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|1. Standing On The Inside|
|2. Love Will Keep Us Together|
|4. The Other Side Of Me|
|5. A Little Lovin|
|6. Lonely Night (Angel Face)|
|8. (I'm A Song) Sing Me|
|9. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do|
|10. Laughter In The Rain|
|11. Cardboard California|
|12. Bad Blood|
|13. The Queen Of 1964|
|14. The Hungry Years|
|15. Betty Grable|
|16. Beautiful You|
|17. That's When The Music Takes Me|
|18. Our Last Song Together|
Laughter in the rain is perhaps the most famous song here and it is typical of the kind of song that Neil was so good at – a bouncy pop song that seems lightweight but has something enduring about it. Another famous song here is Solitaire, which provided a hit for both the Carpenters and Andy Williams. It has also been covered by a lot of other singers and is surely the most-covered song of those here. Love will keep us together and Lonely night were both superbly covered by Captain and Tennille who took them both to number one in America, though they didn't do much in Britain. Breaking up is hard to do is a re-recording of one of Neil's sixties classics, taken at a much slower pace than his earlier version. Bad blood was an American number one hit for Neil.
Of the other songs, The other side of me, A little loving, Sing me, The hungry years, That's when the music takes me and Our last song together are all wonderful songs, some of which you've probably heard via covers even if you haven't heard the originals.
Special mention must be made of the song Betty Grable, a tribute to one of Hollywood's all-time greats written soon after she died, and The queen of 1964, a song with a story to tell. They may be among the more obscure songs here, but they are worth hearing.
There are many Neil Sedaka compilations on the market. Some cover his whole career while others focus on particular periods. As a collection of his seventies music, this is as good as you are likely to find.