So Far... The Best of Sinéad O'Connor

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So Far... the Best of Sinéad O'Connor
Greatest hits album by Sinéad O'Connor
Released 1997
Recorded 1987–1997
Genre Rock
Label Chrysalis
Producer Various
Sinéad O'Connor chronology
Gospel Oak EP
(1997)
So Far... the Best of Sinéad O'Connor
(1997)
Faith and Courage
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly A−[2]
Robert Christgau A[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4/5 stars[4]

So Far... the Best of Sinéad O'Connor is a greatest hits album released by Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor in 1997. The collection features songs appearing on O'Connor's first four studio albums, along with several non-album collaborations. "Heroine" and "Empire" are also included on O'Connor's 2005 compilation album Collaborations. The album was her last album with Chrysalis Records, as she later moved to Atlantic Records in 1998.

The album sold 2,000,000 copies worldwide.

Track listings[edit]

North American[edit]

  1. "Nothing Compares 2 U" (Prince)
  2. "Mandinka" (O'Connor)
  3. "The Emperor's New Clothes" (O'Connor)
  4. "The Last Day of Our Acquaintance" (O'Connor)
  5. "Fire on Babylon" (O'Connor/Reynolds)
  6. "Troy" (O'Connor)
  7. "I Am Stretched on Your Grave" (traditional, arranged by O'Connor)
  8. "Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home" (Mullins/O'Connor)
  9. "John, I Love You" (O'Connor)
  10. "Empire" (Bomb the Bass featuring Benjamin Zephaniah and Sinéad O'Connor) (Simeon/O'Connor/Zephaniah)
  11. "I Want Your (Hands on Me)" (O'Connor/Reynolds/Dean/Clowes/Holifield)
  12. "Heroine" (The Edge featuring Sinéad O'Connor & Larry Mullen, Jr.) (The Edge/Brook/O'Connor)
  13. "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" (Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber)
  14. "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" (Bono/Friday/Seezer)
  15. "Just Like U Said It Would B" (O'Connor)

International[edit]

  1. "Nothing Compares 2 U" (Prince)
  2. "Mandinka" (O'Connor)
  3. "The Emperor's New Clothes" (O'Connor)
  4. "Thank You For Hearing Me" (O'Connor/Reynolds)
  5. "The Last Day of Our Acquaintance" (O'Connor)
  6. "Fire on Babylon" (O'Connor/Reynolds)
  7. "Troy" (O'Connor)
  8. "I Am Stretched on Your Grave" (traditional, arranged by O'Connor)
  9. "Jackie" (O'Connor)
  10. "Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home" (Mullins/O'Connor)
  11. "John I Love You" (O'Connor)
  12. "Empire" (Bomb the Bass featuring Benjamin Zephaniah and Sinéad O'Connor) (Simeon/O'Connor/Zephaniah)
  13. "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" (Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber)
  14. "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" (Bono/Friday/Seezer)
  15. "This Is A Rebel Song" (O'Connor)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "So Far... The Best of Sinéad O'Connor - Sinéad O'Connor". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ Browne, David (12 December 1997). "So Far... The Best of Sinéad O'Connor". Entertainment Weekly. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG:Sinéad O'Connor". Robert Christgau. 
  4. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 599. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.