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CD1

1. LAY DOWN

2. GOOD BOOK

3. BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

4. WHAT HAVE THEY DONE TO MY SONG, MA?

5. NICKEL SONG

6. PEACE WILL COME (According To Plan)

7. MR TAMBOURINE MAN

8. RUBY TUESDAY

9. BRAND NEW KEY

10. WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW?

11. EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

12. TOGETHER ALONE

13. I DON'T EAT ANIMALS

14. SHINE ON

15. PURPLE HAZE (Live Version/Concert Recording)

16. A HARD RAIN'S GONNA FALL

17. CALIFORNIA DREAMING

18. ANY GUY

19. CLOSE TO IT ALL

20. BABY DAY

 

CD1

1. LET IT BE ME

2. UNCHAINED MELODY

3. LAY LADY LAY

4. PEBBLES IN THE SAND

5. CAROLINA ON MY MIND

6. LEFTOVER WINE

7. LONG TRAIN RUNNING

8. I'M BACK IN TOWN

9. TRUE BELIEVERS

10. RING THE LIVING BELL

11. PLEASE LOVE ME

12. GARDEN IN THE CITY

13. MOMMA, MOMMA

14. LOVE IN MY MIND

15. GOD'S ONLY DAUGHTER

16. BABY GUITAR

17. SILENCE IS KING

18. ROCK 'N' ROLL HEART

Bonus Tracks (Remix Versions)

19. WHAT HAVE THEY DONE TO MY SONG, MA?

(Melanie featuring The New Seekers)

20. MR TAMBOURINE MAN

(Melanie featuring Julie Felix & The Byrds)

 

Released by BLACK LINE COLLECTION (Membran) 2294

August 28, 2015

Barcode 4 260134 477949

Made in EU

 

COMMENTS

 

DISC ONE

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, original Buddah recordings remixed and with added instrumentation.

Tracks 6, 7, 8, 9, 18, 19, 20 original Buddah recordings (though some suffer from noticeable tape hiss)

Track 10 - 1999 re-recorded version.

Track 11 - From the album Unchained Melanie

Track 12 - From the album Stoneground Words

Track 13 - Live recording from Leftover Wine

Track 14 - From the compilation Shine On - The Latest & Greatest

Track 16 - From the album Silence Is King

Track 17 - From the album Phonogenic

 

DISC TWO

Track 1 - From the album Phonogenic

Track 2 - From the album Unchained Melanie

Tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12 original Buddah recordings (though some suffer from noticeable tape hiss)

Track 7 - From the compilation Shine On - The Latest & Greatest

Track 9 - From the album Antlers

Track 13, 14, 15 original Buddah recordings remixed and with added instrumentation.

Track 16 - 1999 re-recorded version.

Tracks 17, 18 from the album Silence Is King

Track 19, 20 Remixes Melanie's versions of the songs with those from other artists.

 

All tracks have been issued previously.

 

This budget priced compilation takes tracks from the sixties through to the nineties, but with no thought given to programming. There are also noticeable differences in sound quality across tracks, as some seem to have been taken from a low quality source.

 

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