Best of Inxs - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- New Wave
- Mono / Stereo
- The Best of INXS [Rhino]
- South Africa
INXS: Kirk Pengilly (vocals, guitar, saxophone); Michael Hutchence (vocals); Andrew Farriss (guitar, keyboards); Garry Gary Beers (bass); Jon Farriss (drums).
Compilation producers: INXS, David McLees, Emily Cagan, Karen Ahmed, David Edwards.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel: Kirk Pengilly (vocals, guitar, saxophone); Michael Hutchence (vocals); Andrew Farriss (guitar, keyboards); Tim Farriss (guitar); James Morrison (brass); Jon Farriss (drums); Sunil DeSilva (percussion); Sean Kelly, Daryl Hall, Deni Hines, Frank Simms, Kim Liat Edwards, David Spinner, Jenny Morris, Norma Lewis (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Mark Opitz; Nick Launay; Niven Garland; Bob Clearmountain.
Audio Remasterers: Don Bartley; Mark Opitz; Andrew Farriss.
Audio Remixers: Julian Mendelsohn; Mark Opitz.
Liner Note Authors: Jon Farriss; Kirk Pengilly; Andrew Farriss; Tim Farriss.
Recording information: A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; Capri Digital Studios, Capri, Italy; Emerald City Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australi; Manor Studios, Oxford, England; Olympic Studios, London, England; Paradise Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Rhinoceros Recordings, Sydney, New South Wales, Austral; Studio De La Grande Armee, Paris, France; Studio Guillaume Tell, Suresnes, France; The Power Station, NY; Westside Studios, London, England.
Photographers: Eugene Adebari; Michael Halsband; Andrew Southam.
Even though it encompasses only one disc, BEST OF INXS is a fairly comprehensive, 21-track offering that hits on virtually all of the group's well known high points and visits some more obscure material as well. In light of singer Michael Hutchence's tragic suicide, it's tempting to look on the Australian band's oeuvre through a gray mist, but that would be to deny everything Hutchence, the Farriss brothers, and the rest of the INXS boys were about. As this disc shows, they were a high-energy party band with one foot in Stones-influenced rock (Hutchence's strutting stage presence gave Mick Jagger a run for his money) and frothy, new wave-flavored dance-pop. From the darkly majestic early hit "The One Thing" through the heartfelt romanticism of "This Time" and the pumping, danceable "Listen Like Thieves" and "Devil Inside" INXS placed entertainment value above all else. BEST OF INXS is an effective showcase for the canny popcraft of a band whose career was stalled too soon.
- Audio CD
- Country of Origin
- WEA (Distributor)
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Need You Tonight
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] What You Need
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] By My Side
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Taste It
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] New Sensation
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] One Thing, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Disappear
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Never Tear Us Apart
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Original Sin
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Mystify
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] This Time
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Suicide Blonde (Maxi-Single Version - 7" Mix)
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Beautiful Girl - (Mendelsohn Mix)
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Gift, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Listen Like Thieves
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Devil Inside
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Bitter Tears
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Not Enough Time
- [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] Salvation Jane - (previously unreleased)
- [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Tight - (previously unreleased)
- [ Disc 01 Track 21 ] Don't Change
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Chris Kimsey; David Nicholas; David Walsh; Jason Corsaro; Mark Opitz; Nick Launay; Niven Garland; Andrew Scott; Steve Churchyard
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