Best of...

 

Robert Palmer氏の(いわゆる)『BEST盤』は、10種類以上あるようです。(ライブ盤、コンピュレーション盤含む)
25年以上のキャリアの持ち主とはいえ、ちょっと多すぎ、な気がします。
特にこの1年(1998-)ほどは、「レコード会社の都合(?)」の似たり寄ったりの、
「寄せ集め」がやたらと出ているような....。

本人(Robert Palmer氏)自身は以前
「ベスト盤は、できるだけ自分でコントロールしたい。
(F.シナトラみたいに)同じ曲の入ったレコードを50枚もだしても意味無いからね...。」
...と言っていたのに...。

 

Maybe It's Live
(1982/2000)

最近になってアメリカで発売されたRe-Issue盤[上]

なんだぁこのジャケットは? ドイツ盤[下]もちょい酷かったけどこれは...

  1. Sneakin' Sally Thru the Alley
  2. What's it Take
  3. Best of Both Worlds
  4. Every Kinda People
  5. Bad Case of Lovin' You
  6. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  7. Style Kills
  8. Si Chatouilleux
  9. Maybe It's You
  10. What do You Care
"addictions" volume I
(1989)

  1. Bad Case of Lovin' You (re-mix)
  2. Pride
  3. Addicted to Love
  4. Sweet Lies
  5. Woke Up Laughing (from "Sweet Lies")
  6. Looking for Clues
  7. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  8. Some Like It Hot
  9. What's It Take
  10. Every Kinda People
  11. Johnny & Mary
  12. Simply Irresistable
  13. Styl Kills
"addictions" volume 2
(1992)

  1. Remember to Remember (re-make)
  2. Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley (re-mix)
  3. Maybe It's You (re-mix)
  4. You are in My System (re-voice)
  5. I Didn't Mean to Turn You on
  6. Can We Still be Freinds (re-mix)
  7. Man Smart, Woman Smarter (re-mix)
  8. Too Good To be True (re-mix)
  9. Every Kinda People (re-mix)
  10. She Makes My Day
  11. Best of Both Worlds (re-mix)
  12. Give Me an Inch (re-mix)
  13. You're Gonna Get What's Comming (re-mix)
  14. I Dream of Wires
  15. The Silver Gun
The Very Best of Robert Palmer
(1995)

  1. Addicted to Love
  2. Bad Case of Loving You
  3. Simply Irresistable
  4. Get It on (The Power Station)
  5. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  6. I Didn't Mean to Turn You on
  7. Looking for Clues
  8. You are in My System
  9. Some Like It Hot (The Power Station)
  10. Respect Yourself (new)
  11. I'll be Your Baby Tonight
  12. Johnny & Mary
  13. She Makes My Day
  14. Know by Now
  15. Every Kinda People (addictions mix)
  16. Mercy Mercy Me/I Want You
"addictions" volume I and
"addictions" volume 2
(1995)

上記 "addictions" volume I と "addictions" volume 2
をセットにして箱詰めしたもの。
(曲目、それぞれのジャケットなどは全く同じ)
The Very Best of Robert Palmer
(1997)

上記 The Very Best of Robert Palmer のUSA盤。
  1. Addicted to Love '97 (re-make?)
  2. Bad Case of Loving You
  3. Simply Irresistable
  4. Get It on (The Power Station)
  5. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  6. I Didn't Mean to Turn You on
  7. Looking for Clues
  8. You are in My System
  9. Some Like It Hot (The Power Station)
  10. Respect Yourself (new)
  11. I'll be Your Baby Tonight
  12. Johnny & Mary
  13. She Makes My Day
  14. Know by Now
  15. Every Kinda People (addictions mix)
  16. Mercy Mercy Me/I Want You
  17. Addicted to Love
Woke Up Laughing
(1998)

  1. Housework
  2. Charanga (with new a cappella introduction)
  3. Woke Up Laughing 79/89
  4. Aeroplane (re-mix)
  5. History
  6. What's It Take
  7. Pride
  8. Chance
  9. Honeymoon (re-mix)
  10. Best of Both Worlds (re-mix)
  11. Monogamy (re-mix)
  12. Honey Bee
  13. Casting a Spell (re-mix)
  14. Between Us (re-mix with alternate vocal)
Master Series
(1999)

  1. Johnny & Mary
  2. Every Kinda People (addictions mix)
  3. Sneakin 'Sally Through Alley (addictions mix)
  4. Bad Case of Loving You (addictions mix)
  5. Addicted to Love
  6. From a Whisper to a Scream
  7. Pressuer Drop
  8. Give Me an Inch Girl (addictions mix)
  9. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  10. Spanish Moon
  11. Best of Both Worlds (addictions mix)
  12. Looking for Clues
  13. You are in My System (addictions re-vioce)
  14. Wnat You More
  15. Riptide
  16. Discipline of Love
  17. What's it Take?
  18. Woke Up Laughing
The Best of Robert Palmer
(1999)

  1. Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley
  2. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  3. Every Kinda People
  4. Best of Both Worlds
  5. Bad Case of Lovin' You
  6. Can We Still be Friends?
  7. Looking for Clues
  8. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  9. Addicted to Love
  10. I Didn't Mean to Turn You on
Premium Gold Collection
(2000)

  1. Simply Irresistible
  2. Change His Ways
  3. Disturbing Behaviour
  4. Tell Me I'm not Dreaming (re-mix)
  5. She Makes My Day
  6. Mess Around
  7. Light Years
  8. Dreams to Remember
  9. You can't Get Enough of a Good Thing
  10. Happiness
  11. Mercy Mercy Me/I Want You
  12. Know by Now
  13. Love Takes Time
  14. You Blow Me Away
  15. Close to the Edge
  16. Closer to the Edge
  17. Girl U Want
  18. Wham Ban Boogie
  19. Hard Head
Millennium Edition
(1999)

  1. Addicted to Love
  2. Pressuer Drop
  3. Sneakin 'Sally Through Alley (addictions mix)
  4. Bad Case of Loving You (addictions mix)
  5. Johnny & Mary
  6. From a Whisper to a Scream
  7. Every Kinda People (addictions mix)
  8. Give Me an Inch Girl
  9. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  10. Spanish Moon
  11. Best of Both Worlds
  12. Looking for Clues
  13. You are in My System (addictions re-voice)
  14. Wnat You More
  15. Riptide
  16. Discipline of Love
  17. Woke Up Laughing
  18. What's it Take
CLASSIC ROBERT PALMER
The Universal Masters Collection
(2000)

アメリカで1999年11月発売の同タイトルの日本盤
  1. Addicted to Love
  2. Pressuer Drop
  3. Sneakin 'Sally Through Alley (addictions mix)
  4. Bad Case of Loving You (addictions mix)
  5. Johnny & Mary
  6. From a Whisper to a Scream
  7. Every Kinda People (addictions mix)
  8. Give Me an Inch Girl
  9. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  10. Spanish Moon
  11. Best of Both Worlds
  12. Looking for Clues
  13. You are in My System (addictions re-voice)
  14. Wnat You More
  15. Riptide
  16. Discipline of Love
  17. Woke Up Laughing
  18. What's it Take
THE ESSENTIAL SELECTION
(2000)

  1. Wham Bam Boogi
  2. Notoriety
  3. You Can't Get Enough Of A Good Thing
  4. Girl U Want
  5. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
  6. Life Forces
  7. Light Years
  8. Scared
  9. Your Mother Should Have Told You
  10. Simply Irresistible
  11. She Can Rock It
  12. You Blow Me Away
  13. She Makes My Day
  14. Dream Came True
SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE
(2000)

  1. Know By Now
  2. Happiness
  3. Respect Yourself
  4. Honey B
  5. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight(With UB40)
  6. You're Mine
  7. Nobody But You
  8. (Love Is)The Tender Trap
  9. She Makes My Day
  10. More Than Ever
  11. Simply Irresistible
  12. Love Me Or Leave Me
  13. Honeysuckle Rose
  14. Nova
ROBERT PALMER
LIVE AT THE APOLLO NEW YORK CITY
(2001)

Hevy Novaツアーの ニューヨーク・アポロシアターライブ 盤(1988年12月)
  1. Some Like It Hot
  2. Hyperactive
  3. Discipline of Love
  4. Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming
  5. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  6. Looking for Clues
  7. Change His Ways
  8. Pride
  9. Woke Up Laughing
  10. Johnny and Mary
  11. Riptide
  12. Between Us
  13. Flesh Wound
  14. More Than Ever
  15. Simply Irresistible
  16. Casting A Spell
  17. Addicted To Love
Some Guys Have All The Luck
(2002)

  1. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  2. Every Kinda People
  3. Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)
  4. You Are In My System
  5. You Can Have It (Take My Heart)
  6. Discipline Of Love
  7. Best Of Both Worlds
  8. Not A Second Time
  9. Wake Up Laughing
  10. Under Suspicion
  11. Pride
  12. Looking For Clues
  13. Sulky Girl
  14. Found You Now
  15. Too Good To Be True
  16. Want You More
  17. Can We Still Be Friends
  18. Some Guys Have All The Luck
Best Of Both Worlds
- The Robert Palmer Anthology 1974 - 2001
(2002)

Disc1
  1. Sailin' Shoes
  2. Hey Julia
  3. Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley [Remix]
  4. How Much Fun
  5. Give Me an Inch
  6. Pressure Drop
  7. Trouble
  8. Which of Us Is the Fool
  9. Spanish Moon
  10. Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
  11. Some People Can Do What They Like
  12. You're Gonna Get What's Coming [Remix]
  13. Every Kinda People [Remix]
  14. Best of Both Worlds
  15. Bad Case of Lovin' You (Doctor, Doctor) [Remix]
  16. Jealous
  17. Can We Still Be Friends? [Remix]
  18. I Dream of Wires
  19. Not a Second Time
  20. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  21. Pride
  22. What Do You Care [Live]
Disc2
  1. You Are in My System [Remix]
  2. Some Like It Hot
  3. Get It On (Bang a Gong)
  4. Addicted to Love [Remix]
  5. Hyperactive
  6. I Didn't Mean to Turn You On
  7. Sweet Lies
  8. She Makes My Day
  9. Early in the Morning
  10. Simply Irresistible
  11. You're Amazing [Remix/Edit]
  12. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
  13. Mercy Mercy Me
  14. Want You More
  15. Know by Now
  16. Stone Cold
  17. Milkcow's Calf Blues
  18. Johnny and Mary [Live]
  19. Riptide [Live]
  20. Looking for Clues [Live]
At His Very Best
(2002)

UK盤(EU盤は-17.Riptideの18曲いり。プロモ盤は+20.Addicted to Love(remix)で20曲いり)
最後の2曲は新録音(2003年発売(予定)New Albam"Drive"からの先行)
  1. Every Kinda People
  2. Bad Case of Lovin' You (Doctor, Doctor)
  3. Johnny and Mary
  4. Looking for Clues
  5. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  6. You Are in My System
  7. You Can Have It (Take My Heart)
  8. Some Like It Hot - Power Station
  9. Addicted To Love
  10. I Didn't Mean Turn To Turn You On
  11. Sweet Lies
  12. Simply Irresistable
  13. She Makes My Day
  14. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - UB40
  15. Mercy Mercy Me
  16. Sneakin' Sally Thru The Alley
  17. Riptide
  18. I Need Your Love So Bad(From "Drive")
  19. TV Dinners(From "Drive")
ORIGINAL 3 CDs(CLUES+DOUBLE FUN+Some Guys Have All The Luck)
(2003)

オリジナル2枚に2002年発売のベスト盤をセットにしたボックスセット。
それぞれのCDは既発売のものと全く同じ。
...ただ3枚セットにした、だけ(笑)
At His Very Best(+ Bonus DVD)
(2003)

2002年の同名ベスト盤の再発。英盤。
ジャケットが変わりビデオクリップ集DVDが付いた特別版(Specal Edition)。

CD
  1. Every Kinda People
  2. Bad Case of Lovin' You (Doctor, Doctor)
  3. Johnny and Mary
  4. Looking for Clues
  5. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  6. You Are in My System
  7. You Can Have It (Take My Heart)
  8. Some Like It Hot - Power Station
  9. Addicted To Love
  10. I Didn't Mean Turn To Turn You On
  11. Sweet Lies
  12. Simply Irresistable
  13. She Makes My Day
  14. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - UB40
  15. Mercy Mercy Me
  16. Sneakin' Sally Thru The Alley
  17. Riptide
  18. I Need Your Love So Bad(From "Drive")
  19. TV Dinners(From "Drive")
DVD
  1. Addicted To Love
  2. Johnny and Mary
  3. Looking for Clues
  4. Some Guys Have All the Luck(1982年Top of the Pops)
  5. You Are in My System
  6. I Didn't Mean Turn To Turn You On
  7. Sweet Lies
  8. She Makes My Day(988年 Live at the Palladium)
  9. Every Kinda People(1992年リメイク版)
  10. TV Dinners + Simply Irresistable(2002年 This Morning)
The Ultimate Collection
(2003)

デジパック。英盤。
RemixはAddictions I、IIから、
CD3のLiveはすべて"Maybe It's Live"から...。

CD1
  1. Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley (Remix)
  2. Give Me An Inch (Remix)
  3. Man Smart, Woman Smarter (Remix)
  4. Best Of Both Worlds
  5. Every Kinda People
  6. Where Can It Go
  7. You Really Got Me
  8. Bad Case Of Loving You
  9. What It Takes
  10. Can't We Still Be Friends
  11. Too Good To Be True
  12. Remember To Remember (Remix)
  13. Johnny & Mary
  14. Found You Know
CD2
  1. Looking For Clues
  2. Some Guys Have All The Luck
  3. Maybe It's You (Remix)
  4. You Are In My System
  5. Pride
  6. You Can't Have It (Take My Heart)
  7. Some Like It Hot
  8. Get It On
  9. Riptide
  10. Addicted To Love
  11. Hyperactive
  12. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  13. Disipline Of Love
  14. Sweet Lies
CD3(BONUS CD)
  1. Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley (Live)
  2. What It Takes (Live)
  3. Best Of Both Worlds (Live)
  4. Every Kinda People (Live)
  5. Bad Case Of Loving You (Live)
  6. What Do You Care (Live)
At His Very Best(2CD & 1DVD)
(2004)

2002年の同名ベスト盤の再々発。
新たにもう1枚CDベスト盤が追加されAddictions DVDが付いたSound+VISION Deluxe。英盤。

CD1
  1. Every Kinda People
  2. Bad Case of Lovin' You (Doctor, Doctor)
  3. Johnny and Mary
  4. Looking for Clues
  5. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  6. You Are in My System
  7. You Can Have It (Take My Heart)
  8. Some Like It Hot - Power Station
  9. Addicted To Love
  10. I Didn't Mean Turn To Turn You On
  11. Sweet Lies
  12. Simply Irresistable
  13. She Makes My Day
  14. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - UB40
  15. Mercy Mercy Me
  16. Sneakin' Sally Thru The Alley
  17. Riptide
  18. I Need Your Love So Bad(From "Drive")
  19. TV Dinners(From "Drive")
CD2
  1. Remember To Remember
  2. Pride
  3. Maybe It's You
  4. Woke Up Laughing
  5. What's It Take?
  6. Can We Still Be Friends?
  7. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  8. Too Good To Be True
  9. Style Kills
  10. Best Of Both Worlds
  11. Give Me An Inch
  12. You're Gonna Get What's Coming
  13. I Dream Of Wires
  14. The Silver Gun
DVD(Addictions DVD)
  1. Sneakin Sally Thru The Alley
  2. Which One Of Us Is The Fool?
  3. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  4. Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)
  5. Johnny & Mary
  6. Looking For Clues
  7. Some Guys Have All The Luck
  8. Pride
  9. You Are My In System
  10. Some Like It Hot
  11. Get It On
  12. Riptide
  13. Addicted To Love
  14. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  15. Discipline Of Love
  16. Sweet Lies
  17. Simply Irresistible
  18. Every Kinda People
The Very Best of the Island Years
(2005)

Island時代の作品から編集。(未発表作はなし)
ボーナストラックのライブは"Live At The Apollo"から。米盤。
  1. Sailin' Shoes
  2. Hey Julia
  3. Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley
  4. Give Me an Inch
  5. Which of Us Is the Fool
  6. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  7. Every Kinda People
  8. You're Gonna Get What's Coming
  9. Bad Case of Lovin' You (Doctor, Doctor)
  10. Can We Still Be Friends?
  11. Jealous
  12. Not a Second Time
  13. Looking for Clues
  14. Johnny and Mary
  15. Some Guys Have All the Luck
  16. Pride
  17. You Are in My System
  18. Hyperactive
  19. Addicted to Love
  20. Discipline of Love
  21. I Didn't Mean to Turn You On
  22. Sweet Lies
  23. Simply Irresistible(Live bouns track)
Legend: Live on Stage
(2005)

"Live at the Apollo, New York City"と同じものです。
一部報道、レビューなどに「なくなる1年半前のライブ」とありましたが、
1988年12月のアポロでのライブです...。英盤。

  1. Some Like It Hot
  2. Hyperactive
  3. Discipline of Love
  4. Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming
  5. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  6. Looking for Clues
  7. Change His Ways
  8. Pride
  9. Woke Up Laughing
  10. Johnny and Mary
  11. Riptide
  12. Between Us
  13. Flesh Wound
  14. More Than Ever
  15. Simply Irresistible
  16. Casting A Spell
  17. Addicted To Love
live at apollo newyork
(2005)

"Live at the Apollo, New York City"と同じものです。
なぜか「ドキュメント」と日本語表示のある(正確には「ン」はアラビア文字、です)
怪しさ漂う(笑)ドイツ盤の廉価シリーズ。
  1. Some Like It Hot
  2. Hyperactive
  3. Discipline of Love
  4. Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming
  5. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  6. Looking for Clues
  7. Change His Ways
  8. Pride
  9. Woke Up Laughing
  10. Johnny and Mary
  11. Riptide
  12. Between Us
  13. Flesh Wound
  14. More Than Ever
  15. Simply Irresistible
  16. Casting A Spell
  17. Addicted To Love
Colour Collection
(2006)

ジャケにカット(穴!)のあるデジパック入り。
盤面は緑!(何の意味がある、の、か、理解不能)
微妙、な、ベスト盤。(でもUniversalの英盤、なんだ、な…。)
  1. Addicted To Love
  2. Pressure Drop
  3. Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley
  4. Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)
  5. Johnny And Mary
  6. From A Whisper To A Scream
  7. Every Kinda People
  8. Give Me An Inch
  9. Man Smart, Woman Smarter
  10. Spanish Moon
  11. Best Of Both Worlds
  12. Looking For Clues
  13. You Are In My System
  14. Want You More
  15. Riptide
  16. Discipline Of Love
  17. Woke Up Laughing
  18. What's It Take?
Live at the Apollo
(2006)

"Live at the Apollo, New York City"からの編集盤。米盤。
12曲しか入ってません…。(ジャケ写はいい感じ、なんだけど、ねぇ…。)
  1. Simply Irresistible
  2. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  3. Looking for Clues
  4. Discipline of Love
  5. Some Like It Hot
  6. Flesh Wound
  7. Hyperactive
  8. Riptide
  9. Johnny and Mary
  10. Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming
  11. Woke Up Laughing
  12. Addicted To Love
Gold
(2006)

2枚組みの英盤(Remastered)

Disc: 1
  1. Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)
  2. Pride
  3. Addicted To Love
  4. Sweet Lies
  5. Woke Up Laughing
  6. Looking For Clues
  7. Some Guys Have All The Luck
  8. What's It Take
  9. Every Kinda People
  10. Johnny And Mary
  11. Style Kills
Disc: 2
  1. Remember To Remember
  2. Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley
  3. Maybe It's You
  4. You Are In My System
  5. I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
  6. Can We Still Be Friends
  7. Man Smart Woman Smarter
  8. Too Good To Be True
  9. Every Kinda People
  10. Best Of Both Worlds
  11. Give Me An Inch
  12. You're Gonna Get What's Coming
  13. I Dream Of Wires
  14. Silver Gun
The Best Of Robert Palmer(Ten Best Series)
(2006)

廉価ベスト盤シリーズの1枚。
内容はは既発売のものと全く同じ。
...。
  1. Addicted to Love
  2. Simply Irresistible
  3. Mercy Mercy Me/I Want You
  4. Early in the Morning
  5. You're Amazing
  6. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
  7. Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming (Too Good to Be True)
  8. You Can't Get Enough of a Good Thing
  9. Nobody But You
  10. Know by Now