Best of Chris Isaak

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Best of Chris Isaak
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Greatest hits album by Chris Isaak
Released May 9, 2006
Genre Rock, Rockabilly, Roots rock
Label Reprise
Producer Chris Isaak, Eric Rosse, Erik Jacobsen, John Shanks
Chris Isaak chronology
Best of Chris Isaak
Live in Australia
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Best of Chris Isaak is a greatest hits album by Chris Isaak released on May 9, 2006 on the Reprise/Warner Bros. Records label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "San Francisco Days" (1993)
  2. "Somebody's Crying" (1995)
  3. "Wicked Game" (1989)
  4. "Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing" (1995)
  5. "Let Me Down Easy" (2002)
  6. "Two Hearts" (1993)
  7. "King Without a Castle" (2006)
  8. "Only the Lonely" (1996)
  9. "Speak of the Devil" (1998)
  10. "Blue Spanish Sky" (1989)
  11. "You Owe Me Some Kind of Love" (1987)
  12. "Can't Do a Thing (To Stop Me)" (1993)
  13. "Let's Have a Party" (2006)
  14. "Dancin'" (1985)
  15. "Blue Hotel" (1987)
  16. "Please" (1998)
  17. "I Want You to Want Me" (2006)
  18. "Forever Blue" (Acoustic Version) (2006)
  19. "Waiting" (Acoustic Version) - iTunes exclusive
  20. "Don't Leave Me on My Own" (Acoustic Version) - iTunes exclusive

Bonus DVD[edit]

  1. "Wicked Game" (directed by Herb Ritts)
  2. "Dancin'" (Mary Lambert)
  3. "Somebody's Crying" (Bill Pope & Chris Isaak)
  4. "San Francisco Days" (Gus Van Sant)
  5. "Blue Spanish Sky" (Bruce Weber)
  6. "Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing" (Herb Ritts)
  7. "Can't Do a Thing (To Stop Me)" (Chris Isaak)
  8. "Let Me Down Easy" (Logan)
  9. "Blue Hotel" (Mark Lebon)
  10. "Dark Moon" (Nicola Pecorini)
  11. "Don't Make Me Dream About You" (Geoffrey Barish)
  12. "Think of Tomorrow" (Jonathan Bendis)
  13. "Go Walking Down There" (Bill Pope)
  14. "You Owe Me Some Kind of Love" (Jean-Baptiste Mondino)
  15. "Gone Ridin'" (Theodorus Bafaloukos)
  16. "Please" (Jonas Pate and Josh Pate)
  17. "Washington Square" (Joe Thomas)
  18. "Wicked Game" (European version) (Herb Ritts)
  19. "Solitary Man" (Larry Clark)

Note: the "Solitary Man" video (not listed on the CD cover) is only available with the audio commentary on.

Writing and publishing credits[edit]

All songs written by Chris Isaak and published by C. Isaak Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP) except:

  • "Can't Do A Thing To Stop Me" written by Chris Isaak and Brian Elliot. Published by C. Isaak Music Publishing Co./Elliot Jacobsen Music (ASCAP)
  • "Only The Lonely" written by Joe Melson and Roy Orbison. Published by Barbara Orbison Music Company/Roy Orbison Music Company/Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (BMI)
  • "I Want You To Want Me" written by Rick Nielsen. Published by Screen-Gems-EMI Music, Inc./Adult Music (BMI).

All songs mastered by Steve Hall at Future Disc.

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
2006 Australian ARIA Albums Chart 1

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[2] 2× Gold 200,000[3]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ link
  2. ^ "French album certifications – Chris Isaak – Best of" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  3. ^