Original Sin – The Collection

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Original Sin – The Collection
Compilation album by INXS
Released 21 September 2004 (2004-09-21)
Recorded 1980–1987
Genre Rock, pop
Length 71:40
Label Mercury, Spectrum
Producer INXS, Duncan McGuire, Richard Clapton, Mark Opitz, Nile Rodgers, Nick Launay, Chris Thomas
INXS chronology
INXS²: The Remixes
(2004)INXS²: The Remixes2004
Original Sin – The Collection
Taste It: The Collection
(2004)Taste It: The Collection2004

Original Sin – The Collection is a compilation album by Australian rock band INXS released on 21 September 2004. It spans their earliest six studio albums INXS (1980), Underneath the Colours (1981), Shabooh Shoobah (1982), The Swing (1984), Listen Like Thieves (1985) and Kick (1987). It is not to be confused with their 2010 release, Original Sin, nor the single of the same name from 1984.


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Allmusic's James Christopher Monger felt the album was "more of a sampler than a 'greatest-hits' package" which provides three tracks from each of their earliest six albums.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Andrew Farriss and Michael Hutchence,[2] except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Just Keep Walking" (Gary Beers, Andrew Farriss, Jon Farriss, Tim Farriss, Michael Hutchence, Kirk Pengilly) 2:44
2. "In Vain" (Beers, A Farriss, J Farriss, T Farriss, Hutchence, Pengilly) 4:36
3. "Learn to Smile" (Beers, A Farriss, J Farriss, T Farriss, Hutchence, Pengilly) 4:57
4. "Underneath the Colours" 4:01
5. "Horizons" 5:14
6. "Barbarian" (Beers, A Farriss, J Farriss, T Farriss, Hutchence, Pengilly) 3:00
7. "Don't Change" (Beers, A Farriss, J Farriss, T Farriss, Hutchence, Pengilly) 4:28
8. "Spy of Love" (T Farriss, Hutchence) 3:51
9. "Here Comes" 3:03
10. "Original Sin" 5:20
11. "Melting in the Sun" (J Farriss, T Farriss, Hutchence) 3:26
12. "Johnson's Aeroplane" (A Farriss) 3:56
13. "Listen Like Thieves" (Beers, A Farriss, Hutchence) 3:47
14. "Same Direction" 4:58
15. "Biting Bullets" (Hutchence, Pengilly) 2:51
16. "Devil Inside" 5:13
17. "Wild Life" 3:11
18. "Calling All Nations" 3:04


  1. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Original Sin: The Collection – INXS". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Songwriters according to Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) search engine:

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