What does it sound like?:
This four cd box, as the title suggests, covers the band’s hits, what they did after their break up, and also their activities in the years before 10cc.
The first disc, During, is basically a greatest hits selection, running through their best singles – it’s great to hear again songs such as The Dean And I, Rubber Bullets, and I’m Mandy Fly Me – really there’s not a duff track on here. Great stuff, the songs have aged really well, and hearing them again brought back lots of memories.
Moving on to the second disc, After, we have their post 10cc work. A few excellent Godley & Crème singles, followed by the catchy Building A Bridge To Your Heart by Wax (Gouldman with Andrew Gold) kicks things off in fine style. We even get a McCartney track from the Press To Play era when he was working with Eric Stewart, (the single mix of Pretty Little Head, appearing on cd for the first time), and a few pieces from Crème’s period with Art Of Noise. It does run out of steam a bit towards the end, but it’s still pretty good listening in the » Continue Reading.