Words & Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits 2 cds £ 5.99 @ play.com(plus quidco)

Words & Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits 2 cds £ 5.99 @ play.com(plus quidco)

Found 16th Dec 2008
Disc: 1

1. Walk Tall
2. Pink Houses
3. Lonely Ol' Night
4. Jackie Brown
5. Rain On The Scarecrow
6. Love And Happiness
7. Check It Out
8. Peaceful World
9. Paper In Fire / D? ii Musik
10. Your Life Is Now
11. Human Wheels
12. When Jesus Left Birmingham
13. Authority Song
14. What If I Came Knocking
15. Crumblin' Down
16. Small Town
17. R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. (A Salute To 60's Rock)
18. Cherry Bomb
19. Pop Singer
Disc: 2
1. Thank You
2. Martha Say
3. Keywest Intermezzo (I Saw You First)
4. Hand To Hold On To
5. I Need A Lover
6. Hurts So Good
7. Get A Leg Up
8. Wild Night - John Mellencamp, Me'Shell Ndegeocello
9. Dance Naked
10. Teardrops Will Fall
11. Ain't Even Done With The Night
12. Just Another Day
13. Jack And Diane
14. Rumbleseat
15. I'm Not Running Anymore
16. Again Tonight
17. This Time
18. Now More Than Ever

Words & Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits (2004)
Greatest Hits records usually don't get included in comprehensive discographies, but I am mentioning this one for two specific reasons. The first being that after the underwhelming The Best That I Could Do, Words & Music does "Greatest Hits" albums proud. Every single Top-40 hit of Mellencamp's career is here along with all of the essential album tracks. Only "Minutes To Memories" (a hit on Mainstream Rock Radio and in concert) is missing. It encompasses thirty-five classic hits and is one of the definitive "Hits" collections available by any act of the last thirty years. However, what pushes this collection over the top is the inclusion of two stellar new tracks, the eye opening tolerance based "Walk Tall" and the virtuous "Thank You". Both songs are entrenched with the acoustic guitar but surprisingly producer Babyface provides a wonderful wall of organic sounds that is definitively John Mellencamp with maybe his strongest one-two punch of original songs in over a decade. If you are reading this Idiot Guide and are not sure where to start with your collection, this is the perfect album to wet your appetite.


Rumbleseat. Great tune.

Original Poster

Have to agree one of my favourites and hurt so good usually brings the house down:thumbsup:
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