Big Shiny Tunes 2

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Big Shiny Tunes 2
Big Shiny Tunes 2.jpg
Compilation album by Various artists
Released December 2, 1997
Length 66:22
Label WEA
Various artists chronology
Big Shiny Tunes
(1996)Big Shiny Tunes1996
Big Shiny Tunes 2
(1997)
Big Shiny Tunes 3
(1998)Big Shiny Tunes 31998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

"Big Shiny Tunes 2" is the second edition of the MuchMusic compilation series, Big Shiny Tunes. It is the most successful album of the series, being certified Diamond (1,000,000 units) by the CRIA.[2]

The album had been accompanied by heavy advertising in Canada.[3]

Commercial performance[edit]

Big Shiny Tunes 2 debuted at #1 on the Canadian Albums Chart,[4] with 128,000 units sold in its first week.[5]

As of 2007, Big Shiny Tunes 2 has sold 1,233,000 copies.[6] As of 2010, it is the third best selling album ever in Canada of the Nielsen SoundScan era.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. The Prodigy - "Breathe (Edit)"
  2. Blur - "Song 2"
  3. Third Eye Blind - "Semi-Charmed Life"
  4. Smash Mouth - "Walkin' on the Sun"
  5. Sugar Ray - "Fly" (featuring Supercat)
  6. Bran Van 3000 - "Drinking in L.A."
  7. Marilyn Manson - "The Beautiful People"
  8. Holly McNarland - "Numb"
  9. Bush - "Swallowed"
  10. Matchbox 20 - "Push"
  11. Collective Soul - "Precious Declaration (Remix)"
  12. The Tea Party - "Temptation (Edit) (Tom Lord-Alge Mix)"
  13. The Chemical Brothers - "Block Rockin' Beats (Radio Edit)"
  14. Wide Mouth Mason - "My Old Self"
  15. Radiohead - "Paranoid Android"
  16. The Age of Electric - "Remote Control"
  17. Stone Temple Pilots - "Lady Picture Show"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Gold/Platinum". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  3. ^ Chris Dafoe, "New Recordings pop Big Shiny tunes 2," The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Ontario: January 22, 1998, pg. C.5.
  4. ^ "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 66, No. 15, December 15 1997". RPM. Retrieved 2010-10-13. 
  5. ^ "'97 Brings Canada C'Right Revisions". Billboard. Retrieved June 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Nielsen Music 2007 Year End Music Industry Report For Canada". Reuters. 2008-01-04. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  7. ^ "The Nielsen Company and Billboard’s 2009 Canadian Industry Report". Retrieved 2011-04-02.