Greatest Hits Collection, Vol. 1

Greatest Hits Collection, Vol. 1

by Trace Adkins

CD(Enhanced)

Overview

One of mainstream country's most reliable hit makers over the past six years, Trace Adkins gets a well-deserved retrospective in this 2003 disc, his first hits collection. The 13 cuts include such gems as 1997's moody, edgy rocker "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing," 2002's litany of post-breakup fears and heartaches in the wrenching ballad "Help Me Understand," testosterone-fueled observations about the girl who can't help it in "Chrome," and 1997's tender testimonial to love everlasting in the moving mid-tempo ballad "The Rest of Mine." As a bonus, Adkins has cut two new songs for this collection. The touching, sharply observed ballad "Then They Do" chronicles the passing of time as seen through the eyes of parents whose children are passing milestones and leaving them with an empty nest. "Welcome to Hell," the other new track, is a roiling country blues noted for a wailing slide guitar supporting Adkins, as the Devil, delivering a rather sadistic greeting to an Islamic terrorist entering the Seventh Circle ("I don't know what you've been told / But there ain't no virgins here," he spits at one point). It's not Steve Earle's "John Walker's Blues," but it makes its point. For Adkins fans, this enhanced CD includes a live performance of "Then They Do," as well as interview footage and other special features. Overall, this package showcases some of the better mainstream country fare of recent years by a consistent, and consistently solid, performer.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/08/2003
Label: Capitol
UPC: 0724358151206
catalogNumber: 81512

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Trace Adkins   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Larry Boone   Composer
Del Gray   Composer
Scott Hendricks   Producer
Dann Huff   Producer
Paul Nelson   Composer
Tim Nichols   Composer
Mark Sanders   Composer
Vip Vipperman   Composer
Paul Worley   Producer
Chris Farren   Composer
Trace Adkins   Composer
Jeffrey Steele   Composer
Trey Bruce   Producer
Bobby Terry   Composer,Producer
Steve Mac   Composer
Billy Lawson   Composer
Kenny Beard   Composer
Thom McHugh   Composer
Kent Robbins   Composer
Sunny Russ   Composer
John Schweers   Composer
Jody Alan Sweet   Composer
Mary Danna   Composer
J. Collins   Composer
Wayne Hector   Composer
Chris Wallin   Composer
Frank Rogers   Composer
Anthony Smith   Composer
Joanna Carter   Art Direction

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Greatest Hits Collection, Vol. 1 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
"Chrome" and Every light in the House is on"are awsome! Thats all I can say. Trace Adkins is one of the best singers ever.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Every song on this album is good! Buy it, and you won't be disappointed.