Norske Hits

Norske Hits
Boney M.
Released November 1998
Recorded 1976-1980, 1984, 1989, 1992, 1993
Genre Eurodance, pop, Euro disco
Length 73:37
Label BMG-Ariola (Norway)
Producer Frank Farian
Boney M. chronology

The Best of Boney M.
(1997)
Norske Hits
(1998)
Ultimate
(1999)

Norske Hits is a compilation album of recordings by Boney M. released by BMG-Ariola in Norway in late 1998.

The compilation includes Boney M.'s greatest hits from a Norwegian perspective: singles "Daddy Cool"/"No Woman No Cry" (#1, 1976), "Sunny" (#4, 1977), "Ma Baker" (#1 1977), "Rivers Of Babylon"/"Brown Girl In The Ring" (#1, 1978), "Rasputin" (#10, 1978), "Hooray! Hooray! It's A Holiday" (#2, 1979), "Gotta Go Home"/"El Lute" (#4, 1979), "My Friend Jack" (#6, 1980), "The Summer Megamix" (#3, 1989) as well as 1984's "Kalimba de Luna" and selected tracks from their best-selling albums Take The Heat Off Me (#2, 1977), Love For Sale (#2, 1977), Nightflight to Venus (#1, 1978) and Oceans Of Fantasy (#1, 1979).

Norske Hits spent 12 weeks on the Norwegian charts in late 1998 and early 1999, peaking at #17.

Track listing

  1. "Daddy Cool" (Farian, Reyam) - 3:26
  2. "Ma Baker" (Farian, Jay, Reyam) - 4:07
  3. "Rivers of Babylon" (Farian, Reyam) - 4:15
  4. "Brown Girl in the Ring" (Farian) - 4:00
    • Remix '93, radio edit
  5. "Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday" (Farian, Jay) - 3:55
  6. "The Summer Mega Mix" (Bobby Hebb, Farian, Jay, Reyam, Klinkhammer, Amoruso, Esposito, Licastro, Malavasi) - 4:28
    • Radio edit. ("Sunny" / "Ma Baker" / "Gotta Go Home" / "Kalimba De Luna" / "Hooray! Hooray! It's A Holi-Holiday" / "Summer A GoGo")
  7. "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb) - 3:56
  8. "El Lute" (Blum, Farian, Jay) - 4:00
  9. "Gotta Go Home" (Farian, Huth, Jay) - 2:30.
  10. "My Friend Jack" (The Smoke) - 4:28
  11. "Rasputin" (Farian, Jay, Reyam) - 4:26
  12. "Nightflight to Venus" (Frank Farian, Fred Jay, Kawohl) - 3:50
  13. "Painter Man" (Phillips, Pickett) - 3:10
  14. "Bahama Mama" (Farian, Jay) - 3:13
  15. "The Calendar Song (January, February, March...)" (Farian) - 3:25
  16. "No Woman, No Cry" (Bob Marley) - 4:20
  17. "Belfast" (Billybury, Deutscher, Menke) - 3:25
  18. "Fever" (Eddie Cooley, John Davenport) - 4:00
    • Original album version
  19. "Kalimba de Luna" (Amoruso, DiFranco, Esposito, Licastro, Malavas) - 4:13

Personnel

Production

Sources and external links

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


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