The World’s Greatest Hits: HIStory: Past, Present & Future, Book I – Michael Jackson
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The World’s Greatest Hits: HIStory: Past, Present & Future, Book I – Michael Jackson

HIStory: Past, Present & Future, Book I – Michael Jackson – 1995 Claimed Sales: 20m First listen?: Yes Format Listened?: Apple Music HIStory: Past Present and Future, Book I is such an interesting album is to consider in context. Disc one here is a tightly packed Greatest Hits collection, while the second is a full length follow up to 1991’s Dangerous. … Continue reading

The World’s Greatest Hits: The Woman in Me – Shania Twain
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The World’s Greatest Hits: The Woman in Me – Shania Twain

The Woman in Me  – Shania Twain – 1995 Claimed Sales: 20m First listen?: No Format Listened?: CD/Apple Music It’s hard to imagine a time where Shania Twain wasn’t the biggest country artist of all time. Albums that can be considered one of the World’s Greatest Hits don’t come much bigger than 1997’s Come On Over but two … Continue reading

The World’s Greatest Hits: Cross Road – Bon Jovi
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The World’s Greatest Hits: Cross Road – Bon Jovi

Cross Road  – Bon Jovi – 1994 Claimed Sales: 21m First listen?: Yes Format Listened?: Apple Music Oh great. Even more Bon Jovi for me to enjoy. This time it’s the turn of Cross Road a greatest hits collection that has actually far outsold Slippery When Wet here in the UK. Unlike most greatest hits collections I’ve covered … Continue reading

The World’s Greatest Hits: Happy Nation/The Sign – Ace of Base
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The World’s Greatest Hits: Happy Nation/The Sign – Ace of Base

Happy Nation/The Sign  – Ace of Base – 1992 Claimed Sales: 23m First listen?: Yes Format Listened?: Apple Music We’ve entered the territory of worldwide differences to albums now and Ace of Base’s continues the trend of Swedish bands who score breakout success with different versions of the same album. Originally released in 1992 as Happy Nation, it … Continue reading

The World’s Greatest Hits: The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album – Whitney Houston / Various Artists
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The World’s Greatest Hits: The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album – Whitney Houston / Various Artists

The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album  – Whitney Houston / Various Artists – 1992 Claimed Sales: 44m First listen?: Yes Format Listened?: CD If there’s a moment in pop music that every single person can agree on, it’s surely that moment of silence before ‘DUN…AND IIIIII’ on I Will Always Love You. I don’t need to write 500 words to … Continue reading