Greatest Hits (Paula Abdul album)

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Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Paula Abdul
Released September 26, 2000
Recorded 1987–1995
Paula Abdul chronology
Head over Heels
(1995)Head over Heels1995
Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits: Straight Up!
(2007)Greatest Hits: Straight Up!2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Greatest Hits is the first compilation album by American singer Paula Abdul. Released in 2000, it contains Paula's six #1s and other singles, with the exception of the top 20 single "Will You Marry Me", which was released in 1992 and reached #19 on the Billboard charts. It does, however include "Crazy Love" which was previously only available on the Japanese version of Head over Heels and not available in the US. This compilation also contains a previously unreleased Megamix Medley. The album was released on September 26, 2000. It did not chart in the U.S but reached the top 400 albums in Australia.[3] As of January 2006, the album has sold 138,000 copies in the United States.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Straight Up" (from Forever Your Girl, 1988) Elliot Wolff Wolff 3:52
2. "Cold Hearted" (from Forever Your Girl, 1988) Wolff Wolff 3:37
3. "Forever Your Girl" (from Forever Your Girl, 1988) Oliver Leiber Leiber 4:13
4. "The Way That You Love Me" (from Forever Your Girl, 1988) Leiber Leiber 4:01
5. "Knocked Out" (from Forever Your Girl, 1988) L.A. and Babyface 3:32
6. "Opposites Attract" (with The Wild Pair, from Forever Your Girl, 1988) Leiber Leiber 3:50
7. "Bend Time Back 'Round" (from Beverly Hills 90210 (soundtrack), 1992) Wolff Wolff 3:57
8. "Rush Rush" (from Spellbound, 1991) Peter Lord 4:21
9. "The Promise of a New Day" (from Spellbound, 1991)
  • Lord
  • Smith
10. "Blowing Kisses in the Wind" (from Spellbound, 1991) Lord
  • Lord
  • Smith
11. "Vibeology" (from Spellbound, 1991)
  • Lord
  • Victor
  • Smith
  • Lord
  • Smith
12. "My Love Is for Real" (R&B Remix featuring Ofra Haza, from Head over Heels, 1995) Lawrence 4:03
13. "Crazy Cool" (from Head over Heels, 1995)
  • Lord
  • Victor
  • Smith
  • Lord
  • Smith
14. "If I Were Your Girl" (from Head over Heels, 1995)
Lawrence 3:55
15. "Megamix Medley"   Sergio Silva 9:24
16. "Crazy Love" (from Head over Heels, 1995) Leiber Leiber 4:30


Chart (2000) Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[3] 370


  1. ^ Greatest Hits at AllMusic
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 2. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  3. ^ a b "Response from ARIA re: Paula Abdul ARIA albums chart history, received May 1, 2018". Retrieved 2018-05-01.  N.B. The High Point number in the NAT column represents the album's peak on the national chart.
  4. ^ "Ask Billboard: Idol Thoughts". Billboard. 2006-01-31. Retrieved 2012-03-11. 
  5. ^ Paula Abdul Greatest Hits [Disky]: Information and Much More from

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