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Swings & Roundabouts - The Very Best Of The Jetset [CD]

The Jetset Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (12 April 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Cherry Red
  • ASIN: B0039L1J34
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 143,061 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Disc 1:

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Listen  1. Do You Wanna Be In The Show? 3:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Wednesday Girl 2:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. The Jetset Theme 2:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. The Man Who Lives Upstairs 3:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Colour My World 2:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. The Party Line 2:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. The Lovers' Playground 3:11£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Count the Beating Hearts 3:32£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Mr. Maybe 3:30£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. What Can I Say? 2:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Every Little Moment 2:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. The Other Side of Joe 2:44£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Inside Daisy Clover 2:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. You Should Know By Now 3:41£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. The Make Believe World of Melanie Bennett 3:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Once In A Lifetime 4:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Little Miss Rainbow 3:30£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Bad! 4:07£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. The Wheels of Love 3:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Six O'Clock People 2:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen21. What A Way To Go! 2:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen22. The Story of the World 4:07£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen23. Judy's Toy Box 2:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen24. R.S.V.P. 3:04£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen25. Does It Look Like Rain? 2:53£0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 2:

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Listen  2. Happy In My Mind 3:18£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. The Sunday Way of Life 4:14£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Kingdom Come 3:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Two Minute War 4:16£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Sally Warren's Lost Cause 2:26£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Hard To Say Goodbye 3:00£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. A Million Lies 2:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. God Save What's His Name 3:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Vaudeville Park 3:40£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. And We Dance On 4:14£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Dear Mother, Love Albert 3:32£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Kind For A Day 3:10£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Golden Love 2:30£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. A Quick Apology 2:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. The Money Tree 2:23£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Everything Is All We Had 2:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Welcome To The Bomb 2:07£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. A Smile and a Piece of Cake 3:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Pink Elephants on the Run 2:19£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen21. Housewives' Choice 2:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen22. Heaven and Mrs. Winters 4:54£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen23. Yesterday's News 3:02£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen24. A Dead Giveaway 2:28£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen25. Dear World 4:13£0.99  Buy MP3 


Product Description

This compilation features an overview of the bands career containing tracks new to CD, exclusive artwork by founding member Paul Bevoir and an essay on the band s career.

The Jetset were a 1980s English pop band, who were associated with the British Mod Revival.
Formed in 1979 by teenage friends Paul Bevoir and Melvyn J Taub, the band developed their
style under the guidance of former Advertising and Secret Affair drummer, Paul Bultitude.
After recording a few demos with Bultitude, Bevoir and Taub pulled together a makeshift
band for promotional photos, enlisting keyboardist Angus Nanan and bassist Paul Bonin.
Gaining valuable live experience as a touring support act to Secret Affair in 1981 and 1982,
through their connection with Bultitude, Bevoir and Taub temporarily joined Mari Wilson s
Wilsations as backing vocalists in 1981. Bevoir soon left to focus on his own music, while Taub
went on to enjoy chart success with the Wilsations, before returning to work with Bevoir in
The Jetset.
There Goes the Neighborhood , their first full-length album was released in 1985. The
album was well reviewed in the UK music press and it was followed by Go Bananas, an album
which featured commercials for Jetset products between songs. Bevoir retired from touring
to concentrate on his songwriting and together with Bultitude created the lushly orchestrated
Vaudeville Park.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential 80's Mod/Pop 5 Mar 2012
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This is Pure POP for Modern people! The Jetset are an essential listen for anyone who was a fan of the 70's and 80's Mod revival as well as anyone who loves GREAT POP music inspired by the 50's and 60's but very much of it's time in the 80's and timeless in that it is still great to listen to them today.

The Jetset influenced so many other bands that a few years ago, Twist Records released a tribute that paid homage to their lasting inspiration (called "Do You Wanna Be In The Show? - A Pop Tribute To The Jetset"). You can't go wrong with this 2 disc colection which gathers many of their gems in one place.
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5.0 out of 5 stars underrated genuises.. 20 Mar 2014
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The Jetset arose out of the ashes of the Mod Revival scene of the late 70's to mid 80's and obviously based themselves more than a little on The Monkees and this is no bad thing...Listen to the songs especially disc 1 and you wonder why they did not make the crossover into the pop charts...
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4.0 out of 5 stars the 60s are back again 10 Mar 2011
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too much teenypopper singalong but some of the tracks are quiet cheerful. Great summer music to drive along in a convertible car. On the other hand ... after just a couple of songs I was done with it. It all sounds pretty much the same. Nevertheless for collector's of 60s soundalikes and music lovers that like The Rutles - go a head and get it, it only costs a few dollars.
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