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Shirley Bassey: Greatest Hits (2001)

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Riding the tail end of her Propellerhead-ed revival and the never-ending revival of the Bond films, the sassy Ms. Bassey is back with a retrospective of her decades of well-dictioned themes. Bassey plays her trump cards and also bluffs a few hands on tunes ranging from her unrivaled 007 three-fer of "Diamonds are Forever," "Moonraker" and "Goldfinger," to splashy show tunes like "Big Spender" and attempts at pop coverage—like a note- and gender-bending take on The Beatles’ "Something" and a bluesy shuffle through The Doors’ "Light My Fire." In addition to her self-explanatory chart-topper "History Repeating," the collection also revamps the vamp’s career with some impressive remixes by The Propellerheads, awayTeam and Wild Oscar. Who knew "Love Story" could be so up-tempo?

Track Listing: 1. Diamonds Are Forever 2. History Repeating - (with Propellerheads) 3. Big Spender 4. Moonraker 5. Something 6. For All We Know 7. Light My Fire 8. I (Who Have Nothing) 9. Love Story, (Where Do I Begin) 10. As Long As He Needs Me 11. What Now My Love? 12. Goldfinger 13. This is My Life 14. Where Do I Begin - (Away TEAM mix) 15. Goldfinger - (Propellerheads mix) 16. Big Spender - (Wild Oscar mix)

Record Label: Capitol Records

Style: Vocal


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