Best 15 Things

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Best 15 Things
Compilation album by Amerie
Released March 18, 2009
Recorded September 2001—2007
Length 52:34
Label Columbia
Amerie chronology
Because I Love It
Best 15 Things
In Love & War

Best 15 Things (stylized as Best 15 things) is the second compilation album by American singer Amerie. It was released only in selected Asian countries on March 18, 2009 by Columbia.[1] It contained material from her first three studio albums: All I Have (2002), Touch (2005) and Because I Love It (2007).

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "1 Thing" (from Touch)
Harrison 4:01
2. "Gotta Work" (from Because I Love It)
One Up 3:10
3. "Take Control" (from Because I Love It) Caren 3:42
4. "Talkin' About" (from Touch)
  • Rogers
  • Harrison
Harrison 4:19
5. "Why Don't We Fall in Love" (from All I Have) Harrison Harrison 2:39
6. "Rolling Down My Face" (from Touch)
Harrison 3:34
7. "Talkin' to Me" (from All I Have) Harrison Harrison 3:54
8. "Some Like It" (from Because I Love It)
Lenny Nicholson 2:56
9. "Touch" (from Touch)
Lil Jon 3:38
10. "Can't Let Go" (from All I Have) Harrison Harrison 4:21
11. "All I Have" (from All I Have) Harrison Harrison 4:08
12. "I'm Coming Out" (from Touch)
13. "Why Don't We Fall in Love" (featuring Ludacris) (from All I Have) Harrison Harrison 3:30
14. "Take Control" (Old Nick Mix) (from Because I Love It)
  • Rogers
  • Hall
  • Oates
  • Allen
  • Callaway
  • Caren
  • Waldez
Caren 3:43
15. "1 Thing" (featuring Eve) (from Touch)
Harrison 4:18
Total length: 52:34
Sample credits
  • "Why Don't We Fall in Love" contains a sample of "Condor! (Theme)/I Got You Where I Want You", as performed by Dave Grusin from the soundtrack to the 1975 film Three Days of the Condor and excerpts from The Ebons' "You're the Reason Why", written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff.
  • "1 Thing" contains excerpts from The Meters' "Oh! Calcutta!", written by Stanley Walden.
  • "Rolling Down My Face" contains an interpolation of Roy Ayers' "Searching", written by Ayers.
  • "I'm Coming Out" is a cover of the track of the same title by Diana Ross.
  • "Some Like It" contains a sample of "World's Famous" by Malcolm McLaren.
  • "Take Control" contains a sample of "Jimi Renda-Se" by Tom Zé and "You Make My Dreams" by Hall & Oates.
  • "Gotta Work" contains a sample of "Hold on I'm Coming" by Mighty Dog Haynes.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Catalog Ref.
Japan March 18, 2009 CD Columbia SICP 2178 [1]


  1. ^ a b "Amerie – Best 15 Things (CD, Comp) at Discogs". March 18, 2009. Retrieved November 10, 2016.