The Best of Roxy Music

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The Best of Roxy Music
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Greatest hits album by
Released19 June 2001
Genre Rock, art rock
Length74:20
Label Virgin Records
Producer Chris Thomas, John Punter, Peter Sinfield, Rhett Davies, Roxy Music
Roxy Music chronology
Valentine
(2000)
The Best of Roxy Music
(2001)
Concerto
(2001)
Professional ratings
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The Best of Roxy Music is a greatest hits album by English art rock band Roxy Music, released in 2001. At least one song from all eight of the band's studio albums is represented, as well as some non-album singles. The songs are arranged in reverse chronological order.

Contents

Track listing

All tracks are written by Bryan Ferry except as noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Avalon"  Avalon , 19824:16
2."More Than This" Avalon4:19
3."Jealous Guy" John Lennon non-album single, 19814:57
4."Over You"Ferry, Phil Manzanera Flesh and Blood , 19803:27
5."Same Old Scene" Flesh and Blood3:59
6."Oh Yeah" Flesh and Blood4:52
7."Angel Eyes"Ferry, Andy Mackay Manifesto , 19792:52
8."Dance Away" Manifesto3:47
9."Both Ends Burning"  Siren , 19755:15
10."Love Is the Drug"Ferry, MackaySiren4:08
11."Out of the Blue"Ferry, Manzanera Country Life , 19744:45
12."All I Want Is You" Country Life2:54
13."Mother of Pearl"  Stranded , 19736:35
14."Street Life" Stranded3:28
15."Do the Strand"  For Your Pleasure , 19734:03
16."Pyjamarama" non-album single, 19732:52
17."Virginia Plain" non-album single, later included in Roxy Music , 19722:58
18."Re-Make/Re-Model" Roxy Music4:53
Total length:1:14:11

Personnel

Production

Charts

Chart (2001)Peak
position
Austria Ö3 Austria Top 40 [2] 27
Belgium Ultratop [3] 25
Germany GfK Entertainment charts [4] 19
Spain Productores de Música de España [5] 95
Sweden Swiss Hitparade [6] 35
UK Albums (OCC) [7] 12

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Belgium (BEA) [8] Gold25,000*
United Kingdom (BPI) [9] Platinum300,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

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