Priority's Rock of the '80s series may only contain nine songs on each disc, but every volume is filled with first-rate new wave and mainstream pop songs that justify the budget price. Vol. 15, for example, contains such hits as Dexy's Midnight Runners' "Come on Eileen," T'Pau's "Heart and Soul," Culture Club's "I'll Tumble 4 Ya," the Fixx's "Secret Seperation," Paul Hardcastle's "19," Big Country's "In A Big Country" and Til Tuesday's underrated "Coming Up Close," making it an excellent choice for the budget-minded casual listener.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine