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A former member of Alice Cooper's band, bassist Kip Winger formed his own group in 1986; in addition to vocalist/bassist Winger, the group featured guitarist Reb Beach, bassist Paul Taylor, and drummer Rod Morgenstein, formerly of the Dixie Dregs. Taking their name from their leader after a last-minute change from Sahara, Winger specialized in the stylish pop-metal that sent Bon Jovi and Poison to the top of the charts. The band's eponymous debut sold over a million copies on the strength of the rocker "Seventeen" and the ballad "Headed for a Heartbreak." Winger's second album, 1990's In the Heart of the Young, was equally successful, selling over a million copies and featuring the hit power ballad "Miles Away." However, the band didn't outlast the post-alternative pop-metal backlash and the group faded away after the release of their 1993 album Pull. Kip Winger launched a solo career later that decade, releasing three albums before reuniting with his former bandmates in 2002. After a brief tour alongside fellow pop-metal veterans Poison, the band returned to the studio to craft their first album in more than a decade. 2006's IV stuck close to the formula that made Winger famous, and the resulting reunion tour was captured on the two-disc set Winger Live. Another album called Karma quickly followed in 2009, but the group took its time to deliver Better Days Comin', which appeared in the spring of 2014. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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  1.   Song
  2.   Seventeen
  3.   Headed for a Heartbreak
  4.   Miles Away
  5.   Madalaine
  6.   Can't Get Enuff
  7.   Hungry
  8.   Easy Come, Easy Go
  9.   Hangin' On
  10.   Little Dirty Blonde
  11.   Happy Christmas (War Is Over)
  12.   Down Incognito
  13.   Without the Night
  14.   No Man's Land
  15.   Can't Get Enough
  16.   On the Inside (New Recording)
  17.   Poison Angel
  18.   Under One Condition
  19.   Four Leaf Clover
  20.   In for the Kill
  21.   Tin Soldier
  22.   Midnight Driver of a Love Machine
  23.   Pull Me Under
  24.   All I Ever Wanted
  25.   Skin Tight
  26.   Disappear
  27.   Can't Take It Back
  28.   Hell to Pay
  29.   Right Up Ahead
  30.   Spell I'm Under
  31.   Better Days Comin'
  32.   First Ending
  33.   On a Day Like Today
  34.   Short Flight to Mexico
  35.   Time to Surrender
  36.   Purple Haze
  37.   In the Heart of the Young
  38.   You Are the Saint, I Am the Sinner
  39.   Loosen Up
  40.   Who's the One
  41.   Like a Ritual
  42.   Junkyard Dog (Tears on Stone)
  43.   In the Day We'll Never See
  44.   Blind Revolution Mad
  45.   Be Who You Are Now
  46.   Rat Race
  47.   Queen Babylon
  48.   Never
  49.   Hour of Need
  50.   Only Love
  51.   Blue Suede Shoes
  52.   Livin' Just To Die
  53.   Generica
  54.   State of Emergency
  55.   In My Veins
  56.   The Lucky One
  57.   Rainbow in the Rose
  58.   Give Me More
  59.   Out of This World
  60.   Storm in Me
  61.   Ever Wonder
  62.   Witness
  63.   Deal with the Devil
  64.   Star Tripper
  65.   Someday Someway
  66.   After All This Time
  67.   Stone Cold Killer
  68.   Big World Away
  69.   Baptized by Fire
  70.   So Long China
  71.   Always Within Me
  72.   Until There Was You
  73.   Written in the Wind
  74.   Higher and Higher
  75.   Without Warning
  76.   Feeding Frenzy
  77.   M16
  78.   Come a Little Closer
  79.   Supernova

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