To most pop fans, at least in the U.S., The Very Best of Londonbeat would amount to one song -- the terrific Fine Young Cannibals knock-off, "I've Been Thinking About You." As Camden's British-only compilation The Very Best of Londonbeat illustrates, they had a little more substance than that. True, they weren't particularly innovative and they didn't have another single quite as dazzling as "I've Been Thinking About You," but the other British hits -- "9 AM (The Comfort Zone)," "Falling in Love Again," "A Better Love," and "You Bring on the Sun" -- are enjoyable slices of late-'80s/early-'90s, soulful, tuneful dance-pop. There might not be too many lost gems here, but for anyone that loved the big hit and wants more in the same vein, this much of this compilation delivers.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine