The Animals 5CD Set

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  • Led by Eric Burdon, The Animals Remain Among the Most Popular Bands of the British Invasion and of '60s Rock 
  • Now, 50 Years After Their First Release, The Animals—the Mickie Most Years and More  Is the First-Ever Box Set Devoted to Their Work 
  • 5-CD Set Includes Their First Four American Albums: The Animals, The Animals on Tour, Animal Tracks and Animalization 
• 16 Bonus Tracks Featuring Their Four-Song Debut EP, I Just Wanna Make Love to You, Plus Four Tracks Previously Unreleased in the U.S., Three Single Versions, Four Alternate Versions & One U.K.-Only Track 
  • Includes Such Classic Songs as "House of the Rising Sun," "We Gotta Get Out of This Place," "It's My Life" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" 
  • Newly Remastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering from the Original Mono Tapes 
  • Each CD Includes Liner Notes by David Fricke of Rolling Stone 
  • Includes Animals T-Shirt (Size Extra Large, 100% Cotton) 
  • Brought to You by ABKCO Music and Records & Real Gone Music 

They were right among the first rank of British Invasion bands, with 11 American chart hits in their first two years of existence. They were responsible for some of the most enduring recordings of their era, songs like “The House of the Rising Sun” (which famously caused Bob Dylan to jump out of his car seat when he first heard it on the radio) and “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood.” And their lead singer, Eric Burdon, had (and still has) one of the most distinctive voices in all of rock ‘n’ roll. Yet, unlike their famous peers, the Animals have never had a box set devoted to their work…till now, 50 years after their first release!  The Mickie Most Years and More offers for the first time ever on CD the group’s first four American albums (all of which charted, the first three produced by Mickie Most)—The Animals, The Animals on Tour, Animal Tracks and Animalization—in their original mono versions, all newly remastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering from the original tapes. And each album features a bevy of bonus tracks, 16 in all, including their first release ever, the I Just Wanna Make Love to You EP that came out on the Graphic Sound label in 1963 (later reissued by Decca in 1965 as In the Beginning There Was Early Animals), four tracks previously unreleased in the U.S., three single versions (including “We Gotta Get Out of This Place” and “It’s My Life”), four alternate versions (three in stereo) of such tracks as “Talkin’ ‘Bout You” and “Don’t Bring Me Down,” and one U.K.-only track (“Roadrunner).” Liner notes to each album are by Rolling Stone’s David Fricke and, to sweeten the pot even more, we’re including an Animals T-shirt (100% cotton; size extra large) exclusive to this set. No collection of British Invasion and, for that matter, ‘60s rock and roll is complete without these records…this collection brings it on home. Brought to you by ABKCO Music and Records and Real Gone Music!

Disc One

I Just Wanna Make Love to You (1963)

1.   I Just Wanna Make Love to You

2.   Big Boss Man

3.   Boom Boom

4.   Pretty Thing

Disc Two

The Animals (1964)

1.   House of the Rising Sun

2.   The Girl Can’t Help It

3.   Blue Feeling

4.   Baby Let Me Take You Home

5.   The Right Time

6.   Talkin’ ‘Bout You

7.   Around and Around

8.   I’m in Love Again

9.   Gonna Send You Back to Walker

10. Memphis, Tennessee

11. I’m Mad Again

12. I’ve Been Around

Bonus Track

13. Talkin’  ‘Bout You (full version)

Disc Three

The Animals on Tour (1965)

1.   Boom Boom

2.   How You’ve Changed

3.   Mess Around

4.   Bright Lights, Big City

5.   I Believe to My Soul

6.   Worried Life Blues

7.   Let the Good Times Roll

8.   Ain’t Got You

9.   Hallelujah, I Love Her So

10. I’m Crying

11. Dimples

12. She Said Yeah

Bonus Tracks

13. Baby What’s Wrong

14. F-E-E-L

15. New Year’s Radio Spot

 Disc Four

Animal Tracks (1965)

1.   We Gotta Get Out of This Place

2.   Take It Easy Baby

3.   Bring It on Home to Me

4.   The Story of Bo Diddley

5.   Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

6.   I Can’t Believe It

7.   Club A-Go-Go

8.   Roberta

9.   Bury My Body

10. For Miss Caulker

Bonus Tracks

11. Roadrunner

12. Don’t Want Much

13. We Gotta Get Out of This Place (U.K. single version)

14. It’s My Life

15. I’m Gonna Change the World

 Disc Five

Animalization (1966)

1.   Don’t Bring Me Down

2.   One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show

3.   You’re on My Mind

5.   She’ll Return It

6.   Inside-Looking Out

7.   See See Rider

8.   Gin House Blues

9.   Maudie

10. What Am I Living For

11. Sweet Little Sixteen

12. I Put a Spell on You

Bonus Tracks

13. Don’t Bring Me Down (stereo)

14. Cheating (stereo)

15. See See Rider (stereo

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