Eyeless in Gaza

Sixth Sense: The Complete Singles Collection

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AllMusic Review by Stewart Mason

Just as the subtitle implies, 2002's comprehensive Sixth Sense: Singles Collection supersedes all other Eyeless in Gaza best-ofs by collecting 25 tracks from all of the duo's 1980-1986 singles. This includes all of the B-sides, a tremendous boon over 1987's skimpy Kodak Ghosts Run Amok, which only had the A-sides. Thing is, Eyeless in Gaza is one of those groups whose flips are almost always at least as interesting as the hits; nearly all of the best songs here, like the ghostly "Drumming the Beating Heart" (not on the album of the same name), "Tell," and the delicate organ piece "Inky Blue Sky," are two-minutes-or-less miniatures found on the flips of equally cool but less-experimental tunes like "New Risen" and "Sunbursts In." The combination of the catchy, almost slick singles and their much more minimalist flips is the key to Eyeless in Gaza, and Sixth Sense is the first compilation to focus equally on both. If one were only going to buy one Eyeless in Gaza album, this would be it.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Eyeless in Gaza 02:27
2 Eyeless in Gaza 02:50
3 Eyeless in Gaza 02:42
4 Eyeless in Gaza 02:43 Amazon
5 Eyeless in Gaza 01:41
6 Eyeless in Gaza 04:43
7 Eyeless in Gaza 02:57
8 Eyeless in Gaza 01:03
9 Eyeless in Gaza 01:56
10 Eyeless in Gaza 03:22
11 Eyeless in Gaza 01:54
12 Eyeless in Gaza 02:03
13 Eyeless in Gaza 02:52
14 Eyeless in Gaza 03:24
15 Eyeless in Gaza 04:49
16 Eyeless in Gaza 02:15
17 Eyeless in Gaza 03:49 Amazon
18 Eyeless in Gaza 01:35
19 Eyeless in Gaza 03:36
20 Eyeless in Gaza 02:10
21 Eyeless in Gaza 03:36
22 Eyeless in Gaza 03:17
23 Eyeless in Gaza 02:44
24 Eyeless in Gaza 03:51
25 Eyeless in Gaza 01:28
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