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There are many lessons that come from age and experience, and when one discovers such a thing, one is compelled to broadcast it to the world. This is that. Sometimes those declarations sound like the cantankerous frustrations of cranky old men. But while this piece of writing you find in your hands does indeed center on one very important lesson, it will come with none of that “Back in ... Read more in Amazon's N.E.R.D. Store

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  • Audio CD (10 Jan. 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • Label: EMI
  • ASIN: B001RTYKCC
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,519 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen12. Lil' Suzy Feat. Kelis [Explicit] 4:26£0.89  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Things Are Getting Better [Explicit] 4:16£0.89  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Truth Or Dare (Feat. Kelis And Pusha T) [Explicit] 4:23£0.89  Buy MP3 
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BBC Review

From 1999 to 2003, the imperial phase of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, the Virginian duo did nothing less than reinvent how pop music could sound. As The Neptunes, they were go-to producers who turned the charts, the streets and the clubs into their personal playground: their brand of syncopated digital funk is still instantly recognisable. Even with the shock of the new long dissipated, what leaps out is how easily their best tracks – from Ludacris' Southern Hospitality to Kelis' Milkshake – hit the sweet spot even a decade on.

As N*E*R*D, the idea was that they could push their vision even further outwards, unconstrained by the personalities and demands of the artists for whom they worked. So why is their first best-of compilation such a low-key affair, released without fanfare (not even a token single), barely a couple of months after a similarly under-promoted fourth album? Certainly The Neptunes are no longer the creative force they once were – but one would imagine this would be a prime opportunity to remind the public of how high they raised the bar.

It's hard to avoid connecting that decline with the hubris of the N*E*R*D project, though. Debut single Lapdance was a riot – a ferocious blast of sex and violence, both confrontational and compulsive. The original version of its parent album, In Search Of..., was no let-down, spinning off into psychedelia (Run to the Sun) and rock (Truth or Dare). But each subsequent N*E*R*D album seemed emptier than the last; as a frontman, Williams – who, despite an occasionally sweet falsetto, never exactly brimmed with likeability – proved inadequate to hide the depleting well of ideas.

Appropriately, given their career's state of disrepair, their first compilation appears to have been put together by a bored intern in about an hour: a senselessly sequenced run through tracks gleaned from N*E*R*D's first two albums (their last two are wisely purged from history), one apparently randomly selected Kelis album track and two rote remixes make for a sad listen. To add insult to injury, the ‘real’ versions from In Search Of... are included, rather than the rarer, superior digital originals.

The Best of N*E*R*D is not only pointless, but a wasted opportunity: a thorough compilation of the best of The Neptunes – both their megahits and their forgotten gems by non-canonised artists who never quite made it out of obscurity – would be a tremendous and valuable artefact. One can only hope that someone sees the sense to put this together soon.

--Alex Macpherson

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By stoneage on 15 July 2014
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pharrel at his best,no of this happy stuff,good to blast in car,luv it,couple naughty ones so mind the kiddys earholes lol,another good one to embarrass my teenage daughter,although she annoyed her music aint as good as ours used to be,from 39 yaer old mum lolx
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By jandorman on 9 Mar. 2015
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Not appropriate for pyrpose
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By LLBH on 24 April 2014
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All I can say is every track is a winner, especially " Ghetto", "@Will.i.am with Justin Bieber are very good. Can't choose a favourite as they're all good!
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful By John on 28 Jan. 2012
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CD is excellent, being the greatest hits album i thought it would be better to get a hard copy rather than download, and its really good.
Item did take a while to be posted but was over the busy new year period so can't really complain about that.
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Amazon.com: 3 reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Great, but mostly unnecessary. 22 Jan. 2014
By dustincjames - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
I'm giving this album 5 stars because it's N*E*R*D and that's what they deserve, but this collection is mostly pointless. I'm pretty sure this was released as a cash grab from Virgin records considering it was released by the record label shortly after N*E*R*D released their 4th album Nothing.

All the songs included are great, but if you're trying to get into N*E*R*D, do yourself a favor and instead of buying this just buy In Search Of... and Fly Or Die, because that's all this album is made up of and both of those albums are worth owning anyway.

This album does have a few outtakes that you won't find on those two albums, such as songs What's Wrong With Me and Lil Suzy/Little Suzie from the In Search Of... sessions, both of which were on the Lapdance single which is hard to find. [The latter is also included on Kelis' Wanderland.] Also included is two remixes of the singles from Fly or Die, Maybe [Sander Kleinenberg Remix] which is originally featured on the Japan only "Maybe [EP]" [the version included here is a shortened version by the way] and a Justice Remix of She Wants to Move.

So, for the N*E*R*D completists like myself, if you don't own this already...get it. If you're just a casual fan who doesn't care about the rare [but awesome!] tunes and remixes by N*E*R*D...skip it.
Five Stars 13 Nov. 2014
By Cindy Sumner - Published on Amazon.com
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Bought this item for DBF as he previously wore out his copy. He absolutely loves it!
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Best of NERD CD review 13 Feb. 2014
By Angye - Published on Amazon.com
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I chose a rating of 3 because it has some good hit songs on the CD but a lot of lesser known music too.
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