Reasons Why: The Very Best

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Reasons Why: The Very Best
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedNovember 13, 2006[1]
Recorded2000-2005
GenreProgressive bluegrass
Length1:05:03
LabelSugar Hill
ProducerAlison Krauss
Tony Berg
Eric Valentine
Nickel Creek chronology
Why Should the Fire Die?
(2005)
Reasons Why: The Very Best
(2006)
A Dotted Line
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Reasons Why: The Very Best is a compilation album by the band Nickel Creek, released on Sugar Hill in late 2006. It's the band's fourth official album. As of June 20, 2007, the band has sold approximately 60,000 copies of the compilation.[3]

This album is a greatest hits album. Included with the CD is a DVD of all of their music videos to date.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Lighthouse's Tale" (Adam McKenzie & Chris Thile) – 5:00
  2. "Out of the Woods" (Sinéad Lohan) – 5:20
  3. "When in Rome" (Thile) – 4:15
  4. "Helena" (Thile) – 4:40
  5. "Smoothie Song" (Thile) – 3:19
  6. "Somebody More Like You" (Sean Watkins) – 2:58
  7. "Reasons Why" (Watkins & David Puckett) – 4:08
  8. "Can't Complain" (Thile) – 5:31
  9. "I Should've Known Better" (Carrie Newcomer) – 4:26
  10. "This Side" (Watkins) – 3:34
  11. "Jealous of the Moon" (Thile & Gary Louris) – 4:40
  12. "When You Come Back Down" (Tim O'Brien & Danny O'Keefe) – 3:52
  13. "You Don't Have To Move That Mountain" (Live from The Freight and Salvage, November 16, 2000) (Keith Whitley) – 3:51
  14. "The Fox" (Live from The Freight and Salvage, November 16, 2000) (Traditional — arr. by Nickel Creek) – 9:19

Bonus DVD

  1. "When You Come Back Down"
  2. "The Lighthouse's Tale"
  3. "Reasons Why"
  4. "This Side"
  5. "Speak"
  6. "Smoothie Song"
  7. "When in Rome"

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Sales/
shipments
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums[4] 41 46,718[3]
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums[4] 17
U.S. Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums[5] 1

Personnel[edit]

Musical[edit]

  • Chris Thile - Mandolin, Vocals, Among others
  • Sean Watkins - Guitar, Vocals, Among others
  • Sara Watkins - Fiddle, Vocals
  • Scott Thile, Mark Schatz, Byron House, Edgar Meyer - Basses

Technical[edit]

  • Eric Conn - Compilation Mastering
  • Ken Edwards "Easy Ed" - Engineer
  • Arthur Gorson - Photography
  • Sue Meyer - Design
  • Terry Teachout - Liner Notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Layman, Will (January 25, 2007). "Nickel Creek: Reasons Why". PopMatters. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ a b Independent Sales Chart 2-28-07
  4. ^ a b Chart positions at Allmusic
  5. ^ Nickel Creek Artist Chart History at Billboard.com