RESCUE CO. NO.1 Life's Too Short - The Singles Anthology 1971-1975 (SJPCD369)
...gives listeners the opportunity to delve into the band's many tracks that, until now, have never been released on CD before - making this a very collectable affair indeed!...Most of the tracks are certainly worth it and deserve to be checked out, if only for nostalgia's sake.
www.music-news.com (July 2011)
...their lack of success is baffling...this 20-track compilation brings together all of the band's singles, notable flips and ancillary releases
Music Week (July 2011)
...modern day fans of twisted early '70s 45s will find a helluva lot to
Rescue Co. No.1 released a number of singles between 1971 and 1975 and
although these were spread across a few labels due to licensing deals (Pye,
RAK, Polydor and RCA amongst others), this 20 track anthology brings
them all together on CD for the first time and A and B sides alike are
all included on the album. Highlights include 'Life's Too Short', 'No
Man's Land', 'I Want To Save You', 'Esmeralda'/'As Long As You Want Me
To' (both produced by Pip Williams- Status Quo, The Flame, Mostly
Autumn) and 'Mrs Mann'.
If you weren't around in the early 70s, this compilations serves as a strikingly illustrative primer. Stock images of Raleigh Chopper handlebars and Cresta lemonade bottles flash before the mind's eye. You can practically smell their trousers.
Record Collector (October 2011)