Title   : Sounds of the Eighties, The Early '80s: Take Two
Label   : Time Life
Medium  : CD
TTime   : 67:51
Notes   : Pictures and descriptions of the groups and top chart position for
 all the songs.
Reviewer: Charles R. Grosvenor Jr.
Paid    : $20
Rank    : 3 out of 5.

Track Listing
Title                                  Artist(s)
-=-=-                                  -=-=-=-=-
Love Stinks			                       The J. Geils Band
Heart and Soul			                   Huey Lewis and the News
Church of the Poison Mind              Culture Club
It's A Mistake                         Men At Work
While You See A Chance                 Steve Winwood
Saved By Zero                          The Fixx
Sexy Eyes                              Dr. Hook
Misunderstanding                       Genesis
Sukiyaki                               A Taste Of Honey
Our Lips Are Sealed                    Go-Go's
Just Between You And Me                April Wine
Working For the Weekend		             Loverboy
The Stroke                             Billy Squier
Heartbreaker                           Pat Benatar
Angel of the Morning                   Juice Newton
Making Love Out Of Nothing At All      Air Supply
'65 Love Affair                        Paul Davis
Baby, Come To Me                       Patti Austin and James Ingram

	It's amazing how across the board a Time Life CD attempts to be
sometimes.  I would have never thought of putting Loverboy and Juice Newton
on the same CD, but I guess that's why these guys get the big bucks. (I'm
sure you've seen plenty of other comments about their expensive discs on this
compilation ranking, so I won't go into it again).  I never thought of "Sexy
Eyes" as having been an eighties song, it sounds sooo Disco oriented, and
definitely next to a Genesis song, followed up by "Sukiyaki" which is another
soft rock ballad, which is listed as having hit number 3 in 1980, though I
must confess I don't remember it.  The only reason I consider this a keeper,
is because it has some songs I just don't have on CD yet like Genesis and
Huey Lewis. As a plus, if I wanted to make an eighties soft rock compilation,
there's plenty on here for me to use like "Making Love Out Of Nothing At
All", which is one of those songs you expected the DJ to play at almost every
dance.  The liner notes are interesting, as they list the Fixx as new
romantics alongside Duran Duran, which I find to be a rather humorous
classification, and Dr. Hook as having scored the only country-rock disco hit
(which I dare you to say without cracking up). All things considered, it's
an OK CD, nothing special.

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