The Very Best...And Beyond

The Very Best...And Beyond

by Foreigner Foreigner

Overview

The Very Best...and Beyond falls somewhere between Records and Rhino's anthology as an entertaining trip through the bulk of Foreigner's biggest hits. With a sufficient 17 tracks, this collection leaves out only three of the band's Top 40 hits and extends up to 1987's Inside Information album. But best of all, the album combines the strongest of Foreigner's early material ("Juke Box Hero," "Urgent," "Hot Blooded") with the most appealing cuts from the band's post-4 releases, such as "I Want to Know What Love Is," the only number one hit from the platinum-selling Agent Provocateur album, and "Say You Will" from Inside Information. Extending past Records' ten tracks, songs like "That Was Yesterday" and "I Don't Want to Live Without You" prove that the band could still churn out some amicable pop
ock material while focusing on an older audience base, with Lou Gramm toning down his vocals a couple of notches to appease more mature fans. More than anything else, The Very Best...and Beyond does an excellent job of representing Foreigner's emergence into a softer rock sound by channeling the band's talents rather than truly depleting them altogether. For anyone wanting to dive even deeper into Foreigner's career, then the double-disc Jukebox Heroes is definitely the next step.


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Product Details

Release Date: 09/22/1992
Label: Atlantic Uk
UPC: 0075678999925
catalogNumber: 789999
Rank: 54041

Tracks

  1. Soul Doctor
  2. Prisoner of Love
  3. With Heaven on Our Side
  4. Juke Box Hero
  5. Hot Blooded
  6. Cold as Ice
  7. Head Games
  8. Waiting for a Girl Like You
  9. Urgent
  10. Double Vision
  11. I Want to Know What Love Is
  12. Say You Will
  13. That Was Yesterday
  14. I Don't Want to Live Without You
  15. Rev on the Red Line
  16. Dirty White Boy
  17. Feels Like the First Time

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Foreigner   Primary Artist
Lou Gramm   Vocals
Robin Zander   Background Vocals,Track Performer
Rick Seratte   Keyboards

Technical Credits

Lou Gramm   Composer,Producer
Mick Jones   Producer
Marilyn Martin   Contributor
Sheryl Crow   Contributor
Duane Baron   Producer,Engineer
Schuyler Deale   Contributor
John Purdell   Producer,Engineer
Mark Schulman   Contributor
Michael Bosley   Engineer
Beth Hooker   Contributor
Greenwood   Composer
Thomas Bricker   Art Direction
Melanie Nissen   Art Direction
Vic Garbarini   Liner Notes

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