The Smithereens

Attack of the Smithereens

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Attack of the Smithereens Review

by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

At first glance, a Smithereens rarities compilation might seem like an odd release. After all, the band was never had more than one gold album and none of their singles cracked the Top 30. That doesn't mean the band didn't have fans, however, nor does it mean that their music was undistinctive, as Attack of the Smithereens proves. Filled with B-sides, demos, rare singles, and live tracks, the collection has a loose charm and freewheeling energy their proper albums occasionally lacked. Much of this material is as good as anything the group released, making it a necessary purchase for most fans. Even casual fans will find something to cherish on Attack of the Smithereens.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
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The Smithereens Amazon
2 The Smithereens Amazon
3 The Smithereens Amazon
4 The Smithereens Amazon
5 The Smithereens feat: Otis Blackwell Amazon
6 The Smithereens Amazon
7 The Smithereens Amazon
8 The Smithereens Amazon
9 The Smithereens Amazon
10 The Smithereens feat: The Beau Brummels Amazon
11 The Smithereens Amazon
12 The Smithereens Amazon
13 The Smithereens Amazon
14 The Smithereens Amazon
15 The Smithereens feat: The Kinks Amazon
16 The Smithereens Amazon
17 The Smithereens Amazon
18 The Smithereens feat: Graham Parker Amazon
19 The Smithereens feat: Marti Jones Amazon
20 The Smithereens Amazon
21 The Smithereens Amazon
22 The Smithereens Amazon
23 The Smithereens Amazon
24 The Smithereens Amazon
25 The Smithereens Amazon
26 The Smithereens Amazon
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