Greatest Hits covers much of the same ground as Mercury's 1993 release The Best of Cameo, reprising eight of its 15 tracks, then adding two cuts from its 1996 sequel, The Best of Cameo, Vol. 2. That means only one song ("You Make Me Work") on this collection isn't on either of the previous compilations, which means that it isn't necessary for anyone who already owns the two-part chronicle. However, casual fans looking for a succinct overview of the group's biggest hits will be satisfied with Greatest Hits, since it contains "Word Up," "Single Life," "Candy," "She's Strange," "Freaky Dancin'" and "Back and Forth," among several other successful singles. It should suffice for most listeners.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine