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Hits Alive

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Hits Alive is a somewhat misleading title for Brad Paisley's first career overview, suggesting that it's nothing but a live album when it instead pairs a disc of studio hits with a disc of concert recordings culled from his 2010 H20 Tour. Over the course of these two discs and 25 tunes, almost all of Paisley's Top Ten country hits appear in some fashion -- the main omissions are 2001's "Wrapped Around" and 2009's "Welcome to the Future," both of which peaked at number two, while "Alcohol," "Mud on the Tires," and "Online" appear on both discs -- which is enough to make this a representative introduction to Paisley's sharply updated traditionalist country, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Hits Alive is a somewhat misleading title for Brad Paisley's first career overview, suggesting that it's nothing but a live album when it instead pairs a disc of studio hits with a disc of concert recordings culled from his 2010 H20 Tour. Over the course of these two discs and 25 tunes, almost all of Paisley's Top Ten country hits appear in some fashion -- the main omissions are 2001's "Wrapped Around" and 2009's "Welcome to the Future," both of which peaked at number two, while "Alcohol," "Mud on the Tires," and "Online" appear on both discs -- which is enough to make this a representative introduction to Paisley's sharply updated traditionalist country, particularly because the live disc also gives him some room to roam instrumentally, showcasing the fiery guitar skills that are as distinctive as his dry sense of humor.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/2/2010
  • Label: Arista
  • UPC: 886977587825
  • Catalog Number: 775878
  • Sales rank: 4,860

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mud On the Tires (3:26)
  2. 2 Ticks (4:30)
  3. 3 Anything Like Me (4:30)
  4. 4 The World (4:03)
  5. 5 Little Moments (3:42)
  6. 6 When I Get Where I'm Going (4:07)
  7. 7 Celebrity (3:45)
  8. 8 Then (4:21)
  9. 9 I'm Still a Guy (4:09)
  10. 10 He Didn't Have To Be (4:43)
  11. 11 Alcohol (4:52)
  12. 12 Whiskey Lullaby (4:21)
  13. 13 We Danced (3:46)
  14. 14 Online (4:49)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Water (4:57)
  2. 2 American Saturday Night (4:40)
  3. 3 Waitin' On a Woman (5:37)
  4. 4 I'm Gonna Miss Her (3:47)
  5. 5 Mud On the Tires (4:23)
  6. 6 She's Everything (6:50)
  7. 7 Time Warp (4:37)
  8. 8 Letter To Me (6:30)
  9. 9 Then (6:22)
  10. 10 Alcohol (6:24)
  11. 11 Online (Reprise) (0:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Brad Paisley Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, 12-string Guitar, Guitar (12 String Electric), Guitar (Baritone)
Jerry Douglas Dobro
Alison Krauss Viola, Vocals
Dolly Parton Vocals, Background Vocals
Scott Hamilton Background Vocals
Ray Agee Trombone
Glen Duncan Fiddle
Eric Darken Percussion
Eddie Bayers Drums
Ron Block Banjo
Chris Brooks Drums
Kevin Grantt Bass, Electric Bass, Upright Bass
Vicki Hampton Vocals
Jody Harris Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Mike Haynes Trumpet
Gordon Mote Piano, Keyboards, Clavinet, Music Box, Hammond B3
Dan Tyminski Background Vocals
Kristin Wilkinson Viola
Kendall Marcy Banjo, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals, Hammond B3
Kris Marcy Vocals
Tim Lauer Keyboards
Darius Rucker Vocals
Bernie Herms Piano
Kenny Lewis Bass, Vocals, Background Vocals
Bryan Sutton Mandolin
Kelley Lovelace Background Vocals
Wes Hightower Background Vocals
Randle Currie Steel Guitar
Don Sampson Background Vocals
James Gregory Bass
Justin Williamson Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals
Jim "Moose" Brown Piano, Clavinet, Hammond B3
Ben Sesar Drums
Gary Hooker Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, 12-string Guitar, Guitar (Baritone)
Phillip Stein Background Vocals
Joe Murphy Tuba
Jerrod Niemann Background Vocals
Tom Baldrica Tuba
Tracie Hamilton Background Vocals
Huck Paisley Vocals
Samuel B. Levine Saxophone
Mike Johnson Dobro, Steel Guitar
Kimberly Williams-Paisley Background Vocals
Mitch McMitchen Percussion
Brandon Gregg Background Vocals
Karen Lovelace Background Vocals
Sarah Montgomery Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Bill Anderson Composer
Tim Owens Composer
Chris Brooks Arranger
Neal Cappellino Engineer
Jay Dawson Arranger
Ken Love Mastering
Frank Rodgers Composer
George Teren Composer
Brian David Willis Engineer, Digital Editing
Jason Lehning Engineer
Jon Randall Composer
Kendall Marcy Engineer, Digital Editing
Tracy Baskette-Fleaner Art Direction
Adam Hatley Digital Editing
Kelley Lovelace Composer
Rivers Rutherford Composer
Wynn Varble Composer
Richard Barrow Engineer, Digital Editing
Brady Barnett Digital Editing
Brad Paisley Composer, Cover Design, Tic Tac
Scott McDaniel Cover Design
Frank Rogers Composer, Producer
Don Sampson Composer
Tammie Harris Cleek Imaging, Photo Production
Steve Blackmon Engineer
Lee Thomas Miller Composer
Tyler Moles Digital Editing
Matt Coles Engineer
Dave Turnbull Composer
Ashley Gorley Composer
Hank Williams Mastering
Judy Forde-Blair Liner Notes, Creative Producer
Jon Craig Digital Editing
Chris Dubois Composer
Mark Gould Engineer
Will Nance Composer
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