The Best of — is the second greatest hits album by Irish rock band U2. It was released on 5 November through Island Recordsexcept in the Habanera Opening - New Philharmonia Orchestra, Charles Munch, Bizet* - Carmen & LArlésienne Suites States where the album was released on the Interscope label as a single-disc CD compilation.
A video album of the same name was later released in December The album contained two newly recorded tracks, " Electrical Storm " and " The Hands That Built America "; the latter was released on soundtrack to Gangs of New York while the former was released as a single.
The album also included "new mixes" of several songs, as well the tracks " Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me " which was released as a single in but had not previously been included on a U2 album and " Miss Sarajevo " which was originally credited to Passengers and also released as Beautiful Day - U2 - The Best Of 1990-2000 & B-Sides single in The album charted at number one in 13 countries and was the twelfth-best-selling album ofaccording to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.
It includes snippets of interviews, promotional videos, and so forth. The Best of — was also released as a video compilation, featuring music videos from the songs on the album. The DVD version of the video featured one to two videos for each song on the album, plus seven bonus videos for songs not on the albumas well as directors' commentaries, and three mini-documentaries. The VHS version of the video featured simply one video for the Beautiful Day - U2 - The Best Of 1990-2000 & B-Sides songs from the album.
On all versions however, there is no video for "The First Time", as one was never made or rather released. In its place was put the video of " The Fly ", which itself was on certain versions of the album. The song features Daniel Lanois on pedal steel guitar.
All tracks have been remastered for these releases. Credits adapted from liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Best of — Greatest hits album by U2. Island Records. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 26 May Pitchfork Media. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 16 January International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original PDF on 17 January Australian Charts. Hung Medien. Archived from the Unreachable - Paradise Lost - In Requiem ASP on 28 March Retrieved 13 August Austrian Charts in German.
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