The Best of the Epic Years

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The Best of the Epic Years
Greatest hits album by The Stranglers
Released 1997
Label Epic
The Stranglers compilations chronology
The Hit Men
The Best of the Epic Years
The Collection

The Best of the Epic Years is a compilation album by The Stranglers.

Track listing[edit]

This release contains many discrepancies between its stated tracklisting and what the CD actually contains. Tracks 4,5,7,8,10,11 and 14 are listed as 7" edits but the CD plays the album versions. Track 12 is listed as the album version but is in fact the single version. Track 18 is listed as the "Sweet Smell Of Success (Strangled House Mix)" but is the "Indie-pendence Mix". The versions that the CD actually contains are listed below.

  1. "European Female" (Album Version)
  2. "Midnight Summer Dream" (7" Edit)
  3. "Paradise" (Album Version)
  4. "Skin Deep" (Album Version)
  5. "No Mercy" (Album Version)
  6. "Hot Club" (Instrumental)
  7. "Let Me Down Easy" (Album Version)
  8. "Nice In Nice" (Album Version)
  9. "Always The Sun" (Original 7" Edit)
  10. "Big in America" (Album Version)
  11. "Shakin' Like a Leaf" (Album Version)
  12. "All Day and All of the Night" (Single Version)
  13. "Was it You" (7" Version)
  14. "96 Tears" (Album Version)
  15. "Sweet Smell of Success" (7" Edit)
  16. "No Mercy" (Cement Mix)
  17. "Always the Sun" (Long Hot Sunny Side Up Mix - 12" Version)
  18. "Sweet Smell of Success" (Indie-pendence Mix - 12" Version)