Street Life: 20 Great Hits

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Street Life: 20 Great Hits
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Compilation album by
Released1986
8 June 1987 (re-release)
Recorded1972–1985
Genre
Length73:55
Label E'G (UK)
Reprise (US)
Roxy Music chronology
The High Road
(1982)
Street Life: 20 Great Hits
(1986)
The Ultimate Collection
(1988)
Bryan Ferry chronology
Boys and Girls
(1985)
Street Life: 20 Great Hits
(1986)
Bête Noire
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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AllMusic
(re-release)
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Street Life: 20 Great Hits is a compilation album by Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music, released in 1986. The album reached number one on both the New Zealand and UK Albums Charts in 1986.

Contents

Track listing

All tracks are written by Bryan Ferry; except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Virginia Plain" (Roxy Music, from "Virginia Plain" A-side single), 1972) 2:58
2."A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" (edit) (Bryan Ferry, from These Foolish Things , 1973) Bob Dylan 4:15
3."Pyjamarama" (Roxy Music, from "Pyjamarama" A-side single, 1973) 2:52
4."Do the Strand" (edit) (Roxy Music, from For Your Pleasure , 1973) 3:46
5."These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Bryan Ferry, from These Foolish Things, 1973) Eric Maschwitz, Jack Strachey 4:51
6."Street Life" (Roxy Music, from Stranded , 1973) 3:27
7."Let's Stick Together" (Bryan Ferry, from Let's Stick Together , 1976) Wilbert Harrison 2:59
8."Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" (Bryan Ferry, from Another Time, Another Place , 1974) Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach 2:53
9."Love Is the Drug" (Roxy Music, from Siren , 1975)Ferry, Andy Mackay 4:04
10."Sign of the Times" (Bryan Ferry, from The Bride Stripped Bare , 1978) 2:28
11."Dance Away" (Roxy Music, from Manifesto , 1979) 3:44
12."Angel Eyes" (edit) (Roxy Music, from Manifesto, 1979)Ferry, Mackay2:51
13."Oh Yeah" (edit) (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood , 1980) 4:36
14."Over You" (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood, 1980)Ferry, Phil Manzanera 3:26
15."Same Old Scene" (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood, 1980) 3:58
16."In the Midnight Hour" (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood, 1980) Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper 3:08
17."More Than This" (edit) (Roxy Music, from Avalon , 1982) 4:10
18."Avalon" (Roxy Music, from Avalon, 1982) 4:16
19."Slave to Love" (Bryan Ferry, from Boys and Girls , 1985) 4:17
20."Jealous Guy (edit)" (Roxy Music, from "Jealous Guy" A-side single, 1981) John Lennon 4:55

Charts

Chart (1986–1989)Peak
position
Australian Albums (Kent Music Report) [3] 2
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria) [4] 23
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100) [5] 10
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [6] 14
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ) [7] 1
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) [8] 14
UK Albums (OCC) [9] 1
US Billboard Pop Albums [10] 100

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
New Zealand (RMNZ) [11] Platinum15,000^
United Kingdom (BPI) [12] Platinum300,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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