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  1. Frederick
  2. Dancing Barefoot
  3. So You Want to Be (A Rock 'N' Roll Star)
  4. Hymn
  5. Revenge
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  1. Frederick
  2. Dancing Barefoot
  3. So You Want to Be (A Rock 'N' Roll Star)
  4. Hymn
  5. Revenge
  6. Citizen Ship
  7. Seven Ways of Going
  8. Broken Flag
  9. Wave
  10. Fire Of Unknown Origin
  11. 54321/Wave
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The Patti Smith Group's most conventional album, Wave was given a bright pop/rock sound by producer Todd Rundgren. It was the last album Smith made before marrying and retiring from record-making for nine years, and it can be heard as a farewell to the music business, from "Frederick," the love song to her husband-to-be, Fred "Sonic" Smith, that leads it off, to the version of "So You Want to Be (A Rock 'n' Roll Star)," among the most bitter accounts of fame on record. But Smith also achieves a sense of charm and sincerity ...

Wave 2009, Sony Music

UPC: 886974883326

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Wave 1996, Arista

UPC: 078221882927

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