TINA: Single

Simply The Best (1992)

Tina Turner & Jimmy Barnes - Simply The Best - Single

Simply The Best is a re-recorded version of Tina’s 1989 hit single The Best and a duet with the Australian singer Jimmy Barnes. It was released as a single only in Australia and New Zealand and was also used for an advertising campaign for the New South Wales Rugby League. The saxophone instrumental part was replaced with a guitar solo, played from the Australian musician Johnny Diesel.

PhotographerPaul Cox 
Design: Pierre Baroni / MushroomArt
Release: May 1992 
Label: Mushroom
Format: 7“ Vinyl / 5“ CD / Cassette 
Charts: New Zealand: #11 / Australia: #13

  1. Simply The Best (Tina & Jimmy Barnes) 4:11
  2. Simply The Best (Extended Version) (Tina & Jimmy Barnes) 5:30
  3. Writer: Holly Knight, Mike Chapman / Producer: Dan Hartman, Chris Lord-Alge
    Additional tracks:
  1. River Deep, Mountain High (Jimmy Barnes) 3:38
  2. Written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich / Produced by Don Gehman, Tony Brock
  3. I’m A Lady (Tina Turner) 3:24
  4. Previously Unreleased / Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten, Chris Lord-Alge
Tina Turner & Jimmy Barnes - Simply The Best - Single

The music video shows Tina and Jimmy Barnes in the studio recording the song together. Tina is dancing a little bit in front of the microphone and we can see Johnny Diesel playing guitar. The clip was released from Jimmy Barnes on his video collection Barnes Hits.

Director: Unknown
Release: Barnes Hits
Time: 4:11

Tina Turner & Jimmy Barnes - Simply The Best - Music Video

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