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U2 - The Best Of 1980-1990 (1998)  Music

Posted by EktorasClub at Nov. 30, 2009
U2 - The Best Of 1980-1990 (1998)

U2 - The Best Of 1980-1990
EAC Rip | Included: EAC Log + AccurateRip Log + CUE + Flac + Covers | RAR 3% Rec. | 426 MB | RS.com
Release: November 10, 1998 | Label: Island Records| Number: CIDU 211/524 613-2 | Genre: Rock | Mono/Stereo: 2 Channel

U2 - The Best Of 1980-1990 (1998)

The Best of 1980–1990 is the first greatest hits compilation by Irish rock band U2, released in November 1998. It mostly contains the group's hit singles from the eighties but also mixes in some live staples as well as one new recording. In April 1999, a companion video (featuring music videos and live footage) was released. The album was followed by another compilation, The Best of 1990–2000, in 2002. A limited edition version containing a special B-sides disc was released on the same date as the single-disc version. At the time of release, the official word was that the 2-disc album would be available the first week the album went on sale, then pulled from the stores. While this threat never materialized, it did result in the 2-disc version being in very high demand. Both versions charted in the Billboard 200.
The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans - Jazz At Preservation Hall IV (1962) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit}

The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans - Jazz At Preservation Hall IV (1962) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit remastered}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 195 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 87 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 163 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1962, 2013 Atlantic / Warner Japan / WEA / Rhino | WPCR-27393 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / New Orleans Jazz / Jazz Blues / Clarinet

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. This is the music that will be playing when you die and go to heaven. Excellent original style Dixieland, George's clarinet is heaven! I don't know if any record can do justice to the live experience of the original giants of jazz creating this stuff. But the George Lewis tracks on this record come pretty close! For this alone this CD is well worth buying.
Jean Michel Jarre - Images: The Best of Jean Michel Jarre (1991)

Jean Michel Jarre - Images: The Best of Jean Michel Jarre (1991)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1992 | Disques Dreyfus, FDM 36151-2 | ~ 413 or 146 Mb | Scans(png) -> 192 Mb
Traditional Electronic / Ambient

Putting together Jarre's best tracks over 12 albums, Images is a superb collection of his greatest electronic feats and atmospheric pieces, displaying his supreme instrumental prowess…

War - The Very Best of War (2003) 2CD  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 5, 2017
War - The Very Best of War (2003) 2CD

War - The Very Best of War (2003) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 890 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 366 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Funk, Soul, Funk Rock, Latin Rock | Label: Avenue/Rhino | # 8122-73895-2 | Time: 02:25:47

There really are more War best-of packages than the situation warrants, and while the double-CD The Very Best of War is a fine compilation if you don't already have one in your collection, it's questionable whether it was a necessary addition to the band's discography. For one thing, it doesn't differ all that much from the previous two-CD War best-of on Rhino, Anthology (1970-1994). Sure, each has a few tracks not on the other, but both are built around their lengthy string of big hits. Even Barry Alfonso's accompanying essay was adapted from the liner notes to Anthology (1970-1994). Still, this does have all of the big chart hits and a few minor ones, as well as standout album tracks from throughout the 1970s and early '80s that illustrate the band's versatility. Reading the small print on the track listings, it's revealed that half a dozen of these cuts are edits that either appear here for the first time or were only available on previous anthologies or imports.

Howard Jones - The Very Best Of Howard Jones (2003) 2CDs  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 14, 2016
Howard Jones - The Very Best Of Howard Jones (2003) 2CDs

Howard Jones - The Very Best Of Howard Jones (2003) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1.1 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 369 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 54 Mb
Genre: New Wave, Synthpop, Pop/Rock | Label: DTOX/Warner | # 5046690242 | 02:33:51

The Very Best of Howard Jones is a collection of Howard Jones's biggest hits from 1983 through 2003. It also contains one new track, "Revolution Of The Heart", in its original form. It would later be altered and featured on his 2005 album, "Revolution Of The Heart". The Very Best Of Howard Jones also came with a bonus disc of b-sides. The two-disc set featuring 36 synth-pop hits includes "New Song", "Everlasting Love", and the Phil Collins-produced version of "No One Is To Blame".

VA - The Classic Christmas 80s Album (2016)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at Nov. 9, 2016
VA - The Classic Christmas 80s Album (2016)

VA - The Classic Christmas 80s Album (2016)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 53:26 | 126 Mb
Genre: Jazz, Easy Listening, Pop, Soul / Label: Sony Legacy

This Yuletide set from Sony/Legacy delivers 15 holiday cuts from the original neon decade. The selection features a mix of '80s star power and second-tier acts with artists like Whitney Houston "Do You Hear What I Hear?" and Wham! "Last Christmas" representing the former and the Waitresses "Christmas Wrapping" and Fishbone "Slick Nick, You Devil You" the latter. Three decades on, tracks like New Kids on the Block's schlocky "This One's for the Children" are best left on the shelf and the Bangles' cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "Hazy Shade of Winter," while nicely done, isn't really a Christmas song. Overall, though, songs like Bob & Doug McKenzie's goofy "Twelve Days of Christmas" and Run-D.M.C.'s "Christmas in Hollis" are still entertaining enough to repackage for another generation.

Shalamar - I Can Make You Feel Good: The Best Of Shalamar (2012)  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 27, 2016
Shalamar - I Can Make You Feel Good: The Best Of Shalamar (2012)

Shalamar - I Can Make You Feel Good: The Best Of Shalamar (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 592 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 209 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: R&B, Soul, Funk, Disco | Label: Spectrum | # SPEC2087, 00602527909820 | Time: 01:16:36

2012 collection from the R&B trio. They emerged from the late '70s Disco boom and helped define the '80s with a string of dance floor hits, innovative dance moves (they introduced the UK to body-popping) and trend setting 'wedge' hairstyles. This collection includes their four UK Top 10 hits ('I Can Make You Feel Good', 'A Night to Remember', 'There It Is' and 'Dead Giveaway') plus a further seven UK top 40 classics.

Chuck Mangione - The Best Of Chuck Mangione (2004)  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 21, 2016
Chuck Mangione - The Best Of Chuck Mangione (2004)

Chuck Mangione - The Best Of Chuck Mangione (2004)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 491 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 187 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Smooth Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Jazz-Pop | Label: Columbia/Legacy | # CK 86345 | Time: 01:14:56

The Best of Chuck Mangione collects various tracks from the smooth jazz pioneer's '80s Columbia recordings. While not as influential as Mangione's '70s output, his '80s albums retain much of what made him so popular an artist – catchy hooks, lush production and his clear, crisp trumpet sound. Included are such standout tracks as "Journey to a Rainbow," "Love Bug Boogie" and "Memories of Scirocco." Oddly, a live version of "Land of Make Believe" and the single version of "Feels So Good" make it on to this collection. These '70s hits don't really belong here, but should satisfy casual fans looking for his most popular recordings alongside his mid-career stuff.
Ronnie Foster - The Racer (1986) {2014 Japan Electric Bird The Best 1000 Series}

Ronnie Foster - The Racer (1986) {2014 Japan Electric Bird The Best 1000 Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 244 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 85 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 194 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remastering
© 2014 Electric Bird / King Record Japan | KICJ-2403
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Soul Jazz / Keyboards

Reissue with the latest 24-bit remastering. Features original cover artwork. Comes with a descripton in Japanese. Ronnie Foster cut plenty of sweet fusion sides for Columbia Records at the start of the 80s – but this set's from the second half of the decade, and was initially an album that was only issued for the Japanese market! Foster arranged the whole record himself, and works with a nice lean lineup that includes Phil Upchurch on guitar, Harvey Mason and Ndugu on drums, and Paulinho Da Costa on additional percussion – all in a groove that's kind of a mid 80s update of Foster's earlier mode, still delivered with just the right sense of space and soul! Titles include "Ipanema Walk", "Festival Do Brasil", "Squirt", "Night Life", "Europe", and "The Racer".
Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing: The Best Of Hot Chocolate (2012) 2CD

Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing: The Best Of Hot Chocolate (2012) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 990 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 373 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Soul, Funk, Disco, Pop | Label: Music Club Deluxe | # MCDLX143 | Time: 02:30:26

2012 two CD collection from the British R&B band. Led by charismatic singer/songwriter, Errol Brown, Hot Chocolate are without doubt one of the UK s most successful and popular singles bands. The hits started in 1970 and continued right up until 1984 in a remarkable fourteen-year run that witnessed the chart-topping So You Win Again, and such memorable songs as You Sexy Thing (which was a Top 10 smash in three separate decades), Disco Queen, Emma, No Doubt About It and Every 1 s A Winner. This stunning 38-track retrospective features 29 chart hits, including 12 Top 10s!