Songs from the South

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Songs from the South
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Greatest hits album by Paul Kelly
Released 13 May 1997
Genre Australian Rock
Label Mushroom, White
Paul Kelly chronology
Live at the Continental and the Esplanade
(1996)
Songs from the South
(1997)
Words and Music
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Amazon.com 5/5 stars[2]
Artist Direct 4.5/5 stars[3]

Songs from the South, subtitled Paul Kelly's Greatest Hits, is a greatest hits album by Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly. It was released on 13 May 1997 by Mushroom Records.[4]

The album peaked at No. 2 on the Australian Recording Industry Association Albums Chart.[5][6] It was certified 4× platinum by 2006.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "From St Kilda to Kings Cross" (from Post (1985)) Paul Kelly 2:54
2. "Leaps and Bounds" ((with The Coloured Girls) from Gossip (1986)) Paul Kelly, Chris Langman 3:24
3. "Before Too Long" ((with The Coloured Girls) from Gossip (1986)) Paul Kelly 3:22
4. "Darling It Hurts" ((with The Coloured Girls) from Gossip (1986)) Paul Kelly, Steve Connolly 3:16
5. "Look So Fine, Feel So Low" ((with The Coloured Girls) from Gossip (1986)) Paul Kelly, Maurice Frawley 3:00
6. "Dumb Things" ((with The Coloured Girls) from Under the Sun (1987)) Paul Kelly 2:29
7. "To Her Door" ((with The Coloured Girls) from Under the Sun (1987)) Paul Kelly 3:16
8. "Bradman" ((with The Coloured Girls) from Under the Sun (1987)) Paul Kelly 7:25
9. "Everything's Turning to White" (Recorded Live at the Museum of Contemporary Art, for the ABCs Sunday program Concert (1996)) Paul Kelly 4:38
10. "Sweet Guy" ((with The Messengers) from So Much Water So Close To Home (1989)) Paul Kelly 3:29
11. "Careless" ((with The Messengers) from So Much Water So Close to Home (1989)) Paul Kelly 2:50
12. "Wintercoat" ((with The Messengers) from Comedy (1991)) Paul Kelly 3:19
13. "From Little Things Big Things Grow" ((with The Messengers) from Comedy (1991)) Paul Kelly, Kev Carmody 6:51
14. "When I First Met Your Ma" (1997 Re-recorded Unreleased Acoustic version, original version appears on Hidden Things (1992)) Paul Kelly 4:45
15. "Pouring Petrol on a Burning Man" ((with The Messengers) from Hidden Things (1992), previously released as a Single in 1990) Paul Kelly 2:54
16. "Love Never Runs on Time" (from Wanted Man (1994)) Paul Kelly 2:58
17. "Song from the Sixteenth Floor" (from Wanted Man (1994)) Paul Kelly, John Clifforth 3:47
18. "Deeper Water" (from Deeper Water (1995)) Paul Kelly, Randy Jacobs 4:26
19. "Give In to My Love" (from Deeper Water (1995)) Paul Kelly 3:56
20. "How to Make Gravy" (from How to Make Gravy EP (1996)) Paul Kelly 4:26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Amazon.com review
  3. ^ Artist Direct review
  4. ^ Holmgren, Magnus. "Paul Kelly". Australian Rock Database. Passagen.se (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Discography Paul Kelly". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 23 March 2009. 
  6. ^ Kent, David (2006). Australian Chart Book 1993-2005. Turramurra, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-44439-5. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2006 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 22 December 2008. 

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