October 09, 1995
Go! Discs

Album Review

Carry on Up the Charts: The Best of the Beautiful South was the surprise British hit of 1994, going platinum five times between its late fall release and the summer of 1995. The success was surprising, because while the Beautiful South had been modestly popular, their last few albums were sliding down the charts. However, their hits collection, Carry On Up the Charts, flew to number one and stayed there for weeks. It's nothing more than all their singles, yet compiled together they make the most convincing case for the Beautiful South's sly, cynical sophisticated pop. Carry on Up the Charts was finally released in the United States in the fall of 1995.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Song for Whoever
  2. You Keep It All In
  3. I'll Sail This Ship Alone
  4. A Little Time
  5. My Book
  6. Let Love Speak up Itself
  7. Old Red Eyes Is Back
  8. We Are Each Other
  9. Bell Bottomed Tear
  10. 36D
  11. Good as Gold (Stupid as Mud)
  12. Everybody's Talkin'
  13. Prettiest Eyes
  14. One Last Love Song
  15. Dream a Little Dream of Me
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