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40/40: The Best Selection

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
40/40: The Best Selection is a comprehensive double-disc career overview of Olivia Newton-John designed to celebrate her four decades in show business. Yes, the compilation runs 40 tracks, but this is not designed to showcase each era of Olivia's career in equal measure. Perhaps there are a few more latter-day cuts than most audiences would know, and maybe there are a few more early tracks than needed, but all the big hits are here, from the early mellow country-rock to the slick soft rock and melodic disco of the turn of the '80s. Compared to the U.S. compilation Gold, this isn't quite as good -- there's too much of the two bookends of a long career -- but it ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
40/40: The Best Selection is a comprehensive double-disc career overview of Olivia Newton-John designed to celebrate her four decades in show business. Yes, the compilation runs 40 tracks, but this is not designed to showcase each era of Olivia's career in equal measure. Perhaps there are a few more latter-day cuts than most audiences would know, and maybe there are a few more early tracks than needed, but all the big hits are here, from the early mellow country-rock to the slick soft rock and melodic disco of the turn of the '80s. Compared to the U.S. compilation Gold, this isn't quite as good -- there's too much of the two bookends of a long career -- but it does have what most casual audiences require: all the hits, all sounding as good as they ever have.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/26/2012
  • Label: Universal Japan
  • EAN: 4988005711892
  • Catalog Number: 0571189

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Have You Never Been Mellow (3:31)
  2. 2 Hopelessly Devoted To You (3:06)
  3. 3 Sam (3:42)
  4. 4 Making a Good Thing Better (3:43)
  5. 5 Something Better To Do (3:15)
  6. 6 Don't Stop Believin' (3:38)
  7. 7 Sad Songs (3:37)
  8. 8 Compassionate Man (3:24)
  9. 9 Jolene (3:02)
  10. 10 Please Mr. Please (3:23)
  11. 11 Take Me Home, Country Roads (3:18)
  12. 12 Let It Shine (2:27)
  13. 13 If Not For You (2:54)
  14. 14 Don't Throw It All Away (2:55)
  15. 15 Let Me Be There (3:01)
  16. 16 Long Live Love (2:48)
  17. 17 If You Love Me (Let Me Know) (3:15)
  18. 18 Angel Eyes (2:45)
  19. 19 The Promise (the Dolphin Song) (4:32)
  20. 20 Summer Nights (3:34)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Xanadu (3:29)
  2. 2 Physical (3:44)
  3. 3 You're the One That I Want (2:49)
  4. 4 Heart Attack (3:08)
  5. 5 Twist of Fate (3:45)
  6. 6 Landslide (4:23)
  7. 7 I Need Love (4:10)
  8. 8 The Rumour (3:56)
  9. 9 Totally Hot (3:12)
  10. 10 Make a Move On Me (3:17)
  11. 11 Deeper Than the Night (3:36)
  12. 12 Magic (4:30)
  13. 13 Soul Kiss (4:29)
  14. 14 A Little More Love (3:27)
  15. 15 Suddenly (4:01)
  16. 16 Take a Chance (4:09)
  17. 17 Come On Over (3:39)
  18. 18 Slow Dancing (3:58)
  19. 19 Clearly Love (2:19)
  20. 20 I Honestly Love You (3:39)
  21. 21 Come On Home (3:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Olivia Newton-John Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Dolly Parton Composer
John Denver Composer
Bob Dylan Composer
Elton John Composer, Producer
Jeff Lynne Composer, Producer
Olivia Newton-John Composer
James Newton Howard Producer
Chris Christian Composer
Peter Allen Composer
David Foster Composer, Producer
Gary Benson Composer
John Farrar Composer, Producer
Robin Gibb Composer
Linda Hargrove Composer
Steve Kipner Composer, Producer
Hank Marvin Composer
Tom Snow Composer
Jack Tempchin Composer
Giorgio Moroder Producer
Barry Gibb Composer
Billy Alessi Composer
Bobby Alessi Composer
Jeff Barry Composer
Diane Berglund Composer
Don Black Composer
Paul Bliss Composer
Bill Danoff Composer
Mark Goldenberg Composer
Steve Lukather Composer
Taffy Nivert Composer
Keith Potger Composer
John Rostill Composer
Terry Shaddick Composer
Bernie Taupin Composer
Bruce Welch Composer, Producer
Tony Macaulay Composer
Lewis Parker Composer
Warren Casey Composer
Jim Jacobs Composer
Harold Spiro Composer
Valerie Avon Composer
Yasuhito Kitai Liner Notes
Hitoshi Takiguchi Mastering
Chihiro Nozaki Artwork
Louis St. Louis Producer
Peter Wingfield Composer
Johnny Vastano Composer
Stephen Kipner Composer
David Mindel Composer
Jim Phillips Composer
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