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Still Unrepentant

  • 1. Rosalyn
    2. Don't Bring Me Down
    3. Get Yourself Home
    4. Roadrunner
    5. Judgement Day
    6. Honey, I Need
    7. You Don't Believe Me
    8. Buzz the Jerk
    9. Cry to Me
    10. Midnight to Six Man
    11. L.S.D.
    12. Death of a Socialite
    13. Growing in My Mind
    14. Defecting Grey
    15. S.F.Sorrow Is Born
    16. Private Sorrow
    17. Balloon Burning
    18. Old Man Going
    19. Loneliest Person
    20. Scene One
    21. In the Square
    22. Letter
    23. Rain Grass
    24. Parachute
    25. October 26
    26. Revolution
    27. Summertime
    28. Peter
    29. Rip Off Train
    30. Havana Bound
    31. Dream/Joey
    32. Bridge of God
    33. Is It Only Love
    34. Singapore Silk Torpedo
    35. Under the Volcano
    36. Sad Eye
    37. Remember That Boy
    38. It's Been So Long
    39. I'm Calling
    40. Office Love
    41. She Don't
    42. No Future
    43. God Give Me the Strength
    44. Come See Me
    45. All Light Up
    46. Live Concert Filmed at the Pressure Point (DVD)
    47. Brighton Monday 30th August 2004 (DVD)
    48. To Celebrate the Pretty Things 40th Anniversary (DVD)
    49. Includes Interviews With the Band (DVD)
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RR5022

  • Credits

    STILL UNREPENTANT is a best-of collection by British rockers the Pretty Things.
    This German edition includes a DVD.
    CD contains bonus DVD.
    If there's a band that deserves a good compilation, it's the Pretty Things. Thankfully, Snapper has the rights to the band's entire catalog, and has done an excellent job of remastering individual albums. This best-of is derived from that remastered material and does the Pretty Things proud with an extensive and exhaustive trawl through the group's archives. All three major periods of their career -- R&B band, psychedelic pioneers, and rock & roll outfit -- get a workout, even going into their '80s new wave period with tracks like "Office Love." There are the obvious early high spots like "Rosalyn" and "Midnight to Six Man," but through "L.S.D." and "Defecting Grey" you can trace the rapid development that led to their masterpieces, S.F. Sorrow and the criminally undervalued Parachute. Whether their reinvention as California-inspired rockers was the best move remains debatable, although "Havana Bound" still packs a punch. Phil May, the band's consistent figure throughout, is one of the towering figures of British rock. Considering they began with an image even more outrageous than that of the Rolling Stones, they found their own voice quickly, and kept expanding it in solid ways that mark them as among the greats. As an introduction to a legendary band, this truly cannot be beat. ~ Chris Nickson

  • Critic Reviews
    Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he Kent five-piece could also out-Stone The Rolling Stones with their raucous, ferocious R&B..."
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