Absolute Rock Classics (disc 1)
Absolute Rock Classics (disc 2)
Nothing to kick off the listening party like a double album's worth of radio friendly hard rock. You could probably guess most of the tracks here -- yep, Paranoid, Smoke on the Water, Rock You Like a Hurricane et cetera, they're all here. Two hours and 34 songs of AOR reminded me of how unfathomably boring rock can be. On a positive note however, the bad company (pun intended) actually made Final Countdown and Owner of a Lonely Heart sound good.
Reservoir Rock III
More rock, a bit more alternative this time though. While anything was welcome after the bore-fest that was "Absolute Rock Classics", this compilation actually has some quality songs on it, Popular maybe being the brightest of the bunch. …