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

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