The Best of Jon and Vangelis

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The Best of Jon and Vangelis
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedAugust 1984
Recorded1979 - 1983
GenreElectronic music
Length50:43
LabelPolydor
ProducerVangelis
Jon and Vangelis chronology
Private Collection
(1983)
The Best of Jon and Vangelis
(1984)
Page of Life
(1991)
Singles from The Best of Jon and Vangelis
  1. "State of Independence"
    Released: July 1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

The Best of Jon and Vangelis is a compilation album by the Jon and Vangelis duo, the collaborative effort between Yes frontman Jon Anderson and Greek synthesizer musician, Vangelis. Released in 1984 by Polydor Records, the album features songs from their first three studio albums: Short Stories, The Friends of Mr Cairo and Private Collection.

It peaked at number 42 in UK and spent 9 weeks in the charts. It was the duo's last charting album in the UK and their lowest peaking album in this country.

Track listing[edit]

Track Title Length Album
1 Italian Song 2:54 Private Collection
2 I'll Find My Way Home 4:29 The Friends of Mr Cairo
3 State of Independence (Single Edit) 4:22 The Friends of Mr. Cairo
4 One More Time 6:15 Short Stories
5 A Play Within a Play 7:00 Short Stories
6 The Friends of Mr Cairo 11:50 The Friends of Mr Cairo
7 Outside of This (Inside of That) 5:03 The Friends of Mr Cairo
8 He Is Sailing (Single Edit) 4:11 Private Collection
9 I Hear You Now (Single Edit) 4:48 Short Stories

Personnel[edit]

Production

Charts[edit]

Chart (1984) Position
UK Albums Chart 42[2]
Germany Top 100 Albums 52[3]
Netherlands Mega Album Top 100 42[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Best of Jon and Vangelis at AllMusic
  2. ^ JON & VANGELIS, officialcharts.com, retrieved 9 July 2013
  3. ^ a b Jon And Vangelis - The Best of Jon & Vangelis, swisscharts.com, retrieved 9 July 2013

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