Phil And John - Goodbye Yesterday: The Very Best Of

Thursday 1st October 1992
Phil And John - Goodbye Yesterday: The Very Best Of
Phil And John - Goodbye Yesterday: The Very Best Of

STYLE: Pop
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 11546-17073
LABEL: What
FORMAT: Cassette Album

Reviewed by Chris Berry

Culled from the three studio albums this showcases many of the duo's finest moments. One of British CCM's finest songs "Feels Like The Summer" just had to be here as did the bouncy "Young At Heart". There are also echoes of the early times too with P&J's beautiful brand of 60's influenced pop in "Goodbye Yesterday" and "All At Sea". It's also not in the least surprising that tracks from their latest album, 'Shine Like America' are somewhat of a rarity as this was their least inspiring effort so far - only three survive. A favourite occupation of reviewers is to mention the best ones which are conspicuously absent, and I am no exception. Where is "Saturday Night And Sunday Morning", the song that introduced many of us to the fab two? Why aren't some of the non-Christian songs featured on the far-superior-than-'Shine Like America'-album 'Phil And John Live' included here? If it's sup­posed to be the very best why doesn't it encompass the excellent Aztec Camera cover "Oblivious" or their comedy routine of "Tommy The Tortoise", plus of course Bryn Haworth's "What Kind Of Love Is This?". It's a good selection on the whole but would have ben­efited from their selection aforementioned

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Posted by eric forman in point place WI @ 17:44 on Dec 20 2006

that was soo cool



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