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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.   Headed for a Heartbreak
  3.   Seventeen
  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.   Junkyard Dog (Tears on Stone)
  14.   Loosen Up
  15.   In My Veins
  16.   Better Days Comin'
  17.   Midnight Driver of a Love Machine
  18.   Stone Cold Killer
  19.   Right Up Ahead
  20.   M16
  21.   On a Day Like Today
  22.   Short Flight to Mexico
  23.   Without the Night
  24.   Under One Condition
  25.   Out of This World
  26.   Blind Revolution Mad
  27.   Ever Wonder
  28.   Rat Race
  29.   Only Love
  30.   Can't Get Enough
  31.   Blue Suede Shoes
  32.   Generica
  33.   Time to Surrender
  34.   State of Emergency
  35.   In the Heart of the Young
  36.   You Are the Saint, I Am the Sinner
  37.   Spell I'm Under
  38.   The Lucky One
  39.   In for the Kill
  40.   No Man's Land
  41.   Like a Ritual
  42.   Who's the One
  43.   Rainbow in the Rose
  44.   In the Day We'll Never See
  45.   Skin Tight
  46.   Star Tripper
  47.   Purple Haze
  48.   Storm in Me
  49.   Queen Babylon
  50.   All I Ever Wanted
  51.   Until There Was You
  52.   Disappear
  53.   Can't Take It Back
  54.   Hell to Pay
  55.   On the Inside (New Recording)
  56.   Higher and Higher
  57.   Written in the Wind
  58.   Without Warning
  59.   After All This Time
  60.   Big World Away
  61.   Baptized by Fire
  62.   Be Who You Are Now
  63.   Tin Soldier
  64.   Pull Me Under
  65.   First Ending
  66.   Give Me More
  67.   Four Leaf Clover
  68.   Livin' Just To Die
  69.   Come a Little Closer
  70.   Someday Someway
  71.   Witness
  72.   Always Within Me
  73.   Hour of Need
  74.   So Long China
  75.   Poison Angel
  76.   Never
  77.   Deal with the Devil
  78.   Feeding Frenzy
  79.   Supernova

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