Still on Top – The Greatest Hits

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Still on Top - The Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Van Morrison
Released 22 October 2007 (U. K.) (CD)
Recorded various
Genre various
Label Exile Productions Ltd/Polydor
Producer Van Morrison
Van Morrison chronology
The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3
(2007)
Still on Top - The Greatest Hits
(2007)
Keep It Simple
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
bbc.co.uk (unrated)[1]
IndieLondon 5/5 stars[2]
Inthenews.co.uk 7/10 stars[3]
MEN Media 4/5 stars[4]

Still on Top – The Greatest Hits is the third compilation album to be issued by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison in 2007 (see 2007 in music). It was released 22 October 2007 in the UK in a 2-CD album with 37 tracks and with a 3CD Digipak limited edition box set also available on initial release of the album in the UK. On 29 October 2007 it was listed at #2 on the UK Official Top 75 Albums, his highest charting ever.[5] The album also charted at #3 on the Top 75 Albums in Ireland, his highest debut in that country.[6] In its second week of release it topped the Swedish albums chart, and has since been certified gold.

It was released on 6 November 2007, in the US and Canada on a single disc with 21 tracks and is also available as an MP3 download. The single disc album charted at #48 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and #37 in Canada on the Soundscan charts.

The tracks consist of Morrison's biggest hits from 1964 as leader of the Northern Irish band Them through his 2005 release Magic Time.

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by Van Morrison except as noted

UK Release

Disc 1: 72 minutes

  1. "Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)" 2007 Re-mastered
  2. "Dweller on the Threshold" (Morrison/Hugh Murphy) 2007 Re-mastered
  3. "Whenever God Shines His Light" 2007 Re-mastered
  4. "Moondance"
  5. "Bright Side of the Road" 2007 Re-mastered
  6. "Brown Eyed Girl"
  7. "Wavelength" 2007 Re-mastered
  8. "Crazy Love"
  9. "Someone Like You" 2007 Re-mastered
  10. "When Will I Ever Learn To Live In God?" 2007 Re-mastered
  11. "Tore Down a la Rimbaud" 2007 Re-mastered
  12. "Wild Night" 2007 Re-mastered
  13. "Gloria" Van Morrison with Them - Stereo Version
  14. "Real Real Gone" 2007 Re-mastered
  15. "Into the Mystic"
  16. "In the Garden" 2007 Re-mastered
  17. "Saint Dominic's Preview" 2007 Re-mastered
  18. "Stranded" Album Version

Disc 2: 78 minutes

  1. "Precious Time" 2007 Re-mastered
  2. "Domino"
  3. "Here Comes the Night" (Bert Berns) Van Morrison with Them
  4. "Little Village" 2007 Re-mastered
  5. "And It Stoned Me"
  6. "Days Like This" 2007 Re-mastered
  7. "Have I Told You Lately" 2007 Re-mastered
  8. "Cleaning Windows" 2007 Re-mastered
  9. "Baby, Please Don't Go" (Big Joe Williams) Van Morrison with Them
  10. "Back on Top"
  11. "Vanlose Stairway" 2007 Re-mastered
  12. "Celtic New Year" Album Version
  13. "Irish Heartbeat" 2007 Re-mastered
  14. "The Healing Game" Alternative Version
  15. "Full Force Gale" 2007 Re-mastered
  16. "Warm Love" 2007 Re-mastered
  17. "Did Ye Get Healed?" 2007 Re-mastered
  18. "Tupelo Honey" 2007 Re-mastered
  19. "Wonderful Remark" 2007 Re-mastered

Disc 3 (Limited Edition) 78 minutes

  1. "Hey Mr. DJ" - 2007 Re-mastered
  2. "In the Forest" - 2007 Re-mastered
  3. "Queen of the Slipstream" - 2007 Re-mastered
  4. "Rave on John Donne" - 2007 Re-mastered
  5. "Hymns to the Silence" - 2007 Re-mastered
  6. "Crazy Jane on God" (William Mathieu, Yeats)- 2007 Re-mastered
  7. "Rough God Goes Riding" - 2007 Re-mastered
  8. "Steal My Heart Away" - 2007 Re-mastered
  9. "One Irish Rover" - 2007 Re-mastered
  10. "Listen to the Lion" - 2007 Re-mastered
  11. "Streets of Arklow" - 2007 Re-mastered
  12. "The Beauty of the Days Gone By" - 2007 Re-mastered
  13. "Take It Where You Find It" - 2007 Re-mastered
  14. "Coney Island" - 2007 Re-mastered

U. S. and Canada Released on 6 November 2007[edit]

Track listing[edit]

Still on Top - The Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Van Morrison
Released 6 November 2007 (U. S.) (Canada) (CD)
Recorded various
Genre various
Label Exile Productions Ltd./Hip-O- U.S., Universal Music Group- Canada
Van Morrison chronology
The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3
(2007)
Still on Top - The Greatest Hits
(2007)
Keep It Simple
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[7]
  • All songs written by Van Morrison except as noted

Single Disc

  1. "Gloria" Van Morrison with Them
  2. "Here Comes the Night" (Bert Berns) Van Morrison with Them
  3. "Brown Eyed Girl" from "Blowin' Your Mind"
  4. "Moondance" from "Moondance"
  5. "Crazy Love" from "Moondance"
  6. "Domino" from "His Band and the Street Choir"
  7. "Wild Night" from "Tupelo Honey"
  8. "Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)" from "Saint Domonic's Preview"
  9. "Warm Love" from "Hard Nose of the Highway"
  10. "Wavelength" from "Wavelength"
  11. "Bright Side of the Road" from "Into the Music"
  12. "Dweller on the Threshold" (Morrison, Hugh Murphy) from "Live at Grand Opera House Belfest"
  13. "Tore Down a la Rimbaud" from "Sense of Wonder"
  14. "In the Garden" from "No Guru, No Method, No Teacher"
  15. "Someone Like You" from "Poetic Champions Compose"
  16. "Have I Told You Lately" from "Avalon Sunset"
  17. "Real Real Gone" from "Enlightenment"
  18. "Days Like This" from "Days Like This"
  19. "The Healing Game" - alternate take
  20. "Precious Time" from "Back On Top"
  21. "Stranded" from "Magic Time"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 2
Norway Albums 3
Swedish Albums 1
New Zealand 14
Australia 15

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2007 The Billboard 200 48

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Notes[edit]