Hits (Example album)

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#Hits
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Greatest hits album by
Released5 August 2013 (2013-08-05)
Recorded2009–2012
Length1:08:30
LabelMinistry of Sound
Example chronology
The Evolution of Man
(2012)
''#Hits''
(2013)
Live Life Living
(2014)

#Hits is a greatest hits album consisting of songs by the British recording artist Example. It was released on 5 August 2013. It is Example's final release with Ministry of Sound, as he is now signed to Epic Records.[1] According to Example he has received negative feedback regarding the decision to release a compilation album. He released a statement on his official Instagram profile saying the release was decided by Ministry of Sound and "totally beyond my control".[2] It debuted at number 11 on the UK Albums Chart.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleOriginal albumLength
1."Changed the Way You Kiss Me"Playing in the Shadows3:13
2."Kickstarts"Won't Go Quietly3:02
3."We'll Be Coming Back" (Calvin Harris featuring Example)18 Months / The Evolution of Man3:57
4."Stay Awake"Playing in the Shadows3:25
5."Won't Go Quietly"Won't Go Quietly3:39
6."Say Nothing"The Evolution of Man3:41
7."Watch the Sun Come Up"Won't Go Quietly3:24
8."Natural Disaster" (Laidback Luke vs. Example)Playing in the Shadows5:06
9."Midnight Run"Playing in the Shadows4:00
10."Playing in the Shadows"Playing in the Shadows4:39
11."Last Ones Standing"Won't Go Quietly3:25
12."Hooligans (VIP Mix)" (with Don Diablo)Won't Go Quietly3:37
13."Watch the Sun Come Up (Moám Remix)"Watch the Sun Come Up EP7:16
14."Close Enemies (Jakob Liedholm Remix)"Close Enemies EP5:40
15."Say Nothing (Hardwell & Dannic Remix)"Say Nothing EP6:12
16."Unorthodox" (Wretch 32 featuring Example)Black and White3:03

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Irish Albums (IRMA)[3] 74
Scottish Albums (OCC)[4] 12
UK Albums (OCC)[5] 11
UK Dance Albums (OCC)[6] 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Example '#hits' album announced". 22 July 2013.
  2. ^ "@example on Instagram: "I am receiving lots of enquiries (and abuse!?) about the "#hits" compilation album being issued this week by Ministry of Sound featuring…"". Instagram.
  3. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week {{{week}}}, {{{year}}}". Chart-Track. IRMA.
  4. ^ August 2013/40/ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  5. ^ "Example | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart.
  6. ^ August 2013/105/ "Official Dance Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.