The Essential Collection by Blondie

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The Essential Collection by Blondie
The Essential Collection by Blondie

Album Released: 1997

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1.Denis2:17
2.The Tide Is High3:50
3.Hanging On The Telephone2:22
4.Rip Her To Shreds3:20
5.Picture This2:55
6.X Offender3:12
7.Rifle Range3:39
8.For Your Eyes Only3:06
9.Susie And Jeffrey4:07
10.Die Young Stay Pretty3:32
11.Island Of Lost Souls3:48
12.Platinum Blonde2:17
13.War Child3:59
14.In The Flesh2:30

Reviews

This album is a 14-track compilation of material (including singles) from the early stages of Blondie's career from 1976 to 1978 (so there's no "Heart Of Glass" here).

It's mostly trashy power/pop with a 'punky' edge, and seems to be more about marketing than music, in no way 'essential' at all, for as allmusic.com point out ... 'Hardly the definitive collection the title claims it to be - a bungled mess, neither satisfying for casual fans nor diehards'.

2½ stars

by Reviewer: bluemoon