Greatest Hits [Arista]

Greatest Hits [Arista]

by Ace of Base
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Greatest Hits [Arista]

Homer Simpson would be able to review this greatest hits collection with total conciseness, saying something like this: "Aaaaah! (drool) Sweet, sweet candy." And while there's absolutely no nutritional value to the 16 songs presented here, the glossy, sugary tones are positively addictive in their across-the-board tastiness. All of the Swedish quartet's chart-topping stateside hits are compiled here -- from the bright 'n' breezy "The Sign" to the slightly more subdued "All That She Wants" -- along with a smattering of singles that had more success on the other side of the pond, including a cover of Bananarama's "Cruel Summer." The nicely packaged set does more than just take a look back, however: Along with the new single, "Everytime It Rains," it includes a brace of remixes by dance floor mavens Frankie Knuckles and Junior Vasquez. Definitely a winning hand.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/18/2000
Label: Arista
UPC: 0078221462327
catalogNumber: 14623

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ace of Base   Primary Artist
Chuck Anthony   Guitar
Douglas Carr   Background Vocals
Suzanne Carstensen   Background Vocals
Linn   Vocals,Background Vocals
Satoshi Tomiie   Keyboards
Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg   Vocals
Jonas "Joker" Berggren   Vocals,Background Vocals
Max Martin   Background Vocals
Nana Hedin   Background Vocals
Marian Lisland   Background Vocals
Mads Johansson   Guitar
Jeanette Söderholm   Background Vocals
Marit Bie   Background Vocals
Marianne Bundevik   Background Vocals
Tommy Ekman   Background Vocals
Jenny   Vocals,Background Vocals
Cue Choir   Background Vocals
Magnus Högdal   Guitar
Fred Johansson   Background Vocals
Janne Taneli-Juntilla   Guitar

Technical Credits

Frankie Knuckles   Producer,Remixing
Per Adebratt   Producer
Douglas Carr   Producer
Cutfather   Producer
Clive Davis   Executive Producer
Henrik Janson   String Arrangements
Denniz Pop   Producer
John Poppo   Engineer
Junior Vasquez   Producer,Remixing
Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg   Producer,String Arrangements
Jonas "Joker" Berggren   Producer,Executive Producer
Gomi   Programming
Max Martin   Producer
Thomas Siqveland   Programming
Joakim Stiren   Programming
Tommy Ekman   Producer
J. Ekgren   Producer
S. Pettersen   Producer

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Greatest Hits [Arista] 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This version of the Euro smash Greatest Hits Album contains some of AoB's classic US hits: All That She Wants, Don't Turn Around, Living In Danger, Lucky Love, The Sign, Beautiful Life, Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry, Cruel Summer, and Whenever You're Near Me to Euro hits Always Have, Always Will, Everytime It Rains, Life Is A Flower. This CD contains several new tracks, including: the instantaneous US hit: Hello Hello, along with Love In December and C'est La Vie, and other unreleased tracks. A must have to your collection and a definite hit! You'll love this album!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
When I saw for 1st time that record I though. What?! greatest hits? ACE OF BASE didn't enough hits to the EEUU for a compilation! But yes, they had enough european hits across the 90s. Because of that I really prefer the european ACE OF BASE greatest hits (called ''Singles of the 90s'') 'coz that have more songs. Anyway, the Greatest Hits are really good. Song after song cames sweeter and catchy than the last. Songs as 'The Sign', 'All That She Wants' or 'Beautiful Life' can bring you an idea of how is all the compilation. Excepcional. That band is one of the best 90s band.
Joyachiever More than 1 year ago
    I initially heard of Ace of Base back in the 90’s since some of their songs were played on the radio.  I purchased this “Greatest Hits” by Ace of Base back in July 2007 when I was residing on the Mayport Naval base (near Atlantic Beach, Florida). “All That She Wants”, “The Sign”, “Beautiful Life”, “Don’t Turn Around”,  and “Lucky Love” are some of the enjoyable hits  available on this collection.  I admit to “Beautiful Life” and “Lucky Love” as being among my favorites in this collection. “Greatest Hits” by Ace of Base symbolizes carefree and lighthearted dance/pop music from the 90’s.