This Is It: The Best of Faith No More

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This Is It: The Best of Faith No More
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedJanuary 28, 2003
Recorded1985–1997
GenreAlternative rock, experimental rock, alternative metal, funk metal
Length79:25
LabelRhino Records, Wea
Faith No More chronology
Who Cares a Lot?: Greatest Videos
(1999)
This Is It: The Best of Faith No More
(2003)
Epic And Other Hits
(2005)

This Is It: The Best of Faith No More contains 19 signature Faith No More tracks from albums and singles released between 1985-1997. It includes four rarities & the then out-of-print soundtrack cut "The Perfect Crime" from the soundtrack to the movie Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey. It was released by Slash/Rhino Records in 2003.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Arabian Disco"
  2. "We Care a Lot" (Slash Version)
  3. "Anne's Song"
  4. "Introduce Yourself"
  5. "From Out of Nowhere"
  6. "Epic"
  7. "Falling to Pieces"
  8. "War Pigs"
  9. "The Cowboy Song"
  10. "As the Worm Turns" (Live, 1990)
  11. "Midlife Crisis"
  12. "A Small Victory"
  13. "Be Aggressive"
  14. "Easy"
  15. "Digging the Grave"
  16. "Evidence"
  17. "Last Cup of Sorrow"
  18. "Ashes to Ashes"
  19. "The Perfect Crime"

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[2]
Classic Rock4/5 stars[3]

This Is It was generally positively received. Allmusic rated the album four stars out of five, and described it as "a fine collection of one of hard rock's all-time best", though noted that "longtime fans may squabble about key tracks that are absent".[1] Classic Rock also gave the collection four stars out of five, praising its "unique sexual intensity", and feeling that it represented a "handsome legacy".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Prato, Greg. "This Is It: The Best of Faith No More - Faith No More | AllMusic". Allmusic. Retrieved June 18, 2011.
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20071226024509/http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/faithnomore/albums/album/317679/review/5946377/this_is_it_the_best_of_faith_no_more. Archived from the original on December 26, 2007. Retrieved January 1, 2007. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ a b Middles, Mick (March 2003). "Make Your Minds Up". Classic Rock. Future Publishing (51): 114.