The Damned - Marvellous: The Best Of The Damned

The Damned - Marvellous: The Best Of The Damned

Original Release Date

1999

Release Information

UK CD 1999 (Big Beat – CDWIKK 198)

1 Love Song 2:21
2 Smash It Up 2:52
3 I Just Can't Be Happy Today (Radio Edit) 2:48
4 Ballroom Blitz 3:28
5 White Rabbit 3:17
6 Wait For The Blackout 4:00
7 The History Of The World (Part 1) 3:56
8 Disco Man 3:18
9 Therapy 6:12
10 Looking At You (Live) 5:54

Chart Placings

None

Credits

Punk rock originators in full chaos and anarchy mode also display musical skills that set them a cut above the average spiky top regardless of the political strictures of the day. Fan note: includes rare radio edit of 'I Just Can't Be Happy Today'.

Compiled by Herb Fenstein
Package designed by Chris Popham
Photographs courtesy of Ace Records Ltd
Transferred from original analogue master tapes
Mastered by Duncan Cowell at Sound Mastering Ltd

1: Chiswick CHIS 112
2: Chiswick CHIS 116
3: Chiswick CHIS 120 DJ
4: Chiswick CHIS 120
5: Chiswick CHIS 130
6,9: Chiswick LP CWK 3015
7: Chiswick CHIS 135
8: NEMS EP TRY 1
10: Chiswick CHIS 139

Additional Credits

Dave Vanian - vocals
Captain Sensible - guitar
Rat Scabies drums
Algy Ward - bass (Tracks 1-3)
Lemmy - bass (Track 4)
Paul Gray - bass (Tracks 5-10)

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Additional Notes

Track four is actually taken from the first CD reissue of Machine Gun Etiquette (listen out for the "nibbled to death by an okapi" sample that plays over the intro).

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