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. It’s a duet with Jimmy Barnes and 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.

Writer: Holly Knight, Mike Chapman
Producer: Dan Hartman, Chris Lord-Alge
Photographer: Paul Cox
Design: Pierre Baroni / MushroomArt
Release: May 1992 
Label: Mushroom
Format: 7“ Vinyl / 5“ CD / Cassette 
Charts: New Zealand: #11 / Australia: #13

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

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 the DVD „Barnes Hits“ and is also available on the VHS promo sampler „Can’t Beat The Music - Vol. 2“ from Festival Records.

Director: Unknown
Home Video: Barnes Hits (DVD), Can’t Beat The Music (VHS)
Time: 4:11

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

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