109 track Deluxe 7CD Clamshell Box Set containing expanded versions of the original albums 'Real Thing', '4 From 8', 'Step Into Our World' and '... Saints Or Sinners?'  Also includes 3CDs containing B-sides, 7-inch single edits, 12-inch extended versions, remixes, instrumentals and standalone singles with many of the tracks featured within this box set having never previously been on released on CD or digitally.  This is the most comprehensive collection ever released by The Real Thing. Featuring songs that they recorded for EMI, Pye Records, RCA, Jive Records as well as a few tracks released on a couple of independent labels compiled together on one compilation for the first time.  With a fully illustrated 24 page booklet containing rare and previously unpublished photos with a brand new annotation by Ed Piller. Best known for their legendary hits 'You To Me Are Everything', 'Can't Get By Without You' and 'Can You Feel The Force', as well as their ground-breaking 1977 song, 'Children Of The Ghetto', The Real Thing remain Britain's most successful black group of all-time. Pioneers in soul, funk and dance music, the journalist, author and founder of MOJO magazine Paul Du Noyer credits them alongside Deaf School with restoring "Liverpool's musical reputation in the 1970s" with their success. The two original members - Chris Amoo and Dave Smith - are now celebrating over 45 years in the music industry. Still gigging across the world, the band's success and longevity is unprecedented in British entertainment history.
109 track Deluxe 7CD Clamshell Box Set containing expanded versions of the original albums 'Real Thing', '4 From 8', 'Step Into Our World' and '... Saints Or Sinners?'  Also includes 3CDs containing B-sides, 7-inch single edits, 12-inch extended versions, remixes, instrumentals and standalone singles with many of the tracks featured within this box set having never previously been on released on CD or digitally.  This is the most comprehensive collection ever released by The Real Thing. Featuring songs that they recorded for EMI, Pye Records, RCA, Jive Records as well as a few tracks released on a couple of independent labels compiled together on one compilation for the first time.  With a fully illustrated 24 page booklet containing rare and previously unpublished photos with a brand new annotation by Ed Piller. Best known for their legendary hits 'You To Me Are Everything', 'Can't Get By Without You' and 'Can You Feel The Force', as well as their ground-breaking 1977 song, 'Children Of The Ghetto', The Real Thing remain Britain's most successful black group of all-time. Pioneers in soul, funk and dance music, the journalist, author and founder of MOJO magazine Paul Du Noyer credits them alongside Deaf School with restoring "Liverpool's musical reputation in the 1970s" with their success. The two original members - Chris Amoo and Dave Smith - are now celebrating over 45 years in the music industry. Still gigging across the world, the band's success and longevity is unprecedented in British entertainment history.
5013929443907

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Format: CD
Label: CHERRY POP
Rel. Date: 10/01/2021
UPC: 5013929443907

Anthology 1972-1997 (Box) (Uk)
Artist: Real Thing
Format: CD
New: Available $60.99
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DISC: 1

1. Hallelujah Man
2. You to Me Are Everything
3. Topsy Turvy
4. (He's Just a) Moneymaker
5. Young and Foolish
6. Flash
7. Can't Get By Without You
8. Why, Oh Why (Oh Why)
9. Keep An Eye (On Your Best Friend)
10. You'll Never Know What You're Missing Bonus Tracks
11. Watch Out Carolina
12. I Want You Back
13. Stone Cold Love Affair
14. A Love That's Real
15. Keep An Eye (On Your Best Friend) (Edit)
16. You'll Never Know What You're Missing (7" Single)
17. Love Is a Playground
18. Keep An Eye (On Your Best Friend) (Extended Version)
19. You to Me Are Everything (Extended Version) (The Decade Remix '76-'86)
20. Can't Get By Without You (Extended Version) (The Second Decade Remix)
21. Love's Such a Wonderful Thing
22. Lovin' You Is Like a Dream
23. Kathy
24. Down to the Way You Feel
25. Plastic Man
26. Lightning Strikes Again
27. I Wish You Well
28. Liverpool 8 Medley (Liverpool 8/Children of the Ghetto/Stanhope Street) Bonus Tracks
29. Dance with Me
30. Children of the Ghetto (Edit)
31. Whatcha Say, Whatcha Do
32. Lady, I Love You All the Time
33. Rainin' Through My Sunshine
34. Can You Feel the Force?
35. Give Me the Chance
36. (We Gotta Take It to the) Second Stage
37. Won't You Step Into My World?
38. Whenever You Want My Love
39. You Gotta Keep Holding on
40. Love Me Right
41. Let's Go Disco
42. Raining Through My Sunshine (Edit)
43. Never Be Alone
44. Can You Feel the Force? (12" Single)
45. Can You Feel the Force (7" Single)
46. Can You Feel the Force? (Us 12" John Luongo Remix)
47. Can You Feel the Force? (Us 12" John Luongo Remix) (Instrumental)
48. Boogie Down (Get Funky Now)
49. Saint or Sinner
50. The Story of My Life
51. Thank You for Loving Me
52. You Can't Force the Funk
53. Give Me Your Love
54. One Girl in My Life
55. Boogie Down (Instrumental)
56. Saint or Sinner (7" Single)
57. Boogie Down (Get Funky Now) (7" Single)
58. Boogie Down (Get Funky Now) (Instrumental) (7" Single)
59. She's a Groovy Freak (12" Single)
60. It's the Real Thing
61. She's a Groovy Freak (7" Single)
62. Foot Tappin' (Extended Version)
63. Foot Tappin' (Instrumental Extended Version)
64. Check It Out
65. Daddy Dear
66. Girl, I Don't Mind (Losin')
67. Humpty Dumpty
68. Listen, Joe McGintoo
69. Plastic Man
70. Sun Gold
71. Vicious Circle (Part 1)
72. Vicious Circle (Part 2)
73. Foot Tappin' (7" Single)
74. I Believe in You (7" Single)
75. Love Takes Tears (7" Single)
76. Goin' for the Big One (7" Single)
77. I Believe in You (Extended Version)
78. You're My Number One (12" Single)
79. Goin' for the Big One (12" Single)
80. Street Corner Boogie (7" Single Mix)
81. Street Corner Boogie (12" Single Mix)
82. You to Me Are Everything (The Decade Remix '76-'86) (7" Single Version)
83. Can You Feel the Force? ('86 Mix 12" Single)
84. Can You Feel the Force? ('86 Mix 7" Single)
85. Can You Feel the Force ('89 Remix 12" Single)
86. Can You Feel the Force ('89 Remix 7" Single)
87. Can You Feel the Force (Mark Moore + Ian B Remix)
88. Can You Feel the Force (Rhythm Masters Dub Mix)
89. We Got Love
90. We Got Love (Extended Version)
91. Street Scene (12" Version)
92. We Got Love (Dub Mix)
93. The Crime of Love (12" Extended Version)
94. Baby, Don't Go (Extended Version)
95. The Crime of Love (Un Poco Loco Latin Instrumental Mix)
96. Baby, Don't Go (Instrumental)
97. Straight to the Heart (Remix)
98. Mystique
99. Hard Times
100. Children of the Ghetto
101. I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
102. Straight to the Heart (Extended Version)
103. Hard Times (Extended Version)
104. Children of the Ghetto (Extended Version)
105. I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) (Extended Version)
106. Straight to the Heart (Dubappella Mix)
107. Hard Times (The Real Mix)
108. Straight to the Heart (Instrumental Version)
109. Straight to the Heart (Extended Remix)

More Info:

109 track Deluxe 7CD Clamshell Box Set containing expanded versions of the original albums 'Real Thing', '4 From 8', 'Step Into Our World' and '... Saints Or Sinners?'  Also includes 3CDs containing B-sides, 7-inch single edits, 12-inch extended versions, remixes, instrumentals and standalone singles with many of the tracks featured within this box set having never previously been on released on CD or digitally.  This is the most comprehensive collection ever released by The Real Thing. Featuring songs that they recorded for EMI, Pye Records, RCA, Jive Records as well as a few tracks released on a couple of independent labels compiled together on one compilation for the first time.  With a fully illustrated 24 page booklet containing rare and previously unpublished photos with a brand new annotation by Ed Piller. Best known for their legendary hits 'You To Me Are Everything', 'Can't Get By Without You' and 'Can You Feel The Force', as well as their ground-breaking 1977 song, 'Children Of The Ghetto', The Real Thing remain Britain's most successful black group of all-time. Pioneers in soul, funk and dance music, the journalist, author and founder of MOJO magazine Paul Du Noyer credits them alongside Deaf School with restoring "Liverpool's musical reputation in the 1970s" with their success. The two original members - Chris Amoo and Dave Smith - are now celebrating over 45 years in the music industry. Still gigging across the world, the band's success and longevity is unprecedented in British entertainment history.