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Take That: Greatest Hits
tacky I know
Aretha Franklin: Respect - The Very Best of Aretha Franklin
used to play this with the band
Must I paint you a picture?
Billy Bragg: Must I Paint You a Picture - The Essential Billy Bragg
"the temptation to take the precious things we have apart to see how they work, must be resisted for they never fit together again"
Robbie Williams: Live at Knebworth
Most played track for hatches, matches and dispatches in the UK, apparently.
Speak like a child
The Style Council: Style Council's Greatest Hits
"and I believe it when you look in my eyes, you offer me life but never lies, least only the kind to make me smile"
Don't matter what sign you are
Diana Ross and the Supremes: 40 Golden Motown Greats
"you're gonna be mine you are, don't let astrology, chart our destiny"
By the time I get to Phoenix
Issac Hayes: The Best of Isaac Hayes
ditto Moonlight in Vermont. Makes you want to go on a road trip. Love the bit when he says " by the time, I get to Alberque, she'll be rising..." so evocative.
Moonlight in Vermont
Betty Carter: Finest Hour
One of those places I haven't yet been in America and the song makes it seem all the more intriguing and sad.
My Funny Valentine
Elvis Costello: North
Something really sweet about this song...