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Blondie's songs and sultry swagger hit the tipping point in '78 and they leapt from hip new-wave band to full-fledged pop stars. Along with their all-time classics Heart of Glass and One Way or Another and the rest of the LP, this set includes a booklet with the album's photo session and a DVD with Heart of Glass; Picture This, and Hanging on the Telephone promo videos plus Sunday Girl from Top of the Pops !
Blondie's songs and sultry swagger hit the tipping point in '78 and they leapt from hip new-wave band to full-fledged pop stars. Along with their all-time classics Heart of Glass and One Way or Another and the rest of the LP, this set includes a booklet with the album's photo session and a DVD with Heart of Glass; Picture This, and Hanging on the Telephone promo videos plus Sunday Girl from Top of the Pops !
724353359928

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Format: CD
Label: IMT
Catalog: 33599
Rel. Date: 09/11/2001
UPC: 724353359928

Parallel Lines
Artist: Blondie
Format: CD
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Blondie's songs and sultry swagger hit the tipping point in '78 and they leapt from hip new-wave band to full-fledged pop stars. Along with their all-time classics Heart of Glass and One Way or Another and the rest of the LP, this set includes a booklet with the album's photo session and a DVD with Heart of Glass; Picture This, and Hanging on the Telephone promo videos plus Sunday Girl from Top of the Pops !

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''Parallel Lines'' is the third studio album by American New Wave band Blondie, released in 1978 on Chrysalis records. Their most popular and best selling effort, ''Parallel Lines'' was the first Blondie album to be produced by Mike Chapman. The album reached number one in the United Kingdom in February 1979. It contains several of the best-known Blondie hits, including "Heart of Glass", "Hanging on the Telephone", "Sunday Girl" and "One Way or Another". Six of the twelve tracks were issued as singles, either in the U.S. or the UK. ''Parallel Lines'' is ranked at number 140 on ''Rolling Stones list of the 500 greatest albums of all time., the 18th Greatest Album of All-Time by NME in 2003, and the 7th Greatest American Album of All-Time by Blender Magazine. ''Parallel Lines'' sold over 20 million copies worldwide. - Wikipedia

Synthpop, dance-oriented rock, Madonna-all things great and grating about the '80s are sketched out here by a band too clever and restless to commit to any single approach to pop. No chick singer has ever split the difference between crass and class with the canny precision of Deborah Harry.

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