| November 16, 2004|
Have a Nice Day
16 November 2004
| Patrick Leonard
Jon Bon Jovi
Rock music, Hard rock, Heavy metal
Bon Jovi albums, Rock music albums
100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong is a boxed set released in 2004 on Island Records. A collection of demos and B-sides, it was released to celebrate Bon Jovi's twentieth anniversary and the milestone of the band selling 100,000,000 albums worldwide.
The box set consists of 4 CDs, and also includes a DVD of the band talking about the tracks and additional archive candid footage of the band. Additionally, the Japanese version of the box set also includes a fifth CD. The box set charted at #53 on the Billboard 200.
Apart from songs released as iTunes singles "The Radio Saved My Life Tonight" was released as a promo CD single for the box set. and charted in Japan at #37. The song was since played extensively on the bands following Have a Nice Day Tour.
The box set includes the songs "Real Life", "Edge of a Broken Heart" and "Good Guys Don't Always Wear White" all previously released as singles for soundtrack albums but never featured on a Bon Jovi album until now.
The title and the cover art is a play on the 1959 Elvis Presley compilation 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong.
The Best of the Boxset compilation album (a 10 track sampler) is very rare but available. It features the 10 best tracks from all the CDs of the box set on one single CD.Jon Bon Jovi – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Richie Sambora – lead guitar, backing vocals, talkbox, lead vocals (If I Can't Have Your Love)
Tico Torres – drums, percussion, lead vocals (Only In My Dreams)
David Bryan – keyboards, backing vocals, lead vocals (Memphis Lives in Me)
Hugh McDonald – bass, backing vocals
Alec John Such – bass, backing vocals
Joe Perry – guitar on "Last Chance Train"
Dave Stewart various instruments, backing vocals
Kenny Aronoff - drums, percussion
Bobby Bandiera - guitars
Eric Bazilian - guitar
Jeff Kazee - organ
Pino Palladino – bass
Shawn Pelton - drums
1Why Aren't You Dead?3:32100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong Wikipedia
2The Radio Saved My Life Tonight
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