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The Best of the Call

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Good stuff

What a great band. Timeless music. Their album Reconciled is probably my most wore out CD.

The Call

Amazing band. I remember "When the walls come down" from MTV. Man I'm old. I met Michael Been in SF - a really nice guy. This is a band with integrity and real message, yet they rock too. Huh?

The Best Of A Very, Very Good Band

Like anybody who is a big fan of a band, when confronted with a greatest hits album, I am left thinking there was some worthy choices that did not make the cut. I echo another reviewer, who directed people toward the "Mercury Years" compilation, where one can pick up "Turn a Blind Eye" and "Back From The Front". Those with only a few bucks to spare can't go wrong with the big charting singles: "Let The Day Begin", "The Walls Came Down", "Everywhere I Go" and "I Still Believe". For more uptempo tracks, hit up the least known track on this disc: "We Know Too Much", which is as solid a six minutes of rock n roll as you'll find. For the ballad-lovers, it must be said that "I Don't Wanna" and "Memory" are simply beautiful songs.


Formed: 1980 in San Francisco, CA

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Despite great critical acclaim due to their literate, passionate rock, praise from some well-respected contemporaries, and a string of strong releases, the San Francisco band the Call never quite escaped cult status. The predicted breakthrough to a wider audience never materialized. Formed in the San Francisco area in 1980, the quartet, led by vocalist/guitarist Michael Been, released their self-titled debut in 1982 and earned positive reviews. The following year, the band issued Modern Romans and...
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