Authorized Greatest Hits

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Authorized Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Cheap Trick
Released August 29, 2000
Recorded 1977 - 1999
Genre Rock
Hard rock
Power pop
Length 67:00
Label Epic/Legacy
Cheap Trick chronology
The Greatest Hits
Authorized Greatest Hits
The Essential Cheap Trick
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Authorized Greatest Hits is the third compilation album by the American rock band Cheap Trick. The tracks were handpicked by the band themselves, in contrast to their previous Greatest Hits release in 1991. It contains several rarities, including one from the EP Found All the Parts.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original release Length
1. "I Want You to Want Me" (Live at Budokan 1978) Rick Nielsen Cheap Trick at Budokan 3:44
2. "Ain't That a Shame" (Live at Budokan 1978) Antoine Domino, Dave Bartholomew Cheap Trick at Budokan 5:16
3. "Southern Girls" (Single Version) Nielsen, Tom Petersson Epic single 50485, and album In Color 3:35
4. "Surrender"   Nielsen Heaven Tonight 4:14
5. "Stop This Game"   Nielsen, Robin Zander All Shook Up 3:57
6. "Dream Police"   Nielsen Dream Police 3:53
7. "If You Want My Love" (Alternate Version) Nielsen One on One 4:26
8. "Tonight It's You"   Nielsen, Zander, Jon Brant, Mark Radice Standing on the Edge 4:47
9. "Everything Works if You Let It"   Nielsen Bonus 7" promo single included with the EP Found All the Parts, and the Roadie soundtrack 3:56
10. "Mandocello"   Nielsen Cheap Trick 4:47
11. "I Can't Take It" (live) Zander   3:33
12. "She's Tight"   Nielsen One on One 2:58
13. "That '70s Song (In the Street)"   Chris Bell, Alex Chilton, Nielsen That '70s Album (Rockin') 2:50
14. "Walk Away" (with Chrissie Hynde) Nielsen, Petersson, Zander Busted 3:41
15. "Can't Stop Fallin' Into Love"   Nielsen, Petersson, Zander Busted 3:49
16. "The Flame" (live, 1988) Bob Mitchell, Nick Graham not previously released 6:48


  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. Authorized Greatest Hits at AllMusic