No less than 144 lesser known tracks from throughout the 1980s. OK, there are a few big hits on here such as Spandau Ballet's True, Ultravox's Vienna, Blondie's Atomic, Duran Duran's Girls On Film to name a few, but my love of this mega 80s multi CD box set are all the tunes that you won't find on every other 80s compilation album around.
"Italian Radio Hits and Christmas," is the new compilation dedicated to the great Italian hits of the moment and Christmas songs performed by great artists of the national music scene. The double CD is signed by the label "Solomusicaitaliana" led by Stephen Constable and collects 30 tracks, for autumn and winter all to live and sing. In the tracklist, are for example "Burn for you" Elisa, "One of these days" Nek, "Libre" Alvaro Soler feat. Emma, "Everything here happens" Negramaro, but also "It's already Christmas" by Biagio Antonacci, "Christmas without" by Marco Mengoni, "Christmas Gifts" by Antonello Venditti and "The coming year will be" by Lucio.
Best of Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari's Greatest Hits is an excellent sampler of the Italian star's best material, featuring all of his biggest hits, plus three previously unreleased tracks as good as any of the other songs, making the disc an excellent encapsulation of his career and a fine introduction…
As the story goes, Brigid Polk was a longtime friend of the band and one night decided to bring a cassette recorder with her to record their set. This is the result. It's lo-fi, it's mono, but it still sounds like a decent bootleg (even though it is an official release). By the time this was released, Lou Reed had left the band and Velvet Underground was nothing like they were in the days of the peeling banana and locking yourself in a box as a gift. A Deluxe Edition was released by Rhino a few years ago, but this is the original album on Cotillion/Atlantic, as is.