The Best of The Proclaimers

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The Best of the Proclaimers
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedApril 15, 2002
April 2, 2007
GenreFolk rock, country rock
ProducerThe Proclaimers
The Proclaimers chronology
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The Best of the Proclaimers is a compilation album by Scottish band The Proclaimers released in 2002 and re-released in 2007.

Three tracks ("The Doodle Song", "Ghost of Love", and "Lady Luck") were newly recorded for the compilation.

The album's sleeve notes were written by the comedian and Proclaimers fan Matt Lucas.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleOriginal releaseLength
1."Letter from America"This Is the Story4:00
2."There's a Touch"Persevere3:14
3."Let's Get Married"Hit the Highway4:20
4."I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"Sunshine on Leith3:37
5."The Doodle Song"Previously unissued 
6."I'm on My Way"Sunshine on Leith3:43
7."King of the Road"Sunshine on Leith2:46
8."Ghost of Love"Previously unissued 
9."Throw the 'R' Away"This Is the Story2:44
10."What Makes You Cry?"Hit the Highway2:50
11."Sunshine on Leith"Sunshine on Leith5:14
12."When You're in Love"Persevere3:15
13."Cap in Hand"Sunshine on Leith3:22
14."I Want to Be a Christian"Hit the Highway2:05
15."Act of Remembrance"Persevere5:03
16."Lady Luck"Previously unissued 
17."Make My Heart Fly"This Is the Story2:28
18."The Light"Hit the Highway3:10
19."The Joyful Kilmarnock Blues"This Is the Story3:04
20."Oh Jean"Sunshine on Leith5:54
21."I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) (Comic Relief version) (Bonus track on 2007 version)"Sunshine on Leith (original)