The Very Best of 10cc

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The Very Best of 10cc
Greatest hits album by 10cc
Released 17 June 1997
Recorded May 1972 - 1985
Genre Rock
Length 77:01 (UK); 65:57 (US)
Label Mercury Records
10cc chronology
Mirror Mirror
(1995)
The Very Best of 10cc
(1997)
Strawberry Bubblegum
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic UK 4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic USA 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Very Best of 10cc is a 1997 compilation album by the band 10cc. The album comes with an exclusive essay written by Chris White especially for it. It was released in the UK with 18 tracks and in the USA with 15 tracks (adding For You And I and deleting four tracks: Une Nuit A Paris; Under Your Thumb; Wedding Bells; and, Neanderthal Man. The album features all of the highest charting material from the band's career and also features several songs by Godley & Creme and (in the UK edition) Neanderthal Man by Hotlegs, acts closely associated with 10cc. The album charted at No. 37 on the UK Albums Chart.[3]

Tracklisting[edit]

UK Release (18 tracks)[edit]

  1. "Donna"
  2. "Rubber Bullets"
  3. "The Dean and I"
  4. "The Wall Street Shuffle"
  5. "Silly Love"
  6. "Life Is A Minestrone"
  7. "Une Nuit A Paris"
  8. "I'm Not in Love"
  9. "Art For Art's Sake"
  10. "I'm Mandy, Fly Me"
  11. "The Things We Do for Love"
  12. "Good Morning Judge"
  13. "Dreadlock Holiday"
  14. "People in Love"
  15. "Under Your Thumb" *
  16. "Wedding Bells" *
  17. "Cry" *
  18. "Neanderthal Man" **

US Release (15 tracks)[edit]

  1. "Donna"
  2. "Rubber Bullets"
  3. "The Dean and I"
  4. "The Wall Street Shuffle"
  5. "Silly Love"
  6. "Life Is a Minestrone"
  7. "I'm Not in Love"
  8. "Art for Art's Sake"
  9. "I'm Mandy, Fly Me"
  10. "The Things We Do for Love"
  11. "Good Morning Judge"
  12. "People in Love"
  13. "Dreadlock Holiday"
  14. "For You and I"
  15. "Cry" *

Songs marked with * are performed by Godley & Creme. Songs marked with ** are performed by Hotlegs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review of UK release (18 tracks)
  2. ^ Allmusic review of US release (15 tracks)
  3. ^ "UK charts archive". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 24 July 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2010.