Street Life: 20 Great Hits

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Street Life: 20 Great Hits
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Compilation album by
Released1986
8 June 1987 (re-release)
Recorded1972-1985
Genre
Length73:55
LabelE'G
(UK)
Reprise
(US)
Roxy Music chronology
The High Road
(1982)
Street Life: 20 Great Hits
(1986)
The Ultimate Collection
(1988)
Bryan Ferry chronology
Boys and Girls
(1985)
Street Life: 20 Great Hits
(1986)
Bête Noire
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Allmusic
(re-release)
4.5/5 stars [2]

Street Life: 20 Great Hits is a compilation album by Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music, released in 1986 (see 1986 in music).

The album is a recurring feature within the plot of the first episode of Life Begins.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bryan Ferry; except where noted..

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Virginia Plain" (Roxy Music, from "Virginia Plain" A-side single), 1972) 2:58
2."A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall (edit)" (Bryan Ferry, from These Foolish Things, 1973)Bob Dylan4:15
3."Pyjamarama" (Roxy Music, from "Pyjamarama" A-side single, 1973) 2:52
4."Do the Strand (edit)" (Roxy Music, from For Your Pleasure, 1973) 3:46
5."These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Bryan Ferry, from These Foolish Things, 1973)Eric Maschwitz, Jack Strachey4:51
6."Street Life" (Roxy Music, from Stranded, 1973) 3:27
7."Let's Stick Together" (Brian Ferry, from Let's Stick Together, 1976)Wilbert Harrison2:59
8."Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" (Bryan Ferry, from Another Time, Another Place, 1974)Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach2:53
9."Love Is the Drug" (Roxy Music, from Siren, 1975)Ferry, Andy Mackay4:04
10."Sign of the Times" (Bryan Ferry, from The Bride Stripped Bare, 1978) 2:28
11."Dance Away" (Roxy Music, from Manifesto, 1979) 3:44
12."Angel Eyes (edit)" (Roxy Music, from Manifesto, 1979)Ferry, McKay2:51
13."Oh Yeah" (edit)" (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood, 1980) 4:36
14."Over You" (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood, 1980)Ferry, Phil Manzanera3:26
15."Same Old Scene" (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood, 1980) 3:58
16."In the Midnight Hour" (Roxy Music, from Flesh + Blood, 1980)Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper3:08
17."More Than This (edit)" (Roxy Music, from Avalon, 1982) 4:10
18."Avalon" (Roxy Music, from Avalon, 1982) 4:16
19."Slave to Love" (Bryan Ferry, from Boys and Girls, 1985) 4:17
20."Jealous Guy (edit)" (Roxy Music, from "Jealous Guy" A-side single, 1981)John Lennon4:55

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Peak
Position
1986 UK Albums Chart[3] 1
Australia (Kent Music Report)[4] 2
1989 Billboard Pop Albums[5] 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Street Life: 20 Great Hits at AllMusic
  2. ^ Thompson, Dave. Street Life: 20 Great Hits at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Roxy Music - Albums - on VivaRoxyMusic.com".
  4. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  5. ^ "Album Search for "street life 20 greatest hits"".