The Very Best of the Stone Roses

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Given the glut of Stone Roses compilations, it's easy to assume that there's already been a collection called The Very Best of the Stone Roses prior to this 2002 release, or at least one that does something similar to its career-spanning overview. No, this is the first disc to run from "Sally Cinnamon" to "Ten Storey Love Song," the first to sketch the band's great promise, glory days, and bewildering downfall. Though there are album versions of songs instead of singles on occasion on this collection, there's nothing rare and nothing that any Stone Roses fan doesn't already have. Nor does it shine as brightly as their debut. That said, the song selection can't ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Given the glut of Stone Roses compilations, it's easy to assume that there's already been a collection called The Very Best of the Stone Roses prior to this 2002 release, or at least one that does something similar to its career-spanning overview. No, this is the first disc to run from "Sally Cinnamon" to "Ten Storey Love Song," the first to sketch the band's great promise, glory days, and bewildering downfall. Though there are album versions of songs instead of singles on occasion on this collection, there's nothing rare and nothing that any Stone Roses fan doesn't already have. Nor does it shine as brightly as their debut. That said, the song selection can't be faulted, and the non-chronological sequencing proves that the Roses' lambasted second album did, in fact, have several excellent moments all of which can be found here that fit well next to the best of the debut. For that reason, it may be worthwhile for the hardcore, but this is truly for those that want all the singles on one, nicely packaged disc.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/18/2003
  • Label: Jive
  • UPC: 012414184429
  • Catalog Number: 41844
  • Sales rank: 37,061

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Wanna Be Adored (4:52)
  2. 2 She Bangs the Drums (3:50)
  3. 3 Ten Storey Love Song (4:23)
  4. 4 Waterfall (4:39)
  5. 5 Made of Stone (4:16)
  6. 6 Love Spreads (5:46)
  7. 7 What the World Is Waiting For (3:51)
  8. 8 Sally Cinnamon (3:25)
  9. 9 Fools Gold (9:54)
  10. 10 Begging You (4:53)
  11. 11 Elephant Stone (4:51)
  12. 12 Breaking into Heaven (6:59)
  13. 13 One Love (3:35)
  14. 14 This Is the One (5:00)
  15. 15 I Am the Resurrection (8:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Stone Roses Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Chris Blair Remastering
Simon Dawson Producer, Engineer, Remastering
Peter Hook Producer
John Leckie Producer, Engineer, Remastering
Paul Schroeder Producer, Engineer
Reni Liner Notes
John Squire Artwork, Cover Art
John McCready Liner Notes
Alexander McQueen Insert Illustration
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Stone Roses Fans Do Not Want To Miss This One.

    This Compilation Is Just Pure Quality. It Is The First Time That All The Hits Have Been Included On One Disc, And They Sound Great. Not To Be Missed If You Like The Stone Roses.

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