This phenomenal companion collection to “Greatest Hits” is a positive treasure trove for Dollar fans. Re-mastered from the original master tapes, “Ultimate Dollar” boasts 6 audio discs and a DVD, which contains all their videos and several TV appearances.
Disc One – Shooting Stars
Disc One features their debut album “Shooting Stars” (UK #36) in expanded form, with several rare and new-to-CD bonus tracks.
Disc Two – The Paris Collection
Disc Two, “The Paris Collection,” includes demos, B-sides, and their version of the hit “One Of Those Nights”.
Discs Three and Four – The Dollar Album
Discs Three and Four cover the Gold certified “The Dollar Album” (UK #18) era. This extra special expanded edition includes newly commissioned 12″ versions of all five top 40 hits contained on the album, mixed from the original multi-track tapes – “Hand Held In Black And White” (UK #19), “Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)” (UK #4), “Give Me Back My Heart” (UK #4), “Videotheque” (UK #17), and “Give Me Some Kinda Magic” (UK #34), as well as backing tracks, B-sides, and instrumentals of many songs.
Disc Five – Arista Records Singles
Disc Five contains their Arista Records singles “We Walked In Love” (UK #61) and “Haven’t We Said Goodbye Before” on CD for the first time.
Disc Six – London Records Era
Disc Six covers the London Records era of “O L’amour” (UK #7) and “It’s Nature’s Way (No Problem)” (UK #58) and features many previously unreleased mixes and a newly-discovered vault track, “Tell Me You Love Me” from 1988.
- Personally overseen by Thereza Bazar, with introduction comments from Thereza and David.
- Exhaustive 6-disc collection of audio containing expanded versions of the albums “Shooting Stars,” “The Paris Collection,” and “The Dollar Album” re-mastered from the original master tapes.
- DVD featuring every promo video made and a selection of Top of The Pops appearances from original masters.
- Newly commissioned vintage style 12″ mixes of “Mirror Mirror,” “Give Me Back My Heart,” “Hand Held In Black And White,” “Videotheque,” “Give Me Some Kinda Magic,” and “Love’s Gotta Hold On Me” from the original multi-track tapes.
- Previously unreleased PWL mixes.
- “We Walked In Love” and “Haven’t We Said Goodbye Before” 7″ and 12″ mixes making their CD debut.
- Previously unreleased instrumentals, backing tracks, demos, and alternative versions.
- Newly discovered vault track “Tell Me You Love Me” from 1988.
- Huge booklet containing track-by-track commentary by Thereza Bazar, comments from David Van Day, and others involved in the releases.
- Booklet contains The Dollar Songbook – complete lyrics to the box set material, liner notes, and many rare photos.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I purchase the Ultimate Dollar collection online?
Yes, the Ultimate Dollar collection is available for purchase online. You can find it on various music retail websites.
2. Are the audio discs in the collection remastered?
Yes, all the audio discs in the Ultimate Dollar collection have been remastered from the original master tapes, ensuring the best possible sound quality.
3. Does the DVD in the collection include all of Dollar’s music videos?
Yes, the DVD included in the Ultimate Dollar collection features every promo video made by Dollar, as well as a selection of their appearances on Top of The Pops.
4. Are there any previously unreleased tracks in the collection?
Yes, the Ultimate Dollar collection includes previously unreleased mixes, instrumentals, backing tracks, demos, and alternative versions. It also features a newly-discovered vault track from 1988.
5. Who oversaw the creation of the Ultimate Dollar collection?
The Ultimate Dollar collection was personally overseen by Thereza Bazar, one of the members of Dollar. The collection also includes introduction comments from Thereza and David.