Simply Red 25: The Greatest Hits

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Simply Red 25: The Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Simply Red
Released 17 November 2008
Recorded 1985-2008
Genre Pop, Blue-eyed soul
Length (standard edition)
Label Universal
simplyred.com
Producer Simply Red
Simply Red chronology
"Stay"
(2007)
"Simply Red 25: The Greatest Hits"
(2008)
"Songs of Love"
(2010)

Simply Red 25: The Greatest Hits is a 2008 album, released by Simply Red, as both a standard and deluxe edition which contained material from their 25-year career. In the US it was released in 1CD format.[1] In Europe it was released in a 2CD format,[2] as well as a 2CD and DVD deluxe edition.[3] The single Go Now, a cover of Bessie Banks, was released from the album, but failed to chart. The album itself was a moderate success, peaking at #9 on the UK Albums Chart. On 9 October 2010 the album returned to the UK Top Ten, again peaking at #9.[4]

Track listing[edit]

2CD Europe version[edit]

CD 1
No. Title Original album Length
1. "Sunrise"   Home 3:19
2. "Stars"   Stars 4:08
3. "A New Flame"   A New Flame 3:57
4. "Holding Back the Years"   Picture Book 4:11
5. "It's Only Love"   A New Flame 3:52
6. "The Right Thing"   Men and Women 4:22
7. "Your Mirror"   Stars 4:04
8. "For Your Babies"   Stars 4:17
9. "The Air That I Breathe"   Blue 4:21
10. "Night Nurse"   Blue 3:54
11. "Ain't That a Lot of Love"   Love and the Russian Winter 3:53
12. "Fake"   Home 3:46
13. "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye"   Men and Women 3:06
CD 2
No. Title Original album Length
1. "You've Got It"   A New Flame 3:57
2. "Say You Love Me"   Blue 3:44
3. "So Not Over You"   Stay 3:37
4. "Angel"   Greatest Hits 4:00
5. "Never Never Love"   Life 4:07
6. "Home"   Home 3:33
7. "You Make Me Feel Brand New"   Home 5:04
8. "Something Got Me Started"   Stars 3:59
9. "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)"   Picture Book 4:29
10. "Fairground"   Life 4:26
11. "If You Don't Know Me By Now"   A New Flame 3:26
12. "Go Now"   previously unreleased 3:27

DVD (Deluxe Edition only)[edit]

  1. Money’s Too Tight (To Mention)
  2. Holding Back The Years
  3. The Right Thing
  4. Infidelity
  5. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
  6. It’s Only Love
  7. A New Flame
  8. If You Don’t Know Me By Now
  9. You’ve Got It
  10. Stars
  11. Something Got Me Started
  12. Your Mirror
  13. For Your Babies
  14. Fairground
  15. Never Never Love
  16. Angel
  17. Night Nurse
  18. Say You Love Me
  19. The Air That I Breathe
  20. Ain’t That A Lot Of Love
  21. Sunrise
  22. Fake
  23. You Make Me Feel Brand New
  24. Home
  25. So Not Over You

1CD US version[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak[5][6][7]
Austrian Albums Chart 25
Belgian Albums Chart 14
Chilean Top 10 Albums 1[8]
Danish Albums Chart 11
Dutch Albums Chart 3
Irish Albums Chart 26
Italian Albums Chart 13
German Albums Chart 17
New Zealand Albums Chart 11
Portuguese Albums Chart 8
Swiss Albums Chart 22
UK Albums Chart 9

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[9] Gold 35,000^
Germany (BVMI)[10] Gold 100,000^
Italy (FIMI)[11] Gold 50,000*
Poland (ZPAV)[12] 2× Platinum 40,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[13] 2× Platinum 600,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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