Richie

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (20 of 23)
Location: United Kingdom
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,227,806 - Total Helpful Votes: 20 of 23
Christmas With Boney M. ~ Boney M
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I was glad to see The Boney M Christmas Album re-released, especially as all their other studio albums have been remastered & re-released. The artwork for this release is so much better than any of the previous releases of this CD. I love listening to this CD at Christmas time. It always gives me a "feel good factor". Mary's Boy Child - Oh My Lord is a classic christmas song & well deserves it's top 10 placing in the all time best singles in the UK!!!. Feliz Navidad & Darkness Is Falling also deserve a mention, as does Zion's Daughter - another Boney M classic!!!.

There are two downsides to this release: 1) Not the full version of Mary's Boy Child 2) The bonus track (19) is truly… Read more
The Magic of ~ Boney M
The Magic of ~ Boney M
17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
This release is fine for anyone new to the music of Boney M, but for the true fan it is a lost opportunity. Ok, it has a remix of "Sunny" & a new recording by Liz Mitchell "A Moment Of Love" - was Marcia Barrett invited to join the recording of this song?, if not, why?: opportunity lost!!!!. All the big UK hits are here but it is ruined by the fact the some of the songs appear in shortened versions (Gotta Go Home, Mary's Boy Child, El Lute etc). This release would have been a great opportunity to celebrate 30 years of Boney M & not be just a routine compilation to coincide with "Daddy Cool-The Musical". I'm sure there are some unreleased tracks lurking in Frank Farian's vaults & of course… Read more