The Best of Suede

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The Best of Suede
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Compilation album by Suede
Released 1 November 2010
Recorded 1992 - 2002
Genre Britpop, alternative rock
Length 152:29
Label Universal UK
Producer Ed Buller, Steve Osborne, Bruce Lampcov, Stephen Street, John Leckie and Dave Eringa
Suede chronology
See You in the Next Life...
(2003)
The Best of Suede
(2010)
Bloodsports
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Clash 9/10[2]
Classic Rock 8/10 stars[3]
Drowned in Sound 9/10[4]
Pitchfork 8.7/10[5]
Yahoo Music 10/10[6]

The Best of Suede is a compilation album by English alternative rock band Suede, released in November 2010. The compilation spans two discs and it is a mix of singles, album tracks and B-sides compiled by lead singer Brett Anderson. Disc one includes all of the band's singles excluding "Positivity" and "Attitude". Disc two includes album tracks from the band's first three albums as well as seven B-sides from disc one of Sci-Fi Lullabies. Both Anderson and former guitarist Bernard Butler were involved in the remastering of the tracks with Chris Potter. The cover artwork is designed by Elizabeth Peyton.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Animal Nitrate" (Suede) Brett Anderson, Bernard Butler 3:28
2. "Beautiful Ones" (Coming Up) Anderson, Richard Oakes 3:50
3. "Trash" (Coming Up) Anderson, Oakes 4:08
4. "Filmstar" (Coming Up) Anderson, Oakes 3:29
5. "Metal Mickey" (Suede) Anderson, Butler 3:27
6. "New Generation" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 4:36
7. "So Young" (Suede) Anderson, Butler 3:42
8. "The Wild Ones" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 4:45
9. "The Drowners" (Suede) Anderson, Butler 4:11
10. "Stay Together" (Non-album single) Anderson, Butler 4:19
11. "Lazy" (Coming Up) Anderson 3:18
12. "Everything Will Flow" (Head Music) Anderson, Oakes 4:43
13. "We Are the Pigs" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 3:58
14. "Can't Get Enough" (Head Music) Anderson, Neil Codling 3:58
15. "Electricity" (Head Music) Anderson, Codling, Oakes 4:41
16. "Obsessions" (A New Morning) Anderson, Oakes 4:11
17. "She's in Fashion" (Head Music) Anderson, Codling 4:53
18. "Saturday Night" (Coming Up) Anderson, Oakes 4:28
Total length: 73:56
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Pantomime Horse" (Suede) Anderson, Butler 5:50
2. "My Insatiable One" ("The Drowners" b-side) Anderson, Butler 2:57
3. "Killing of a Flash Boy" ("We Are the Pigs" b-side) Anderson, Butler 4:06
4. "This Hollywood Life" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 3:31
5. "Europe Is Our Playground" ("Trash" b-side) Anderson, Mat Osman 5:38
6. "My Dark Star" ("Stay Together" b-side) Anderson, Butler 4:23
7. "Sleeping Pills" (Suede) Anderson, Butler 3:53
8. "By the Sea" (Coming Up) Anderson 4:17
9. "She" (Coming Up) Anderson, Oakes 3:39
10. "Heroine" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 3:20
11. "The Living Dead" ("Stay Together" b-side) Anderson, Butler 2:50
12. "To the Birds" ("The Drowners" b-side) Anderson, Butler 5:25
13. "The Big Time" ("Animal Nitrate" b-side) Anderson, Butler 4:28
14. "The 2 of Us" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 5:45
15. "The Asphalt World" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 9:26
16. "Still Life" (Dog Man Star) Anderson, Butler 5:19
17. "The Next Life" (Suede) Anderson, Butler 3:40
Total length: 78:49

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "The Best of Suede review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 
  2. ^ James, Gareth (1 November 2010). "Suede - The Best of". Clash. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 
  3. ^ Beaumont, Mark (January 2011). "Suedes - The Best Of". Classic Rock. 153. London, UK: Future plc. p. 113. 
  4. ^ Gourlay, Dom (4 November 2010). "Suede - The Best of". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 
  5. ^ Plagenhoef, Scott (11 November 2010). "Suede - The Best of Suede". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 
  6. ^ Gill, Jaime (8 November 2010). "Suede - 'The Best of Suede'". Yahoo Music UK. Archived from the original on 12 November 2010. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 

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