The Collection (1993 Baccara album)

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The Collection (1993)
Baccara - The Collection (1993).jpg
Compilation album by Baccara
Released 1993
Recorded 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981
Genre Pop, disco
Label BMG-Ariola
Producer Rolf Soja, Graham Sacher
Baccara chronology
The Original Hits
(1991)The Original Hits1991
The Collection (1993) Yes Sir I Can Boogie
(1994)Yes Sir I Can Boogie1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Collection is a compilation album by Spanish duo Baccara released on label BMG-Ariola in 1993. This compilation includes recordings by the original formation of the duo, Mayte Mateos and María Mendiola, taken from their RCA-Victor studio albums Baccara (1977), Light My Fire (1978), Colours (1979), Bad Boys (1981) and the greatest hits collection The Hits Of Baccara (1978). The Collection was re-issued in 1998 with alternative cover art.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sorry, I'm a Lady" (Dostal - Soja) - 3:39
  2. "Heart, Body and Soul" (Sacher) - 4:11
  3. "Spend The Night" (Sacher) - 3:09
  4. "Cara Mia" (Docker) - 2:58
  5. "Woman to Woman" (Sacher) - 3:30
  6. "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie" (Dostal - Soja) - 4:35
  7. "Boogaloo" (Sacher) - 2:40
  8. "Colorado" (Sacher) - 3:33
  9. "Darling" (7" version) (Dostal - Soja) - 5:26
  10. "Ohio" (Sacher) - 3:05
  11. "Parlez-Vous Français?" (English Version) (Dostal - Soja - Zentner) - 4:30
  12. "Yummy, Yummy, Yummy" (Levine - Resnick) - 3:35
  13. "Ay, Ay Sailor" (Dostal - Soja) - 3:50
  14. "Baby, Why Don't You Reach Out?" / "Light My Fire" (Edited version) (Dostal - Soja) (Densmore - Krieger - Manzarek - Morrison) - 4:45
  15. "Mucho, Mucho" (Sacher) - 3:26
  16. "The Devil Sent You To Lorado" (Dostal - Soja) - 4:03
  17. "My Kisses Need A Cavalier" (Dostal - Soja) - 4:52
  18. "Body-Talk" (Dostal - Soja) - 4:38
  19. "Bad Boys" (Sacher) - 4:23

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced and arranged by Rolf Soja.
  • Tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 15 & 19 arranged by Bruce Baxter, produced by Graham Sacher.

Track annotations[edit]

  • Tracks 1, 4 & 6 from 1977 studio album Baccara.
  • Tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 15 & 19 from 1981 studio album Bad Boys.
  • Track 9 from 1978 7" single "Darling". Full-length version appears on album Light My Fire.
  • Track 11 from 1978 7" single "Parlez-Vous Français? (English version)". Original French version appears on album Light My Fire.
  • Tracks 12 & 17 from 1978 studio album Light My Fire.
  • Tracks 13 & 18 from 1979 studio album Colours.
  • Track 14 edited version taken from 1978 compilation The Hits Of Baccara. Full-length version appears on album Light My Fire.
  • Track 16 from 1978 compilation The Hits Of Baccara.

1998 reissue[edit]

The Collection (1998)
Baccara - The Collection (1998).jpg
Compilation album by Baccara
Released 1998
Baccara chronology
Golden Stars
(1995)Golden Stars1995
The Collection (1998) Woman To Woman
(1999)Woman To Woman1999

The Collection was reissued in 1998 with a different cover.