The Best of INXS

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The Best of INXS
Greatest hits album by INXS
Released 4 June 2002
Genre Rock
Length 78:34
Label Atlantic/Rhino
Producer Mark Opitz, Nile Rodgers, Chris Thomas, INXS, David McLees, Emily Cagan, Karen Ahmed, David Edwards[1]
INXS chronology
Shine Like It Does: The Anthology (1979–1997)
(2001)Shine Like It Does: The Anthology (1979–1997)2001
The Best of INXS
The Years 1979–1997
(2002)The Years 1979–19972002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[2]

The Best of INXS is a greatest hits album by Australian rock band INXS, released on 4 June 2002 by Atlantic Records and Rhino Entertainment. It reached #144 on the US charts and has sold 373,000 copies since its release. The nearly identical counterpart compilation released in the same year, Definitive INXS, was a moderate chart success in the UK, peaking at #15.

Track listing[edit]

An alternative release of this LP re-organises the track listing.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Need You Tonight" (Single version) Andrew Farriss, Michael Hutchence 3:03
2. "What You Need" A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:34
3. "By My Side" A. Farriss, Hutchence, Chris Thomas 3:04
4. "Taste It" A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:24
5. "New Sensation" A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:40
6. "The One Thing" A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:25
7. "Disappear" Jon Farriss, Hutchence 4:07
8. "Never Tear Us Apart" A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:02
9. "Original Sin" (Single version) A. Farriss, Hutchence 4:01
10. "Mystify" A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:18
11. "This Time" A. Farriss 3:08
12. "Suicide Blonde" (Maxi-single version – 7" mix) A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:50
13. "Beautiful Girl" (Mendelsohn mix) A. Farriss 3:09
14. "The Gift" J. Farriss, Hutchence 4:03
15. "Listen Like Thieves" A. Farriss, Hutchence, Garry Gary Beers 3:46
16. "Devil Inside" (Maxi-single version – Australian single edit) A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:56
17. "Bitter Tears" A. Farriss, Hutchence 3:51
18. "Not Enough Time" (Single version – Barcelona LP fade) A. Farriss, Hutchence 4:19
19. "Salvation Jane" A. Farriss 4:43
20. "Tight" (Dan the Automator remix) A. Farriss 4:35
21. "Don't Change" A. Farriss, Hutchence, Beers, Kirk Pengilly, Tim Farriss, J. Farriss 4:25

Limited special edition disc[edit]

  1. "Mystify" Live from America
  2. "Suicide Blonde" Live from America
  3. "New Sensation" Live from America
  4. "Tight" Dan the Automator remix
  5. "Precious Heart" Tall Paul vs. INXS – Radio edit
  6. "I'm So Crazy" Par-T-One vs. INXS – Radio edit
  7. "Suicide Blonde" Music video
  8. "Need You Tonight" Music video
  9. "Mystify" Music video



Additional musicians[edit]


  1. ^ The Best of INXS (CD Liner). INXS. Atlantic/Rhino. 2002. R2 78251. 
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. p. 406. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.