Frankie were one of the biggest-selling pop groups of the 1980s, as well as the most controversial. Their debut single, 'Relax', went to No. 1 in ten countries around Europe and its follow-up, 'Two Tribes', was the definitive cinematic soundtrack to the Cold War. They also had a sensitive side ('The Power Of Love'), a rocky side ('Born To Run') and a playful side ('Do You Think I'm Sexy?')…
With a discography that includes a classic debut album (1984's Welcome to the Pleasuredome), a misguided sophomore effort (1986's Liverpool), and very few B-sides but plenty (like tons) of remixes, compiling Frankie Goes to Hollywood in a one-disc set is easy if you don't over-think it. Knocking the new wave circus act's career with ease, Frankie Said certainly avoids just that….(allmusic.com)
"With a discography that includes a classic debut album (1984's Welcome to the Pleasuredome), a misguided sophomore effort (1986's Liverpool), and very few B-sides but plenty (like tons) of remixes, compiling Frankie Goes to Hollywood in a one-disc set is easy if you don't over-think it. Knocking the new wave circus act's career with ease, Frankie Said certainly avoids just that. The rarities it offers are on the edge of even a rabid fan's interest ("Born to Run" "live" on the Tube is just the studio version but louder, and that Anne Dudley mix of "Two Tribes" is nothing but the piano intro, now isolated), plus all the hits…" – allmusicguide.com
"All tracks have been baked and digitally transferred from the original Ampex master tapes, except for ‘Relax’ (International) and ‘The World is My Oyster’ (at its full length) (from masters previously created for ZTT Japan’s Return to the Pleasuredome box set…" (ztt.com)
Rage Hard: A Sonic Collection is a greatest hits album by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, released in 2004 by ZTT Records, exclusively to SA-CD. The album takes its name from a song title from the band's Liverpool album. The track listing is a mixture of singles and album tracks. The band's seven singles are accounted for here, in their album versions. Also featured are the four cover versions the band committed to album. This SACD pressing reproduced by legendary original Frankie Goes To Hollywood producer Trevor Horn.
Liverpool is Frankie Goes to Hollywood's second and last studio album, released in October 1986. It would be the band's final album of all-new material, and lead singer Holly Johnson would leave the band following the corresponding world tour, followed by a flurry of lawsuits from ZTT.
Digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition of the controversial band's 1986 album. The story of Liverpool, the second Frankie Goes To Hollywood long player, is not that of one city, or one place in time. It's the story of a journey around some odd and surprising corners of Europe. And the story of Liverpool, the deluxe edition, is a road movie retracing the band's steps in search of the tapes and memories that were left behind.
Digitally remastered and expanded 25th Anniversary two CD edition of this classic album from the controversial Liverpudlians including 13 bonus tracks. One of the biggest British LPs of the '80s, Welcome To The Pleasuredome features Frankie's four biggest hits: 'Relax', 'Two Tribes', 'The Power Of Love' and the title track. For this 25th anniversary, the Salvo label has taken great pride in giving this classic album the definitive reissue treatment that it has long deserved. The 13 bonus tracks include non-album cuts plus different mixes of the album's big hits. If you already own this album, time to upgrade to this ultimate edition. If you haven't heard it, then there's no better place to start!