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You know Christmas is round the corner when these are showing up...

 

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DISC 1: 
1. THERE FOR YOU 
2. LATE NIGHT LADY 
3. STRAIGHT FOR YOUR HEART 
4. 1000 MILES 
5. BEG BEG BEG 
6. WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT TO THE END 
7. BREAKING THE SILENCE 
8. LIVING ON THE RUN 
9. FALLING DOWN 
10. IN AND OUT OF TROUBLE 
11. POINT OF NO RETURN 
12. A SHOT AT REDEMPTION 
13. INFERNO 
14. TEARING DOWN THE WALLS 
15. TIME ON OUR SIDE 
16. BEST OF THE BROKEN 
17. EYE OF THE STORM 
18. BLIND LEADS THE BLIND 

BONUS DISC: 
1. DRINK ALONE 
2. TEARING DOWN THE WALLS (LIVE / RADIO EDIT) 
3. LIVING ON THE RUN (RADIO EDIT) 
4. SMILE FOR THE CAMERA 
5. WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT TO THE END (ACOUSTIC) 
6. IN AND OUT OF TROUBLE (DEMO) 
7. NEVER LET GO (ORIGINAL VERSION) 
8. LATE NIGHT LADY (ORIGINAL VERSION) 
9. KEEP ON DREAMING (ORIGINAL VERSION) 
10. CRY (ORIGINAL VERSION) 
11. FEEL IT AGAIN (ORIGINAL VERSION)

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Would've been more interesting if they re-recorded those earlier songs with Erik doing vocals.

Not looking to rekindle the Kenny vs Erik debate.  I'd just like to hear Erik doing those songs....he brings a different style to them.

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why the hell does the band like tracks 5, 12 & 16 so much ??!! 

3 of their worst songs imo. 

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Would have been nice if they could have included all of the Japanese bonus tracks instead of live, demo and radio edits on the bonus CD.

Some of my favourite tracks by them have been on Jap releases.

FYI Miley, Too far on the wild side, Back into your arms, California & Shame.

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13 minutes ago, Captain Howdy said:

Would have been nice if they could have included all of the Japanese bonus tracks instead of live, demo and radio edits on the bonus CD.

Some of my favourite tracks by them have been on Jap releases.

FYI Miley, Too far on the wild side, Back into your arms, California & Shame.

Second that. Strange choice indeed...

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yep. love those Jap tracks 

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1 hour ago, Glen said:

yep. love those Jap tracks 

Yes!  and maybe an unreleased track or 2

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Apart from "Beg Beg Beg," we all know "Tonight" is H.e.a.t's greatest song. So it's baffling as to why it's not on this compilation. 

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The probability is we will probably get some kind of b-sides, bonus tracks and outtakes album at some point put together by the record label. These kind of greatest hits packages etc rarely have full input from the bands, and the labels are always looking at a way to make more money out of people.

Look at Airbourne and their label. Released a box set of previous albums with a bonus disc of b-sides with no mention of the b-sides album ever being released on its own, then months later it sneaks out on its own. You cannot see that as anything other than the record label conning people to spend more on the box set  to get the tracks they don't own, and then releasing the single CD later to mop up any extra sales.

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For me, songs that shouldn't have made it are...

There For You
Late Night Lady
Straight For Your Heart
Breaking The Silence
Inferno
Eye Of The Storm

Missing Songs...

Follow Me
Shelter
The One And Only
Heartbreaker
Downtown
Mannequin Show (how did this not get on?)
Laughing At Tomorrow
Redefined
Shit City
We Rule
Into The Great Unknown
 

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"Mannequin Show (how did this not get on?)" - Because it's not very good? :D

It's really hard not to get over the "sounds like Britney spears" thing. I brought my friend to a gig and she immediately spotted the similarities, despite never having heard it before.

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3 hours ago, CureTheSane said:

For me, songs that shouldn't have made it are...

There For You
Late Night Lady
Straight For Your Heart
Breaking The Silence
Inferno
Eye Of The Storm

Missing Songs...

Follow Me
Shelter
The One And Only
Heartbreaker
Downtown
Mannequin Show (how did this not get on?)
Laughing At Tomorrow
Redefined
Shit City
We Rule
Into The Great Unknown
 

eye of the storm is one of my fav HEAT songs.

Laughing at tomorrow is the WORST song on that album 

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Yeah Eye of the storm is probably one of the best songs on the new album. Agree with you on Laughing at tomorrow.. I remember being so keen to hear it based on the studio session videos they were uploading for the album, but it just didn't work at all for me when I finally heard it. Such a weak ending to the album :(

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9 hours ago, CureTheSane said:

For me, songs that shouldn't have made it are...


Breaking The Silence

 

What? That is one of the best songs on that album.

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meh, we all like different songs.

I generally find that most greatest hits albums contain a bunch of songs that I'm not a huge fan of and some songs I really love are shunned.

Certainly not trying to convince anyone here that HEAT chose the wrong songs. Just putting my 2c in :)

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over the years I've only ever really bought greatest hits albums of bands I wasn't massively into. Where I just wanted the 'singles' or best songs (mostly ;) )

bands like Queen, Thin Lizzy, REO, Motorhead, Deep Purple etc.

For a band like HEAT it's a no brainer to just buy everything cos 95% of their songs are awesome. 

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of course with the rise of Spotify etc no need to buy hits cds anymore as I have access to everything :)

 

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Was Ratt 81 - 91 for me.

Here is Aus we never had massive exposure to Ratt.

I recall hearing Casey Kasem playing Round & Round on the radio, but I never really pursued them much,

Bought that GHits and really liked pretty much all of the songs on it. Then I explored the albums and didn't find too much more I was all that interested in.

Like Glenn, I tend to save them for bands I am not a die hard fan of. Eagles, John Lennon, Fleetwood Mac, Dr. Hook, etc Love the bands and the music, but happy to stick with the hits pretty much

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