Greatest Hits (Craig David album)

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Greatest Hits
Craig David - Greatest Hits album cover.png
Greatest hits album by Craig David
Released 24 November 2008
Recorded 2000–08
Genre
Length 61:30 (standard edition)
Label
Producer
Craig David chronology
Trust Me
(2007)
Greatest Hits
(2008)
Signed Sealed Delivered
(2010)
Singles from Greatest Hits
  1. "Where's Your Love"
    Released: 10 November 2008 (United Kingdom and Ireland only)
  2. "Insomnia"
    Released: 17 November 2008

Greatest Hits is Craig David's first greatest hits album and was released on 24 November 2008.[1] It contains three new songs, "Where's Your Love", "Insomnia" and "Just My Imagination" (unrelated to the track on his 2010 album). "Officially Yours" and "Unbelievable" are the only two singles previously released by David not to feature on the album.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
BBC Music (positive)[3]
MusicOMH 3/5 stars[4]

BBC Music said of the album...

Track listing[edit]

  • "Rendezvous", "Spanish", "World Filled with Love" and "This is the Girl" are omitted from the single-disc version of the album.
Disc one (CD)[5]
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Fill Me In"  
Mark Hill 4:16
2. "7 Days"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 3:55
3. "Rise & Fall" (featuring Sting)
  • David
  • Dominic Miller
  • Gordon Sumner
Soulshock and Karlin 4:47
4. "Insomnia"  
Jim Beanz 3:25
5. "What's Your Flava?"  
  • David
  • Anthony Marshall
  • Trevor Henry
Marshall & Trell 3:36
6. "Walking Away"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 3:25
7. "Where's Your Love" (featuring Tinchy Stryder and Rita Ora)
Fraser T Smith 3:35
8. "You Don't Miss Your Water ('Til the Well Runs Dry)"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 5:20
9. "Rendezvous"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 4:37
10. "Spanish" (featuring Duke One)
  • David
  • Marshall
  • Henry
Marshall & Trell 5:03
11. "All the Way"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 3:55
12. "Just My Imagination"  
  • Brian Rawling
  • Paul Meehan
4:17
13. "World Filled with Love"  
  • David
  • Smith
Fraser T Smith 3:44
14. "Don't Love You No More (I'm Sorry)"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 4:04
15. "6 of 1 Thing"  
  • David
  • Smith
Fraser T Smith 3:47
16. "Hidden Agenda"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 3:54
17. "This Is the Girl" (with Kano)
  • David
  • Smith
  • Kane Robinson
Fraser T Smith 4:11
18. "Rewind"  
  • David
  • Hill
Mark Hill 5:32
19. "Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)"  
  • David
  • Smith
Fraser T Smith 3:39
  • Disc two (DVD)[5]
  1. "Fill Me In"
  2. "7 Days"
  3. "Walking Away"
  4. "What's Your Flava?"
  5. "Rise & Fall" (featuring Sting)
  6. "All the Way"
  7. "Don't Love You No More (I'm Sorry)"
  8. "This Is the Girl" (Kano featuring Craig David)
  9. "Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)"
  10. "Where's Your Love" (featuring Tinchy Stryder and Rita Ora)

Charts[edit]

The album peaked at number 48 in the UK thus being David's lowest-charting album to date. It received a Silver certification.[6]

Chart (2008–09) Peak
positions
Belgium Albums Chart (Flanders)[7] 8
Belgium Albums Chart (Wallonia)[8] 28
Spanish Albums Chart[9] 24
UK Albums Chart[10] 48

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide[11][12][13] 14 November 2008 Digital download Teacup
United Kingdom[5] 24 November 2008 CD + DVD (Deluxe) Sire
Europe[14] CD (Standard) Warner
Japan[15] 26 November 2008 Warner Japan
Germany[16] 28 November 2009 Warner
Australia[17] 29 November 2008 CD + DVD (Deluxe)
United States[18] 2 December 2009
  • CD
  • digital download (Standard)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig David: Greatest Hits (2008): CD". hmv.com. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ BBC Music review
  4. ^ MusicOMH review
  5. ^ a b c "Greatest Hits (CD+DVD): Craig David: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  6. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/certifiedawards/Search.aspx
  7. ^ "Craig David - Greatest Hits". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  8. ^ "Craig David - Greatest Hits". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  9. ^ Steffen Hung. "Craig David - Greatest Hits". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  10. ^ "Craig David - Greatest Hits". Chart Stats. 2008-12-20. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  11. ^ "iTunes - Music - Craig David: Greatest Hits by Craig David". Itunes.apple.com. 2008-11-14. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  12. ^ "iTunes - ミュージック - Craig David「Craig David: Greatest Hits」". Itunes.apple.com. 2008-11-14. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  13. ^ "iTunes - Music - Craig David: Greatest Hits by Craig David". Itunes.apple.com. 2008-11-14. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  14. ^ "CD: Greatest Hits: Amazon.fr: Craig David: Musique". Amazon.fr. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  15. ^ "Amazon.co.jp: グレイテスト・ヒッツ: クレイグ・デイヴィッド, BONNIE PINK, スティング, ティンチィ・ストライダー: 音楽". Amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  16. ^ "Greatest Hits: Craig David: Amazon.de: Musik". Amazon.de. 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  17. ^ Search Results | Sanity
  18. ^ "Greatest Hits: Craig David: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-10.