The Ultimate Luther Vandross

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The Ultimate Luther Vandross
Greatest hits album by Luther Vandross
Released August 7, 2001
August 22, 2006 (2nd version)
Genre R&B, soul
Label J, Epic, Legacy
Producer Luther Vandross, Walter Afanasieff, Marcus Miller, Leo Sacks (compilation producer)
Luther Vandross chronology
Luther Vandross
(2001)
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
(2001)
Stop to Love
(2002)
Luther Vandross (2006) chronology
Artist Collection: Luther Vandross
(2004)
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
(2006)
Love, Luther
(2007)
Alternative covers
2006 edition
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link 2001
Allmusic 4/5 stars link 2006

The Ultimate Luther Vandross is a greatest hits album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 2001 (see 2001 in music). The compilation was re-released in 2006 with a different tracklisting, along with two previously unreleased songs.

Track listings[edit]

2001[edit]

  1. "Give Me the Reason" – 4:45
  2. "Never Too Much" – 3:50
  3. "If This World Were Mine" (with Cheryl Lynn) – 4:00
  4. "A House Is Not a Home" – 7:08
  5. "Don't Want to Be a Fool" – 4:34
  6. "So Amazing" – 3:41
  7. "'Til My Baby Comes Home" – 3:59
  8. "There's Nothing Better Than Love" (with Gregory Hines) – 4:17
  9. "Stop to Love" – 4:23
  10. "Any Love" – 5:02
  11. "Since I Lost My Baby" – 3:52
  12. "Superstar" – 5:38
  13. "Power of Love/Love Power" – 4:21
  14. "The Rush" – 3:56
  15. "It's Over Now" – 4:06
  16. "Here and Now" – 5:22
  17. "Love the One You're With" – 3:45

2006[edit]

  1. "Never Too Much" – 3:51
  2. "Take You Out" – 3:26
  3. "Superstar/Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" – 4:32
  4. "Here and Now" – 5:22
  5. "Dance with My Father" – 4:25
  6. "A House Is Not a Home" – 7:06
  7. "Give Me the Reason" (from Ruthless People) – 4:45
  8. "I'd Rather" – 4:19
  9. "Any Love" – 5:00
  10. "Power of Love/Love Power" – 4:19
  11. "Think About You" – 3:28
  12. "Wait for Love" – 4:16
  13. "Your Secret Love" – 4:01
  14. "The Closer I Get to You" (Duet with Beyoncé) – 4:25
  15. "Buy Me a Rose" – 3:48
  16. "Endless Love" (Duet with Mariah Carey) – 4:18
  17. "Shine" – 4:50
  18. "Got You Home" – 3:38
  19. "Shine" (Freemasons Mixshow Radio Edit) (Japan bonus track)

Special collector's edition bonus disc[edit]

  1. "Shine" (The Freemasons Mix) – 4:51
  2. "Power of Love/Love Power" (The Dance Radio Mix) – 6:30
  3. "Can Heaven Wait" (David Harness Soulful Club Mix) – 7:19
  4. "Take You out Tonight" (Allstar Remix) – 3:45
  5. "I'd Rather" (Mike Rizzo Global Mix) – 3:36
  6. "'Til My Baby Comes Home" (Dance Version) – 7:38
  7. "Stop to Love" (12" Mix) – 5:32

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Irish Albums Chart 7
UK Albums Chart 10
U.S. Billboard 200 9
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 3
U.S. Billboard Top Internet Albums 9