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  • Audio CD (29 April 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Limited Edition
  • Label: Spinefarm Records
  • ASIN: B00AYUS5Y4
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,281 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
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I purchased this Killing Joke cd singles collection totally by chance,just bored and browsing.Obviously I have heard the name but up until this point never heard a note.Well from the moment Nervous System the first track kicked in I was quite simply floored by the immediacy of Joke.Blown away.
Musically,brilliant.Lyrics,amazing.Jaz Coleman within two songs rushed straight into my all important[though completely redundant to you]top five frontmen.There is a rather bitter,unfair review here calling this comipilation a cynical cash in,that review is shortsighted and unfair.And selfish.Not everyone has their whole catalogue already,not everyone was born in the 60s.Singles Collection is a GREAT readymade introduction to Killing Joke,i for one can already see an obsessive purchasing of previous work.Anything that opens up avenues for people to welcome and enjoy music they have not come across before should be encouraged,this is what helps bands build a legacy.
Oh I certainly don't mind a band who have worked hard on good work getting a few quid and from where I am standing with my little knowledge have not maybe received the credit due.To my sensibilities Joke should be a stadium band.
A great cd that I am happy to have taken a punt on and you will be if you are considering it.They just don't make bands like this anymore,bands that have something to say,bands that sound important,like they mean it.
I have written this only after reaching track 10 on cd one,a track called Eighties.
Love it.
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This is exactly what the title says: all their singles (including a non-single track as well "Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove (in dub)" and to the fans it doesn't add much to their collection except for CD3 which is a treasure box of rarities. All the tracks are absolute gems. Even the "rough tracks" sound so good that could have been on an actual album. Pity we don't get "transient place" nor "ibuy", nor "intellect featuring violin" which can all be found on the super deluxe edition (if you have around £250 that is) and this can only be found through the pledge site. We couldn have done with one version of "Money is not our God" (here we get the full version and the radio edit) and replace one of them with "transient place" which is really impossible to find otherwise.
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A good overview of Killing Joke's catalogue is long overdue. For a band who've been around for along as the Joke, and tried so many different styles over the years, there's been a real lack of good compilations up until now. Before this, your best bet for a KJ comp would have been the solid, but pretty flawed Laugh? I Nearly Bought One! which featured most of bare bones essentials but very little else (plus it abruptly ended at about 1988, leaving off all their other work) or the frankly terrible For Beginners which, although musically great, featured very few of the songs that would constitute any other 'Intro' album. Now we've finally got something to cover that - The Singles 1979 to 2012. Firstly, as the name suggests, it covers the bands entire career and doesn't just stop after the 80's like both of the previous comps, so it's pretty thorough. Also they haven't given into temptation and cherry picked the best singles from their long and illustrious career... here we've got every single they've ever released - warts n' all. Not that there are many warts - the last few tracks on disc one, the singles from their Synth-Pop period (Brighter Than A Thousand Suns and Outside The Gate) still divide opinion but otherwise they've got one of the most incredibly constant discographies I've ever heard.Read more ›
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Having last reviewed KJ's previous stop-gap compilation (1992's Laugh I Nearly Bought One !) about a decade ago, it's now great to finally see a new compilation worthy of release, taking into account the further six albums they have released since then.

The brilliant content spanning a third of a century is all a newcomer to the Joke will need, and although the singles were not always necessarily the best tracks from any given album, the overall consistency of their output is nothing short of phenomenal, with the quality control rarely letting-up. From post-punk rawness, flings with occultism, synth-rock and even nu-metal, the Jokers have always managed to sound like nobody else on the planet. Pale imitators have come and gone, and today the band are regarded as one of the most influential in modern rock.

The only downer is that the B-sides and rarities could have been a lot more extensive and seems to have been thrown together almost without thought. Why no 'Almost Red', 'Flock The B-Side', 'Kali Yuga' or 'Mass' ? These could have easily been included.

Minor gripes aside, this is undoubtedly the best place to start if you haven't had the 'pleasure' of the Killing Joke 'listening experience'. Once you buy this, you WILL be tempted to seek out their back catalogue. For a mere tenner you simply cannot go wrong here. Lets all go the the fire dances.........
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