For a two-hit wonder with only a handful of records to her name, ex-Runaway guitar slinger Lita Ford has quite a few collections on the market. Sorting through them to find the best one isn't easy. They all include her two hits: "Kiss Me Deadly" and her duet with Ozzy, "Close My Eyes Forever." Beyond that they all have roughly the same songs with slight differences here and there. BMG's Platinum & Gold Collection is as good as any, featuring her cover of Alice Cooper's "Only Women Bleed" and the Nikki Sixx-co-penned "Falling in and Out of Love." The sound is fine, the liner notes adequate, and the photos are suitably trashy (though the cover shot is strangely sophisticated). If you need some Lita, you might as well start here.
AllMusic Review by Tim Sendra