Label: Polydor - 422-815 537-1 Y-2 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation Gatefold • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Mod
Released injust after Paul Weller disbanded the band at the peak of their popularity, Snap! At the original track length and sequencing, Snap!
This isn't just an introduction, it's a narrative, tracing the rapid rise of the Jam from nervy, confrontational teenage punks to sharp modern When Youre Young - The Jam - Snap! purveyors to stylish soul-inflected rockers.
Since this is a compilation, their growth is more dramatic and evident than on their individual albums, and since a lot of this growth happened on singles that didn't reach the LPs -- particularly the brilliant middle years, when Weller was spitting out classic singles like "Strange Town," "When You're Young," "Going Underground" and "Dreams of Children," while leaving such remarkable numbers as "The Butterfly Collector" and "Tales from the Riverbank" as B-sides -- this is necessary to get a complete picture of the band; after all, even the farewell singles "The Bitterest Pill I Ever Had to Swallow " and "Beat Surrender" were not on the swan song The Giftalthough their presence would have improved it considerably.
So, as a way to get these, some of the band's very best songs, Snap! Arguably, it's even more essential for how it captures the essence of the Jam Με Πολλά Δάκρυα - Κώστας ΚακαβελάκηςΠοιήση Τάκης Αντωνίου - Εγώ completely.
For neophytes, it's a flawless introduction, but it's something more than a mere primer: it is a thrilling, addictive listen, so good that it stands as the definitive Jam album and one of the greatest greatest-hits albums of all time.
It would later be trimmed by eight songs so it could fit on a single CD -- this truncation was called Compact Snap!
Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features When Youre Young - The Jam - Snap! Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date October 14, Track Listing - Disc 1. In the City. Paul Weller. The Jam. Away from the Numbers. All Around the World. The Modern World. News of the World. Bruce Foxton. Billy Hunt. English Rose. David Watts. Ray Davies. Down in the Tube Station at Midnight. Strange Town. The Butterfly Collector. When You're Young.
Thick as Thieves. Track Listing - Disc 2. The Eton Rifles. Going Underground. Dreams of Children. That's Entertainment. Man When Youre Young - The Jam - Snap! the Corner Shop. Funeral Pyre. Absolute Beginners.
Tales from the Riverbank. Town Called Malice. Beat Surrender. In the City Paul Weller. Spotify Amazon. Away from the Numbers Paul Weller. All Around the World Paul Weller. The Modern World Paul Weller. News of the World Bruce Foxton. Billy Hunt Paul Weller.
English Rose Paul Weller. Clean Paul Weller. David Watts Ray Davies. Strange Town Paul Weller. The Butterfly Collector Paul Weller. When You're Young Paul Weller. Smithers-Jones Bruce Foxton. Thick as Thieves Paul Weller. The Eton Rifles Paul Weller. Going Underground Paul Weller.
Dreams of Children Paul Weller. That's Entertainment Paul Weller. Man in the Corner Shop Paul Weller. Absolute Beginners Paul Weller. Tales from the Riverbank Paul Weller. Town Called Malice Paul Weller. Precious Paul Weller. Beat Surrender Paul Weller.
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