Greatest Hits: 18 Kids

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Greatest Hits: 18 Kids
Greatest hits album by Keith Urban
Released 20 November 2007 (18 Kids)
19 August 2008 (19 Kids)
Genre Country
Length 75:26 (18 Kids)
79:21 (19 Kids)
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Dann Huff
Matt Rollings
Keith Urban
Keith Urban chronology
Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing
(2006)
Greatest Hits: 18 Kids
(2007)
Defying Gravity
(2009)
2008 re-release (Greatest Hits: 19 Kids)
Singles from Greatest Hits: 19 Kids
  1. "You Look Good in My Shirt"
    Released: 17 June 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Slant Magazine 3.5/5 stars[2]

Greatest Hits: 18 Kids is a greatest hits album by Keith Urban, released on 20 November 2007.[3] It contains 16 of Urban's hits as well as two new songs. Two versions of the album were released: a regular edition and special edition, in which the second disc includes 12 music videos.[4] Both versions use the radio edits of Urban's songs, except for "Somebody Like You." Also included is a cover of Steve Forbert's 1980 single "Romeo's Tune", and a re-recording of the non-single "Got It Right This Time" from 2006's Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing.

The album debuted at number 11 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 117,000 copies in its first week.[5] It has been certified Gold by the RIAA and CRIA. It has sold 1,026,000 copies as of May 2013.[6]

Re-issue[edit]

The album was re-released as Greatest Hits: 19 Kids on 19 August 2008 to include a newly recorded version of "You Look Good in My Shirt".[7] This song was originally recorded on his 2002 album Golden Road, and the newly recorded version was issued as a single in June 2008.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Romeo's Tune" (previously unreleased) Steve Forbert 3:47
2. "Got It Right This Time (The Celebration)" (previously unreleased) Keith Urban 4:44
3. "I Told You So" (feat. string arrangements by David Campbell) Urban 4:02
4. "Stupid Boy"   Sarah Buxton, Deanna Bryant, Dave Berg 3:46
5. "Better Life"   Richard Marx, Urban 4:43
6. "Making Memories of Us"   Rodney Crowell 3:56
7. "Once in a Lifetime" (feat. string arrangements by David Campbell) John Shanks, Urban 4:11
8. "Tonight I Wanna Cry"   Monty Powell, Urban 4:19
9. "You're My Better Half"   Shanks, Urban 3:59
10. "Days Go By"   Powell, Urban 3:49
11. "But for the Grace of God"   Charlotte Caffey, Urban, Jane Wiedlin 3:44
12. "You'll Think of Me"   Darrell Brown, Ty Lacy, Dennis Matkosky 3:51
13. "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me"   Powell, Urban 3:41
14. "Raining on Sunday"   Brown, Radney Foster 3:54
15. "Where the Blacktop Ends"   Allen Shamblin, Steve Wariner 3:06
16. "Your Everything"   Chris Lindsey, Bob Regan 3:59
17. "Somebody Like You"   Shanks, Urban 5:23
18. "Everybody"   Marx, Urban 3:57
Special edition DVD
No. Title Length
1. "I Told You So"   4:26
2. "Stupid Boy"   6:14
3. "Once in a Lifetime"   4:26
4. "Tonight I Wanna Cry"   4:18
5. "Better Life"   5:11
6. "Making Memories of Us"   4:05
7. "You're My Better Half"   4:11
8. "Days Go By"   3:48
9. "You'll Think of Me"   4:49
10. "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me"   4:41
11. "Raining on Sunday"   4:44
12. "Somebody Like You"   4:00

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[8] 7
Australian Country Albums Chart[9] 2
Canadian Albums Chart 10
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 4
U.S. Billboard 200 11

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US CAN
2008 "You Look Good in My Shirt" 1 44 54

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
Australia (ARIA)[10] 2× Platinum
Canada (Music Canada)[11] Platinum
United States (RIAA)[12] Gold

References[edit]