Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits

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Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits
Enigma - Love Sensuality Devotion- The Greatest Hits.jpg
Greatest hits album by
Released8 October 2001
RecordedA.R.T. Studios, Ibiza,
1990–2001
GenreNew-age, ambient
Length76:29
LabelVirgin
ProducerMichael Cretu
Enigma chronology
The Screen Behind the Mirror
(2000)
Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits
(2001)
Love Sensuality Devotion: The Remix Collection
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Slant Magazine3.5/5 stars[2]

Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits is a 2001 greatest hits album by the musical project Enigma. The album, along with Love Sensuality Devotion: The Remix Collection brings a close to Michael Cretu's first chapter of Enigma. It contains most of Enigma's singles and songs from 1990 to 2001.

The album takes three songs from the first album, MCMXC a.D., four songs from The Cross of Changes, four songs from Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!, five songs from The Screen Behind the Mirror, and also features a new single "Turn Around" and its intro "The Landing".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Landing" (Michael Cretu) – 1:04
  2. "Turn Around" (Cretu, Jens Gad) – 3:51
  3. "Gravity of Love" (Cretu) – 3:59
  4. "T.N.T. for the Brain" (Cretu) – 5:18
  5. "Modern Crusaders" (Cretu) – 3:53
  6. "Shadows in Silence" (Cretu) – 4:19
  7. "Return to Innocence" (Curly M.C., Kuo Ying-nan, Kuo Hsiu-chu) – 4:15
  8. "I Love You ... I'll Kill You" (Curly, David Fairstein) – 8:01
  9. "Principles of Lust" (Curly) – 3:08
  10. "Sadeness (Part I)" (Curly, F. Gregorian, Fairstein) – 4:15
  11. "Silence Must Be Heard" (Cretu, Gad) – 4:46
  12. "Smell of Desire" (Cretu, Fairstein) – 4:32
  13. "Mea Culpa" (Curly, Fairstein) – 4:31
  14. "Push the Limits" (Cretu, Gad) – 3:48
  15. "Beyond the Invisible" (Cretu, Fairstein) – 4:50
  16. "Age of Loneliness" (Curly) – 4:10
  17. "Morphing Thru Time" (Cretu) – 5:26
  18. "The Cross of Changes" (Cretu) – 2:15

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Austria 10
Belgium 19
Canada 25
Czech Republic 43
Denmark 9
France 11
Europe 7
Germany 4
Greece 1
Hong Kong 6
Hungary 10
Ireland 46
Italy 18
Japan 30
Netherlands 10
New Zealand 3
Norway 6
Portugal 1
Spain 20
Sweden 10
Switzerland 12
Thailand 10
UK 29
US Billboard 200 29
US Top Internet Albums 15

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[3] Gold 50,000^
Germany (BVMI)[4] Gold 150,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[5] Gold 7,500^
United Kingdom (BPI)[6] Gold 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r557015
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2005-11-09. Retrieved 2005-08-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Enigma – LSD-Love, Sensuality, Devotion". Music Canada.
  4. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Enigma; 'Love Sensuality Devotion')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  5. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Enigma – Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits". Recorded Music NZ.
  6. ^ "British album certifications – Enigma – Love Sensuality Devotion". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Love Sensuality Devotion in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.