Everyone loves a bit of Tracy Chapman now and then, although it’s been quite some time since the release of her last studio album, Our Bright Future, in 2008.
Since then she’s been rather reclusive – as she has been for quite some time now, but happily for her fans, she has just announced a new singles collection; the imaginatively-titled Greatest Hits will be released next month and features 18 songs from her illustrious career.
It’s been over 27 years since Chapman released her Grammy-award-winning, 20-million-selling eponymous début album. To date, she has released eight studio albums, and Chapman has curated this latest compilation herself, hand-picking 17 songs from her extensive back catalogue and concluding with a live recording of Stand By Me from David Letterman’s The Late Show, recorded earlier this year.
Oozing with soul and authenticity, it should make a great present for any music fan, or even a pleasant little treat for yourself. Ah, how we’ve missed that voice.
- Telling Stories (2000)
- Baby Can I Hold You (1988)
- Change (2005)
- The Promise (1995)
- Open Arms (1992)
- Subcity (1989)
- Fast Car (1988)
- Bang Bang Bang (1992)
- Crossroads (1989)
- Speak The Word (2000)
- Smoke And Ashes (1995)
- Sing For You (Single Edit) (2008)
- You’re The One (2002)
- Save Us All (2008)
- All That You Have Is Your Soul (1989)
- Talkin’ Bout A Revolution (1988)
- Give Me One Reason (1995)
- Stand By Me (Live at The Late Show With David Letterman) (2015)
Greatest Hits will be released on November 20th through Elektra/Rhino Records. You can pre-order on Amazon here.