I'm a twenty year old guy. My core taste in music is mostly classic rock. I listen to Van Morrison, The Pogues, The Clash, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Rush... then you can say I branch out to Celtic and other assorted bands. For those who think that everyone who listens to Blink are a bunch of young teenagers who are trying to rebel... you're wrong. Some people can admit that Blink, (while being pop/punk/rock) are at least what I consider to be, the epitome of the genre. When you have bands like "Simple Plan" and "Hedley" on the radio today, for them to be even whispered in the same breath as Blink is a joke.
I had heard a small portion of their stuff so I decided to pick this up in the summertime. I was more than pleased. This greatest hits (while missing some tunes I'd really like to hear) is worth the money. [..] however include "First Date" which I consider one of the most embarrassing things they ever recorded. Blink had an edge which made them stand out from the posers like "Simple Plan".
There are MANY gems on this CD - M+M's, Josie, Man Overboard, Rock Show, Feeling This, I Miss You, Another Girl Another Planet, just to name a few of my more cherished. Don't get me wrong the rest of them are great too... (except First Date...) It's been said before: if you want to hear some fantastic lighter punk rock, there is absolutely nothing wrong with this CD, and I recommend it to anyone who is an avid music collector and listener.