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• THE KORGIS were a classy pop act who enjoyed significant success in the early 1980s. Their entire output for Rialto Records appears here for the first time.

• The band were formed in 1978 by two former members of Stackridge, Andy Davis and James Warren and scored their first hit with ‘If I Had You’ in 1979 (UK #13).

• THE KORGIS will be forever synonymous with the title track of this new 2-CD package, which gifted them a smash hit in 1980 (UK #5, US #18, Australia #11 France #1, Spain # 1, Netherlands #3, Germany #3). ‘Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime’ was subsequently covered by the likes of The Dream Academy, Yazz, Beck, etc.

• This double-CD package boasts all of the band’s recordings for Rialto, including three whole albums: The Korgis (1979), Dumb Waiters (1980) and Sticky George (1981), as well as all of the band’s period A and B sides. ‘Wish You A Merry Christmas’ makes its debut on CD.

• The Korgis reunited for a tour in 2015.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE
1. YOUNG ‘N’ RUSSIAN
2. IF I HAD YOU
3. I JUST CAN’T HELP IT
4. CHINESE GIRL
5. ART SCHOOL ANNEXE
6. BOOTS AND SHOES
7. DIRTY POSTCARDS
8. O MAXINE
9. MOUNT EVEREST SINGS THE BLUES
10. COLD TEA
11. EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME
12. SILENT RUNNING
13. LOVE AIN’T TOO FAR AWAY
14. PERFECT HOSTESS
15. DRAWN AND QUARTERED
16. INTIMATE
17. IT’S NO GOOD UNLESS YOU LOVE ME

DISC TWO
1. IF IT’S ALRIGHT WITH YOU BABY
2. DUMB WAITERS
3. ROVERS RETURN
4. EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME
(Alternative Version)
5. THAT WAS MY BIG MISTAKE
6. ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD
7. STICKY GEORGE
8. CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS NOW
9. FOOLISHNESS OF LOVE
10. DOMESTIC BLISS
11. NOWHERE TO RUN
12. CONTRABAND
13. DON’T SAY THAT IT’S OVER
14. LIVING ON THE ROCKS
15. DON’T LOOK BACK
16. XENOPHOBIA
17. WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS
18. EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME (DNA Mix)

DISC ONE


1. YOUNG 'N' RUSSIAN

2. IF I HAD YOU
3. I JUST CAN'T HELP IT


4. CHINESE GIRL

5. ART SCHOOL ANNEXE

6. BOOTS AND SHOES

7. DIRTY POSTCARDS

8. O MAXINE

9. MOUNT EVEREST SINGS THE BLUES

10. COLD TEA

11. EVERYBODY'S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME

12. SILENT RUNNING

13. LOVE AIN'T TOO FAR AWAY

14. PERFECT HOSTESS

15. DRAWN AND QUARTERED

16. INTIMATE

17. IT'S NO GOOD UNLESS YOU LOVE ME



DISC TWO


1. IF IT'S ALRIGHT WITH YOU BABY

2. DUMB WAITERS

3. ROVERS RETURN

4. EVERYBODY'S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME (Alternative Version)

5. THAT WAS MY BIG MISTAKE

6. ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD

7. STICKY GEORGE

8. CAN'T WE BE FRIENDS NOW

9. FOOLISHNESS OF LOVE

10. DOMESTIC BLISS

11. NOWHERE TO RUN

12. CONTRABAND

13. DON'T SAY THAT IT'S OVER

14. LIVING ON THE ROCKS

15. DON'T LOOK BACK

16. XENOPHOBIA

17. WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

18. EVERYBODY'S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME (DNA Mix)
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