Mental as Anything

Greatest Hits, Vol. 1

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While the Mentals concentrated on promoting Fundamental in other parts of the world, their Australian label needed something new on the market. Since the band were enjoying their most successful year yet, why not capitalize on their catalog? This collection of singles was a perfect introduction to the Mentals' work up to that point (and what an optimistic title it is, too). Featuring all the recent hits from Fundamental as well as singles dating back to Get Wet, Greatest Hits, Vol.1 is superb. If it's pure pop you're looking for, look no further than this. For Aussie fans, this release also featured a handful of tracks previously unavailable on a Mentals LP (in Australia, that is) including "Romeo and Juliet," "I Didn't Mean to Be Mean," "Working for the Man," and their Christmas single "Apocalypso (Wiping the Smile Off Santa's Face)."

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