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Greatest Hits

18 Nov 2002

4.99 (VAT included if applicable)
  Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
Lifted (7" Version)
4:19
2
Ocean Drive (7" Radio Mix)
4:00
3
High (Full Length Version)
5:11
4
Raincloud (7" Mix)
4:04
5
Lost In Space (Main Mix)
5:22
6
Loving Every Minute (Album Version)
4:10
7
(I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be) Free/One (Album Version)
5:16
8
Question Of Faith (7" Mix)
3:51
9
Ain't No Sunshine (Album Version)
3:41
10
Goodbye Heartbreak (Album Version)
4:07
11
Run (Album Version)
3:59
12
Postcard From Heaven (7" Mix)
4:21
13
Happy (Album Version)
4:35
14
I Could Have Loved You (Album Version)
3:59
15
Absolutely Everything (Album Version)
4:16
16
Lifted (Linslee 7" Mix)
4:01
17
End Of The Sky (Phil Bodger Mix - UK Bonus Track)
4:59


Product details

  • Label: Polydor Ltd.
  • Copyright: (C) 2002 Polydor Ltd. (UK)
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  • Total Length: 1:14:11
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  • ASIN: B001TMY6AI
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,332 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Superb Collection of Beautiful Songs. 9 Sep 2007
Format:Audio CD
Until this very day to say I wasn't a Lighthouse Family fan would have been a complete understatement. I have just bought this greatest hits collection of theirs and I'm astonished at how good they are. 'Lifted' is just the perfect song to listen to. 'Ocean Drive' keeps up the standard and I also adore 'Raincloud'.

This is a sublime album and whatever style of music you're into it's bound to impress - the thoughtful lyrics and fantastic melodies are a winning combination.
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25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loving every minute! 22 Nov 2002
Format:Audio CD
Although The Lighthouse Family may not be everybodies favourite cup of tea, their music is definately something that everybody can happily listen to. This is the fourth album from this spectacular duo and consists of some of the best tracks taken from their previous three albums plus a couple of extra unreleased tracks to boot.
Some of the standout tracks on here include Lifted, the song featured in the Vectra advertisements, which is taken from their first album Ocean Drive. Lifted is probably the Lighthouse Family's best known song, although the likes of Ocean Drive, taken from the same titled album is equally as good.
My personal favourite, however, is Raincloud taken from the second album Postcards From Heaven. This track is uplifting, positive and meaningful. For a more upbeat flavour, Question of Faith is perfect. This track is also taken from the second album, and like Lifted on the first album, is probably one of Lighthouse Family's better known tracks.
Easily the weakest tracks on this collaboration are those taken from the third album, Whatever Gets You Through The Day. Although I would highly rate the duo's first two albums, the third seems to lack that certain spark that makes the first two albums so enjoyable and addictive. Even so, The Lighthouse Family have never failed yet to deliver a song that overflows with beauty or emotion within its lyrics.
This is a fantastic addition to any CD collection, and would probably be highly favoured by those who like music by Savage Garden, David Gray or generally deep and meaningful music to chill out and live your life to! Perfect!
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars We're Gonna Get So High 14 Jan 2005
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The Lighthouse Family, are without a doubt the best Soul/Pop/Easy Listening band of the 90's. With their unfortunate demise (What's wrong with you people? There's still a market for this music, surely?), it is only necessary that a Greatest Hits anthology is released. This CD provides the three best Lighthouse Family tracks: "Lifted", "Ocean Drive" & "High". "(I Wish It New How It Would Feel To Be) Free/One" and "Run" are also great songs.
The Lighthouse Family were formed in 1993 from two musical fans from Newcastle. The keyboardist/programmer and singer duo from up north was hardly a formula for sucess in that dance-teen orientated music scene, and this did hamper the Lighthouse Family's sucess. Reportedly overcoming trepedations about his vocal abilities, Tunde and Paul finally recorded "Lifted" in 1995, but not until 1997 did it become a hit, with the susbequent release of their debut album, "Ocean Drive". The pair never looked back.
This Greatest Hits package is simply amazing. "Ocean Drive" is an empowering song, "Lifted" is their staple hit, a beautiful track. The whole album is brilliant; lyrically and musically it triumphs with uplifting melodies, deep chords and exceptional vocals. Buy this album, even if you're not a fan of the Lighthouse Family... because this sure will make you one!
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27 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful music to sit by the fire with. 27 Nov 2002
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
Given this album for my birthday it combines all the very best of Lighthouse Family. I now have all of my favourite titles on one CD and it will be an excellent addition to an in car collection. The songs are well written often with thought provoking words and accompanied by gifted musicians it is a truly excellent album for a winters night.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lighthouse Family 8 July 2011
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Although not currently the flavour of the month, some of their music is excellent and a lot of this recording reflects that. Well worth buying
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lighting Up The Sky 10 Mar 2011
By boz
Format:Audio CD
The Lighthouse Family are a band that simply cheer me up. Every song they wrote was smooth, beautiful, eloquent and frequently touching. They were a band that captured the hearts of many during the musically barren mid-90s and this is a great collection of their best work.

The album starts strongly with "Lifted", "Ocean Drive" and "High" as the opening salvo of genius. Tunde's vocals are calming and great to put on after a long day at work and the music is well crafted by Paul Tucker. Everything about them exudes a calm, mellow aura and they really can lull you into a sense that everything is all right in the world.

The album does weaken slightly as it goes through, although the "Ain't no Sunshine" cover is worth a listen. Overall, a great collection of a really good band's greatest hits. Simple as that.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars bright lighthouse 3 Jan 2011
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this is a fantastic album, all their hits and a bit more, if you liked any of their hits then buy this disc, a bargain at this price, highly recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great album if you like the lighthouse family 22 Mar 2014
By C. East
Format:MP3 Download|Verified Purchase
I love the Lighthouse Family so when I found this album I was in my element as it has a couple of my favourite songs on it, I listen to this album with my mother a lot as she loves the lighthouse family to, so it was definitely worth the money
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5.0 out of 5 stars Just Great
My mother loved this arrived on time packed well,would buy from them again.cant think of anything else to say except cut out word guide lines ,let us put what we want.
Published 2 months ago by T.G
5.0 out of 5 stars greastest hits
I am absolutely delighted with this purchase and knowing that the download is instant is also another bonus of my kindle which is one of my best purchases ever.
Published 3 months ago by JUDITH
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent CD
Saw them in concert recently as support group for M People they should have been the main act. This CD is worth every penny great music
Published 4 months ago by MinsBee
5.0 out of 5 stars lighthouse family
great cd bought for myself, but my son now has it as he thinks its really good and sings along
Published 4 months ago by ann-marie smith
5.0 out of 5 stars good music
great sounds great songs great singers great memories had that touch of something special in songs and lyrics and style.
Published 7 months ago by Mr. Michael A. Brady
4.0 out of 5 stars Lighthouse Family
CD arrived promptly and in very good condition.
Played it a lot then and will again now. I will look out for similar CD's.
Published 10 months ago by Angie Q
5.0 out of 5 stars Reminds you of the beauty music can attain
The Lighthouse Family are moving musicians. Their songs - especially,'Ocean Drive', 'Lifted' and 'High' - touch the soul. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Joe Sen
5.0 out of 5 stars The Lighthouse Family at their best
Lovely CD, wish I'd bought it a long time ago! Makes you feel good, very up lifting, will be listening to this relaxing in the unsigned this summer.
Published 10 months ago by Jackie
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect
Just what I wanted for my wedding as we are using some songs for the ceremony, good value too for a great album
Published 10 months ago by Cat
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent cd
My son really wanted ocean drive. So everything else is a bonus. Would recommend to anyone who like the lighthouse family.
Published 11 months ago by K. Lamyman
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