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Rascal Flatts gets greatest hits treatment

Friday, August 22, 2008 – After selling more than 17 million albums, Rascal Flatts, will release its first ever greatest hits collection on Oct. 28. "Greatest Hits Volume 1" will include 16 tracks, including 13 hits such as "What Hurts The Most," "Life Is A Highway," "I'm Movin' On" and "Bless The Broken Road."

The initial limited edition release will be presented in a special foil-embossed 2 CD package. This limited edition version will include three newly recorded Christmas songs as bonus tracks - "White Christmas," "Jingle Bell Rock" and an a capella version of "I'll Be Home For Christmas." The three holiday tracks will be available as part of Rascal Flatts's Greatest Hits Volume 1 for a limited time and are the only Christmas songs currently available from the band.

Songs on the CD are:
Prayin' For Daylight
I'm Movin' On
These Days
I Melt
Mayberry
Feels Like Today
Bless The Broken Road
Fast Cars And Freedom
Skin (Sarabeth)
My Wish
What Hurts The Most
Stand
Life Is A Highway
LIMITED EDITION Bonus tracks
White Christmas
Jingle Bell Rock
I'll Be Home For Christmas

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