Ultimate Collection - (Import CD)
Y & T
Discovery Miles 1 890
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- Heavy Metal
- Pop Metal
- Mono / Stereo
- Chris Tsangarides; Dave Meniketti; Mike "Clay" Stone; Jimmy DeGrasso; Kevin Beamish; Max Norman; Phil Kennemore; Scott Boorey; Mike Ragogna (Compilation)
- Ultimate Collection
Y & T includes: Dave Meniketti, Leonard Haze, Phil Kennemore, Steff Burns.
Producers includes: Max Norman, Robert Shulman, David Sieff, Kevin Beamish, Scott Boorey.
Compilation: Mike Ragogna.
Includes liner notes by Gerri Miller.
Digitally remastered by Eric Labson (Universal Mastering Studios, West North Hollywood, California).
Personnel: Dave Meniketti (vocals, guitar); Joey Alves, Phil Kennemore, Stef Burns (vocals); Leonard Haze, Jimmy DeGrasso (drums).
Liner Note Author: Geri Miller.
Photographers: Dave Meniketti; Lee Phillips; Billy Frates.
Y&T wasn't the most popular metal band, but they were better than a lot of their ilk, especially in the early '80s. Their biggest failing was that they came along a little bit too early to take advantage of the boom years of the '80s, when metal albums were flying out the stores and topping the charts. Too bad, because they had a good formula, part Van Halen and part AC/DC, who had swagger and hooks. Occasionally, they sounded a little generic, but in a good sense -- they played by metal's formulas and delivered satisfyingly. Hip-O's Ultimate Collection proves this by rounding up 17 tracks (including two live cuts) that hit nearly all the fan favorites and metal anthems, plus their lone hit, 1985's "Summertime Girls." It's the definitive word on a good band that would have been bigger if they had better timing. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
- Country of Origin
- Universal Distribution
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Dirty Girl
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Hurricane
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Rescue Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] I Believe in You
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Black Tiger
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Open Fire
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Forever
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Midnight in Tokyo
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Mean Streak
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Don't Stop Runnin'
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Summertime Girls
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] 25 Hours a Day
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Contagious
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] I'm Lost
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] God Only Knows
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Beautiful Dreamer
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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