Spike Video Game Awards Hits, Vol. 1: Best of Video Game Music [PA] by Various Artists (CD, Nov-2004, Artemis Records)
Game music ain't what it used to be...
I have to laugh at the "Best of Video Game Music" line on the cover, or even any suggestion that this is in any way "video game music" at all. Okay, I get it, this music WAS featured in various video games... they're even listed under each song on the back. Still, this CD ...Read full review
Now That's What I Call the '80s, Vol. 2 by Various Artists (CD, Jun-2009, Sony Music Distribution (USA))
Too much for too little... don't bother unless you get it really cheap.
As someone who just turned 40, I would have absolutely zero interest in any other recent volume of the NOW series (although I actually had the very first one on cassette, which also had '80s songs on it because they were NEW then). However, I decided to give the '80s volume...Read full review
Rock of the 80's, Vol. 12 by Various Artists (CD, Mar-1994, Priority Records (USA))
If you need these tracks, buy with confidence!
The later volumes of the Rock of the 80's (sic) series often contain some real gems, and this one is no exception. Not quite as packed with rare nuggets as some of the others, but nonetheless it's still worth having, if only for Jane's Getting Serious by Jon Astley. Obviou...Read full review