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Amanda '98
Amanda Lear
Amanda '98
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop
 

      
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All Artists: Amanda Lear
Title: Amanda '98
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Bmg Int'l
Release Date: 1/19/1999
Album Type: Import
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop
Styles: Disco, Dance Pop, By Decade, 1970s
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 632427291527, 743216142125
 

CD Reviews

Lear worship has no limits
S. Beretta | Milan, Italy | 01/22/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"It is really a mystery to me why Bmg-Ariola released this album. Of course, if you like dance music and if you worship Amanda Lear, you'll buy this Cd too. Basically it's a compilation of different things: new recordings of old songs (such as "Queen of Chinatown", "Follow Me" or "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'"), remixes of old hits (such as "Blood and Honey" or "Tomorrow"), or original recordings of her successes from the Seventies ("Never Trust a Pretty Face" or "Lili Marleen"). Then, for those who may have missed them, there are a couple of tracks from her previous - and marvellous - Cd, "Alter Ego" (an alternative version of "Alter Ego", a re-working of "Muscle Man" and a shorter version of "I'll Miss You). But the Cd lacks unity... The second mystery is: why the Italian Cd "Back In Your Arms" was released only in Italy? That one contains only re-recordings of old hits (more than in the Bmg release), plus an absolute inedit "Just a Gigolo" and - of course - four songs from "Alter Ego", which was an enormous flop in Italy (also due to a very bad distribution). All the same, if you are young and you don't know Ms. Amanda Lear (shame on you! ), then you can start with this Cd to get an idea. Also because it has a wonderful booklet with many photos portraying Our Lady of Rémy-de-Provence in all her splendour. Amanda, we'd do anything for you: even buy this kind of records... But please, get Bmg-Ariola to release your first six albums on Cd! It is really a mystery to me why Bmg-Ariola released this album. Of course, if you like dance music and if you worship Amanda Lear, you'll buy this Cd too. Basically it's a compilation of different things: new recordings of old songs (such as "Queen of Chinatown", "Follow Me" or "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'"), remixes of old hits (such as "Blood and Honey" or "Tomorrow"), or original recordings of her successes from the Seventies ("Never Trust a Pretty Face" or "Lili Marleen"). Then, for those who may have missed them, there are a couple of tracks from her previous - and marvellous - Cd, "Alter Ego" (an alternative version of "Alter Ego", a re-working of "Muscle Man" and a shorter version of "I'll Miss You). But the Cd lacks unity... The second mystery is: why the Italian Cd "Back In Your Arms" was released only in Italy? That one contains only re-recordings of old hits (more than in the Bmg release), plus an absolute inedit "Just a Gigolo" and - of course - four songs from "Alter Ego", which was an enormous flop in Italy (also due to a very bad distribution). All the same, if you are young and you don't know Ms. Amanda Lear (shame on you! ), then you can start with this Cd to get an idea. Also because it has a wonderful booklet with many photos portraying Our Lady of Rémy-de-Provence in all her splendour. Amanda, we'd do anything for you: even buy this kind of records... But please, get Bmg-Ariola to release your first six albums on Cd!"
CAN'T STOP DANCING
CHANG CHI WAI DAVID | HONG KONG SAR, CHINA | 12/02/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is one of my favourite disco/dance album ever have. The remixes of 'Follow Me' and 'Queen Of Chinatown' are the best. Thumb up! Truly want to buy the two big hits' maxi single."
A bit of a mish mash for Lear's new album
CHANG CHI WAI DAVID | 03/31/1999
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Amanda Lear's first album in the 90's to receive international distribution as opposed to European, is a bit of a mish mash comprising of alternate versions of songs from her ALTER EGO album, and reworkings and remixes of some of her hits from the late 70's most of which are available in their original (and much better) form on other collections. A bit of a missed opportunity as Lear still has her trademark witty and clever lyrics as is evident on Alter Ego and Cadaver Exquis her two major albums from the 90's. The extra star is for the new version of These Boots are made for walking - a killer dance track"