Hits Alive

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Hits Alive
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Compilation album / Live Album by Brad Paisley
Released November 2, 2010 (2010-11-02)[1]
Genre Country
Length 114:01
Label Arista Nashville
Producer Frank Rogers
Brad Paisley chronology
American Saturday Night
(2009)
Hits Alive
(2010)
This Is Country Music
(2011)
Singles from Hits Alive
  1. "Anything Like Me"
    Released: August 16, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Hits Alive is the title of a greatest-hits album package released by American country music artist Brad Paisley. This album contains two CDs of a collection of Paisley's greatest hits spanning his entire career. The first disc contains studio versions, and the second disc contains live versions. It was released on November 2, 2010, on Arista Nashville. It sold 31,000 copies in its first week. As of the chart dated April 16, 2011, the album has sold 235,881 copies in the US.[3]

Content[edit]

The album contains both studio versions as well as live versions of Paisley's greatest hits. Disc one contains studio versions of fourteen of his songs, including a special piano mix of "Then." Disc two contains live versions of eleven of his songs recorded while Paisley was on The H2O Tour 2010.

The only single from Hits Alive is "Anything Like Me," which first appeared on the 2009 album American Saturday Night. The song debuted on country radio on August 16, 2010.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1
No. Title Writer(s) Album Length
1. "Mud on the Tires"   Brad Paisley, Chris DuBois Mud on the Tires 3:28
2. "Ticks"   Paisley, Tim Owens, Kelley Lovelace 5th Gear 4:33
3. "Anything Like Me"   DuBois, Paisley, Dave Turnbull American Saturday Night 4:30
4. "The World"   Paisley, Lovelace, Lee Thomas Miller Time Well Wasted 4:01
5. "Little Moments"   Paisley, DuBois Mud on the Tires 3:39
6. "When I Get Where I'm Going" (featuring Dolly Parton) Rivers Rutherford, George Teren Time Well Wasted 4:08
7. "Celebrity"   Paisley Mud on the Tires 3:43
8. "Then" (Piano Mix) Paisley, DuBois, Ashley Gorley American Saturday Night 4:22
9. "I'm Still a Guy"   Paisley, Lovelace, Miller 5th Gear 4:11
10. "He Didn't Have to Be"   Paisley, Lovelace Who Needs Pictures 4:42
11. "Alcohol"   Paisley Time Well Wasted 4:52
12. "Whiskey Lullaby" (featuring Alison Krauss) Bill Anderson, Jon Randall Mud on the Tires 4:19
13. "We Danced"   Paisley, DuBois Who Needs Pictures 3:45
14. "Online" (w/Live Outro) Paisley, DuBois, Lovelace 5th Gear 4:50
Disc 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Water" (Live) Paisley, DuBois, Lovelace 4:58
2. "American Saturday Night" (Live) Paisley, Lovelace, Gorley 4:40
3. "Waitin' on a Woman" (Live) Don Sampson, Wynn Varble 5:38
4. "I'm Gonna Miss Her" (Live) Paisley, Frank Rogers 3:48
5. "Mud on the Tires" (Live) Paisley, DuBois 4:24
6. "She's Everything" (Live) Paisley, Wil Nance 6:51
7. "Time Warp" (Live, Instrumental) Paisley, Rogers 4:38
8. "Letter to Me" (Live) Paisley 6:31
9. "Then" (Live) Paisley, DuBois, Gorley 6:22
10. "Alcohol" (Live featuring Darius Rucker) Paisley 6:25
11. "Online" (Reprise) Paisley, DuBois, Lovelace 0:51

Personnel[edit]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US CAN
2010 "Anything Like Me" 1 48 66

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brad Paisley Plans Double Album, Hits Alive, for Nov. 2 Release". CMT. 2010-08-03. Retrieved 2010-08-03. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Hits Alive review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Aldean Remains #1 on Album Charts this week". Roughstock. 2011-04-06. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  4. ^ "Brad Paisley To Release "Hits Alive" On November 2". Country Music Is Love. 2010-08-03. Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Brad Paisley – Hits Alive". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH