The Very Best ... and Beyond

The Very Best ... and Beyond
Greatest hits album by Foreigner
Released 22 September, 1992
Recorded 1977–1992
Genre Rock, hard rock
Length 73:10
Label Atlantic[1]
Producer Duane Baron
John Purdell
Mick Jones
Lou Gramm
Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Keith Olsen
Ian McDonald
Alex Sadkin
Frank Filipetti
Roy Thomas Baker
John Sinclair
Gary Lyons
Foreigner chronology
The Very Best of Foreigner
The Very Best ... and Beyond
Classic Hits Live/Best of Live
Singles from
The Very Best ... and Beyond
  1. "With Heaven on Our Side"
    Released: 1992
  2. "Soul Doctor"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [2]

The Very Best ... and Beyond is a greatest hits album by the band Foreigner released through Atlantic Records[3] The collection spans the band's history from 1977 through 1987, and includes three new tracks recorded in 1992. The compilation skips over the period in the late 1980s and early 1990s when vocalist Lou Gramm had left the band, omitting any songs from the 1991 album Unusual Heat.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Soul Doctor"  Mick Jones, Lou GrammNewly released, 19924:51
2."Prisoner of Love"  Jones, GrammNewly released5:15
3."With Heaven on Our Side"  Jones, Gramm, Johnny Edwards, Parthenon Huxley, Steve SchiffNewly released5:16
4."Juke Box Hero"  Gramm, Jones4, 19814:19
5."Hot Blooded"  Gramm, JonesDouble Vision, 19784:24
6."Cold as Ice"  Jones, GrammForeigner, 19773:20
7."Head Games"  Gramm, JonesHead Games, 19793:27
8."Waiting for a Girl Like You"  Jones, Gramm44:50
9."Urgent"  Jones44:29
10."Double Vision"  Jones, GrammDouble Vision3:43
11."I Want to Know What Love Is"  JonesAgent Provocateur, 19845:03
12."Say You Will"  Jones, GrammInside Information, 19874:11
13."That Was Yesterday"  Jones, GrammAgent Provocateur3:46
14."I Don't Want to Live Without You"  JonesInside Information4:53
15."Rev on the Red Line"  Al Greenwood, GrammHead Games3:34
16."Dirty White Boy"  Jones, GrammHead Games3:38
17."Feels Like the First Time"  JonesForeigner3:51
Total length:73:10



Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[4] Gold 100,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[5] Gold 25,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[6] Silver 60,000^
United States (RIAA)[7] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


Album Billboard (North America)

Chart (1992) Peak
U.S. Billboard Pop Albums[8] 123

Singles – Billboard (North America)[9]

Year Single Chart Position
1992 "Soul Doctor" Mainstream Rock 5


  1. Discography site Retrieved August 14, 2011
  2. The Very Best ... and Beyond at AllMusic
  3. Allmusic review Retrieved August 14, 2011
  4. "French album certifications – Foreigner – The Very Best of and Beyond" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  5. "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Foreigner; 'The Very Best of and Beyond')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien.
  6. "British album certifications – Foreigner – The Very Best of and Beyond". British Phonographic Industry. Enter The Very Best of and Beyond in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search
  7. "American album certifications – Foreigner – The Very Best and Beyond". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  8. The Very Best and Beyond Charts Retrieved August 14, 2011
  9. Singles on The Very Best and Beyond Retrieved August 14, 2011
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