The Best Surprise — it's not an EP! The maitre d' of Machismo Rock has assembled a generous platter of 19 solo highlights, plus one bland-new blues… The Best Surprise — it's not an EP! The maitre d' of Machismo Rock has assembled a generous platter of 19 solo highlights, plus one bland-new blues… David Lee Roth Reissues Rock Wea International
Music Review

The Best (1997)

EW's GRADE
C-

Details Lead Performance: David Lee Roth; Genres: Reissues, Rock; Production: Wea International

Surprise — it's not an EP! The maitre d' of Machismo Rock has assembled a generous platter of 19 solo highlights, plus one bland-new blues offering named ''Don't Piss Me Off.'' But after noshing on saccharine goodies like ''Just Like Paradise'' and ''California Girls,'' The Best just leaves you wondering if David Lee Roth shouldn't ask the Van Halen brothers for a third chance. C-

Originally posted Dec 12, 1997 Published in issue #409 Dec 12, 1997 Order article reprints