This came out in 2002 – or at least that’s when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):
Originally Released: The bulk of these tracks were issued in the band’s brief heyday between 1989 and 1993, though a couple are from 1997 and there’s even a track from the band’s new reunion album (shudder).
Back Story: Frankly, I just kinda vaguely remember these guys as a typical late-’80s act: Silly hair, sillier clothes and that sorta synthesize, techno-dance-pop-rock sound that reminds me of old John Hughes movies with Molly Ringwald in them. As far as I know, Right Here, Right Now was their only hit single. So why is this a two-CD set?
Highlights: Hey, surprise, there’s Right Here, Right Now — along with 30 other songs I bet even some of the bandmembers couldn’t hum anymore.
Lowlights: Well, an entire second CD of remixes isn’t exactly what I would call a drawing card.
Last Words: This is the kind of band and the kind of music that grunge killed — and thank Kurt it did.