Hoodoo Gurus Ampology (2-CD)

Ampology (2-CD)
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: September 18, 2000
  • Label: Acadia Records

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Leilani
  • 2.Tojo
  • 3.My Girl
  • 4.Be My Guru
  • 5.I Want You Back
  • 6.I Was a Kamikaze Pilot
  • 7.Bittersweet
  • 8.Like Wow-Wipeout
  • 9.Death Defying
  • 10.Poison Pen
  • 11.In the Wild
  • 12.What's My Scene
  • 13.Heart of Darkness
  • 14.Good Times
  • 15.In the Middle of the Land
  • 16.The Generation Gap
  • 17.Come Anytime
  • 18.Cajun Country
  • 19.Axegrinder
  • 20.Another World

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Miss Freelove '69
  • 2.Stomp the Tumbarumba
  • 3.A Thousand Miles Away
  • 4.I Think You Know
  • 5.A Place in the Sun
  • 6.Castles in the Air
  • 7.The Right Time
  • 8.You Open My Eyes
  • 9.Less Than a Feeling
  • 10.Nobody
  • 11.Judgement Day
  • 12.Big Deal
  • 13.Waking up Tired
  • 14.Quicksand
  • 15.If Only...
  • 16.Night Must Fall
  • 17.Down on Me
  • 18.A Hard Day's Night
  • 19.Gene Hackman
  • 20.The Real Deal

Product Description:

Producers include: Alan Thorne, Charles Fisher.
Includes liner notes by Karen Glauber.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Audio Remasterer: Don Bartley.
Liner Note Author: Karen Glauber.
Recording information: Evangeline Recorded Works.
Photographers: Francine McDougall; Adrienne Overall; Andrzej Liguz.
If there was ever any doubt that the Hoodoo Gurus were one of the best unknown rock acts of the 1980s and early '90s, then this compilation should clear that up. At a whopping 40 tracks -- culled from every Gurus album and including all the hits -- Ampology is an energetic, comprehensive portrait of this Australian pop/rock outfit. Though the Hoodoo Gurus certainly could rock -- and they rocked hard, at that -- they also had some excellently catchy pop songs, and that is what truly distinguished their career. While some albums were a bit inconsistent, Ampology collects all the singles, a handful of album tracks, and a healthy pile of B-sides, non-album singles, and rarities into a release perfect both for devoted fans and for newcomers to the band. The scope of the material here is incredible, from the post-British invasion college rock of the early singles to the showstopping hard rock of the later singles, Ampology is a portrait of a cult rock & roll act at their best. Songs like "Bittersweet," "I Want You Back," "Like Wow-Wipeout," and "Another World" should be a part of any self-respecting rock or pop fan's collection, and as Ampology retails for about the same as the earlier and less complete Electric Soup, this is definitely the way to go. ~ Jason Damas

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  • UPC: 805772800229
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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