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Greatest Hits (The Moody Blues album)

Greatest Hits
The Moody Blues
Released 21 November 1989
Recorded 1967 - 1988
Genre Progressive rock
Length 63:48
Label Polydor Records
Producer Tony Clarke
Pip Williams
Tony Visconti
Anne Dudley / Justin Hayward & John Lodge
The Moody Blues chronology

Sur La Mer
(1988)
Greatest Hits
(1989)
Keys of the Kingdom
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Greatest Hits is a compilation album by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues, released on 21 November 1989. It was re-released as Legend of a Band in 1990. Both releases contained additional orchestration on "Isn't Life Strange" and "Question." [2] The arrangements and new productions were overseen by Anne Dudley.[3]

Original Track Listing

All songs written by Justin Hayward except where noted.

Side One

  1. "Your Wildest Dreams" - 4:51
  2. "The Voice" - 5:17
  3. "Gemini Dream" (Hayward, John Lodge) - 4:09
  4. "The Story in Your Eyes" - 3:06
  5. "Tuesday Afternoon" - 4:53
  6. "Isn't Life Strange (1988 version)" (Lodge) (orch. arr. by Anne Dudley) - 6:41

Side Two

  1. "Nights in White Satin" - 7:39
  2. "I Know You're Out There Somewhere" - 6:39
  3. "The Other Side of Life" - 6:52 (not on vinyl LP (Europe only); included on CD and Cassette format)
  4. "Ride My See-Saw" (Lodge) - 3:47
  5. "I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)" (Lodge) - 4:20
  6. "Question (1988 version)" (Hayward) (orch. arr. by Anne Dudley) - 5:45

Additional personnel on 1988 versions

  • London Symphony Orchestra on 6 and 12
  • Alexander Barantschik: LSO leader
  • Frank Ricotti: additional percussion on 12

Personnel are otherwise the same as on the original albums.

Chart positions

Album

Year Chart Position
1990 Billboard 200 113

References

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