Whitesnake's Greatest Hits

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Whitesnake's Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Whitesnake
Released 9 July 1994
Recorded Various, 1983-1989
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock
Length 68:02
Label Geffen Records
Whitesnake chronology
Slip of the Tongue
(1989)
Whitesnake's Greatest Hits
(1994)
Restless Heart
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Whitesnake's Greatest Hits is a compilation of Whitesnake's biggest hits from the 1980s. It features hit singles from their albums Slide It In, Whitesnake (the 1987 album) and Slip of the Tongue. The album also contains three tracks previously unavailable in the USA.

The compilation charted at number 161 on The Billboard 200[2] and number 4 on the UK Albums Chart.[3] The album was certified Platinum (1,000,000 sold) in the U.S. in September 1998.[4] It was also certified gold in the UK.[5]

The single "Is This Love" was reissued to promote Whitesnake's Greatest Hits, and featured the song "Sweet Lady Luck" (previously a bonus track from the last album "Slip of the Tongue"). This version reached number 25 on the UK Singles Chart.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Still of the Night" (David Coverdale/John Sykes) (from Whitesnake, 1987) - 6:38
  2. "Here I Go Again (1987 Radio Mix)" (David Coverdale/Bernie Marsden) (from Whitesnake, 1987) - 3:53
  3. "Is This Love" (David Coverdale/John Sykes) (from Whitesnake, 1987) - 4:44
  4. "Love Ain't No Stranger" (David Coverdale/Mel Galley) (from Slide It In, 1984) - 4:17
  5. "Looking for Love" (David Coverdale/John Sykes) ((from 1987 (Whitesnake European version), 1987)) - 6:31
  6. "Now You're Gone" (David Coverdale/Adrian Vandenberg) (from Slip of the Tongue, 1989) - 4:12
  7. "Slide It In" (David Coverdale) (from Slide It In, 1984) - 3:20
  8. "Slow An' Easy" (David Coverdale/Micky Moody) (from Slide It In, 1984) - 6:09
  9. "Judgement Day" (David Coverdale/Adrian Vandenberg) (from Slip of the Tongue, 1989) - 5:16
  10. "You're Gonna Break My Heart Again" (David Coverdale/John Sykes) ((from 1987 (Whitesnake European version), 1987)) - 4:11
  11. "The Deeper the Love" (David Coverdale/Adrian Vandenberg) (from Slip of the Tongue, 1989) - 4:22
  12. "Crying in the Rain '87" (David Coverdale) (from Whitesnake, 1987) - 5:36
  13. "Fool For Your Loving '89" (David Coverdale/Bernie Marsden/Micky Moody) (from Slip of the Tongue, 1989) - 4:11
  14. "Sweet Lady Luck" (David Coverdale/Adrian Vanderberg) - 4:34

Tracks 5 & 10 appeared on European CD "1987". Track 14 is B-Side to 12" Single of "The Deeper The Love/Judgment Day"

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1994 The Billboard 200 161
1994 U.K. Albums Chart 4

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