The Sound of Bread

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The Sound of Bread, Their 20 Finest Songs
Compilation album by Bread
Released 1977
Genre Soft rock
Label Elektra
Alternative cover / title
1985 U.S. release, Anthology of Bread
The Sound of Bread, Their 16 Finest Songs
Compilation album by Bread
Released 1982
Genre Soft rock
Label K-Tel

The Sound of Bread, Their 20 Finest Songs is a compilation album by American soft rock band, Bread, released in November 1977 by Elektra Records in the UK. It reached Number 1 on the UK Album Chart. The album was issued in the US in 1985 as Anthology of Bread.

The Sound of Bread, Their 16 Finest Songs is a different Bread compilation album released in 1982 in the US by K-tel.

Track listing[edit]

The Sound of Bread, Their 20 Finest Songs / Anthology of Bread[edit]

LP side A:

  1. "Make It With You"
  2. "Dismal Day"
  3. "London Bridge"
  4. "Any Way You Want Me"
  5. "Look What You've Done"
  6. "It Don't Matter To Me"
  7. "The Last Time"
  8. "Let Your Love Go"
  9. "Truckin'"
  10. "If"

LP side B:

  1. "Baby I'm A Want You"
  2. "Everything I Own"
  3. "Down On My Knees"
  4. "Just Like Yesterday" (...Their 20 Finest Songs) or "Aubrey" (Anthology...)[1]
  5. "Diary"
  6. "Sweet Surrender"
  7. "The Guitar Man"
  8. "Fancy Dancer"
  9. "She's The Only One"
  10. "Lost Without Your Love"

The Sound of Bread, Their 16 Finest Songs[edit]

LP side A:

  1. "Make It With You"
  2. "The Guitar Man"
  3. "Been Too Long On The Road"
  4. "London Bridge"
  5. "It Don't Matter To Me"
  6. "Let Your Love Go"
  7. "If"
  8. "Mother Freedom"

LP side B:

  1. "Baby I'm A Want You"
  2. "Everything I Own"
  3. "Aubrey"
  4. "Diary"
  5. "He's A Good Lad"
  6. "Sweet Surrender"
  7. "Dismal Day"
  8. "Lost Without Your Love"

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[2] 1
Preceded by
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
by The Sex Pistols
Disco Fever by Various artists
UK Albums Chart number-one album
26 November 1977 - 10 December 1977
21 January 1978 - 28 January 1978
Succeeded by
Disco Fever by Various artists
Rumours by Fleetwood Mac

References[edit]

  1. ^ Some sources indicate that "Just Like Yesterday" was replaced with "Aubrey" in the 2nd edition of the Sound of Bread, Their 20... LP release, or there may have been only a misprint on the album cover (jlindquist.net link - see note 'GG') also (discogs.com link - see "Notes")
  2. ^ "Number 1 Albums – 1970s". The Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 9 February 2008. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  • Elektra K 56062 (1977 LP, ...Their 20 Finest Songs)
  • K-Tel PNU 9960 (1982 LP. ...Their 16 Finest Songs aka Warner Special Products OP-1526)
  • Elektra 60414 (1985 LP, Anthology of Bread)
  • Elektra 9 60414-2 (2004 CD, Anthology of Bread)
  • Elektra 8122747562 (2006 CD, ...Their 20 Finest Songs - also - WEA International 74756)
  • The Sound of Bread, Their 20 Finest Songs at Allmusic.com (link)