Frankie Say Greatest

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Frankie Say Greatest
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Greatest hits album by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Released 2 November 2009
Genre Pop/Rock/Music
Label ZTT/Universal/All Around The World
Producer Trevor Horn, Stephen Lipson, Chicane, Kenny Hayes, Scott Storch, Freddy Bastone
Frankie Goes to Hollywood chronology
Rage Hard: The Sonic Collection
(2004)
Frankie Say Greatest
(2009)

Frankie Say Greatest is a compilation album by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, released in 2009 by ZTT Records. The album is available in various formats: single CD, double CD, double LP, and DVD. The latter contains the music videos to the band's singles, while the LP version focusses on remixes only.

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Track listing[edit]

CD 1: ZTT. / 2724180 / 2724183 United Kingdom[edit]

  1. "Relax" (Original 7") - 3:54
  2. "Two Tribes" - 3:23
  3. "Welcome to the Pleasuredome" (Escape Act Video Mix) 5:11
  4. "War" - 4:14
  5. "The Power of Love" – 5:28
  6. "Ferry Cross The Mersey" – 4:03
  7. "Is There Anyone Out There?" (Movement 2) - 7:33
  8. "(Tag)" - 0:34
  9. "Born To Run" – 3:56
  10. "Warriors of the Wasteland" - 4:53
  11. "Rage Hard" – 5:09
  12. "Watching the Wildlife" - 4:19
  13. "Happy Hi!" - 4:04
  14. "Waves" - 2:44
  15. "Relax" - Chicane Radio Edit - 3:12
  16. "Two Tribes" (Hibakusha) - 6:36
  17. "Relax" - Lockout's Radio Edit - 3:30

Additional information:

  • Track 1 is labelled as "Relax" - Original 7". The original title for this version is also known as "Move" and "Suck It".
  • Track 2 appears on the original LP and on the 2010 CD Resissue.
  • Track 3 is also known as "Welcome To The Pleasuredome" (Alternative Reel) or "Welcome To The Pleasuredome" (A Remade World).
  • Track 4 is the "War" [Hide Yourself] version. The version that appears on the debut LP "Welcome To The Pleasuredome" is labelled as War (And Hide)and has a duration of 6:13.
  • Track 5 is the album version which can be found on the original LP (1984), original CD (1985) and the CD reissue (2010).
  • Track 6 for instance can be found on: Relax 12" version, Frankie Said, Sex Mix and Bang!...The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
  • Track 7 is an alternative mix from the original song.
  • Track 8 "(Tag)" was an unlisted orchestral extract from "Two Tribes" and featured an impersonation of HRH Prince Charles (by Chris Barrie) ruminating about orgasms.
  • Track 9 is the album version.
  • Tracks 10, 11 & 12 are the original album versions, taken from "Liverpool".
  • Track 13 is the album version, taken from "Welcome To The Pleasuredome".
  • Track 14 is the version that appears on the 2011 reissue of "Liverpool". The version on the "Wildlife" cassette release lasts approximately 15 seconds longer than the original version.
  • Track 15 and 17 are new remixes, exclusive to this release.
  • Track 16 appears on Two Tribes 12" (Hibakusha), Bang! (Japanese release) and Twelve Inches (Disc 2).

CD 2: ZTT. / 2724180 / 2724184 United Kingdom[edit]

  1. "Relax" (Sex Mix) - 16:22
  2. "Two Tribes" (Annihilation) - 9:09
  3. "War" (Hidden) - 8:33
  4. "Welcome To The Pleasuredome" (Fruitness Mix) - 12:12
  5. "Rage Hard" (Freddie Bastone Vocal Remix) - 6:59
  6. "Watching The Wildlife" (Hotter) - 9:07
  7. "Relax" - Scott Storch Mix - 3:40
  8. "Suffragette City" - 3:34
  9. "Our Silver Turns To Gold" - 3:39
  10. "Get It On" (Short Version) - 2:33

Track 4 is the extended version from the 12" single "Welcome To The Pleasedome" (Fruitness).
Track 5 is mistitled as "Rage Hard" (Freddie Bastone Remix). Taken from the USA 12" single. Also, the name of the remixer is misspelled. It should be Freddy Bastone, not Freddie.
Track 7 is a new remix, exclusive to this release.
Track 10 is a short version that appeared on several vinyl releases. Various versions were issued on vinyl, all varying in length.

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