Compilation album, released by EMI Records on 5 October 2009. The album is a new (download-only) version of The Essential, released as a CD a year earlier. The twenty tracks include all of Kim's singles for EMI between 1981 and 1983, most of the B-sides and a good selection of album tracks.
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 Town, Everything 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.
'Heroes of Music' was released as a digital download only.
See this page in the discography.