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DIRTY GENIUS

Advantages: collects their classic singles on one record
Disadvantages: weak tracks from the latest album

Firstly this isn't technically a greatist hits set if you are a completist because it ignores the two earliest Primal Scream albums 'Sonic Flower Groove' and 'Primal Scream'. Instead it focuses on tracks from 'Screamdelica', 'Give out but don't give in'. ...

dan_wales 16.03.2006 · Read full review
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Cherub Rock

Advantages: 18 historic tracks
Disadvantages: They've been gone for 6 years

...Smashing Pumpkins aren't recognised as they should be. For me, they are one of the bands that helped change rock as it is alongside the likes of Nirvana and Pink Floyd. The talent was shown in every album by them, and this Greatest Hits album brings argua ...

Gregthegreat 04.08.2006 · Read full review
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Fickle fascination of everlasting Gods

Advantages: A round up of some of the Pumpkins' best songs from the last 12 years
Disadvantages: The final Pumpkins' release :(

How many times do pick up a magazine and see the words, 'If you buy one album this year, buy this one'? For me, this is that album. 'Rotten Apples' tells the tale of one of the only truly original bands in recent music and listening to it, in some points, ...

Stem 10.12.2001 · Read full review
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Not enough Rot

Advantages: The best of, brought together in an accessible album
Disadvantages: One CD of tracks is not enough!

As it is almost inevitable that those bands talented (and lucky) enough to survive past the first two albums will produce their 'best of...', it comes as no surprise that the Pumpkins would follow this course. The Pumpkins are, in my honest and humble ...

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~ * I Want To Thank You... * ~

Advantages: songs, unique, style of music
Disadvantages: nothing major

Dido is a British Singer / Songwriter. I was around eight or nine years old at the time Dido was in the charts – I was a huge Steps fan and didn’t like anyone else, but I remember thinking at the time that Dido was for grown ups. My older sister used to ...

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