Roots of Rock: New Wave ()

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Roots of Rock: New Wave - Various Artists
Track Listing
  1. Everybody Wants to Rule the World
  2. Something About You
  3. She Blinded Me With Science
  4. The Look of Love, Pt. 1
  5. Obsession
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  1. Everybody Wants to Rule the World
  2. Something About You
  3. She Blinded Me With Science
  4. The Look of Love, Pt. 1
  5. Obsession
  6. In a Big Country
  7. 99 Luftballons
  8. Real Wild Child
  9. I Know What Boys Like
  10. Pop Goes the World
  11. Come on Eileen
  12. Town Called Malice
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Even the biggest fans of New Wave will have to laugh at the title of Roots of Rock: New Wave, since it's ludicrous to think of any music made in the '80s as "the roots of rock," let alone one that relied so heavily on synthesizers. That said, even skepetics might admit that the 12-track collection (ten on cassette) is a shamelessly entertaining listen, thanks to a virtually nonstop parade of hits and cult classics -- "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," "Something About You," "She Blinded Me with Science," "The Look of Love ...

Roots of Rock: New Wave 1998, Rebound Records

UPC: 731452044228

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