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Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits

Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits is a 2001 greatest hits album by the musical project Enigma. The album, along with Love Sensuality Devotion: The Remix Collection brings a close to Michael Cretu's first chapter of Enigma. It contains most of Enigma's singles and songs from 1990 to 2001.

Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits
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Greatest hits album by Enigma
Released 8 October 2001
Recorded A.R.T. Studios, Ibiza,
1990–2001
Genre New-age, ambient
Length 76:29
Label Virgin
Producer Michael Cretu
Enigma chronology
The Screen Behind the Mirror
(2000)The Screen Behind the Mirror2000
Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits
(2001)
Love Sensuality Devotion: The Remix Collection
(2001)Love Sensuality Devotion: The Remix Collection2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Slant Magazine 3.5/5 stars[2]

The album takes three songs from the first album, MCMXC a.D., four songs from The Cross of Changes, four songs from Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!, five songs from The Screen Behind the Mirror, and also features a new single "Turn Around" and its intro "The Landing".

Contents

Track listingEdit

  1. "The Landing" (Michael Cretu) – 1:04
  2. "Turn Around" (Cretu, Jens Gad) – 3:51
  3. "Gravity of Love" (Cretu) – 3:59
  4. "T.N.T. for the Brain" (Cretu) – 5:18
  5. "Modern Crusaders" (Cretu) – 3:53
  6. "Shadows in Silence" (Cretu) – 4:19
  7. "Return to Innocence" (Curly M.C., Kuo Ying-nan, Kuo Hsiu-chu) – 4:15
  8. "I Love You ... I'll Kill You" (Curly, David Fairstein) – 8:01
  9. "Principles of Lust" (Curly) – 3:08
  10. "Sadeness (Part I)" (Curly, F. Gregorian, Fairstein) – 4:15
  11. "Silence Must Be Heard" (Cretu, Gad) – 4:46
  12. "Smell of Desire" (Cretu, Fairstein) – 4:32
  13. "Mea Culpa" (Curly, Fairstein) – 4:31
  14. "Push the Limits" (Cretu, Gad) – 3:48
  15. "Beyond the Invisible" (Cretu, Fairstein) – 4:50
  16. "Age of Loneliness" (Curly) – 4:10
  17. "Morphing Thru Time" (Cretu) – 5:26
  18. "The Cross of Changes" (Cretu) – 2:15

ChartsEdit

Chart Peak
position
Austria 10
Belgium 19
Canada 25
Czech Republic 43
Denmark 9
France 11
Europe 7
Germany 4
Greece 1
Hong Kong 6
Hungary 10
Ireland 46
Italy 18
Japan 30
Netherlands 10
New Zealand 3
Norway 6
Portugal 1
Spain 20
Sweden 10
Switzerland 12
Thailand 10
UK 29
US Billboard 200 29
US Top Internet Albums 15

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[3] Gold 50,000^
Germany (BVMI)[4] Gold 150,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[5] Gold 7,500^
United Kingdom (BPI)[6] Gold 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit