‘The Best Of Cilla’ is a compilation album by Cilla Black. It was released in 1968 and originally included 14 of her biggest hits. The album reached number 21 on the UK Albums Chart.
In 26 August 2002, EMI re-issued the 1968 hits album with 11 bonus tracks. The digitally remastered special edition CD now includes all the theme songs used on the BBC TV show “Cilla” as well as five rare 1970s A&B side singles which debut on CD format. The CD has received overseas releases as far a field as Hong Kong and Argentina. On September 7, 2009, EMI Records release a special mono collector’s edition of the album exclusively to digital download. This re-issue features all of the album’s original recordings plus four bonus tracks (all have been digitally re-mastered by Abbey Road Studios from the original ¼” mono master tapes). A digital booklet containing original album artwork, an interview with Cilla, detailed track information and rare photographs will be available from iTunes with purchases of the entire album re-issue.
Lead Vocals by Cilla Black
Produced by George Martin
Album Cover Photograph by John Kelly
PMC7065 (Mono LP)
PCS7065 (Stereo LP)
TA-PMC7065 (Mono Reel-to-Reel Tape)
TC-PCS7065 (Stereo Cassette)
Digital Download Release