Last Chance for a Thousand Years: Dwight Yoakam's Greatest Hits from the 90's

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Last Chance for a Thousand Years: Dwight Yoakam's Greatest Hits from the 90's
Greatest hits album by Dwight Yoakam
Released May 18, 1999 (1999-05-18)
Genre Country
Label Reprise
Producer Pete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam chronology
A Long Way Home
(1998)
Last Chance for a Thousand Years
(1999)
dwightyoakamacoustic.net
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Last Chance for a Thousand Years: Dwight Yoakam's Greatest Hits from the 90's is the second compilation album released by American country music singer Dwight Yoakam. It includes eleven of his hit singles from the 1990s, as well as three new recordings. These new songs are a cover of rock band Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", as well as an adapted rendition of Rodney Crowell's "Thinking About Leaving" and "I'll Go Back to Her", originally by Waylon Jennings. The first two were both released as singles, respectively reaching #12 and #54 on the country charts in 1999. Last Chance for a Thousand Years has been certified gold by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose" (Kostas, Wayland Patton) – 3:24
  2. "You're the One" (Dwight Yoakam) – 4:01
  3. "It Only Hurts When I Cry" (Yoakam, Roger Miller) – 2:35
  4. "The Heart That You Own" (Yoakam) – 3:11
  5. "Suspicious Minds" (Mark James) – 3:53
  6. "Thinking About Leaving" (Yoakam, Rodney Crowell) – 3:56
  7. "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere" (Yoakam) – 4:29
  8. "Ain't That Lonely Yet" (Yoakam, James House) – 3:21
  9. "Fast as You" (Yoakam) – 4:47
  10. "Pocket of a Clown" (Yoakam) – 2:57
  11. "Sorry You Asked?" (Yoakam) – 3:25
  12. "Nothing" (Yoakam, Kostas) – 3:53
  13. "I'll Go Back to Her" (Waylon Jennings) – 3:32
  14. "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (Freddie Mercury) – 2:21

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 10
U.S. Billboard 200 80
Canadian RPM Country Albums 5

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions
US Country US CAN Country CAN AC
1999 "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" 12 64 1 19
"Thinking About Leaving" 54 59
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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