In reply to:
Haven't there been enough best ofs released lately?
It's always easy being wise afterwards, but never the less: what EMI should have done when they got Bowie's rights was re-release ChangesOneBowie, with extended tracklisting but material taken from the 69-76 period and "re-release" ChangesTwoBowie as a similar set covering 77-87 (or '86, leaving out NLMD). A few years later they could have been joined with ChangesThree, covering the rest up until Hours (presuming it would have been released before Earthling).
And they could have just forgotten about The Best Of Bowie & Co. (sans the DVD).
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