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Berlin Tapes
Icehouse
Berlin Tapes
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop
 
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2002 remastered reissue of the Aussie alternative act's 1999 album that's unavailable domestically. Includes 5 bonus tracks 'Be My Friend', 'Being Boiled', 'How Do You Sleep', 'Giant And Child Fugue' & 'Pas De Trois.' W...  more »

      

CD Details

All Artists: Icehouse
Title: Berlin Tapes
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Phantom Sound & Vision
Release Date: 1/1/2004
Album Type: Extra tracks, Import
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop
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Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 766489291024

Synopsis

Album Description
2002 remastered reissue of the Aussie alternative act's 1999 album that's unavailable domestically. Includes 5 bonus tracks 'Be My Friend', 'Being Boiled', 'How Do You Sleep', 'Giant And Child Fugue' & 'Pas De Trois.' Warner Australia.

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CD Reviews

Berlin tapes japanese import
Tim | Nashville | 07/07/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"First of all..I bought this well recorded Japanese import for a total of [price] dollars(shipping included)..yes thats correct ! ...this is a great cd for the older crowds.I highly recommend ! Beautiful music and Icehouse scores again in my book.I have been a fan since 1981"
Much overlooked & underappreciated
James Simon | New York, NY USA | 12/05/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Icehouse never made a big splash and was often regarded as a one hit wonder in the US with "Crazy" and a few minor hits like "No Promises" and "Cross The Border". The Berlin Tapes attempts to illustrate Ira Davies and the band's influences from the early days by doing mostly accoustic versions from bands they grew up with. Some are surprisingly successful (PIL's "Disappointed", Roxy Music's "Really Good Time", The Cure's "At Night", Simple Minds "Let There Be Love"), other's just leave you scratching your head (Talking Heads "Heaven", Bowie's "Heores"). Fortunetely the album hits more than misses, and the remastering is a noticable improvement. If you're looking for an innovative album to chill to, especially as it's a midpriced disc, you'll enjoy this album."