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THE SMITHS Compilation Album
Name Best...I
Release 17 August 1992
Length 45:09
Recorded 1983-1987
Writer/composer Morrissey/Marr
Producer Morrissey, Johnny Marr, John Porter
Art work Photo "Biker Couple" by Dennis Hopper (1961)
US release cover star: Richard Davalos
Vinyl Etching
Publisher WEA
Sire Records (US)
Format(s) Vinyl, CD
Chart position UK #1
US #139
Compilation Album chronology
Louder Than Bombs
Best...I
...Best II

Information

Track list

UK & Europe [WEA 4509-90327-2], US [Sire 9 45042-2]

  1. This Charming Man – 2:41 (Morrissey/Marr)
  2. William, It Was Really Nothing – 2:10 (Morrissey/Marr)
  3. What Difference Does It Make? – 3:50 (Morrissey/Marr)
  4. Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before – 3:33 (Morrissey/Marr)
  5. Girlfriend In A Coma – 2:02 (Morrissey/Marr)
  6. Half A Person – 3:35 (Morrissey/Marr)
  7. Rubber Ring – 3:46 (Morrissey/Marr)
  8. How Soon Is Now? – 6:43 (Morrissey/Marr)
  9. Hand In Glove – 3:21 (Morrissey/Marr)
  10. Shoplifters Of The World Unite – 2:57 (Morrissey/Marr)
  11. Sheila Take A Bow – 2:41 (Morrissey/Marr)
  12. Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others – 3:14 (Morrissey/Marr)
  13. Panic – 2:19 (Morrissey/Marr)
  14. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want – 1:50 (Morrissey/Marr)

Discogs Information

Credits

  • Layout, Design - Greg Jakobek
  • Photography By - Dennis Hopper (2)
  • Producer - John Porter
  • Producer - Johnny Marr
  • Producer - Morrissey
  • Written-By - Johnny Marr
  • Written-By - Morrissey

Notes

This compilation ℗ 1992 Warner Music UK Ltd. © 1992 Warner Music UK Ltd. Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe. A Time Warner Company.

Includes a 12-page lyric booklet.

Images

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Discogs information (additional release)

Notes

© 1992. ℗ 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1992.

Made in U.S.A.

Images

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Wikipedia Information

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Best... I is a compilation album by The Smiths. It was released in August 1992 by the new owner of their back catalogue, WEA (Sire Records in the United States). Its highest British chart position was #1; it reached No. 139 on the U.S. charts. Warner UK used a photograph taken by the late actor Dennis Hopper titled “Biker Couple, 1961” (top photo) for the artwork of the two 1992 “Best of” compilation’s by The Smiths.