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Hot Potatoes: The Best Of Devo Best of


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  • Audio CD (Sept. 7 1993)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Best of
  • Label: Virgin Records (UK)
  • ASIN: B000006Y6Q
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  LP Record
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #22,012 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Jocko Homo
2. Mongoloid
3. (I Can't Get Me No) Satisfaction
4. Whip It
5. Girl U Want
6. Freedom Of Choice
7. Peek-a-boo
8. Through Being Cool
9. That's Good
10. Working In A Coal Mine
11. Devo Corporate Anthem
12. Be Stiff
13. Gates Of Steel
14. Come Back Jonee
15. Secret Agent Man
16. The Day My Baby Gave Me A Surprise
17. Beautiful World
18. Big Mess
19. Whip It (HMS & M Remix)

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By filterite on Nov. 9 2001
Format: Audio CD
I'd disagree with the last reviewer in that the hits are the best thing here . Each one a classic , but the remix is a terrible thing to be included . It's mediocre and doesn't go anywhere . Even still I heartily recommend this CD for anyone who is interested in this in listening to something a bit bizarre
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By A Customer on Nov. 10 1999
Format: Audio CD
This CD is great,if you want to listen to a good collection of DEVO,best of highlights. Not perfect in its choices,but thoroughly playable. For the hardcore Devonion,appearing only on this collection,is the "Whip It (HMS & M Version)"... a highly amusing remix by "Psycho-Slaphead".(Incorporating "Mutiny On The Bounty" and some killer techno-beats....quite DEVO!)
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0 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Shaun Hurle on Nov. 14 2002
Format: Audio CD
I got this album for a laugh after hearing 'Whip It' but the album was so bad I took it back. If you are a fan of Devo then you will like it.
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Brilliant Nov. 9 2001
By filterite - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
I'd disagree with the last reviewer in that the hits are the best thing here . Each one a classic , but the remix is a terrible thing to be included . It's mediocre and doesn't go anywhere . Even still I heartily recommend this CD for anyone who is interested in this in listening to something a bit bizarre
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
De-evolution is everybody's business Jan. 8 2012
By J. Bynum - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Devo / Hot Potatoes - The best of Devo: 19 of the best tracks from the heroes of all nerd bands. Great stuff. "Whip it" and "Girl you want" are here, but so are their fine covers of "I can't get no Satisfaction" and "Secret Agent Man". Five Star hits CD
Why didn't they ask the fans before compiling ?? July 20 2014
By J. Dismukes - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
It's missing "Uncontrollable Urge", "Ton o' Luv' and "Mr. B's Ballroom"...... but DOES contains "Devo Corporate Anthem" and a "Whip It" dance mix ???????.... Like a lot of "best of"/"greatest hits"/"anthology" collections (especially of bands that I really have a history of following)... It just barely misses.

BUT... if like me, with most of your treasured 80's music is on vinyl or cassette... It's a good to have a CD to either download or load in the car for road trips. It still makes me happy... but again... just barely misses.
Singles & Remixes: Culture Club 2005 (Chi) (Rmx) May 3 2013
By Bjorn Viberg - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Singles & Remixes: Culture Club 2005 (Chi) (Rmx) is a a best of compilation of Devo and is a mix of post-punk and new wave and contains such tracks as Jocko Home and Whip It. One could easily say that Devo is not a normal pop group and often experiments on the verge between genius and idiocy. Truly a pop band that marches to its own beat. Recommended. 4/5.
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The evolution of the Devolution Jan. 29 2014
By Chris Henderson - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
This is a well put together compendium of Devo songs, including the brave (and incredibly odd) reworking of the Rolling Stones song, "Satisfaction." Whether this version of the song is appealing may well be determined by a person's age. Someone who never lived in the late 1970s through the entire 1980s or are very familiar with the milieu of those times would likely *not* appreciate this version of the song. The album is a nice retrospective of an innovative band that de-constructed the overblown-ness of the 1970s music scene.

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