Trisha Yearwood greatest hits package coming in September
Monday, August 6, 2007
– Trisha Yearwood may have left MCA Nashville for Big Machine Records, but her next disc will come on MCA, it was announced Monday. A greatest hits package is slated to hit streets Sept. 11.
"Greatest Hits" includes 17 songs with 2 never before released - "Nothin' to Lose" and "Just a Cup of Coffee."
Yearwood's first decade as a recording artist produced 10 MCA Nashville albums including 4 certified gold and 6 platinum discs, including a double platinum seller and a quadruple platinum release.
The Georgia native was named CMA Female Vocalist of the Year back to back in 1997 and 1998 and has been honored with 3 Grammy Awards.
Big Machine will release an album of all new material from Yearwood in November.
The song list with chart position reached is:
- She's In Love With The Boy, number 1
- Like We Never Had A Broken Heart, number 4
- The Woman Before Me, number 4
- Wrong Side Of Memphis, number 5
- Walkaway Joe, number 2
- The Song Remembers When, number 2
- XXX's and OOO's, number 1
- Thinkin' About You, number 1
- Believe Me Baby, number 1
- Everybody Knows, number 3
- How Do I Live, number 2
- Perfect Love, number 1
- There Goes My Baby, number 2
- Powerful Thing, number 6
- I Would Have Loved You Anyway, number 4
- Just A Cup Of Coffee
- Nothin' To Lose New
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