Ultimate (Boney M. album)

Boney M.
Released July 1999
Recorded 1976-1981, 1984, 1998, 1999
Genre Eurodance, pop, Euro disco
Label BMG-Ariola (France)
Producer Frank Farian
Boney M. chronology

Norske Hits
20th Century Hits

Ultimate is a compilation album of recordings by Boney M. released by BMG-Ariola France. Early 1999 saw the release of "Ma Baker - Somebody Scream" which was a collaboration with Horny United and German band Sash! which peaked at #22 in the UK and was also a Top 30 hit in Germany. In France the single was followed up by compilation Ultimate which in addition to the new remix contained edited versions of the band's hits previously issued on The Magic Of Boney M. - 20 Golden Hits and Fantastic Boney M., an extended version of single "Kalimba De Luna" from Kalimba de Luna - 16 Happy Songs and two tracks from 1993's More Gold - 20 Super Hits Vol. II.

Track listing

  1. "Ma Baker '99" (Farian, Jay, Reyam) - 3:44
    • Boney M. vs. Sash!, radio edit
  2. "Rivers of Babylon" (Farian, Reyam) - 3:59
  3. "Daddy Cool" (Farian, Reyam) - 3:25
    • Original album version
  4. "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb) - 3:14
  5. "Rasputin" (Farian, Jay, Reyam) - 3:40
  6. "Ma Baker" (Farian, Jay, Reyam) - 3:44
  7. "El Lute" (Farian, Jay, Klinkhammer, Kolonovits) - 4:24
  8. "Painter Man" (Phillips, Pickett) - 3:10
  9. "Brown Girl in the Ring" (Farian) - 3:06
  10. "Kalimba de Luna" (Amoruso, DiFranco, Esposito, Licastro, Malavasi) - 7:18
  11. "Belfast" (Billsbury, Deutscher, Menke) - 2:25
  12. "No Woman, No Cry" (Ford, Bob Marley) - 2:58
  13. "Gotta Go Home" (Farian, Jay, Klinkhammer) - 3:45
  14. "I See a Boat on the River" (Farian, Jay, Rulofs) - 3:03
  15. "Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord" (Jester Hairston, Farian, Jay, Lorin) - 4:31
  16. "Ribbons of Blue" (Keith Forsey) - 3:04
  17. "Still I'm Sad" (McCarthy, Samwell-Smith) - 3:40
  18. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) - 4:15
  19. "I Shall Sing" (Van Morrison) - 3:09
  20. "Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday" (Farian, Jay) - 3:11



Release history

  • 1999 France: BMG 74321 68338 2

Sources and external links

  • Rate Your Music, detailed discography
  • Discogs.com, detailed discography
  • Allmusic, biography, discography etc.

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