Greatest Hits CD (2001)

Artist: Martina Mcbride

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The breathtaking soprano of Martina McBride is one of the greatest vocal instruments in contemporary popular music. That she applies it to songs of uncommon integrity makes its impact all the more thrilling. The proof is presented on her landmark Greatest Hits collection. This super-sized serving of music offers 13 of the performances that have made her one of the most cherished artists in country music, revives one of her favorite prior album tracks and offers four new recordings that place her at the forefront of the style in the new millennium. "I'd like to be known as someone who records songs that are intelligent and emotional," says Martina. "I don't want to be thought of as 'fluff.' Night after night, you have to be able to stand up there and believe in what you're singing. And I'm really lucky--I still love everything that I have done. I think I have chosen well." Indeed. With a catalog that includes such chart-topping singles as "Wild Angels," "Wrong Again," "A Broken Wing" and "I Love You," Martina McBride has surely 'chosen well'.

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Label Bmg/rca
SKU 60499640
UPC 078636701226
UPC 14 00078636701226
Format CD
Release Date 9/18/2001
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Author Martina Mcbride
Compilation Appearance Amazing Grace: A Country Salute to Gospel
Compilation Appearance Touched By An Angel
Compilation Appearance 90's Country Hits
Compilation Appearance My Favorite Things A Richard Rodgers
Compilation Appearance Greatest Hits Volume 2 (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Greatest Hits
Compilation Appearance Love Songs
Compilation Appearance You're Only Lonely
Compilation Appearance Today's Country Christmas
Compilation Appearance Hope Floats / O.s.t.(Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Duets:Friends & Legends
Compilation Appearance Superstars Of Country
Compilation Appearance Sunday In The Country
Compilation Appearance Now Country Volume 3
Compilation Appearance Women Of Christmas
Compilation Appearance Blackbird Diaries
Compilation Appearance Playlist:very Best Of Jim Brickman
Compilation Appearance God Gave Me You:12 Inspirational Hits
Compilation Appearance Playlist:very Best Of Alan Jackson
Compilation Appearance Country Christmas
Compilation Appearance All My Friends:celebrating/gregg Allm
Compilation Appearance Beauty Is
Compilation Appearance All My Friends:celebrating/gregg Allm
Compilation Appearance All My Friends:celebrating/gregg Allm
Compilation Appearance LIVE(Live)
Compilation Appearance Playlist:very Best Country Hits
Compilation Appearance Country Hits Since The 80s:box Set Se
Compilation Appearance Ultimate Christmas 2
Compilation Appearance Cass County
Compilation Appearance Cass County
Compilation Appearance Elvis Presley Christmas Duets
Compilation Appearance Amazing Grace
Associated Artist/Work On, Pickin'
Associated Artist/Work Pickin' On
Artist Influence Dolly Parton
Artist Influence Garth Brooks
Artist Influence George Strait
Artist Influence Judy Garland
Artist Influence Linda Ronstadt
Artist Influence Merle Haggard
Artist Influence Patty Smyth
Artist Influence Reba McEntire
Artist Influence Sheryl Crow
Artist Influence The Band
Artist Contemporary Carlene Carter
Artist Contemporary Clint Black
Artist Contemporary Elizabeth Cook (Singer)
Artist Contemporary Faith Hill
Artist Contemporary Garth Brooks
Artist Contemporary Jennifer Paige
Artist Contemporary Jo Dee Messina
Artist Contemporary Kathy Mattea
Artist Contemporary LeAnn Rimes
Artist Contemporary Lee Ann Womack
Artist Contemporary Lila McCann
Artist Contemporary Lorrie Morgan
Artist Contemporary Matraca Berg
Artist Contemporary Mindy McCready
Artist Contemporary Pam Tillis
Artist Contemporary Patty Loveless
Artist Contemporary Shania Twain
Artist Contemporary Shelby Lynne
Artist Contemporary Suzy Bogguss
Artist Contemporary Trisha Yearwood
Artist Contemporary Vince Gill
Artist Contemporary Wynonna
Artist Contemporary Wynonna Judd
Artist Follower Carrie Underwood
Artist Follower Chalee Tennison
Artist Follower Chely Wright
Artist Follower Dixie Chicks
Artist Follower Jamie O'Neal (Country)
Artist Follower Jessica Andrews
Artist Follower LeAnn Rimes
Artist Follower Mindy McCready
Artist Follower Rachele Lynae
Artist Follower Sara Evans
Artist Follower SHeDAISY
Technical Info
Engineer Clarke Schleicher; Mike Poole
CatalogID 07863670122
Lable Name RCA
Released 09/18/2001
Original Release 2001
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 68m : 25s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00078636701226
Album Notes and Credits
The last 4 tracks on GREATEST HITS are newly recorded songs for this CD.
Personnel includes: Martina McBride (vocals); Biff Watson, James B. Lowry (acoustic guitar); Jerry McPherson (electric guitar); Jerry Douglas (dobro); Larry Franklin (fiddle); Steve Nathan (piano); Glenn Worf (bass); Matt Chamberlain (drums); Dan Tyminiski, Troy Johnson (background vocals).
Compilation producers: Martina McBride, Paul Worley.
Includes liner notes by Martina McBride and Paul Worley.
"Blessed" was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Awards for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.
Personnel: Martina McBride (vocals, background vocals); B. James Lowry, Biff Watson (acoustic guitar); Jerry McPherson, Troy Lancaster (electric guitar); Jerry Douglas (dobro); Jonathan Yudkin (violin, viola, cello); Karen Winkelmann, Pamela Sixfin, David Davidson (violin); Larry Franklin (fiddle); Steve Nathan (piano, synthesizer); John Hobbs (piano); Matt Chamberlain (drums); David Lyndon Huff (drum programming); Dan Tyminski, Troy Johnson , Carolyn Dawn Johnson (background vocals).
Liner Note Authors: Martina McBride; Paul Worley.
Recording information: Seventeen Grand recording; The Money Pit, Nashville, TN.
Photographer: Tim White .
Cynics might suggest that pop-country star Martina McBride's greatest assets are here pearly whites and piercing blue eyes. Those who've followed the trajectory of McBride's career (a decade and six albums at the time of this compilation's release) know that the real reasons for her success are a set of super-strong pipes and a knack for picking material from some of Nashville's most hit-bound songwriters. One of those writers, Gretchen Peters, provided McBride with a signature song early on, in the form of "Independence Day," a bold narrative that deals unflinchingly with spousal abuse.
To her credit, McBride didn't try to repeat that song's success by becoming Nashville's poster girl for social causes. The rest of the songs on GREATEST HITS cover a variety of topics, but mostly center around the timeless biggies like celebration of love ("My Baby Loves Me"), glory of God (the previously unreleased "Blessed"), and surviving doomed relationships ("Broken Wing"). With its all-encompassing coverage of McBride's career highlights and its bevy of never-before-heard songs, GREATEST HITS is the definitive introduction to McBride's career.
Artist Overview
With her incredible vocal prowess and talent for choosing meaningful songs, Martina McBride became one of the top female country stars of the mid-'90s. After Garth Brooks hired the still-unknown McBride as his opening act, the beautiful singer got lots of attention, but her first commercial success came with her second album, THE WAY THAT I AM. Critical success followed soon after. McBride became the go-to gal for songs of female empowerment. In the late '90s, she crossed over to the pop charts, first by collaborating with Jim Brickman and Bob Seger, and then on her own.
Professional Reviews
Q (11/01, p.140) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...Confirms her as an interpreter of depth as well as drive..."
Disc 1
1 My Baby Loves Me
2 Life #9
3 Independence Day
4 Strangers
5 Safe In The Arms Of Love
6 Wild Angels
7 Valentine - (with Jim Brickman)
8 Broken Wing, A
9 Happy Girl
10 Wrong Again
11 Whatever You Say
12 I Love You
13 Love's The Only House
14 There You Are
15 When God Fearin' Women Get The Blues - (previously unreleased, Intro)
16 When God Fearin' Women Get The Blues - (previously unreleased)
17 Where Would You Be - (previously unreleased)
18 Concrete Angel - (previously unreleased)
19 Blessed - (previously unreleased)

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