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Best of 2
Bee Gees
Best of 2
Genres: World Music, Pop, Rock
 
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Of the 2 best-of discs covering the Bee Gees' pre-disco pop hits, it's the first volume that's the definitive collection. But, this 14-song follow-up is a nice companion piece, boasting several prime examples of the Gibb B...  more »

     
   
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All Artists: Bee Gees
Title: Best of 2
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 1
Label: Polygram Records
Release Date: 10/25/1990
Genres: World Music, Pop, Rock
Styles: Australia & New Zealand, Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Oldies
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 042283196025

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Of the 2 best-of discs covering the Bee Gees' pre-disco pop hits, it's the first volume that's the definitive collection. But, this 14-song follow-up is a nice companion piece, boasting several prime examples of the Gibb Brothers' emotion-drenched, vintage songcraft. Alongside "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart," "Lonely Days," and "Run to Me"--all hits from the tail end of the threesome's original run at the charts--Best of Bee Gees, Vol. 2 features such sumptuous standouts as "Melody Fair," "Morning of My Life," "And the Sun Will Shine," and Robin Gibb's gorgeously melodramatic British solo hit "Saved by the Bell." --Scott Schinder

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"The original 1973 LP has been resequenced, and drops the opening song " WOULDN'T I BE SOMEONE ", which at the time was a new song. Otherwise, this collection is a balance of a few big hits , like HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART , LONELY DAYS, RUN TO ME and MY WORLD, and some lesser known, but equally enthralling material that were both singles & album cuts. Overall, I'd describe most of this period of the Gibbs as moody & introspective. ALIVE is one of their great not as well known gems. MORNING OF MY LIFE is a rare song, not on any other album, & previously recorded by LULU on her " New Routes " album. I.O.I.O. is about the only upbeat song on here. It's very memorable & I've been humming it for decades since. LET THERE BE LOVE , AND THE SUN WILL SHINE and MELODY FAIR [ also cut by Lulu ] date back to the Bee Gee's late 60's material and they included Robin's solo hit in the UK, SAVED BY THE BELL , which isn't nearly as good as the group songs. This is a compilation of some excellent Gibb brothers songs, that focuses more on their sullen, sad yet sweet sound."
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Anita M. Shirk | Rolette, North Dakota | 06/06/2010
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This CD was not as great as the previous one purchased as many unfamiliar songs were on it. However, it is still good.
The product arrived in good shape and in a timely manner."