It is a collection of some of Springsteen's hit singles and popular album tracks through the years along with four new songs at the end, mostly recorded with the E Street Band in The latter constituted Springsteen's first albeit very partial release with his backing band since the late s. Some of the songs are shorter versions of the original album releases.
The incorporation of the "new" tracks was portrayed in the documentary Blood Brothers. Alternate versions of several of these new tracks were released on the Blood Brothers EP. The compilation was commercially successful, hitting the peaks of the U.
The reception by music critics of Greatest Hits was rather negative upon the album's release, as were more contemporary reviews. David Browne of Entertainment Weekly felt that the album was released when it was because the Grammy Awards were coming up and " Streets of Philadelphia " was up for five Engel - Gleis 8 - Endlich and that the songs on the album were selected because of charting success, which means that several important songs were overlooked.
He also felt that "Murder Incorporated" in reference to the s Murder, Inc. The Rolling Stone review of the album by Parke Puterbaugh was rather unfavorable, which is surprising as most of Springsteen's albums were praised by the magazine.
Parke felt that the songs on the collection belonged on their original LP releases, that songs from before Born to Run should have been included and that the new songs weren't that good.
The album debuted at number one on the Billboard the week of March 18, with more thancopies sold, it remained on the chart for forty-three weeks. In My Hometown - Bruce Springsteen - Greatest Hits United Kingdom the album entered Feels So Right - Various - Warm Aanbevolen 1984 number one on March 11,and topped the chart for two non consecutive weeks.
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