Rick Astley Announces Greatest Hits LP & New Single “Every One Of Us”

Mike Wass | September 12, 2019 3:54 pm
Kylie Duets With Rick Astley
Kylie Minogue belted out a song with Rick at BBC Radio 2 Live In Hyde Park.

Prepare to get rick-rolled all over again! Rick Astley, the ’80s superstar who gave us the immortal “Never Gonna Give You Up,” is releasing a greatest hits compilation called The Best Of Me on October 24. The album includes all of his Stock Aitken Waterman era bops (“Together Forever,” “Whenever You Need Somebody” and “She Wants To Dance With Me”) as well as more recent cuts like “Lights Out,” “Angels On My Side” and “Beautiful Life.” There are some glaring omissions (his ’90s output is all but ignored), but it’s still a very satisfying tracklist.

Oh, and there’s also a bonus disc of reworked songs. “It’s been an amazing experience to rework ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’,” Rick reveals in the press release. “That song is part of my DNA and it means a lot to me. I hope people like what I’ve done with it as much as I do.” He then mentions the one new song, a soulful anthem called “Every One Of Us.” “[It’s] about the fire in all of us. We all have something to give, even if it doesn’t always feel like we do. I’m so lucky to feel that fire every time I’m on stage, and that helps me feel it in my everyday life too.”

Check out the full tracklist and listen to “Every One Of Us” below. You can pre-order the album here.

Rick Astley’s The Best Of Me tracklist:


1. Every One Of Us

2. Never Gonna Give You Up

3. When I Fall In Love

4. Whenever You Need Somebody

5. When I Fall In Love

6. Together Forever

7. (It Would Take A) Strong Man

8. She Wants To Dance With Me

9. Take Me To Your Heart

10. Hold Me In Your Arms

11. Cry For Help

12. Sleeping

13. Lights Out

14. Keep Singing

15. Angels On My Side

16. Dance

17. This Old House

18. Beautiful Life

19. Try

20. She Make Me

21. Never Gonna Give You Up (Pianoforte)


1. Together Forever (Reimagined)

2. Whenever You Need Somebody (Reimagined)

3. When I Fall In Love (Reimagined)

4. Beautiful Life (Reimagined)

5. She Wants To Dance With Me (Reimagined)

6. Hold Me In Your Arms (Reimagined)

7. Cry For Help (Reimagined)

8. Keep Singing (Reimagined)

9. Angels On My Side (Reimagined)

10. Try (Reimagined)

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