DOLLAR 'ULTIMATE DOLLAR' (Remastered) 6 CD + DVD Box Set (29th November 2019)
This phenomenal companion collection to "Greatest Hits" is a positive treasure trove for Dollar fans. Re-mastered from the original master tapes, "Ultimate Dollar" boasts 6 audio discs and a DVD, which contains all their videos and several TV appearances.
Disc One features their debut album "Shooting Stars" (UK #36) in expanded form, with several rare and new-to-CD bonus tracks.
Disc Two, "The Paris Collection" includes demos, B-sides and their version of the hit 'One Of Those Nights'.
Discs Three and Four cover the Gold certified "The Dollar Album" (UK #18) era. This extra special expanded edition includes newly commissioned 12" versions of all five top 40 hits contained on the album, mixed from the original multi track tapes - 'Hand Held In Black And White' (UK #19), 'Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)' (UK #4), 'Give Me Back My Heart' (UK #4), 'Videotheque' (UK #17) and 'Give Me Some Kinda Magic' (UK #34), as well as backing tracks, B-sides and instrumentals of many songs.
Disc Five contains their Arista Records singles 'We Walked In Love' (UK #61) and 'Haven't We Said Goodbye Before' on CD for the first time, whilst Disc Six covers the London Records era of 'O L'amour' (UK #7) and 'It's Nature's Way (No Problem)' (UK #58) and features many previously unreleased mixes and a newly-discovered vault track, 'Tell Me You Love Me' from 1988. All this is capped off with a huge booklet containing track-by-track commentary from Thereza Bazar and many others involved in the releases, as well as photos, detailed liner notes on each disc, and The Dollar Songbook lyrics.
- Personally overseen by Thereza Bazar, with introduction comments from Thereza and David.
- Exhaustive 6-disc collection of audio containing expanded versions of the albums "Shooting Stars", "The Paris Collection" and "The Dollar Album", re-mastered from the original master tapes.
- DVD featuring every promo video made and a selection of Top of The Pops appearances from original masters.
- Newly commissioned vintage style 12" mixes of 'Mirror Mirror', 'Give Me Back My Heart', 'Hand Held In Black And White', 'Videotheque', 'Give Me Some Kinda Magic' and 'Love's Gotta Hold On Me' from the original multi track tapes.
- Previously unreleased PWL mixes.
- 'We Walked In Love' and 'Haven't We Said Goodbye Before' 7" and 12" mixes making their CD debut.
- Previously unreleased instrumentals, backing tracks, demos and alternative versions.
- Newly discovered vault track 'Tell Me You Love Me' from 1988.
- Huge booklet containing track-by-track commentary by Thereza Bazar , comments from David Van Day and others involved in the releases.
- Booklet contains The Dollar Songbook - complete lyrics to the box set material, liner notes and many rare photos.