Decades Collected, The Mission, La Bouche, André Hazes and Heideroosjes.
Time flies and it's already Friday again, which means we have another round of releases that are now in stores:
First, our Decades Collected compilations with the best of each decade - Sixties Collected is available as a limited edition of 2000 copies on translucent green coloured vinyl, Seventies Collected is available as a limited edition of 2000 copies on translucent red coloured vinyl, Eighties Collected is available as a limited edition of 2000 copies on translucent magenta coloured vinyl. Next is La Bouche's Greatest Hits, available as a limited edition 500 copies on gold coloured vinyl. Heideroosjes' Choice For A Lost Generation?! is available as a limited edition of 1500 copies on translucent red coloured vinyl. Met Liefde by André Hazes is available as a limited edition of 1000 copies on green coloured vinyl. Jumpin' In The Night by The Flamin' Groovies is available on black vinyl.
Finally, The new Collected album of The Mission is available as a limited edition of 3 LP's. This compilation is a career-spanning 2LP featuring all their hit singles. The limited edition 3LP features a third bonus LP with six legendary 12" remixes and only a strict amount of 3500 copies are made available. Once the limited edition is sold out, this release will be available as a regular 2LP edition.
The Collected series celebrates the legacy of an artist or band and collects the very best of their career. That is why we'd like to elaborate on this iconic band from the UK:
Het in 1982 uitgebrachte album Met Liefde bereikt in de Nederlandse Album Top 100 de 2e plaats. De single “Diep In Mijn Hart” komt op nummer 1 in de Nationale Hitparadenummer, en ook “Amor, Amor, Amor” (als vertaling van het originele Spaanse nummer van Camilo Blanes Cortés) belandt hoog in de charts.
Various Artists - Sixties Collected features Love “Alone Again Or”, Cher “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)”, The Who “Pinball Wizard”, Diana Ross & The Supremes “Love Child”, Steppenwolf “Magic Carpet Ride”, The Animals “House Of The Rising Sun”, The Beach Boys “Good Vibrations”, David Bowie “Love You Till Tuesday”, Bob Dylan “Subterranean Homesick Blues”, Tom Jones “It's Not Unusual”, Nina Simone “I Put A Spell On You”, Rod Stewart “Handbags & Gladrags” a.o.
Producer Frank Farian, the man behind Boney M and Milli Vanilli, rolled out his '90s equivalent, La Bouche, in 1995. The German based Eurodance duo La Bouche featured vocalist Melanie Thornton and rapper Lane McCray. They gained international success in 1995 when the hit single “Be My Lover” reached the top of the charts.
Various Artists - Seventies Collected features classic tracks and forgotten gems: Queen “Somebody To Love”, Billie Joel “Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)”, Lou Reed “Vicious”, Blondie “Atomic”, Paul McCartney & Wings “Mrs. Vandebilt”, Rodriguez “Sugarman”, Patti Smith Group “Dancing Barefoot”, Roxy Music “Dance Away”, Big Star “Thirteen”, Leon Russell “A Song For You”, 10CC “Dreadlock Holiday”, Grace Jones “La Vie En Rose”, Rush “Closer To The Heart”, Gerry Rafferty “Right Down The Line”, Minnie Riperton “Les Fleurs”, The Brothers Johnson “Strawberry Letter 23” a.o.
Various Artists - Eighties Collected features original hits like Wham! “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”, Duran Duran “Hungry Like A Wolf”, A-HA “The Sun Always Shines On TV”, The Cure “In Between Days”, Pat Benatar “Love Is A Batteflield”, Culture Club “The War Song”, Robert Palmer “Pride”, Frankie Goes To Hollywood “Relax”, Simple Minds “Sanctify Yourself”, ABC “When Smokey Sings”, The Human League “(Keep Feeling) Fascination”, UB40 “If It Happens Again” and many more.
Choice For A Lost Generation?! is het tweede album van de Heideroosjes dat de toen 20-jarige punkers uitbrachten op hun eigen DIY platenlabel. Op het album zijn tijdgeest vattende klassiekers te vinden als “Listen To The Pope”, “Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden”, “Tering Tyfus Takketrut” en “My Name Is Jesus”.