Cagle greatest hits coming
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
– Chris Cagle will have a 15-song greatest hits package out next month on his former label.
"Best Of Chris Cagle" will be out Feb. 9 on Capitol Nashville/EMI. The new CD spans his four albums released between 2000 and 2008, including 5 Top 10 Billboard country chart hits.
He debuted in 2000 with "Play It Loud," followed by a self-titled disc a year later, "Anywhere But Here" in 2005 and "My Life's Been A Country Song" in 2008.
Five of Cagle's songs achieved Top 10 status on Billboard's country singles chart, including his number one hit I Breathe In, I Breathe Out and number 8 Laredo, both from his debut album, his number 4 What A Beautiful Day and number 5 Chicks Dig It from "Chris Cagle" and the number 3 What Kinda Gone from his most recent album.
Songs on the CD are:
1. Hey Y'all
2. Country By The Grace Of God
3. What A Beautiful Day
4. I Breathe In, I Breathe Out
5. My Life's Been A Country Song
6. Wal-Mart Parking Lot
7. I'd Be Lying
8. My Love Goes On And On
9. What Kinda Gone
10. Look At What I've Done
11. Anywhere But Here
13. Miss Me Baby
14. No Love Songs
15. Chicks Dig It
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