From a Distance: The Very Best of Nanci Griffith

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
MCA Nashville's 2002 release From a Distance: The Very Best of Nanci Griffith is a 22-track collection that covers the singer/songwriter's popular -- and arguably creative -- peak at MCA Records during the late '80s and early '90s. During this time she released five albums, each getting ample space on this collection. Since it concentrates just on MCA tracks, the four songs from her early records on Philo -- "Once in a Very Blue Moon," "Lookin' for the Time Workin' Girl," "Love at the Five and Dime," and "The Wing and the Wheel" -- are all live versions, cut during her time at MCA, but they're all good renditions, and they help make this a nice summary of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
MCA Nashville's 2002 release From a Distance: The Very Best of Nanci Griffith is a 22-track collection that covers the singer/songwriter's popular -- and arguably creative -- peak at MCA Records during the late '80s and early '90s. During this time she released five albums, each getting ample space on this collection. Since it concentrates just on MCA tracks, the four songs from her early records on Philo -- "Once in a Very Blue Moon," "Lookin' for the Time Workin' Girl," "Love at the Five and Dime," and "The Wing and the Wheel" -- are all live versions, cut during her time at MCA, but they're all good renditions, and they help make this a nice summary of Griffith's '80s peak.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/25/2002
  • Label: Mca Nashville
  • UPC: 008817030128
  • Catalog Number: 170301
  • Sales rank: 39,714

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nanci Griffith Primary Artist
Mac McAnally Track Performer
Technical Credits
Nanci Griffith Producer
Rod Argent Producer
Tony Brown Producer
Glyn Johns Producer
Peter Van Hooke Producer
Vartan Art Direction
Erick Labson Mastering
Eugene Levine Composer
Robyn Flans Liner Notes
Mary Margaret Composer
Daniel Flowers Composer
James H. Brown Jr. Composer
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