Editors’ Notes Though The Knack is best known for the iconic 1979 single "My Sharona," which remains one of the finest tunes of the new wave era, the group had a number of spectacularly catchy songs that feature both power and pop. While Get the Knack was a perfect album (and is represented here with four solid tracks), its successors were slightly less perfect. Most, though not all, of the later highlights are featured here. The "My Sharona" rewrite "Baby Talks Dirty" is good fun. The cover of The Kinks' "The Hard Way" is convincing. "Can't Put a Price on Love" is as close as a band can come to The Rolling Stones' "Beast of Burden." A cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Don't Look Back," a demo version of "Rocket O' Love," and highlights from the underrated Round Trip album ("Africa," "Another Lousy Day in Paradise," and "Pay the Devil") round this excellent sampler of a great rock 'n' roll band.

SONG
My Sharona
1
4:53
 
Your Number or Your Name
2
2:56
 
One Day At a Time
3
4:23
 
The Hard Way
4
2:13
 
Good Girls Don't
5
3:09
 
She's So Selfish
6
4:30
 
Just Wait and See
7
3:01
 
Baby Talks Dirty
8
3:45
 
We Are Waiting
9
4:23
 
I Want Love
10
4:04
 
Africa
11
4:33
 
Can't Put a Price On Love
12
4:39
 
Rocket O' Love
13
3:09
 
Another Lousy Day In Paradise
14
3:28
 
Sweet Dreams
15
3:31
 
Don't Look Back
16
2:21
 
Pay the Devil (Ooo, Baby, Ooo)
17
4:07
 

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