness Part I'  Suffice it to say I've not regretted my decision."
Dollar - Platinum Collection
Dollar - Platinum Collection
"I'm a little embarrassed to admit to liking them, but 'Mirror Mirror' is annoyingly catchy....."
The Sun Rising
The Sun Rising
"'Sweet Harmony' isn't representitive of the stuff they've done over the years, but I happen to like it rather a lot."
Left Of The Middle
Left Of The Middle
"More style than substance in the eyes of many, but there's no doubting the the quality of 'Wishing I Was There'"
Like You Do: The Best Of The Lightning Seeds
Like You Do: The Best Of The Lightning Seeds
"'Life Of Riley' was Ian Broudie's biggest hit, but I bought this for the gorgeously melodic 'Sense'"
Hooterization: A Retrospective
Hooterization: A Retrospective
"'Satellite' was the only single of theirs to make much of an impact here, but it wasn't the only good song they did..."
Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits
"'Glass of Champagne' is a brilliant song, so I was more than happy to find more gems ('Josephine Baker', 'Stiletto Heels') on here when I bought it"
The Best of Jona Lewie
The Best of Jona Lewie
""You'll always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties" is the story of my life...."
Modern Times
Modern Times
""Radio Africa" may sound a little dated, but it's still a hauntingly beautiful song....."
Dream Academy
Dream Academy
"One hit wonders - but that one hit ('Life In A Northern Town') makes this album worth getting."
Cosmic Thing
Cosmic Thing
"I guess I watched the video for 'Love Shack' one or two times too many..."
Drowning In Berlin: The Best Of
Drowning In Berlin: The Best Of
""Drowning In Berlin" brings back quite a few memories......"