Tracy Chapman releases her long-awaited GREATEST HITS album on November 20 through Elektra/Rhino Records. This new collection brings together classic tracks from Chapman’s celebrated career that now spans four decades and includes eight best-selling studio albums.
Compiled by Chapman herself, the featured songs have also been newly remastered. Since her eponymous debut in 1988, Chapman has captivated audiences around the globe with her pure voice, evocative songs and intense spirit. Her authenticity infuses this 18 track collection with a visceral and emotional resonance.
Impervious to trends, Chapman has stayed her musical course, earning the approbation of fans, critics and peers. The multi-platinum self titled debut album earned three Grammy Awards and featured the classic singles ‘Fast Car’, ‘Talkin’ Bout A Revolution’, and ‘Baby Can I Hold You’. It sold more than 20 million copies worldwide. Her musical journey has continued with 1989’s CROSSROADS, 1992’s MATTERS OF THE HEART, 1995’s multi-platinum NEW BEGINNING, 2000’s TELLING STORIES, 2002’s LET IT RAIN (internationally platinum), 2005’s WHERE YOU LIVE, and her eighth studio album, 2008’s OUR BRIGHT FUTURE.
Along the way, in addition to her four Grammys, Chapman has earned an American Music Award, two Brits, and a Billboard Music Award.