Spectrum: All The Colours Of The Spectrum: Complete Recordings

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Artist: Spectrum

Artist: Spectrum
Title: All The Colours Of The Spectrum: Complete Recordings

Two CD collection. Despite the best efforts of RCA to promote them as the British Monkees, a tie-in with Gerry Anderson's cult TV show Captain Scarlet and numerous high-quality singles, somehow London band The Spectrum failed to achieve the same level of success in the UK as they did in mainland Europe. This first-ever official anthology of their career features all of their singles, the 1970 UK LP The Light Is Dark Enough, their contribution to the soundtrack of the little-known 1968 film The Bliss Of Mrs. Blossom, their unissued-at-the-time theme tune for Captain Scarlet and, perhaps most notably of all, recordings that have only previously been released on their insanely rare and largely-unknown 1969 Venezuelan-only album. With the addition of their obscure 1965 debut single for EMI and a 1964 album that they cut (as Group Five) for the French market, All The Colours Of The Spectrum is the definitive document of a fascinating but hitherto little-documented band. It features a 16 page booklet with some priceless period photos and memorabilia as well as the Spectrum story from the cradle to the grave, with reminiscences from founder member Tony Atkins.

1.1 Samantha's Mine
1.2 Saturday's Child
1.3 Portobello Road
1.4 Comes the Dawn
1.5 Headin' for a Heatwave
1.6 I Wanna Be (Happy) with You
1.7 London Bridge Is Coming Down
1.8 Tables and Chairs
1.9 Let's Live for Love
1.10 Little Red Boat By the River
1.11 Forget Me Not
1.12 Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
1.13 Music Soothes the Savage Breast
1.14 Just What I Was Looking for Today
1.15 It Doesn't Seem to Matter
1.16 Cool Water
1.17 Free
1.18 The Tale of Wally Toft
1.19 Glory
1.20 Nodnol
1.21 Captain Scarlet (Closing Theme)
2.1 Mr Jenkins' Brand New Boots
2.2 The Walrus and the Horse
2.3 Mandy
2.4 Jacqueline
2.5 The Light Is Dark Enough
2.6 Little Girl
2.7 Asking You
2.8 Roll Over Beethoven
2.9 Bye Bye Birdie
2.10 Please Mr Postman
2.11 You Really Got a Hold on Me
2.12 What's That?
2.13 Sweet Little Sixteen
2.14 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' on
2.15 Hide and Seek
2.16 My Babe
2.17 Dancing in the Streets
2.18 Shoppin' Around

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