18 Greatest Hits (Sandra album)

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18 Greatest Hits
18 Greatest Hits - Sandra.jpg
Cover to the standard edition of the album
Greatest hits album by
Released12 October 1992
1 April 2003 (Re-release)
ProducerMichael Cretu
Sandra chronology
Close to Seven
18 Greatest Hits
Fading Shades
Singles from 18 Greatest Hits
  1. "Johnny Wanna Live"
    Released: October 1992
The Essential
A re-release of the album with an alternate title
A re-release of the album with an alternate title
Sandra chronology
The Wheel of Time
'The Essential'

18 Greatest Hits is the second greatest hits compilation album by German singer Sandra, released in 1992.[1]

This greatest hits was released in the fall of 1992. Sandra recorded a new version of the song "Johnny Wanna Live", previously released on the Paintings in Yellow album. The song, co-written by Frank Peterson and later redone by his then-girlfriend Sarah Brightman for her album Dive, was an anthem against cruelty to animals. The music video was once again directed by Howard Greenhalgh and showed shocking scenes of cruelty towards animals. In an interview in Sweden, Sandra explained the origins of the song citing her disapproval of people wearing fur coats. The greatest hits reached the Top 10 in both Germany and France and was awarded gold. The release of 18 Greatest Hits marked the end of Sandra's most successful period of her solo career. This greatest hits was re-released in 2003 under the title The Essential. This version was repackaged differently and also has different artwork.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena" (Radio Edit) 3:58
  2. "In the Heat of the Night" (Album Edit) 5:07
  3. "Little Girl" 3:11
  4. "Innocent Love" (Shorter Version) 4:21
  5. "Hi! Hi! Hi!" 4:08
  6. "Loreen" 4:17
  7. "Midnight Man" (Single Version) 3:04
  8. "Everlasting Love" 3:51
  9. "Stop for a Minute" 4:05
  10. "Heaven Can Wait" 4:04
  11. "Secret Land" (Single Version) 4:05
  12. "We'll Be Together" ('89 Remix) 3:49
  13. "Around My Heart" (Single Version) 3:10
  14. "Hiroshima" (Single Version) 4:11
  15. "(Life May Be) A Big Insanity" 4:29
  16. "One More Night" (Single Version) 3:41
  17. "Don't Be Aggressive" (Radio Edit) 4:22
  18. "Johnny Wanna Live" (Radio Edit) 3:52



  1. ^ "18 Greatest Hits". Sandra-cretu.narod.ru. Retrieved 2011-09-09.
  2. ^ "18 Greatest Hits". Retrieved 9 December 2009.
  3. ^ "Sandra - The Essential". Retrieved 9 December 2009.