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Wishful Thinking
China Crisis
Wishful Thinking
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
 
  •  Track Listings (14) - Disc #1
  •  Track Listings (13) - Disc #2

1995 digitally mastered retrospective on the Recall label featuring 27 tracks: their last studio album (13 tracks) & alive acoustic set with 14 of their hits, including 'African And White', 'Black Man Ray', 'It's Everythin...  more »

      
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All Artists: China Crisis
Title: Wishful Thinking
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Recall Records UK
Release Date: 4/21/1998
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Styles: New Wave & Post-Punk, Progressive, Progressive Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 636551411721

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Album Description
1995 digitally mastered retrospective on the Recall label featuring 27 tracks: their last studio album (13 tracks) & alive acoustic set with 14 of their hits, including 'African And White', 'Black Man Ray', 'It's Everything', 'Wishful Thinking', 'Christian', 'King In A Catholic Style' and 'Working With Fire And Steel'. Double slimline jewel case.
 

CD Reviews

Smooth... Very Smooth
Paul Arellano | VA, USA | 06/13/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Smooth... very smooth as always with China Crisis. If you're interested in hearing the sound of China Crisis, this is a good collection to start with. This is a 2 Cd set: Disc One is Unplugged, while the other is their latest full album release after a long rest from the music scene. Let's start with Cd 1. Let me tell you, I've been listening to China Crisis for so long (like 15 years) and this is the first time I heard them play live. They are simply fantastic! Most notable songs in CD 1 are "African and White", "Everyday the Same", "No more Blue Horizons","It's Everything", "Good Again", and "Diary of a Hollow Horse". All praises to the horn and violin accompaniment. Marvelous work! I was hoping that the songs "You Did Cut Me" and "Bigger the Punch I'm Feeling" would be here too. But then this Cd in itself is great! CD 2 is a studio album. Notice most of the songs in CD 2 have their unplugged version in CD 1. It's still worth listening to the studio versions so you can appreciate the improvisations the band made in their live performance. Notable songs for CD 2 are "Hard to be Around" and "Tell me What It is". I really miss China Crisis. I hope they come out with a new album soon. Get this CD. Highly recommended."