Since Avenue botched War's The Best of War and More by neglecting to put on hit singles like "The World Is a Ghetto" and "Gypsy Man" -- although there was plenty of room for both songs, among others -- the company needed to assemble a second compilation to take care of all the leftover singles and songs that didn't make the first volume. But, they managed to botch The Best of War and More, Vol. 2 as well. Sure, "The World Is a Ghetto," "Gypsy Man," "L.A. Sunshine," "Good, Good Feelin'," and several other R&B hit singles made the cut this time around, but the album is baited by an unnecessary remix of "Spill the Wine" by Junior Vasquez, plus selections from their latter-day albums (such as "Peace Sign") that could have been replaced by more first-rate album tracks in the vein of the killer "Don't Let No One Get You Down." Still, if you want to supplement the first collection, the second volume is necessary. However, if you're going to spring for just two discs of War, you might as well go with the comprehensive double-disc collection, Anthology.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
feat: Eric Burdon