(Songbook) A Collection of Hits

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{Songbook} A Collection of Hits
TrishaYearwoodSongbook.jpg
Greatest hits album by Trisha Yearwood
Released August 26, 1997 (1997-08-26)
Genre Country
Length 43:01
Label MCA
Producer Tony Brown
Garth Fundis
Allen Reynolds
Harry Stinson
Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood chronology
Everybody Knows
(1996)
{Songbook} A Collection of Hits
(1997)
Where Your Road Leads
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau(1-star Honorable Mention)[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[3]

{Songbook} A Collection of Hits is the first greatest hits album by country singer Trisha Yearwood. The album was Yearwood's first to reach #1 on the Billboard country albums chart. Due to the success of the single "How Do I Live" in Australia, the album was released there (in 1998) with six extra tracks, including a duet with Australian country star Lee Kernaghan. {Songbook} A Collection of Hits also peaked at number 5 on the ARIA country charts and 22 on the all genre. The album has been certified 4× Multi-Platinum by the RIAA for US shipments of 4 million copies.[4] It has also been certified 2× Platinum in Canada[5] and Platinum in Australia.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."How Do I Live"Diane Warren4:02
2."The Song Remembers When"Hugh Prestwood3:54
3."Wrong Side of Memphis"Gary Harrison, Matraca Berg2:46
4."In Another's Eyes" (duet with Garth Brooks)Garth Brooks, Bobby Wood3:32
5."The Woman Before Me"Jude Johnstone3:48
6."Perfect Love"Sunny Russ, Stephony Smith2:56
7."Thinkin' About You"Bob Regan, Tom Shapiro3:23
8."Down on My Knees"Beth Nielsen Chapman3:52
9."She's in Love with the Boy"Jon Ims4:04
10."Walkaway Joe" (featuring Don Henley)Vince Melamed, Greg Barnhill4:19
11."XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)"Matraca Berg, Alice Randall2:47
12."Like We Never Had a Broken Heart"Pat Alger, Brooks3:38

International version track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."How Do I Live"Diane Warren4:02
2."The Song Remembers When"Hugh Prestwood3:54
3."Wrong Side of Memphis"Gary Harrison, Matraca Berg2:46
4."In Another's Eyes"Garth Brooks, Bobby Wood3:32
5."The Woman Before Me"Jude Johnstone3:48
6."Perfect Love"Sunny Russ, Stephony Smith2:56
7."Thinkin' About You"Bob Regan, Tom Shapiro3:23
8."Down on My Knees"Beth Nielsen Chapman3:52
9."She's in Love with the Boy"Jon Ims4:04
10."Walkaway Joe"Vince Melamed, Greg Barnhill4:19
11."XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)"Matraca Berg, Alice Randall2:47
12."Like We Never Had a Broken Heart"Pat Alger, Brooks3:38
13."A Lover Is Forever"Steve Goodman, J. Fred Knobloch3:44
14."Believe Me Baby (I Lied)"Larry Gottlieb, Kim Richey3:42
15."On a Bus to St. Cloud"Gretchen Peters4:42
16."You Can Sleep While I Drive"Melissa Etheridge3:15
17."The Flame"Joe Henry, John Barlow Jarvis5:50
18."Save the Land" (duet with Lee Kernaghan, only on the Australian version)Lee Kernaghan3:50