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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Pipedream Revisited Parts 1 & 2
2. Song For John And Yoko
3. Seasong
4. Anyway We Can (Song For H.)
5. What A Day
6. Paranoia Agency
7. Hold Up The Flag
8. Don't Worry
9. Everything You Need
10. Be Beholding
11. Midway
12. Believe In Music

Tracks 1-2 from "Abacus" 1971
Track 3 from "Just A Day's Journey Away!" 1972
Tracks 4-9 from "Everything You Need" 1972
Tracks 10-11 from "Midway" 1973
Track 12 from "Caribbean Sun" 1982

Line-up / Musicians

- Jürgen Wimpelberg / keyboards
- Chris Barutzky / keyboards
- Charly Schade / guitars
- Manfred Heilmann / guitars
- Klaus Kohlhase / bass
- Chris Williams / vocals
- Manfred Heilmann / vocals
- Rainer Niklowitz / drums
- Alan Warran / drums
- Felix Hans / drums
- Konstantin Bommarius / drums

Releases information

Pängg Distribution

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3 stars A 'best-of-Abacus' for those who don't want to buy all four albums of them. The choice of tracks is arguable, though. The 2 songs of the first album are well chosen but the great instrumental 'Capuccino' is missing. The 2nd album with only one track (yet the best) is underrepresented, though a ... (read more)

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