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Greatest Hits (1989)

Artist: Billy Ocean
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Format: CD
Sku: 60022157
UPC: 012414127129
UPC 14: 00012414127129
Release Date: 10/17/1989
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) ~ Billy Ocean
2. Licence To Chill ~ Billy Ocean
3. Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) ~ Billy Ocean
4. There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) ~ Billy Ocean
5. Loverboy ~ Billy Ocean
6. Suddenly ~ Billy Ocean
7. Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car ~ Billy Ocean
8. Love Zone ~ Billy Ocean
9. Here's To You ~ Billy Ocean
10. I Sleep Much Better (In Someone Else's Bed) - (with The Fresh Prince & Mimi) ~ Billy Ocean
11. Colour Of Love, The ~ Billy Ocean
12. Tear Down These Walls ~ Billy Ocean
13. Mystery Lady ~ Billy Ocean
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel includes: Billy Ocean (vocals); The Fresh Prince, Mimi (rap vocals).
Muze PNote Producers: Barry J. Eastmond, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, Keith Diamond, Wayne Brathwaite.
Muze PNote Lyricists: W. Smith; Keith Diamond; Robert John "Mutt" Lange; Teddy Riley; Barry J. Eastmond; Wayne Brathwaite; Billy Ocean.
Muze PNote Personnel: Billy Ocean (vocals).
Muze PNote Audio Mixers: Nigel Green; Bryan New.
Muze PNote Photographer: Andy Earl.
Muze PNote Unknown Contributor Role: Phil Nicholas.
Muze PNote Billy Ocean's Greatest Hits packs nearly all of the singer's charted singles that were on the Jive record label. Ocean scored an impressive run of feel-good Top 40 hits in the mid- to late '80s, including three number one singles, those being the classic post-disco jam "Caribbean Queen," the ballad "There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)," and the high-energy pop ditty "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car." Ocean's Top Ten hits, which all appear here, include the dance-pop of "Loverboy" and "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" (from Jewel of the Nile), the soft ballad "Suddenly," and the soul nugget "Love Zone." The music was irresistibly pop, with some of these songs ranking as the catchiest, most radio-friendly music the '80s had to offer. The only hits not found on this set are the ballad "Love Is Forever" and Ocean's first major U.S. hit, 1976's "Love Really Hurts Without You." The funky, delightful "License to Chill," a Top 40 hit in its own right, is one of two later tracks on this set. The other is the dreadful "I Sleep Much Better (In Someone Else's Bed)." As a final note, "Loverboy," "When the Going Gets Tough," and "Caribbean Queen" are included in their edited, single versions. ~ Jose F. Promis

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist The Fresh Prince
Muze Guest Artist Mimi

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Hit Me With Your 80's Box
Muze Music Compilations Pure 80s Love: The No.01 Hits
Muze Music Compilations Soul Hits Of 80s
Muze Music Compilations Timeless Soul Ballads
Muze Music Compilations Body & Soul: The 80'S
Muze Music Compilations Easy 80S
Muze Music Compilations Romantically Yours

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 10/17/1989
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1989
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 1271-2-J15
Music Label Name Label : Jive (USA)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00012414127129

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