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