The Cars Greatest Hits

The Cars - The Cars Greatest Hits (1985) {2017, Japanese Reissue}

The Cars - The Cars Greatest Hits (1985) {2017, Japanese Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 370 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 134 Mb
Full Scans | 00:50:17 | RAR 5% Recovery
New Wave, Pop Rock, Synth-Pop | Elektra / Warner Music Japan #WPCR-26213

The Cars were responsible for some of rock's most recognizable radio hits by the mid-'80s, so when the band took an extended break after their successful tour for Heartbeat City, 1985's Greatest Hits was assembled. Mixed in with the familiar selections was a brand-new track, the playful "Tonight She Comes" (which became a Top Ten hit), as well as a remix of the overlooked "Shake It Up" ballad "I'm Not the One." And while most of the expected hits are represented ("Just What I Needed," "Let's Go," "Drive," "Shake It Up," etc.), some of the selections prove questionable – why was the title track from Heartbeat City (an unsuccessful single) included instead of the 1984 Top 20 hit "Hello Again"?

America - The Complete Greatest Hits (2001)  Music

Posted by JET 1 at Feb. 18, 2021
America - The Complete Greatest Hits (2001)

America - The Complete Greatest Hits (2001)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 465 MB | Scans
Genre: Folk Rock | Label: Rhino/Warner Records | Catalog Number: R2 74375

The Complete Greatest Hits is an awkward title, but it's more or less accurate. Less because there are two new recordings here ("World of Light," "Paradise") at the end that couldn't qualify as hits. More because it does contain all of the group's greatest hits, from their Warner recordings from the '70s ("A Horse With No Name," "Tin Man," "Ventura Highway," "Lonely People," and "Sister Golden Hair") to their smooth recordings for Capitol in the early '80s ("You Can Do Magic," "The Border"). Not counting Rhino's superb box set, Highway, this is the first collection to do this, and it makes for an excellent listen and a great, succinct summary of their strengths.

The Pretenders - Greatest Hits (2000) DVD  Music

Posted by Designol at March 27, 2022
The Pretenders - Greatest Hits (2000) DVD

The Pretenders - Greatest Hits (2000)
DVD9 | PAL | 4:3 (720x576) VBR | LPCM 2.0, 1536 kbps | ~ 5.7 Gb
Label: Warner Music Vision | # 8573-85005-2 | Time: 02:02:52
Alternative Rock, College Rock, New Wave, Pop/Rock

The Pretenders Greatest Hits is a selection of 20 songs and their variously successful videos. Chrissie Hynde arrived in the UK in 1973, and after a period as the "Loud Yank" NME journalist, she realised her dream of putting a band together. "Stop Your Sobbing" was a terrific first single for The Pretenders, debuting a voice that defied comparison or description. Naturally it's included here. Chrissie hated the early videos for her songs, especially "Brass in Pocket", which was one of the very first shown on MTV. She relays this sort of information to camera in the terrific documentary, "No Turn Left Unstoned", featured on this DVD. Comments come in from Rosanna Arquette, ex-managers, Elvis Costello, Bono, and her oldest friend.

The Levellers - Greatest Hits (2014)  Music

Posted by Rtax at July 13, 2022
The Levellers - Greatest Hits (2014)

The Levellers - Greatest Hits (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 914 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 303 MB
2:05:23 | Alternative Rock, Folk Rock | Label: On The Fiddle Recordings

From the folk punk roots of Carry Me, through the anthemic One Way, Fifteen Years and Top 20 hits Hope Street, Just The One and Beautiful Day - more recent tracks such as Truth Is, The Cholera Well and The Recruiting Sgt show the Levellers' mix of scathing political comment and positive DIY attitude to life hasn't dissipated over the years.
Manfred Mann - The Complete Greatest Hits of Manfred Mann 1963-2003 (2003)

Manfred Mann - The Complete Greatest Hits of Manfred Mann 1963-2003 (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 749 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 295 MB | Covers - 69 MB
Genre: Pop Rock, Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Creature Music Limited (MANFRED1DE)

The very idea that Manfred Mann, perhaps Great Britain's longest running rock band - other than the Rolling Stones - would have "hits" in the 21st century is rather odd and inaccurate (perhaps "hits according to who?" is the question). This set nonetheless features two CDs and 36 tracks. Virtually every single from the earliest Manfred Mann band is here, including "Do Wah Diddy Diddy," "Mighty Quinn," "5-4-3-2-1," "Sha La La," "Hubble Bubble (Toil And Trouble)," as well as wild covers of the hits of the day - because after all, Manfred Mann were, more than anything else, a cover band - "Fox on the Run," "Handbags and Glad Rags," "Just Like a Woman," "If You Gotta Go, Go Now," and of course, the tracks that put retirement money in Bruce Springsteen's bank account…

Dion & The Belmonts - Greatest Hits (1999)  Music

Posted by Rtax at Dec. 7, 2021
Dion & The Belmonts - Greatest Hits (1999)

Dion & The Belmonts - Greatest Hits (1999)
FLAC (tracks) - 318 MB | 52:58
Rock & Roll, Oldies | Label: Repertoire

20 of the teen idol's biggest chart hits for the Laurie & Columbia labels from 1958-68, both with & without his group the Belmonts. All tracks are digitally remastered & include 'The Wanderer', 'I Wonder Why', 'Runaround Sue', 'Donna the Primadonna', 'A Teenager in Love' & 'Abraham Martin And John'. 1999 release.

The Pretenders - Greatest Hits (2000) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at July 17, 2021
The Pretenders - Greatest Hits (2000) [Re-Up]

The Pretenders - Greatest Hits (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 518 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Scans included
Label: Warner Strategic Marketing | # 8573 84607 2 | Time: 01:13:35
Alternative Rock, College Rock, New Wave, Pop/Rock

The Pretenders' 1987 collection, The Singles, did a fine job of assembling most of the group's finest tracks up to that point in their career, so after another decade passed, their record company felt it was necessary to compile a more "updated" collection, 2000's Euro-only release Greatest Hits. Although it contains a total of 20 tracks, Greatest Hits ultimately fails to improve over its predecessor, for the simple fact that the early '80s was the Pretenders' artistic and commercial peak, and Greatest Hits contains too much latter-day material. Whereas it would have been a wise move to showcase such oft-overlooked classics as "Tattooed Love Boys," "Mystery Achievement," "Precious," "My City Was Gone," or "Birds of Paradise" (all of which weren't included on The Singles), Greatest Hits includes such not-as-strong selections as "Night in My Veins," "Breakfast in Bed," and "Human" instead. Although there are quite a few gems included ("Brass in Pocket," "Message of Love," "Talk of the Town," "Kid," "Back on the Chain Gang," etc.), Greatest Hits leaves out far too many prime selections to be considered truly definitive.

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Greatest Hits (1993) Re-up  Music

Posted by v3122 at Feb. 2, 2021
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Greatest Hits (1993) Re-up

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Greatest Hits (1993)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2008 | Universal Music, UICY-90882 | Japan | ~ 478 or 161 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 31 Mb
Classic Rock / Southern Rock

Greatest Hits is a lean yet complete overview of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' biggest singles from their first prime. Sure, it's possible to pinpoint a few great songs missing, but the group had a lot of great songs during the late '70s and '80s…

The Shadows - The Shadows' Greatest Hits (1963) {1989, Reissue}  Music

Posted by popsakov at June 8, 2022
The Shadows - The Shadows' Greatest Hits (1963) {1989, Reissue}

The Shadows - The Shadows' Greatest Hits (1963) {1989, Reissue}
EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 218 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 87 Mb
Full Scans ~ 57 Mb | 00:35:30 | RAR 5% Recovery
Columbia / EMI Records #CDP 792423 2 / CZ 189
Instrumental Rock / Pop Rock / Classic Rock / British Invasion

A straightforward summary of the Shadows' first three years of habitual hit-making, opening with the pounding flurry of "Apache," then tracing through the next eight smash singles, with a handful of attendant B-sides (and one EP cut, the title track from The Boys) to round the package out. There is no denying the sheer brilliance of this early sequence. Hits like "Wonderful Land," "FBI," and "Man of Mystery" utterly rewrote the guitar's role in rock, not only musically, but culturally as well. Unquestionably, the Shadows' importance and impact diminished as the years passed, but at the outset of their career – the period documented here – they were untouchable. It is for that reason that The Shadows' Greatest Hits is still regarded in some quarters as the finest Shadows album of them all, an accolade which no other compilation (and goodness knows, there's been enough of them) has ever been able to dismiss. Even the sleeve screams "masterpiece."
The Zombies - Greatest Hits (2002) {Hybrid SACD, Audio Fidelity AFZ 001} Audio CD Layer

The Zombies - Greatest Hits (2002) {Hybrid SACD, Audio Fidelity AFZ 001} Audio CD Layer
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 254 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 118 Mb
Full Scans ~ 34 Mb | 00:48:55 | RAR 5% Recovery
British Invasion / Classic Rock / Pop Rock / Beat / Psychedelic Rock
Audio Fidelity #AFZ 001 | Mastered by Steve Hoffman

This collection, remastered for SACD, covers the Zombies' short and tasteful career, spanning their 1964-1967 years for Decca Records, and their single album, the classic Odessey & Oracle, for Epic Records in 1968. Two versions of "She's Not There" are included here, one the so-called "stereo underdub" version that lacks the snappy drum overdub that gives the superior single version its crisp, edgy feel. There are also two mixes of "Time of the Season," the familiar version and an alternate mix that features a little more organ in the verse sections.