Sandie Shaw

The Very Best of Sandie Shaw

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Around the world, Sandie Shaw is sometimes remembered as the "other" Petula Clark, since she was one of relatively few female vocalists from Britain to crack the American charts in the '60s. Nevertheless, she created some appealing ear candy, achieving 14 U.K. Top 40 hits within a five year stretch, including the three early singles that defined her success in the U.S., "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me," "Girl Don't Come," and "Long Live Love". This comprehensive one-disc summary of Shaw’s career features every hit single alongside a handful of non-charting slices of pure pop that also deserve their place here, including her summer 1968 take on Harry Nilsson’s “Together”. Shaw’s final U.K. no.1 -- the 1967 Eurovision Song Contest-winning “Puppet on a String” - is also present, as is “Hand in Glove” her 1984 collaboration with The Smiths.

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