Besterberg: The Best of Paul Westerberg

Besterberg: The Best of Paul Westerberg is a compilation album of recordings by Paul Westerberg.

Besterberg: The Best of Paul Westerberg
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedMay 17, 2005
GenreAlternative rock
LabelRhino
ProducerPaul Westerberg
Paul Westerberg chronology
Folker (album)
(2004)
Besterberg: The Best of Paul Westerberg
(2005)
The Resterberg
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Included are singles, two out-takes from Eventually, B-sides and soundtrack contributions.

Track listingEdit

All songs by Paul Westerberg except otherwise noted.

  1. "Dyslexic Heart" – 4:31
  2. "Knockin' on Mine" – 3:45
  3. "World Class Fad" – 3:31
  4. "Runaway Wind" – 4:26
  5. "Things" – 3:22
  6. "Seein' Her" – 2:59
  7. "Man Without Ties" – 3:28
  8. "A Star Is Bored" – 3:55
  9. "Stain Yer Blood" – 3:02
  10. "Love Untold" – 4:18
  11. "Once Around the Weekend" – 4:06
  12. "Angels Walk" – 3:30
  13. "It's a Wonderful Lie" – 2:49
  14. "Lookin' Out Forever" – 3:43
  15. "Nowhere Man" (Lennon–McCartney) – 3:30
  16. "High Time" – 3:02
  17. "Let the Bad Times Roll" – 3:45
  18. "What a Day (For a Night)" – 3:15
  19. "All That I Had" – 4:27
  20. "C'mon, C'mon, C'mon" – 2:43

PersonnelEdit

  • Matthew Abels – project assistant
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Kim Biggs – art direction, design
  • Michael Bland – percussion
  • Kristin Callahan – photography
  • Charmony Brothers – vocals (background)
  • Keith Christopher – bass
  • Reggie Collins – discographical annotation
  • Luther Covington – guitar
  • Sheryl Farber – editorial supervision
  • Josh Freese – percussion, drums
  • Lou Giordano – producer
  • Dan Hersch – remastering
  • Darren Hill – compilation producer
  • Bill Inglot – remastering
  • Suzie Katayama – accordion, cello
  • Dennis Keeley – cover photo
  • Josh Kelly – drums, vocals (background)
  • Scott Litt – producer
  • Brian MacLeod – drums
  • Hayley Madden – Photography
  • Kenny Nemes – project assistant
  • Brendan O'Brien – acoustic guitar, bass, guitar, keyboards, producer
  • Frank Okenfels – photography
  • Randy Perry – project assistant
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Zeke Pine – bass
  • Ron Pownall – photography
  • Rick Price – bass, mandolin, vocals (background)
  • Elrod Puce – maracas, triangle, vocals (background), handclapping
  • Glenn Schwartz – project assistant
  • Jim Steinfeldt – photography
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Miranda Penn Turin – photography
  • Henry Twiddle – drums
  • Michael Urbano – percussion, drums
  • Becky Wagner – project assistant
  • Matt Wallace – percussion, vocals (background), producer
  • Don Was – bass, producer, acoustic bass
  • Tanya Welsch – project assistant
  • Paul Westerberg – acoustic guitar, bass, guitar, piano, drums, keyboards, vocals, vocals (background), melodica, producer, slide guitar, compilation producer, instrumentation
  • Mason Williams – compilation producer

ReferencesEdit