Compilation album, released on 9 September 2011 by EMI. It contains a selection of tracks recorded by Kim for RAK Records between 1981 and 1983. Re-release of the 2008 album The Essential.


This album contains the tracks Kids in America, Chequered Love, 2 6 5 8 0, You’ll Never Be So Wrong, Water on Glass, Our TownEverything We Know, Boys, Watching for Shapes, Action City, View From a Bridge, Take Me Tonight, Cambodia, Child Come Away, House of Salome, Stay Awhile, Love Blonde, Dancing in the Dark, Sparks and Sing It Out for Love.


‘Essential’ was released on CD only.
See this page in the discography.