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