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GREATEST HITS

Tracklisting CD 1
01. Vision of love
02. Love take time
03. Someday
04. I don't wanna cry
05. Emotions
06. Can't let go
07. Make it happen
08. I'll be there
09. Dreamlover
10. Hero
11. Without you
12. Anytime you need a friend
13. Endless love
14. Fantasy
Tracklisting CD 2
01. One sweet day
02. Always be my baby
03. Forever
04. Underneath the stars
05. Honey
06. Butterfly
07. My all
08. Sweetheart
09. When you believe
10. I still believe
11. Heartbreaker
12. Thank God I found you
13. Can't take that away (Mariah's theme)
On November 23, 2001, Columbia Records released "Greatest hits". Mariah: "The difference is the #1's record only had songs that reached #1 on it, therefore I wouldn't let them call it greatest hits. I made a huge deal out of it: You may not call this a greatest hits album. I think people are going to like this 'Greatest hits' because there are songs on it that were not necessarily singles. These are songs that needed to be really heard, and I'm happy about it. There's a song, 'Vanishing', that's on the record that I really love, and there's a song called 'Underneath the stars' that I always kind of fought for. There's a lot of songs that I'm happy are gonna see the light of day."

According to Sony, "Mariah Carey has the unique distinction of having had more Billboard #1 singles than any other artist in history. She not only had a #1 single for every year of the 1990's, but almost all her albums had singles that reached the #1 position except for her 'Merry Christmas' album.
As a recording artist, Mariah has sold over 120 million records making her one of the most successful artists of all time. Furthermore, with the exception of the Jackson 5 song 'I'll be there', she has either written or co-written all of her #1 songs to date making her one of the most successful songwriters of all times as well.
This unique double album is a definitive career overview of one of the biggest selling recording artists of our time. It is one of her best-selling albums to date, and is considered by many music critics to be the official soundtrack of the 90's because no other artist at that time was more influential to the music scene. It covers her most popular songs from all of Mariah Carey's Columbia Records releases - from her 1990 self titled debut album through 1999's 'Rainbow'. In addition to all these, it also features duets with Luther Vandross, Trey Lorenz, Boyz II Men, Jay-Z, JD, Whitney Houston, Joe, 98 Degrees and an unreleased So So Def Remix with Jermaine Dupri and Lil Bow Wow."

The Age wrote about the album: "Mariah Carey is the Tim Buckley of the new millennium. An astonishing vocal range, an obsession with black music, and a tragic inability to function in the world their talent has forced them to inhabit. The list of hard core innovators and neglected old school stars that Mariah has sought out and credited should have her right up there with Missy Elliot, not stuck down there with Christina Aguilera. OK, her determination to beat the Lopezes and Britneys at their own game has left to her working too hard on her body rather than her body of work.
As with any Mariah LP, there are too many Whitney Houston moments to make 'Greatest hits' an essential purchase. But even without the crowning of her career - this year's greatest single 'Loverboy' - such Diva drama queenery is transcended by the delirious elation of the faster songs. And there are the first signs of the intelligence that would work to make the surreally supra-musical soundscapes of the cruelly neglected 'Glitter' on songs from 'Rainbow', where she gets behind the desk as well as the mic. The small-print evidence is that the more control Mariah takes, the better her records become. And that makes her next album a classic."

Unfortunately, this album was not the success Sony expected. It only debuted at number 52 on the Billboard album chart. In 2003 the album was certified platinum by the RIAA.

COMPACT DISCS (CD'S)
CD from Argentina (2032)
505461 2
2 CD set
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Asia (2795)
505461 2
2 CD set
collection Wei Yi

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Asia (0745)
505461 2
2 CD set with 12 exclusive full colour calendar cards of Mariah
comes in a card slipcase
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Australia (0273)
5053972000
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow)

CD from Australia (2547)
5054612000
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Austria (0271)
2 505461
limited edtion 2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Austria (1232)
9 505461
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)

CD from Brazil (0272)
2 505461
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Brazil (2301)
2 505461
2 CD set
promo
collection Kleber Vicente Ferreira

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

This CD is exactly the same as item 0272, but on the back cover is a stamp saying "amostra invendável".

CD from Canada (1279)
C2K 85960
2 CD set
collection Pascal Bellerose

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from China (1723)
CD-1135 / 505461.2
2 CD set
comes in a card slipcase
collection Jay New

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from China (1233)
CD-1135 / 505461.2
2 CD set
comes in a card slipcase
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

This limited edition comes with an extra booklet containing all the lyrics in Chinese and English.

CD from China (2810)
2CD A289
2 CD set
HDCD, could be a bootleg
collection Christopher Gnass

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from China (3423)
ISBN 7-88586-407-3
2 CD set
collection Andy Hermawan Tjondrodihardjo

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you

This re-release comes in a DVD box with lyrics and a photo booklet.

CD from Indonesia (1231)
505461.2
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Japan (0746)
SICP 77-8
2 CD set with extra booklet (containing all lyrics in Japanese and English)
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 1:
15. Music box (Japan only bonus track)
16. All I want for Christmas is you (Japan only bonus track)
17. Open arms (Japan only bonus track)

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife) (bonus track)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)
16. Never too far / Hero (Japan only bonus track)

CD from Malaysia (3464)
505461 2
2 CD set
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Malaysia (3465)
505461 2
2 CD set
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

This CD comes in a card slipcase and with 12 calendar cards.

CD from Mexico (1860)
CDIE2 505461
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from the Philippines (1577)
505461.2
2 CD set
collection Rodrigo C. Jusay

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from the Philippines (1550)
505461.2
2 CD set, comes in a paper slipcase
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from Singapore (1028)
2 505461
2 CD set with notebook
comes in a card slipcase
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from South-Africa (2031)
CDCOL 6361
2 CD set
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from South-Korea (0739)
CP2K-2570 (505461 2)
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

Comes sometimes with a 2002 freestanding calendar or a bonus video CD called "Seven divas' choice".

CD from Taiwan (1797)
505461.2
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (featuring Westlife)

This CD comes in a card slipcase with an extra booklet with all the lyrics in English and Chinese. There are also many fact sheets in the booklet.

CD from Taiwan (1705)
505461.2
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

This CD comes in a card slipcase with an extra booklet with all the lyrics in English and Chinese. There are also many fact sheets in the booklet.

CD from the UK (3202)
no catalogue number
CD sampler
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
1. Vision of love
2. Someday
3. Dreamlover
4. Hero
5. Fantasy
6. One sweet day (Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men)
7. Heartbreaker (featuring Jay-Z)

CD from the UK (2026)
no catalogue number
2 CD set, promo
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CD from the USA (0275)
CSK 56694
CD sampler for advance listening stations
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Vision of love
2. Someday
3. Dreamlover
4. Hero
5. Fantasy
6. One sweet day (Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men)
7. Heartbreaker (featuring Jay-Z)

CD from the USA (0274)
C2K 85960
2 CD set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
14. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

CASSETTES
cassette from China (0862)
Y-1837 / 505461.4
2 cassette set
comes in a card slipcase
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Indonesia (1474)
505461.4
2 cassette set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Japan (1474)
no catalogue number
2 cassette set
promo
collection Marcin

Tracklisting cassette 1:
15. Music box (Japan only bonus track)
16. All I want for Christmas is you (Japan only bonus track)
17. Open arms (Japan only bonus track)

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife) (bonus track)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)
16. Never too far / Hero (Japan only bonus track)

cassette from Malaysia (1935)
505461 4
2 cassette set
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Malaysia (1857)
505461 4
2 cassette set
comes in a card slipcase
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from the Netherlands (2423)
505461 4
2 cassette set
collection Yuan Man

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from the Philippines (1545)
505461.4
2 cassette set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Poland (1473)
4 505461
2 cassette set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Russia (2438)
505461 4
2 cassette set
collection George Chumburidze

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Saudi-Arabia (2449)
475311
2 cassette set
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Saudi-Arabia (2954)
476041
2 cassette set
Marcin Blaszczyk

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from South-Korea (3388)
CP2T-2570 (505461 4)
2 cassette set
collection Soyeon Park

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from Thailand (2064)
505461.4
2 cassette set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. Against all odds (take a look at me now) (featuring Westlife)
15. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

cassette from the USA (0269)
C2T 85690
2 cassette set
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting cassette 2:
14. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

MINI DISCS
mini disc from the USA (3477)
C2M85960
2 mini disc set
collection Andy Hermawan Tjondrodihardjo

Tracklisting mini disc 2:
14. All I want for Christmas is you (So So Def Remix featuring Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow) (bonus track)

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