The Best of The Moody Blues

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The Best of the Moody Blues
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Compilation album by
Released28 January 1997
Recorded1964 – 1988
GenreRock
Length77:03
LabelPolydor
ProducerVarious
The Moody Blues chronology
Time Traveller
(1994)
The Best of the Moody Blues
(1997)
Anthology
(1998)
Alternative Cover
Best of Moody Blues Alternate.JPG

The Best of the Moody Blues is a compilation album by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues, released on 28 January 1997. The album was also the Moody Blues' first compilation album to feature "Go Now", a song recorded in 1964 with then lead singer Denny Laine, who was replaced by Justin Hayward shortly after.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Justin Hayward except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Go Now"Larry Banks, Milton BennettThe Magnificent Moodies, 19653:11
2."Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon)" Days of Future Passed, 19674:09
3."Nights in White Satin" (Single version) Days of Future Passed4:25
4."Ride My See-Saw"John LodgeIn Search of the Lost Chord, 19683:42
5."Voices in the Sky" In Search of the Lost Chord3:29
6."Question" A Question of Balance, 19705:44
7."The Story in Your Eyes" Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, 19713:05
8."Isn't Life Strange"LodgeSeventh Sojourn, 19726:05
9."I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)"LodgeSeventh Sojourn4:16
10."Blue Guitar" (by Justin Hayward & John Lodge with 10cc (though Lodge did not perform on the track)) Non-album single, 1975; later included on the 1987 CD release of Blue Jays, 19753:37
11."Steppin' in a Slide Zone"LodgeOctave, 19785:28
12."Forever Autumn" (Edited version; by Justin Hayward & Richard Burton)Jeff Wayne, Paul Vigrass, Gary OsborneJeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds, 19784:31
13."The Voice" Long Distance Voyager, 19815:14
14."Gemini Dream"Hayward, LodgeLong Distance Voyager4:05
15."Blue World" The Present, 19835:11
16."Your Wildest Dreams" The Other Side of Life, 19864:50
17."I Know You're Out There Somewhere" Sur la Mer, 19886:37