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The Foundations – Gold

The Foundations

The Foundations – Gold

The Foundations

The Foundations – Gold

Release information

Release information

Label: Crimson Productions • Format: CD • Date: 26/06/2020 Cat#: CRIMCD642 • Barcode: 654378064227 • Genre: R&B and Soul

Track Listing

  1. Baby, Now That I've Found You
  2. Build Me Up, Buttercup
  3. Back On My Feet Again
  4. I Can Take Or Leave Your Lovin'
  5. It's All Right
  6. Come On Back To Me
  7. Any Old Time (You're Lonely And Sad)
  8. We Are Happy People
  9. New Direction
  10. Jerkin' The Dog
  11. Call Me
  12. Show Me
  13. Love Is A Five Letter Word
  14. Mr Personality Man
  15. Things Are Getting Better (Live)
  1. In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)
  2. Why Did You Cry
  3. My Little Chickadee
  4. Solomon Grundy
  5. I Can Feel It
  6. It's The Same Old Feeling
  7. Waiting On The Shores Of Nowhere
  8. Take Away The Emptiness Too
  9. Let The Heartaches Begin
  10. The Writing's On The Wall
  11. Tomorrow
  12. People Are Funny (Live)
  13. Am I Groovin' You (Live)
  14. Comin' Home Baby (Live)
  15. Harlem Shuffle (Live)
  16. Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S.) (Live)
  1. Born To Live, Born To Die
  2. Baby, I Couldn't See
  3. A Penny, Sir
  4. Take A Girl Like You
  5. I'm Gonna Be A Rich Man
  6. In The Beginning
  7. Give Me Love
  8. Till Night Brought Day
  9. Hold Me Just A Little While Longer
  10. A Whole New Thing
  11. A Walk Through The Trees
  12. Things Get Better
  13. Love Is Alright (The Horse) (Live)
  14. Where The Fire Burns
  15. The Look Of Love (Live)
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About this release

Crimson Gold presents the Foundations ‘Gold’, the only Foundations compilation you’ll ever need.

The Foundations were a British soul band, initially active between 1967-1970. Their first single ‘Baby, Now That I’ve Found You’ hit number 1 in the UK Singles Chart in 1967, making them one of the first multi-racial groups in the UK to achieve this. They are also known as one of the few British acts to successfully imitate the classic Motown sound.

This new compilation includes all of the group’s best known hits including their UK #2 single ‘Build Me Up, Buttercup’, ‘Baby Now That I’ve Found You’, ‘Back On My Feet Again’, and ‘In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)’.

CD 1 opens with the group’s first hit single ‘Baby, Now That I’ve Found You’ which was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic Also featured here is the group’s best known single ‘Build Me Up, Buttercup’ which has sold over a million copies.

CD 2 features even more Foundations’ hits including ‘In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me) which was the group’s fourth hit single and reached the top ten of the UK Singles Chart in 1969.

CD 3 completes the set with a selection of other classic Foundations tracks including their final original charting single ‘Born To Live, Born To Die’ from 1969, along with definitive live recordings of ‘The Look Of Love’ and ‘Love Is Alright (The Horse)’.

Highlights are also available on a 1LP version, pressed on 140g vinyl.