The Best of the Moody Blues
The Moody Blues
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||Go Now||The Moody Blues||3:11||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon) [Single Edit]||The Moody Blues||4:10||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Nights In White Satin (Single Edit)||The Moody Blues, London Festival Orchestra & Peter Knight||4:25||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Ride My See-Saw||The Moody Blues||3:42||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Voices In the Sky||The Moody Blues||3:29||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Question (Full Version)||The Moody Blues||5:44||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||The Story In Your Eyes||The Moody Blues||3:05||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Isn't Life Strange (Full Version)||The Moody Blues||6:05||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock 'n Roll Band)||The Moody Blues||4:16||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Blue Guitar||Justin Hayward & John Lodge||3:37||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Steppin' In a Slide Zone||The Moody Blues||5:28||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Forever Autumn||Justin Hayward||4:31||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||The Voice (Full Version)||The Moody Blues & New World Philharmonic||5:14||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Gemini Dream (Full Version)||The Moody Blues & New World Philharmonic||4:05||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Blue World||The Moody Blues||5:11||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Your Wildest Dreams||The Moody Blues||4:51||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||I Know You're Out There Somewhere||The Moody Blues||6:37||$1.29||View In iTunes|
This single-CD compilation doesn't do too much more than scratch the surface of the band's sound at its most popular points, but it does do one thing that no prior Moody Blues compilation ever did — it includes "Go Now," which, as the notes point out, is still the group's top-charting single in England. What it doesn't do is get "Go Now" in really good sound (no one seems to have a proper master source) or include their even better follow-up single, "From the Bottom of My Heart." Still, this body of work is pleasing and, thanks to its extension back to the original lineup, even a little bit informative, and it was the first Moody Blues compilation to be mastered in 20-bit audio. The dominant personality is Justin Hayward, who has provided the band with most of its hits, followed somewhat distantly by John Lodge, whose songs began to shine as the '70s dawned — a pair of Hayward/Lodge songs and one solo Hayward release fill out the 17 tracks, which showcase the soulful, the mystical, and the psychedelic aspects of their music in equal parts. It's a good intro to their history, and anyone who wants more can jump to the Time Traveller box.
Mellow rock with energy!!! Great collection.
Love it - love it- love it the best
Great, great, great. Perfect for a rainy day on the couch, or pumping up your next party. A true classic never goes out of style.
Formed: 1964 in Birmingham, England
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s