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The Best of Miami Vice


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The Best of Miami Vice is a 1996 soundtrack album containing music from the television series Miami Vice. It is largely a compilation of tracks previously released on the show's soundtrack albums, containing a selection of popular and score music taken from the first four seasons of the show.


Track Listing

Track Title Artist Time (First) Appears
1 "The Original Miami Vice Theme" Jan Hammer 1:00 Opening of every episode
2 "Heartbeat" Don Johnson 4:18 Never appeared on the show
3 "Better Be Good to Me" Tina Turner 5:15 "Give a Little, Take a Little"
4 "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" Phil Collins 3:23 Never appeared on the show
5 "Respect Yourself" Bruce Willis 3:51 "Lend Me an Ear"
6 "Tell It Like It Is" Don Johnson 4:30 Never appeared on the show
7 "Crockett's Theme" Jan Hammer 3:25 Single version; first heard in "Stone's War"
8 "Just the Way I Planned It" Philip Michael Thomas 4:31 Never appeared on the show
9 "You Belong to the City" Glenn Frey 5:49 "The Prodigal Son"
10 "Chase" Jan Hammer 2:38 "Brother's Keeper"
11 "The Last Unbroken Heart" Patti LaBelle & Bill Champlin 3:53 "When Irish Eyes Are Crying"
12 "Follow My Rainbow" Sheena Easton 4:52 "Deliver Us from Evil"
13 "Tubbs and Valerie" Jan Hammer 3:32 "Rites of Passage"
14 "Smuggler's Blues" Glenn Frey 3:45 "Smuggler's Blues"
15 "Dr. Beat" Miami Sound Machine 4:20 Never appeared on the show
16 "Moon on Ice" Yello 4:12 "The Rising Sun of Death"
17 "Lover" Roxy Music 3:52 Never appeared on the show