Theoretically, it should be easy to assemble a greatest-hits collection from Huey Lewis & the News, since they spent most of the '80s in the Top Ten. Time Flies: The Best of Huey Lewis & the News proves that assumption false. Although many of the band's biggest hits are here…
The soundtrack to the hit 1985 film included two tracks culled from 's compositions for the film, two tracks from , two songs played by the fictional band , one played by and , and two pop songs that are only very briefly heard in the background of the film. was the first #1 single on the US Billboard Hot 100 for , certified Gold and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The album spent 19 weeks on the Billboard 200, peaking at #12 in October, 1985.
American Anthems II has three CDs of great rock repertoire that has stood the test of time. it includes tracks from Kiss, ZZ Top, Foreigner, Toto and Tina Turner as well as Prince, Fleetwood Mac, R.E.M., Extreme and David Lee Roth. There's also newer anthems from The Killers, Train and Kid Rock.
Now series celebrate Millennium with 20 cd release covering 80's & 90's decade, this 2CD edition covering best of from year 1986.
Now series celebrate Millennium with 20 cd release covering 80's & 90's decade, this 2CD edition covering best of from year 1985.
Recorded simultaneously with Nick Lowe's Labour of Lust, Dave Edmunds' Repeat When Necessary continues the winning streak of Get It and Tracks on Wax 4 simply by sticking to the formula. Though Rockpile's sound is a little cleaner here than before, nothing's changed but the songs, which are uniformly excellent. Culled primarily from pub rock contemporaries (and containing no Lowe songs whatsoever), the record contains four classics: Elvis Costello's galloping "Girls Talk," and Graham Parker's relentless "Crawling from the Wreckage," the funny (a rarity of Edmunds) "Creature from the Black Lagoon," and the country-rocker "Queen of Hearts," which would later become a hit for Juice Newton in exactly the same arrangement.
Disky Communications Europe B.V. "Rock Classics From The 80's" collects 30 original hits of the era featuring Golden Earring' "Twilight Zone," Billy Squier's "Rock Me Tonight," MSG' "Anytime," Huey Lewis & The News' "I Want A New Drug," Billy Idol's "Rebell Yell,"… "Rock Classics From The 80's" is a good album for anyone who stood up in a bleacher seat at an arena and jammed a thumb onto a portable lighter during Poison's "Your Mama Don't Dance." And, for better or worse, there are several million of them.