The Best of Shaggy

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David Jeffries
Like all the Shaggy compilations before it, Virgin's 2008 collection fails to deliver what would be the dream comp, one that puts early hits like "Boombastic" and "Oh Carolina" next to later ones like "It Wasn't Me" and "Church Heathen." Until the day the record labels the dancehall superstar has been with play nice, Best Of is a worthy recommendation. The previously mentioned early cuts are included alongside the Maxi Priest duet "That Girl" and the underappreciated "Why You Treat Me So Bad" single. Entertaining cover versions of "In the Summertime" and "Piece of My Heart" seal the deal, while well-chosen album cuts provide the B+ filler. Know that what you're really ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David Jeffries
Like all the Shaggy compilations before it, Virgin's 2008 collection fails to deliver what would be the dream comp, one that puts early hits like "Boombastic" and "Oh Carolina" next to later ones like "It Wasn't Me" and "Church Heathen." Until the day the record labels the dancehall superstar has been with play nice, Best Of is a worthy recommendation. The previously mentioned early cuts are included alongside the Maxi Priest duet "That Girl" and the underappreciated "Why You Treat Me So Bad" single. Entertaining cover versions of "In the Summertime" and "Piece of My Heart" seal the deal, while well-chosen album cuts provide the B+ filler. Know that what you're really getting is The Best of the Virgin Years and this set doesn't disappoint.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/22/2008
  • Label: Virgin Records Us
  • EAN: 5099922811523
  • Catalog Number: 28115
  • Sales rank: 73,662

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Boombastic (4:10)
  2. 2 In the Summertime (3:58)
  3. 3 Oh Carolina (3:14)
  4. 4 That Girl (4:00)
  5. 5 Piece of My Heart (4:17)
  6. 6 Sexy Body Girls (3:49)
  7. 7 Why You Treat Me So Bad (3:48)
  8. 8 Big Up (3:27)
  9. 9 Soon Be Done (4:02)
  10. 10 Woman a Pressure Me (3:33)
  11. 11 The Train Is Coming (3:42)
  12. 12 Geenie (3:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Shaggy Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Ken Boothe Composer
Bob Marley Composer
Steve Cropper Composer
Gary Benson Composer
Ray Dorset Composer
King Floyd Composer
Bert Berns Composer
Paul Crosdale Composer
Bobby Dixon Composer
Sly Dunbar Composer
Lynford "Fatta" Marshall Producer
Booker T. Jones Composer
Robert Livingston Composer, Producer
Jerry Ragovoy Composer
Collin "Bulbie" York Composer, Producer
Christopher Birch Composer
Shaun "Sting Int'l" Pizzonia Producer
David McEowen Mastering
Orville Burrell Composer
Max Elliott Composer
Susan Lavoie Art Direction
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