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Essential ABC ABC


Barcode: 600753928196

  • Format: CD Album
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 9th October 2020
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  • Description

    It's the first 10 years, between 1981 and 1990 of the band's history which this 3CD set celebrates and it features 10 hit singles together with key tracks from their 6 studio albums from the same period, 5 of which graced the UK album chart top 30. So prepare for a listening experience that takes you from the instantly memorable 'Poison Arrow', to the perfect pop of 'The Look of Love' (UK No.4) and the fairy tale 'All of My Heart' to the infectious blue-eyed soul of 1987's 'When Smokey Sings', the 80s electro of 'How To Be A Millionaire', the jazz funk of 'Tears Are Not Enough' and the uplifting house sounds of 'One Better World'. More than just a best of, the Essential ABC casts the spotlight on the first decade of one of the UK's most enduring bands.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Poison Arrow ABC
    Track 2 Tears Are Not Enough ABC
    Track 3 Overture ABC
    Track 4 That Was Then But This Is Now ABC
    Track 5 Many Happy Returns ABC
    Track 6 Date Stamp ABC
    Track 7 Show Me ABC
    Track 8 Theme from 'Mantrap' ABC
    Track 9 The Night You Murdered Love ABC
    Track 10 Love's a Dangerous Language ABC
    Track 11 The Power of Persuasion ABC
    Track 12 Hey Citizen! ABC
    Track 13 How to Be a Millionaire ABC
    Track 14 Tower of London ABC
    Track 15 15 Storey Halo ABC

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 The Look of Love (Pt. 1) ABC
    Track 2 All of My Heart ABC
    Track 3 S.O.S. ABC
    Track 4 Be Near Me ABC
    Track 5 Vanity Kills ABC
    Track 6 Ocean Blue (Single Mix) ABC
    Track 7 Poison Arrow (Jazz Remix) ABC
    Track 8 Bad Blood ABC
    Track 9 Rage and Then Regret ABC
    Track 10 When Smokey Sings (The Miami Mix) ABC
    Track 11 The Night You Murdered Love (The Whole Story) ABC
    Track 12 King Without a Crown (Monarchy Mix) ABC
    Track 13 Vanity Kills (U.S.A. Remix) ABC
    Track 14 How to Be a Millionaire (Bond Street Remix) ABC

    ⠀ Disc 3

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 When Smokey Sings ABC
    Track 2 One Better World ABC
    Track 3 The Real Thing ABC
    Track 4 I'm in Love With You ABC
    Track 5 North ABC
    Track 6 Paper Thin ABC
    Track 7 King Without a Crown ABC
    Track 8 Tears Are Not Enough (12" Remix) ABC
    Track 9 Alphabet Soup (12" Remix) ABC
    Track 10 The Look of Love (USA Remix) ABC
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 3 disc(s)
    Format: CD / Album
    Label Spectrum
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