This collection of singles and B-sides is a must for fans of The Music, especially those who were disappointed with the long-awaited third album 'Strength in Numbers'. Although fans will already own the singles, there are some alternative mixes that work quite well including some slower acoustic versions of 'Freedom Fighters' and 'Getaway'. The main attraction of this though I think is the high quality B-side tunes like 'So Low', 'Raindance' and the amazing 'Karma', as well as EP releases like the notorious 'You Might as Well...'. Disc 1 also includes the instrumental tracks 'New Instrumental' and 'The Walls Get Smaller', which are slightly different versions to the ones included as bonus tracks on the first two albums. A few of the songs work less well and it's easier to understand why these did not make it onto the main albums, however this should by no means put you off. This collection serves as a reminder of how massively underrated this band really is.
Fans of the third album should note that this collection only runs to 2005, however the download-only EP 'No One Will Come Between Us' has an extra five songs to compliment this later sound.
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