12 Songs, 46 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Escatawpa, Mississippi's 3 Doors Down made an immediate impact on their local modern rock radio station with the catchy, electric guitar-heavy single "Kryptonite" generating a genuine buzz in Biloxi that led to sold out shows that attracted the attention of major labels. Their debut album The Better Life led with "Kryptonite" and a new generation of young guitar players had a new tune to master. This radio-ready post-grunge rock put songs ahead of personalities and subsequent songs, "Loser" and "Duck and Run" led to the album selling more than five million copies. The moodier, dynamic "When I'm Gone" and the ballad "Here Without You," from their second album Away From The Sun solidified their position as monsters of radio. This Greatest Hits collection features nine charting hits from four of their albums, remixed and remastered, plus three new songs "One Light," "There's A Life" and "Goodbyes" that team them with producer and writer Marti Frederiksen and Dave Bassett for more potential hits.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Escatawpa, Mississippi's 3 Doors Down made an immediate impact on their local modern rock radio station with the catchy, electric guitar-heavy single "Kryptonite" generating a genuine buzz in Biloxi that led to sold out shows that attracted the attention of major labels. Their debut album The Better Life led with "Kryptonite" and a new generation of young guitar players had a new tune to master. This radio-ready post-grunge rock put songs ahead of personalities and subsequent songs, "Loser" and "Duck and Run" led to the album selling more than five million copies. The moodier, dynamic "When I'm Gone" and the ballad "Here Without You," from their second album Away From The Sun solidified their position as monsters of radio. This Greatest Hits collection features nine charting hits from four of their albums, remixed and remastered, plus three new songs "One Light," "There's A Life" and "Goodbyes" that team them with producer and writer Marti Frederiksen and Dave Bassett for more potential hits.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
300 Ratings
300 Ratings
crhanks ,

A Swing and a miss...

Let me start by saying that I love 3 Doors Down and I usually love Greatest Hits albums as it's a chance to group radio hits and fan favorites into one album.

However, this album is so incomplete that it's laughable to call it a greatest hits album at all. Of the 9 greatest hits tracks, 7 are from the bands first 2 albums, 1 from Seventeen Days, 1 from Self-titled and not a single track from Time of My Life. I understand that this decision seems to mirror the popularity/success of the band but doing this seems like a very poor marketing decision. First, several popular songs are omitted including "The Road I'm On" which was during the bands first really successful years, as well as the recent top 10 hit, "When You're Young." Second, this was a great opportunity for some of the songs from the last 3 albums that may have overlooked by casual fans to be heard and appreciated, like "Landing in London" and "Train."

Personally, I'd have like to have seen an EP with the 3 new songs and a couple acoustic and/or live tracks. At the same time, release a standard and deluxe Greatest Hits album. The standard could have been what they released and the deluxe could include all of the missing tracks that are really just as worthy as anything from the first 2 albums.

Missing tracks: The Road I'm On, Behind Those Eyes, Live for Today, Here by Me, Landing in London, Citizen/Soldier, Train, Let Me Be Myself, When You're Young, Every Time You Go.

jrfan88ampdup ,

one of the best bands ever

i have gotten to see them live this year and they preformed thier new songs! what am amazing show and band! they just get better and better!!!!!can't wait to get this new cd!!

SWAGGIE3DD ,

3DD

Cool I can get all those songs on a fresh cd that is not scratched...good stuff

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