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

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