Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits

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Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits
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Compilation album by
Released21 April 2017 (2017-04-21)
Recorded1966–1987
GenrePop, rock, disco
LabelCapitol
ProducerBee Gees, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson, Arif Mardin, Robert Stigwood, Nat Kipner
Bee Gees chronology
1974–1979
(2015)
Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits
(2017)

Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits is a compilation album by the Bee Gees. It was released on 21 April 2017 by Capitol Records to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.[1] The album is a single-disc compilation of the group's biggest hits selected by the group's last surviving member, Barry Gibb. Gibb said of the compilation: "Although there are many other songs, these songs, I feel, are the songs that Maurice, Robin, and I would be most proud of."[1]

Content[edit]

The album is a career spanning compilation featuring 21 tracks selected by Barry Gibb that ranges from their first Australian hit, "Spicks and Specks", to the group's international number one single, "You Win Again". Several hits are omitted, including "Holiday", "Run to Me", "Love So Right", "One and "World".

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, except as indicated.

No.TitleWriter(s)Original releaseLength
1."Spicks and Specks"Barry GibbSpicks and Specks, 19662:51
2."New York Mining Disaster 1941"Barry Gibb, Robin GibbBee Gees 1st, 19672:10
3."To Love Somebody"Barry Gibb, Robin GibbBee Gees 1st, 19673:00
4."Massachusetts" Horizontal, 19672:22
5."Words" A-side Single, 19683:17
6."I've Gotta Get a Message to You" Idea, 19683:04
7."I Started a Joke" Idea, 19683:17
8."Lonely Days" 2 Years On, 19703:47
9."How Can You Mend a Broken Heart"Barry Gibb, Robin GibbTrafalgar, 19713:38
10."Jive Talkin'" Main Course, 19753:44
11."Nights on Broadway" Main Course, 19754:33
12."Fanny (Be Tender with My Love)" Main Course, 19754:04
13."You Should Be Dancing" Children of the World, 19764:16
14."How Deep Is Your Love" Saturday Night Fever, 19774:02
15."Stayin' Alive" Saturday Night Fever, 19774:43
16."Night Fever" Saturday Night Fever, 19773:32
17."More Than a Woman" Saturday Night Fever, 19773:17
18."Too Much Heaven" Spirits Having Flown, 19794:54
19."Tragedy" Spirits Having Flown, 19795:02
20."Love You Inside Out" Spirits Having Flown, 19794:10
21."You Win Again" E.S.P., 19874:10

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017–19) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 30
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[3] 46
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[4] 148
Scottish Albums (OCC)[5] 6
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[6] 71
UK Albums (OCC)[7] 6
US Billboard 200[8] 41

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[9] Gold 100,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bee Gees 'Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits' To Be Released Worldwide April 21". Capitol/UMe. PR Newswire. 4 April 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Bee Gees – Timeless - The All-Time Greatest Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bee Gees – Timeless - The All-Time Greatest Hits" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bee Gees – Timeless - The All-Time Greatest Hits" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Bee Gees – Timeless - The All-Time Greatest Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Bee Gees Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  9. ^ "British album certifications – Bee Gees – Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved June 2, 2019. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.