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Heavy Nova...Plus & Don'T Explain...Plus [Double CD]

Robert Palmer Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (14 Jan 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Double CD
  • Label: Edsel
  • ASIN: B009N8SE80
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 38,404 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Simply Irresistible
2. More Than Ever
3. Change His Ways
4. Disturbing Behaviour
5. Early In The Morning
6. It Could Happen to You
7. She Makes My Day
8. Between Us
9. Casting a Spell
10. Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming
See all 17 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Your Mother Should Have Told You
2. Light - Years
3. You Can't Get Enough Of A Good Thing
4. Dreams To Remember
5. You're Amazing
6. Mess Around
7. Happiness
8. History
9. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight [with UB40]
10. Housework
See all 21 tracks on this disc

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After almost two decades with Island Records (as a member of both the Alan Bown Set and Vinegar Joe, and solo) and a series of hit albums and singles, Robert Palmer signed to EMI in 1988.

In June 88, hit single Simply Irresistible preceded the hit album Heavy Nova , and was followed by a Top Ten hit single, the classic She Makes My Day . Further hits followed in Change His Ways and It Could Happen To You . The bonus tracks on this expanded edition feature the two remixes of Simply Irresistible , a remix of Change His Ways , and the non-album song Nova .

Second (double) album Don t Explain followed in November 1990, preceded by the Top Ten collaboration with UB40, I ll Be Your Baby Tonight and followed by Palmer s hit homage to Marvin Gaye Mercy Mercy Me / I Want You , both also included in this release in their 12 versions. Also included are three non-album singles B-sides.

The booklet of this slip-cased 2 CD set features annotation by Alan Robinson along with the CD singles covers.

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DELUXE EDITION : 2CD set. Collects his smash 1988 and 1990 albums together, with 10 rare BONUS tracks! Includes "Simply Irresistible" and "She Makes My Day", plus a cover of Bob Dylan's "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" with UB40.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Nice Product 15 Sep 2013
The bonus tracks on this Double CD are excellent. The remix of Mercy Mercy Me/I Want You is the bomb! I'm not sure the remastering does much for the sound quality, but it is nice to finally have the B-sides and rarities on CD.
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5.0 out of 5 stars WOW! 17 Feb 2013
By Drew Hensley - Published on Amazon.com
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This is a must for Robert Palmer fans especially for collectors. Palmer's first two EMI albums are in this one box; both digitally remastered with excellent sound quality and numerous bonus tracks. The new and improved Heavy Nova Plus is 17 tracks long with remixes and B-sides. Ever heard Robert sing All Shook Up, Deep End, or Mercy Mercy Me with a rapper? Well now you can. I look forward to a real box set for Robert Palmer that does justice to his career; such a set would extend from his days with the Alan Bown or the Mandrakes (if any of that material has survived) right up to 2003 when this brilliant musician unfortunately passed on. This product will make you long for the yet to be made box set. There is also a similar box set for his last two EMI albums, Ridin High & Honey Plus. The new Honey also contains rare material.
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding 9 April 2013
By Robert C. Eddy - Published on Amazon.com
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If you are a fan of our dear, departed Robert Palmer, this is a great "twofer." I'm not sure the remastering makes a huge difference, but the set comes with a great booklet with nice liner notes and photos. Well worth buying.
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