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Remixes & Rarities - A Collection Of Classic 12" Mixes & B-Sides

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Product details

  • Audio CD (22 Sept. 2014)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Cherry Pop
  • ASIN: B00M5AJBAI
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 37,462 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Love on Your Side (Rap Boy Rap)
  2. (Bigger & Better) Lies
  3. Lay Your Hands on Me (Us Remix)
  4. In the Name of Love (12" Dance Extension)
  5. You Take Me Up (Machines Take Me Over)
  6. Watching (You Watching Me) (12" Version)
  7. In the Beginning (7" B-Side)
  8. We Are Detective (More Clues)
  9. King for a Day (Us Mix)
  10. Doctor Doctor (Extended Version)
  11. Long Goodbye (Extended Mix)
  12. The Gap (Single / Aor Version)
  13. Big Business

Disc: 2

  1. Sister of Mercy (12" Version)
  2. Roll Over (Again)
  3. Love Lies Fierce
  4. Lay Your Hands on Me (1985 Extended Edit)
  5. The Gap (Extended Version/Club Remix)
  6. Don't Mess With Doctor Dream (Smackattack)
  7. Nothing in Common (Club Mix)
  8. Hold Me Now (Extended Version)
  9. Revolution (Extended Version)
  10. Rollunder
  11. Fools in Paradise

Product Description

Product Description

Remixes & Rarities assembles rare tracks from the archives alongside classic full length extended versions of the groups hit singles from the golden era of the 1980s, remastered from the original tapes. After many years in semi-retirement, Tom Bailey is now back out on the road as an active performer. With over 145 minutes of hits, hard-to-find tracks, and extended mixes, Remixes & Rarities will appeal to collectors and casual fans alike. A must for Thompson Twins fans & 80''s Pop lovers everywhere!

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To say that this is just another Thompson Twins collection and why bother would be just pure ignorance. This is by far the best and most carefully selected one out there.. Aimed at both the fans and public alike, it contains across two discs every major 12" single the band recorded during their time with Arista Records 1981-88. All your favorites like In the Name Of Love,Love On Your Side,Hold Me Now,Doctor Doctor,You Take Me Up,Sister Of Mercy and Lay Your Hands On Me are here in their unedited extended form. Each track has been carefully remastered from the original master tapes for the best possible sound. Anyone who is a sound enthusiast or critic needn't worry, there's no vinyl rips, brick walled loud shrill recordings or any inferior audio present. Frontman Tom Bailey has also provided a track by track summary of each song and his thoughts on how this came about in a lavish booklet. Finally credit goes to Mr. Paul Sinclair who compiled this excellent collection and Cherry Red Records for agreeing to release it. Definitely worth purchasing!
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A good double CD featuring some of the best hits and mixes. there isn't really new mixes on here for the ardent fan but it is a good purchase if you liked the Thompson Twins and just want to get something more than 'hits' CD. Apart from 'Nothing Common' there is nothing beyond the 'Here's to Future Days' album, this release focuses on 'Sidekick', 'Gap' and 'Future Days' which is a shame as there were some good tracks on the subsequent albums but perhaps the popularity of the later albums being not so great has resulted in this being more of a commercial package. Still a good buy and I bought it even though I have other 12" CD collections and the double disc re-releases featuring the remixes and B-sides.
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Although most of these mixes have appeared on Edsel's 2cd remasters of the albums this dare i say it is still worth owning for six mixes that have not previously been available on cd. Cherry Pop has done as good as job as Edsel did on the sleeve notes and general presentation including an interview with Tom Bailey. It's great that he is back playing the Twins music live again and hope to catch one of his dates in 2015.
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fantastic collection of mixes from the 80s electronic gurus. Really ahead of their time and good to see Tom Bailey back on the road.
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Great to have these 12 inch/ remixes in one package - including 5 for the first time on CD.
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Great complilation CD, has B sides and unreleased material that never been on CD. Buy if your a fan of their work!
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Absolutely brilliant. A greatest hits with bonuses.
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Well worth the money here, I loved the 80's because they did were recording 12in versions all over the plce.
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