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The Best of LeAnn Rimes
LeAnn Rimes - The Best of LeAnn Rimes
LeAnn Rimes
Released February 2, 2004
Recorded 1994-2003
Length 29:46
Label Curb
Producer Chuck Howard, Dann Huff, Desmond Child, Gregg Pagani, Greg Walker, Johnny Mulhair, Mike Curb, Trevor Horn, LeAnn Rimes, Peter Amato, Peter Collins, Steve Robson, Wilbur C. Rimes
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Greatest Hits
(2003)
The Best of LeAnn Rimes
(2004)
The Best of LeAnn Rimes: Remixed
(2004)

The Best of LeAnn Rimes is a greatest hits album by American country singer LeAnn Rimes, released in 2004, it tweaks the 2003 U.S. release Greatest Hits, leaving behind some of the purer country hits that didn't translate outside of the U.S.—notably, Al Anderson's "Big Deal"—and concentrating on her big pop crossover hits, including "How Do I Live," "Can't Fight the Moonlight” and her duet with Ronan Keating, "Last Thing on My Mind.[1] A remix edition of the album was released in June of 2004.[2]

Track listingEdit

UKEdit

UK Edition[3]
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Can't Fight the Moonlight"  Diane Warren 3:36
2. "Life Goes On"  Andreas Carlsson, Desmond Child, Rimes 3:34
3. "How Do I Live"  Warren 4:27
4. "I Need You"  Dennis Matkosky, Ty Lacy 3:49
5. "We Can"  Warren 3:39
6. "Last Thing on My Mind" (duet with Ronan Keating)Ronan Keating, Steve Robson 3:57
7. "This Love"  Rimes, Marc Beeson, Jim Collins 3:53
8. "But I Do Love You"  Warren 3:20
9. "Written in the Stars" (duet with Elton John)Elton John, Tim Rice 4:19
10. "Suddenly"  Carlsson, Child 4:00
11. "The Right Kind of Wrong"  Warren 3:48
12. "Commitment"  Tony Colton, Tony Marty, Bobby Wood 4:36
13. "Please Remember"  Warren 4:34
14. "Crazy"  Willie Nelson 2:55
15. "Blue"  Bill Mack 2:49
16. "Looking Through Your Eyes"  David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager 4:00
17. "You Light Up My Life"  Joe Brooks 3:38
18. "One Way Ticket (Because I Can)"  Keith Hinton, Judy Rodman 3:34
19. "How Do I Live" (Mr. Mig Dance Radio Edit)Warren 3:57
20. "Can't Fight the Moonlight" (Latino Mix)Warren 3:35

AsiaEdit

Asian track listing[4]
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Can't Fight the Moonlight"  Diane Warren 3:36
2. "Life Goes On"  Andreas Carlsson, Desmond Child, Rimes 3:34
3. "How Do I Live"  Warren 4:27
4. "I Need You"  David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager 3:49
5. "Last Thing on My Mind" (duet with Ronan Keating)Ronan Keating, Steve Robson 3:57
6. "But I Do Love You"  Warren 3:20
7. "Written in the Stars" (duet with Elton John)Elton John, Tim Rice 4:19
8. "This Love"  Rimes, Marc Beeson, Jim Collins 3:53
9. "We Can"  Warren 3:39
10. "Suddenly"  Carlsson, Child 4:00
11. "You Light Up My Life"  Joe Brooks 3:38
12. "Crazy"  Willie Nelson 2:55
13. "Unchained Melody"  Alex North, Hy Zaret 3:53
14. "Looking Through Your Eyes"    4:00
15. "Blue"  Bill Mack 2:49
16. "You Are"  Laurie Webb 3:45
17. "The Right Kind of Wrong"  Warren 3:48
18. "Soon"  Warren 3:56
19. "Yesterday"  John Lennon, Paul McCartney 3:57
20. "I Will Always Love You"  Dolly Parton 3:35

Asian bonus VCD/DVDEdit

Asian release bonus VCD[5]/DVD
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Life Goes On" (Karaoke) (Music Video)Andreas Carlsson, Desmond Child, Rimes 3:41
2. "How Do I Live" (Karaoke) (Music Video)Diane Warren 4:37
3. "I Need You" (Karaoke) (Music Video)Dennis Matkosky, Ty Lacy 3:30
4. "Suddenly" (Karaoke) (Music Video)Carlsson, Child 4:08
5. "We Can" (Non-movie version) (Karaoke) (Music Video)Warren 3:46
6. "Can't Fight the Moonlight" (Music in High Places performance)Warren 3:30

DVD EditionEdit

DVD edition[6]
No. Title Length
1. "Can't Fight the Moonlight"   3:42
2. "Life Goes On"   3:31
3. "How Do I Live"   4:28
4. "I Need You"   3:50
5. "We Can"   3:42
6. "But I Do Love You"   3:40
7. "Suddenly"   4:00
8. "Commitment"   4:38
9. "Blue"   2:50
10. "You Light Up My Life"   3:40
11. "One Way Ticket (Because I Can)"   3:45
12. "The Light in Your Eyes"   3:22

Taiwan Promotional CDEdit

Taiwan Promo CD
No. Title Length
1. "The Megamix" (Johnboy Potent Radio Mix) (How Do I Live (Mr. Mig Club Mix), Life Goes On (Amato & Sheremet Club Mix), We Can (Widelife Mix), I Need You (Graham Stack Mix), Can't Fight the Moonlight (Almighty Mix) 5:18

ChartsEdit

The Best Of LeAnn Rimes debuted on UK Albums Chart at No. 2, the highest debut for Rimes on the UK Chart, it spent 16 weeks in the top 30 and was certified Platinum there, the album also peak at top 10 in 5 other countries in Europe.

Peak positionsEdit

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Australian Top Country Albums[7] 9
Austrian Albums Chart[8] 11
Danish Albums Chart[8] 10
European Top 100 Albums[9] 9
German Albums Chart[10] 8
Irish Albums Chart[11] 4
Swedish Albums Chart[8] 3
Swiss Albums Chart[8] 8
UK Albums Chart[12] 2

Year end-chartEdit

Chart (2004) Position
Australian Top Country Albums[13] 39
UK Albums Chart 38
Chart (2005) Position
Australian Top Country Albums[14] 35

Alternate coversEdit

ReferenceEdit

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  2. "LeAnn Rimes ‎– The Best Of LeAnn Rimes - Remixed". Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/LeAnn-Rimes-The-Best-Of-LeAnn-Rimes-Remixed/release/1134975. Retrieved 2013-07-27. 
  3. "Best of: Leann Rimes: Music". Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0001BYH1G. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  4. "Best of: Leann Rimes: Music". Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0001MMFC8. Retrieved 2011-10-02. 
  5. "The Best of LeAnn Rimes [Bonus VCD] - LeAnn Rimes". AllMusic. 2004-03-02. http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-best-of-leann-rimes-bonus-vcd-r691952. Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  6. "The Best of LeAnn Rimes". Amazon.com (UK), Amazon.com, Inc. http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Best-Leann-Rimes-DVD/dp/B000189KSE. Retrieved 2013-05-25. 
  7. "Pandora Archive". Pandora.nla.gov.au. 2006-08-23. http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23790/20041220-0000/ISSUE769.pdf. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 [1]. austrianchart.at. Retrieved 3 May 2011.
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  10. musicline.de / PhonoNet GmbH (2004-03-14). "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche". musicline.de. http://www.musicline.de/de/chartverfolgung_summary/title/RIMES%2CLEANN/Best+Of/longplay. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  11. Steffen Hung. "Discography LeAnn Rimes". irishcharts.com. http://irish-charts.com/showinterpret.asp?interpret=LeAnn+Rimes. Retrieved 2011-10-09. 
  12. "Leann Rimes - The Best Of Leann Rimes". Chart Stats. http://www.chartstats.com/release.php?release=34470. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  13. "Pandora Archive". Pandora.nla.gov.au. 2006-08-23. http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23790/20041220-0000/End%20of%20Year%20Chart%202004.pdf. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  14. "Pandora Archive". Pandora.nla.gov.au. 2006-08-23. http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23790/20060120-0000/endofyear05.pdf. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
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