Television Personalities

Part Time Punks: The Very Best of Television Personalities

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Compiled by bandleader Daniel Treacy, this 22-track retrospective of British new wave heroes the Television Personalities serves as the perfect entry point for casual listeners and is a nearly definitive greatest-hits collection for longtime fans. Focusing on the group's output from 1978 to 1989, Part Time Punks: The Very Best of Television Personalities includes classics like "Painting by Numbers," "Someone to Share My Life With," and "Salvador Dali's Garden Party, " as well as the infectious title cut. Also included are rare singles such as 1980's "Smashing Time," deep cuts from classic albums like And Don't the Kids Just Love It and Privilege, and extensive liner notes from British indie Creation Records founder Alan McGee.

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