21st Century Hits: Best of 2000–2012

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21st Century Hits: Best of 2000–2012
Compilation album by Dwight Yoakam
Released October 1, 2013 (2013-10-01)
Genre Country
Length 47:50
Label New West
Producer Pete Anderson
John Shanks
Dwight Yoakam
Dwight Yoakam chronology
3 Pears
21st Century Hits: Best of 2000–2012
Second Hand Heart
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

21st Century Hits: Best of 2000–2012 is a compilation album by American country music artist Dwight Yoakam. It was released by New West Records on October 1, 2013.[2] It includes songs from the albums Tomorrow's Sounds Today, Population Me, Blame the Vain, Dwight Sings Buck and 3 Pears, as well as a cover of "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" from his last best-of Last Chance for a Thousand Years and a previously unreleased duet with Michelle Branch.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Sad Side of Town"   Dwight Yoakam, Buck Owens 2:51
2. "The Late Great Golden State"   Mike Stinson 2:28
3. "The Back of Your Hand"   Gregg Lee Henry 3:07
4. "If Teardrops Were Diamonds" (with Willie Nelson) Yoakam 3:18
5. "Long Goodbye" (with Michelle Branch) Michelle Branch, Hillary Lindsey 3:40
6. "Intentional Heartache"   Yoakam 4:25
7. "Blame the Vain"   Yoakam 3:39
8. "I Wanna Love Again"   Yoakam 2:57
9. "Just Passin' Time"   Yoakam 3:44
10. "Crazy Little Thing Called Love"   Freddie Mercury 2:20
11. "Close Up the Honky Tonks"   Red Simpson 6:24
12. "My Heart Skips a Beat"   Owens 2:24
13. "Act Naturally"   Voni Morrison, Johnny Russell 2:33
14. "A Heart Like Mine"   Yoakam 4:00

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[3] 59


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "21st Century Hits: Best of 2000-2012 – Dwight Yoakam". AllMusic. Retrieved October 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Wyland, Sarah (September 25, 2013). "Dwight Yoakam Compilation Album Set for October 1 Release". Great American Country. Retrieved September 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Dwight Yoakam Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Country Albums for Dwight Yoakam.