Too Shy: The Best Of Kajagoogoo

Army Of The Pharaohs - Jedi Mind Tricks Presents The Best Of Army Of The Pharaohs (2016)

Army Of The Pharaohs - Jedi Mind Tricks Presents The Best Of Army Of The Pharaohs (2016)
Rap, Hip-Hop | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:15:28 | 312 MB
Label: Babygrande Records | Release Year: 2016

Previous Jedi Mind Tricks’ projects could be described as a touch obtuse. Comic book villainy, cemeteries and decapitations aren’t the stuff of lazy Sunday afternoons. But the official debut of Army of the Pharaohs, spearheaded by JMT’s Vinnie Paz, comes off as morbidity with a smile. The underground all-star collaboration includes 7L & Esoteric, Celph Titled, Apathy, Outerspace, Reef The Lost Cauze, Chief Kamachi, Des Devious, Faez One and King Syze. Instead of fantastical yarns about high-tech weaponry, there are meaningful stories about disappointment and broken homes. But The Torture Papers is far from a sentimental journey through the ghetto. The whimsical futurism still abounds, but it is matched with thought-provoking experiences that make this more than a niche record.
Nat King Cole - The Best Of The Nat King Cole Trio: The Instrumental Classics (1992)

Nat King Cole - The Best Of The Nat King Cole Trio: The Instrumental Classics (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 126 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 126 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 66 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Swing, Easy Listening | Capitol Jazz #CDP 7 98288 2

For those needing a reminder of Cole's very original and expert piano playing, this 18-track roundup of some of his best instrumentals should fit the bill. Part of Capitol's three-volume series of Cole's classic trio sides (the other two cover the vocals), The Best of the Nat King Cole Trio includes gem after gem from the group's 1943-1949 prime and features the classic lineup that included guitarist Oscar Moore and bassist Johnny Miller. With Cole and Moore seamlessly blending lines throughout, the group forged the standard for many a piano trio to follow by way of classics like "Jumpin' at Capitol," "Sweet Georgia Brown," and "These Foolish Things"…

Avenged Sevenfold - The Best of 2005-2013 (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 1, 2016
Avenged Sevenfold - The Best of 2005-2013 (2016)

Avenged Sevenfold - The Best of 2005-2013 (2016)
Hard Rock, Heave Metal | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:35:39 | 222 MB
Label: Warner Bros. | Release Year: 2016

Warner Bros. will release a best-of compilation package of Avenged Sevenfold’s biggest Warner Bros. hits to date. The two-disc set, titled The Best Of 2005-2013, features 18 songs from Avenged Sevenfold’s best-selling Warner Bros. albums released between 2005 and 2013 including City Of Evil, Avenged Sevenfold, Nightmare and Hail To The King. The package also features a cover of Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid”, originally on the Warner Bros. tribute album Covered, A Revolution in Sound as well as two original songs that Avenged Sevenfold wrote for video games: “Carry On” (Call Of Duty II) and “Not Ready To Die” (Call Of The Dead).
Gary Numan - The Best Of Gary Numan 1978-1983 (1993) 2CDs [Re-Up]

Gary Numan - The Best Of Gary Numan 1978-1983 (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 884 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 345 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: New Wave, Synth-Pop, Electronic | Label: Beggars Banquet | # BEGA150CD | Time: 02:23:49

The Best of Gary Numan 1978–1983 is a double disc compilation album of Gary Numan's singles and selected album tracks released on the Beggars Banquet Records label. It was promoted by the remixed re-release of "Cars". The contents of the enclosed twelve page booklet are identical to the one included with the previously released Exhibition compilation album. It contains various pictures from the years in question and an extensive chronological essay by Francis Drake.
Blancmange - Second Helpings: The Best Of Blancmange (1990) [Re-Up]

Blancmange - Second Helpings: The Best Of Blancmange (1990)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 322 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 119 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 86 Mb
Genre: Synthpop, New Wave, Post-Punk | Label: London | # 8573 81949-2 | Time: 00:49:33

Blancmange is a perfect band for a compilation: it was only around for three albums, so there's not a lot of material to pick and choose from (meaning that many fan favorites will fall by the wayside), and all three albums are spotty enough that buying Second Helpings: The Best of Blancmange is a quick and neat way to get pretty much all of the high points. (That said, it would have been nice if the atmospheric instrumental "Sad Day" from 1982's Happy Families had made the cut.) The duo's three best singles, the propulsive "Blind Vision" (featuring Neil Arthur's most manic vocals), the boppy and Erasure-like "That's Love, That It Is" (the closest the duo ever got to a U.S. hit), and the hypnotic, Middle Eastern-flavored "Living on the Ceiling" (an '80s weekend radio staple even though it wasn't much of a hit at the time), are all present and accounted for, as are their other singles and a smattering of quality album tracks. A simple "all meat no filler" compilation, Second Helpings: The Best of Blancmange is just about all the Blancmange most people will ever need.
Hootie & The Blowfish - The Best Of Hootie & The Blowfish: 1993 Thru 2003 (2004)

Hootie & The Blowfish - The Best Of Hootie & The Blowfish: 1993 Thru 2003 (2004)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 533 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 178 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Alternative Rock, American Trad Rock, Jam Bands | Label: Atlantic/Rhino | # 8122-78083-2 | 01:07:44

Hootie & the Blowfish never were cut out to be superstars. They were meant to be the best band at the local bar. They were ordinary guys, and they played ordinary music, the kind that could be heard in any college town on the East Coast or Midwest during the early '90s when the local bar wasn't having grunge night. It was the ordinariness of the music on their 1994 debut, Cracked Rear View, that connected with millions of American listeners – they sounded like everybody's favorite local band. Once they were superstars, their bubble burst fairly quickly as the 1996 follow-up sold considerably fewer than the debut, and by the end of the decade, they had settled into a reliable routine of turning out modest records and touring steadily, without many people outside of their core fans noticing. Their popularity might have declined, but as the 2004 Atlantic/Rhino compilation The Best of Hootie & the Blowfish (1993 Thru 2003) illustrates, their music changed very little over the course of the decade, nor did the quality of their music decline.
Deborah Harry - Most Of All: The Best Of Deborah Harry (1999) [Re-Up]

Deborah Harry - Most Of All: The Best Of Deborah Harry (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 532 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 195 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Dance Rock, Pop Rock, New Wave | Label: EMI | # 7243 5 22945 2 7 | Time: 01:15:13

She's blonde…she's beautiful…she's Deborah Harry! Best known as the vocalist and focal point for the NY New Wave/Punk band Blondie, Deborah continued to record memorable albums under her own name after her band imploded in the early '80s. This collection features the cream of the solo years and includes great tracks like 'I Want That Man', 'The Jam Was Moving', 'Rush Rush', 'French Kissin' In The USA' and her collaborative contribution with Iggy Pop to 1990's Red, Hot & Blue AIDS charity album, 'Well… Did You Evah!'. 18 tracks including a few bonus remixes of 'I Want That Man'.
Herbie Hancock - The Best Of (The Blue Note Years) (1988) Reissue 1995 [Repost, New Rip]

Herbie Hancock - The Best Of (The Blue Note Years) (1988) Reissue 1995
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 396 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 161 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Piano Jazz, Modal | Blue Note | # CDP 7 91142 2, 0777 7 91142 2 1 | 01:03:47

Mirroring his onetime boss and mentor Miles Davis' own protean output, Herbie Hancock has explored hard bop, soul-jazz, fusion, funk-rock, soundtracks, hip-hop-inflected pop ("Rockit"), and many permutations in between. His early work for Blue Note, though, offers the best entrée for newcomers. Compiled from five of his albums for the label and covering a period from 1962-1968, this fine sampler includes highlights from his debut, Takin' Off ("Watermelon Man"), the classic Maiden Voyage (the title track and "Dolphin Dance"), and the early electric album Speak Like a Child (the title track and "Riot"). Add to this more indelible cuts like "Cantaloupe Island" and "One Finger Snap," not to mention the presence of numerous '60s jazz luminaries (Dexter Gordon, Freddie Hubbard, Thad Jones, Hank Mobley, Billy Higgins, et al.), and you have perfect way to get a taste of some of the best modern jazz committed to wax.

Collin Raye - The Best of Collin Raye: Direct Hits (1997)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 12, 2016
Collin Raye - The Best of Collin Raye: Direct Hits (1997)

Collin Raye - The Best of Collin Raye: Direct Hits (1997)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 352 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 140 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Contemporary Country | Label: Epic | # EK 67893 | Time: 00:49:58

The Best of Collin Raye contains all of the contemporary country singer's biggest hits and best-known songs – including "Every Second", "That Was a River", "Little Rock", "One Boy, One Girl", "Not That Different", and the number one singles "Love, Me", "In This Life", and "My Kind of Girl" – making it an excellent introduction to the popular vocalist.
Michael Franks - The Best Of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance (1998) [Repost, New Rip]

Michael Franks - The Best Of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 435 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 166 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 80 Mb
Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Vocal Pop | Label: Warner Bros. | # 9362-46855-2 | Time: 01:09:10

The Best of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance is a good 15-track collection that is equally divided between soft rock like "Popsicle Toes" and smooth jazz. Any curious listener looking for a one-stop introduction to Franks would be well served with this collection. Among the highlights are "The Lady Wants to Know," "Antonio's Song," "When the Cookie Jar Is Empty," "Tiger in the Rain," "Baseball," "Your Secret's Safe with Me," "When I Give My Love to You," "The Art of Love," "Soul Mate," and "Hourglass".