Hits Alive

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]

Hits Alive
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Compilation album / Live Album by
ReleasedNovember 2, 2010 (2010-11-02)[1]
GenreCountry
Length114:01
LabelArista Nashville
ProducerFrank 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
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

ContentEdit

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 listingEdit

Disc 1
No.TitleWriter(s)AlbumLength
1."Ticks"Paisley, Tim Owens, Kelley Lovelace5th Gear4:33
2."Mud on the Tires"Brad Paisley, Chris DuBoisMud on the Tires3:28
3."Anything Like Me"DuBois, Paisley, Dave TurnbullAmerican Saturday Night4:29
4."The World"Paisley, Lovelace, Lee Thomas MillerTime Well Wasted4:01
5."Little Moments"Paisley, DuBoisMud on the Tires3:39
6."When I Get Where I'm Going" (featuring Dolly Parton)Rivers Rutherford, George TerenTime Well Wasted4:08
7."Celebrity"PaisleyMud on the Tires3:43
8."Then" (Piano Mix)Paisley, DuBois, Ashley GorleyAmerican Saturday Night4:22
9."I'm Still a Guy"Paisley, Lovelace, Miller5th Gear4:11
10."He Didn't Have to Be"Paisley, LovelaceWho Needs Pictures4:42
11."Alcohol"PaisleyTime Well Wasted4:52
12."Whiskey Lullaby" (featuring Alison Krauss)Bill Anderson, Jon RandallMud on the Tires4:19
13."We Danced"Paisley, DuBoisWho Needs Pictures3:45
14."Online" (w/Live Outro)Paisley, DuBois, Lovelace5th Gear4:50
Disc 2
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Water" (Live)Paisley, DuBois, Lovelace4:58
2."American Saturday Night" (Live)Paisley, Lovelace, Gorley4:40
3."Waitin' on a Woman" (Live)Don Sampson, Wynn Varble5:38
4."I'm Gonna Miss Her" (Live)Paisley, Frank Rogers3:48
5."Mud on the Tires" (Live)Paisley, DuBois4:24
6."She's Everything" (Live)Paisley, Wil Nance6:51
7."Time Warp" (Live, Instrumental)Paisley, Rogers4:38
8."Letter to Me" (Live)Paisley6:31
9."Then" (Live)Paisley, DuBois, Gorley6:22
10."Alcohol" (Live featuring Darius Rucker)Paisley6:25
11."Online" (Reprise)Paisley, DuBois, Lovelace0:51

PersonnelEdit

Charts and certificationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brad Paisley Plans Double Album, Hits Alive, for Nov. 2 Release". CMT. August 3, 2010. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Hits Alive review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 17, 2011.
  3. ^ "Aldean Remains #1 on Album Charts this week". Roughstock. April 16, 2011. Archived from the original on April 15, 2011. Retrieved April 9, 2011.
  4. ^ "Brad Paisley To Release "Hits Alive" On November 2". Country Music Is Love. August 3, 2010. Retrieved October 16, 2010.
  5. ^ "Brad Paisley Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "Brad Paisley Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Brad Paisley Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2011". Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "Top Country Albums – Year-End 2011". Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Top Country Albums – Year-End 2020". Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "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.