Hole in the World

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"Hole in the World"
Single by Eagles
from the album The Very Best Of
A-side"Hole in the World" (audio)
B-side"Hole in the World" (video)
ReleasedJuly 15, 2003
FormatDVD single
RecordedEarly 2003
LabelThe Eagles Recording Company II
Songwriter(s)Don Henley, Glenn Frey
Producer(s)Eagles, Bill Szymczyk
Eagles singles chronology
"Love Will Keep Us Alive"
"Hole in the World"
"No More Cloudy Days"

"Hole in the World" is a song by the Eagles, written by Don Henley and Glenn Frey, in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks, released in 2003.

This is the first Eagles recording without guitarist Don Felder since 1974, and it was released as a DVD single with some bonus tracks: the "Hole in the World" Stereo Mix & 5.1 Multichannel track, the video, outtakes from the video and a trailer for the DVD Farewell 1 Tour-Live from Melbourne.

"Hole in the World" appears on the 2003 compilation album The Very Best Of, as well the DVD (only in the first edition). It was also included as a bonus track on the Deluxe Edition of the 2007 album Long Road Out of Eden.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 69
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 5
U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40 38

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hole in the World (5.1 Multichannel Track)" - 4:36
  2. "Hole in the World (Video)" - 4:43
  3. "Making the Video (Outtakes from the Hole in the World) - 2:36
  4. "Backstage Pass to Farewell 1" - 4:53
  5. "Hole in the World (Audio Stereo Mix)" - 4:30



Additional musicians


  • Producer: Eagles, Bill Szymczyk
  • Engineer: Steve Churchyard
  • Additional engineers: Richard Davis, Mike Harlow, Andy Ackland
  • Video director: Martyn Atkins
  • Video editor: Randy Edwards, Manny Merchan, William Bullen
  • Camera operator: Cameron Duncan
  • Graphic design, camera operator: James Raitt
  • Photography director, production coordinator: James Meyer
  • Design, art direction: Jeri Heiden
  • Photography: James Minchin

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