The Who Announce New Greatest Hits Album

February 2, 2010 by  

Legendary rockers The Who have announced they will release The Who Greatest Hits / Greatest Hits Live to coincide with their performance during the halftime show of the 2010 SUPERBOWL XLIV.

The band will take to the stage on Sunday, 7th February to perform a twelve-minute medley of their hits during the halftime show. All the songs will be from the forthcoming Greatest Hits / Greatest Hits Live album during the halftime entertainment beginning with their first single ‘My Generation’ and concluding with a track from its most recent album ‘Endless Wire’; this spans the group’s entire recording career from 1964 to date.

The Greatest Hits CD/download also includes classics such as, ‘My Generation’, ‘I Can’t Explain’, ‘The Kids Are Alright’, ‘Pinball Wizard’, ‘I Can See For Miles’, ‘Substitute’ as well as featuring the three theme songs to the CSI series – ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’, ‘Who Are You’ and ‘Baba O’Riley’.

Disc two of the package includes a full album of rare live tracks chosen by the band, covering performances from 1965 up to 2007, with spectacular live versions of many classic hits and live favourites.

The full track-listing of the albums are below

Greatest Hits & More / 2CD Version

CD 1
1. Baba O’Riley / Original Version
2. Behind Blue Eyes / Original Album Version
3. Eminence Front
4. Happy Jack / Single Version
5. I Can See For Miles
6. I Can’t Explain / Original Mono Version
7. It’s Not Enough
8. Love Reign O’er Me / Single Version
9. Magic Bus / Original Stereo Version
10. My Generation / Original Mono Version
11. Pictures Of Lily
12. Pinball Wizard / Original Album Version
13. Real Good Looking Boy
14. Squeeze Box
15. Substitute / Single Version
16. The Kids Are Alright / Edit Mono Version
17. Who Are You / Single Edit
18. Won’t Get Fooled Again / Original Album Version
19. You Better You Bet / Album Version

CD 2 (additional live disc):
1. I Can’t Explain (Live at San Francisco Civic Auditorium 1971) – 02:33
2. Substitute (Live At San Francisco Civic Auditorium 1971) – 02:10
3. Happy Jack (Live at City Hall, Hull 1970) – 02:12
4. I’m A Boy (Live At City Hall, Hull 1970) – 02:43
5. Behind Blue Eyes (Live At San Francisco Civic Auditorium 1971) – 03:40
6. Pinball Wizard (Live In Swansea 1976) – 02:49
7. I’m Free (Live In Swansea 1976) – 01:44
8. Squeeze Box (Live In Swansea 1976) – 02:51
9. Naked Eye / Let’s See Action / My Generation (Medley) (Live At Charlton Athletic FC 1974) – 14:20
10. 5.15 (Live At The Capital Centre, Largo 1973) – 05:53
11. Won’t Get Fooled Again (Live At The Capital Centre, Largo 1973) – 08:39
12. Magic Bus (Live At Leeds University 1970) – 07:34
13. My Generation (Live At The BBC 1965) – 03:25
14. A Man In A Purple Dress (Live At Nassau Coliseum 2007) – 04:29
15. Who Are You (Live At Universal Amphitheatre 1989) – 06:23
16. The Kids Are Alright (Live At Royal Albert Hall 2002) – 04,04

Greatest Hits Live eAlbum / iTunes exclusive:

Part 1
1. I Can’t Explain (Live at San Francisco Civic Auditorium 1971) – 02:33
2. Substitute (Live At San Francisco Civic Auditorium 1971) – 02:10
3. Happy Jack (Live at City Hall, Hull 1970) – 02:12
4. I’m A Boy (Live At City Hall, Hull 1970) – 02:43
5. Behind Blue Eyes (Live At San Francisco Civic Auditorium 1971) – 03:40
6. Pinball Wizard (Live In Swansea 1976) – 02:49
7. I’m Free (Live In Swansea 1976) – 01:44
8. Squeeze Box (Live In Swansea 1976) – 02:51
9. Naked Eye / Let’s See Action / My Generation (Medley) (Live At Charlton Athletic FC 1974) – 14:20
10. 5.15 (Live At The Capital Centre, Largo 1973) – 05:53
11. Won’t Get Fooled Again (Live At The Capital Centre, Largo 1973) – 08:39
12. Magic Bus (Live At Leeds University 1970) – 07:34
13. My Generation (Live At The BBC 1965) – 03:25

Part 2

1. I Can See For Miles (Live At Universal Amphitheatre 1989) – 03:45
2. Join Together (Live At Universal Amphitheatre 1989) – 05:10
3. Love Reign O’er Me (Live At Universal Amphitheatre 1989) – 05:54
4. Baba O’Riley (Live At Universal Amphitheatre 1989) – 05:17
5. Who Are You (Live At Universal Amphitheatre 1989) – 06:23
6. The Real Me (Live At Watford Civil Hall 2002) – 06:45
7. The Kids Are Alright (Live At Royal Albert Hall 2002) – 04:04
8. Eminence Front (Live At Brisbane Entertainment Centre 2009) – 05:51
9. A Man In A Purple Dress (Live At Nassau Coliseum 2007) – 04:29


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