The ultimate 4CD collection of influential ‘80s Brit soul funk band Linx in a clamshell box. Featuring the band’s two studio albums, Intuition and Go Ahead for Chrysalis Records, plus a comprehensive collection of all the related bonus material from the period. Sourced from the Chrysalis tape archives, utilising the original production masters.
CD1 features the original ten album tracks from the band’s debut album, Intuition and even bonus tracks, including the UK and US 7” versions of ‘You’re Lying’, the 7” versions of ‘Intuition’ and ‘Throw Away The Key’ plus the B-sides ‘The Ice Is Melting’ and ‘Together We Can Shine’.
CD2 is centred around the band’s second album Go Ahead with the nine original album tracks accompanied by seven bonus tracks. These include the single versions of ‘So This Is Romance’, ‘Plaything’ and ‘Don’t Hit Me With Love’, plus the Rio Mix of ‘So This Is Romance’ to compliment the selection.
CD3 is crammed full of the 12” mixes of their much-loved singles, ‘You’re Lying’, ‘Rise And Shine’, ‘Intuition’, ‘Together We Can Shine’, ‘Throw Away The Key’, ‘Plaything’, ‘Can’t Help Myself’ and ‘Don’t Hit Me With Love’, plus the US 12” versions of ‘Together We Can Shine’ and ‘Throw Away The Key’.
CD4 includes 16 tracks of remixes and rarities sourced from the archives and mostly appearing on CD for the first time. Tracks include three versions of ‘Look Up And Smile’, and four mixes of ‘You’re Lying’, two US mixes of ‘Wonder What You’re Doing Now’.
The CD booklet features extensive sleeve notes by respected music journalist and friend of the band, Pete Paphides, plus a UK discography.
This is the definitive collection of the band’s output and celebrates their lasting legacy 40 years on. The band enjoyed three UK Top 20 singles and one Top 10 hit with the infectious ‘Intuition’ when they arrived on the scene in 1980/81. Intuition was also Top 10 album.