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What is your favorite Shania Twain song vs What do you feel is her best song?

I absolutely love her music, and have since the 90s. She’s one of Country’s best, and really played that crossover and mainstream beautifully.

She has so many good songs!!! It’s hard to choose just one, but the one I find myself listening to the most is “Forever and for always”. It’s so damn good.

Her best, I actually think it’s ... I know, boring choice, but From This Moment... her version is so iconic.

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by Anonymousreply 82Last Thursday at 11:36 AM

I love a lot of 90s/00s female country singers and Shania has some good songs but generally I’ve never really got why she did so well vs everyone else. Maybe because with Come On Over she was more pop than country.

Anyway this is my favourite of hers, from her first album

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by Anonymousreply 1Last Monday at 4:21 PM

She has a unique voice, a good range, was hot, and her music was CATCHY. Her first album was country with great songs and did very well. Come On Over went Country Pop, and was a phenomenon.

Every single on that album was a smash.

by Anonymousreply 2Last Monday at 4:24 PM

"No One Needs To Know" is my favorite. I don't do Shania deep cuts, so I guess her best will probably come from "Come On Over", though I prefer "The Woman In Me", though it wasn't as well received.

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by Anonymousreply 3Last Monday at 4:29 PM

Her last album from a few years ago had some great songs on it. Completely underrated.

“Who’s Gonna Be Your Girl” was phenomenal

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by Anonymousreply 4Last Monday at 4:31 PM

Hate her music

by Anonymousreply 5Last Monday at 4:34 PM

“Still the One.”

by Anonymousreply 6Last Monday at 4:35 PM

I never liked her, so my favorite Shania Twain song is one that is over. She has no best song, they are all equally terrible.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Monday at 4:40 PM

“Party For Two” ft. Billy Currington

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by Anonymousreply 8Last Monday at 4:41 PM

That Don’t Impress Me Much (remix)

by Anonymousreply 9Last Monday at 4:42 PM

Faith Hill wanted Shania’s career so bad

by Anonymousreply 10Last Monday at 4:55 PM

A lot of her success was due to her looks honestly. She was one of the most beautiful country singers of all time and modern country music sells sex just like pop music.

by Anonymousreply 11Last Monday at 4:58 PM

Bitch killed country music . Still hasn't recovered.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Monday at 5:02 PM

Garth mortally wounded country first.

by Anonymousreply 13Last Monday at 5:04 PM

And Shania twisted the knife.

by Anonymousreply 14Last Monday at 5:05 PM

I can't take Canadians doing Country music seriously, sorry.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Monday at 5:06 PM

Shania is nowhere near as bad as Billy Ray Cyrus

by Anonymousreply 16Last Monday at 5:07 PM

But you can an Australian like Keith Urban? He always seemed like a poser to me.

Shania is actually from the Country in Canada lol.

Shania had great songs.

by Anonymousreply 17Last Monday at 5:08 PM

She was as country as Taylor Swift. Swift just did it younger so she could enjoy the pop turn. Twain was too old for pop music when she hit. She wasn't gonna look normal jumping around complaining about boys. She was a 30 yr old woman. Those are usually rock chicks or Alanis types.

by Anonymousreply 18Last Monday at 5:09 PM

Ummm she very much was Country. And Come on Over was Country also, just Country Pop.

The actual albums songs were not as “poppy” as the single versions.

I loved this song.

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by Anonymousreply 19Last Monday at 5:11 PM

That was a brilliant move on Shania's (or Mutt's) part, to have an international version and a US version of the same album. I remember the album being huge in the UK when I visited.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Monday at 5:13 PM

Those are pop songs disguised as country tunes with fiddles, accordions and acoustic guitars. That doesn't make them country.

by Anonymousreply 21Last Monday at 5:14 PM

R20 Come on Over? It was huge all over the world. It’s sold like 40 million copies.

by Anonymousreply 22Last Monday at 5:15 PM

They’re country. You wouldn’t hear those sounds and instruments in a regular pop song r21

by Anonymousreply 23Last Monday at 5:16 PM

Its the highest selling female album just edging Jagged Little Pill if I'm not mistaken.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Monday at 5:16 PM

R22, I know. Country albums usually don't sell well outside of America (although there are exceptions) but the album was able to crossover bigtime with all those songs tunred into pop songs on the radio.

by Anonymousreply 25Last Monday at 5:17 PM

Country music isn't as over produced as her records. But I'm not saying they aren't extremely well done. Just not real country.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Monday at 5:18 PM

It did seem like Faith Hill would be a consisten star after This Kiss and Breathe were both huge hits. Don't know why she didn't become even bigger. Maybe Carrrie Underwood stole her thunder in the 00s.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Monday at 5:20 PM

Jagged Little Pill is 100 times the album and groundbreaking. It became a cultural phenomenon. I didn't know a male or female at the time that didn't own it.

by Anonymousreply 28Last Monday at 5:23 PM

Well Come On Over was a phenomenon also. Like someone else said, it sold in a way Country music never did (and still doesn’t to that degree). Shania had 4 huge hit albums. Her latest didn’t fair as well.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Monday at 5:26 PM

Come on Over was one of those albums like Let's Talk About Love, Falling Into You, the Creed albums, Nickelback albums, etc. that nobody today admits to owning. Jageed Little Pill wasn't like that.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Monday at 5:26 PM

I get that some Southern folks and Country fans are Country purists, but like with everything, there are sub genres. Country Pop is a sub to Country. It was born out of it.

And in recent years Country HipHop has been a thing

by Anonymousreply 31Last Monday at 5:27 PM

My taste in country/Americana leans more toward Paula Frazer, Gillian Welch or Neko Case, rather that over-produced country pop garbage like Shania.

by Anonymousreply 32Last Monday at 5:28 PM

In 1997 many Country fans loved her, bought the album Come On Over, but would say it isn’t “real” country.

In 2021 it is considered real country and you hear that same thing about Sam Hunt and Lil Nas X.

by Anonymousreply 33Last Monday at 5:31 PM

I prefer The Woman In Me to Come On Over, but I listen to all of her music. She was a beautiful little dynamo that country music didn’t seem to know what to do with.

To answer OPs question: I like many of the songs on The Woman in Me, but I’ll go with Is There Life After Love?

by Anonymousreply 34Last Monday at 5:31 PM

This is a whole BOP

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by Anonymousreply 35Last Monday at 5:31 PM

I don’t think I ever listened to all of her UP! album

by Anonymousreply 36Last Monday at 5:32 PM

Interesting the two best selling female albums of all time are on one side a cooing, teasing, cheeky crooner and on the other is a pissed off bitch calling dudes on their shit and breaking out of male expectations. Very conservative V Lib mentality.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Monday at 5:34 PM

And on one side you had Mutt Lange and Glen Ballard on the other as producers. Both highly skilled and brilliant

by Anonymousreply 38Last Monday at 5:37 PM

If Reba’s “Fancy” is Real Country then so is any Shania song

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by Anonymousreply 39Last Monday at 5:39 PM

Taylor was Country at first but by the time her second or third album came I don’t know how you could say she was Country.

That was pure pop eventually.

Recently we saw Sam Hunt get highly criticized by Country fans and critics, saying he wasn’t real Country after Montevallo became an unexpected sensation in 2014.

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by Anonymousreply 40Last Monday at 5:46 PM

And of course we can’t forget all the critics for Lil Nas X

by Anonymousreply 41Last Monday at 5:46 PM

Taylor and Shania both used country music as a spring board. No one is buying their shit. Fuck them both.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Monday at 5:49 PM

All here pop fluff was idiotic but No one needs to know was pure country-pop and perfect. Didn't she write Don't let me be the last to know for Britney? That was also a good one.

by Anonymousreply 43Last Monday at 5:55 PM

R43 yes. And I love that song

by Anonymousreply 44Last Monday at 6:00 PM

Shania hates mayo all right, and she can’t eat chicken salad, that's no joke. We gave it to her once, she threw up in the limo – the lady hates chicken salad. So I bring out a bunch of tuna fish sandwiches – she still doesn’t believe me – I say, Shania, I’m allergic to mayo – which, by the way, is a lie. Shania still doesn’t believe me so I eat two of the sandwiches in front of her to prove it. So she eats one and a half sandwiches, one and a half sandwiches… before she realizes, its chicken salad.

by Anonymousreply 45Last Monday at 6:02 PM

What four albums? Woman In Me, Come On Over and Up? What other album sold?

by Anonymousreply 46Last Monday at 6:02 PM

R45 her Greatest Hits album sold over 20 million copies

by Anonymousreply 47Last Monday at 6:09 PM

I meant r46

by Anonymousreply 48Last Monday at 6:09 PM

Shania released a Greatest Hits album in 2004 with some new songs that was a hit and has sold over 20 million copies.

It sold more than her UP! Album, which sold around 15 million or something.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Monday at 6:11 PM

I think this version is one of the best.

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by Anonymousreply 50Last Monday at 6:52 PM

Hey, tell the Shania Tuna-Fish story again!

by Anonymousreply 51Last Monday at 7:06 PM

I think Shania and Whitney are the only two women to have three diamond albums.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Monday at 7:33 PM

I had the pleasure to work with Shania one day in the mid 90s. She was the most gratuitous, sweetest person...

by Anonymousreply 53Last Monday at 7:37 PM

Britney has 2 Diamond albums

by Anonymousreply 54Last Tuesday at 12:22 AM

Shania is/was hated by mainstream country.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Tuesday at 1:40 AM

R55 she WAS mainstream Country

by Anonymousreply 56Last Tuesday at 3:23 AM

I prefer the "Green" version of "Forever and For Always," which has a subtle more-country sound.

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by Anonymousreply 57Last Tuesday at 3:36 AM

I hate threads where posters link to youtube without saying what the song is. I don't want to click on your fucking link if it's a song I don't like!

by Anonymousreply 58Last Tuesday at 3:47 AM

[quote] Britney has 2 Diamond albums


by Anonymousreply 59Last Tuesday at 3:48 AM

r59 here you go

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by Anonymousreply 60Last Tuesday at 4:48 AM

Despite her PR interns' earnest arguments. she always has been and always will be just awful. Over produced souless pap

by Anonymousreply 61Last Tuesday at 5:10 AM

Also didn't a lot of Twain's album sales happened without her touring in support of them? I think I remember reading that somewhere.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Tuesday at 5:21 AM

"Dance With the One that Brought You" is my favorite Shania song.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Tuesday at 5:23 AM

[quote]Interesting the two best selling female albums of all time are on one side a cooing, teasing, cheeky crooner and on the other is a pissed off bitch calling dudes on their shit and breaking out of male expectations. Very conservative V Lib mentality.

And both Canadians.

by Anonymousreply 64Last Tuesday at 5:24 AM

She’s a Trumper.

by Anonymousreply 65Last Tuesday at 5:29 AM

I think her music is fine if you see it as just country-flavored dance-pop music rather than straight country. There is a big gap between the sound of Shania, Kenny, Garth, etc and the sound of Waylon, Dolly and Johnny.

by Anonymousreply 66Last Tuesday at 5:32 AM

Was the poppers remix of That Don't Impress Me Much released in the US or just the standard album track? It was a huge hit in the UK and sold more than most of the #1 songs that year even though it peaked at #3.

Other record companies capitalised on its success by releasing a poppers remix of Faith Hill's The Way You Love Me and a poppers remix of Lee Ann Womack's I Hope You Dance. There was also a poppers remix of Leann Rimes' Can't Fight The Moonlight played in a lot of gay clubs.

Shania having a worldwide number one album in 2017 completely passed me by.

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by Anonymousreply 67Last Tuesday at 5:34 AM

I hate her music but am fascinated by her fucked up personal life. I just saw a documentary about her on the Reelz station and whoa, what a number that ugly Mutt Lange did on her!

by Anonymousreply 68Last Tuesday at 5:59 AM

Omg you can’t listen to her music and say it’s just pop. No “pop” music sounds like that

by Anonymousreply 69Last Tuesday at 6:10 AM

Tell everyone the Tunafish story again!!

by Anonymousreply 70Last Tuesday at 2:34 PM

[quote] "I can't take Canadians doing Country music seriously, sorry."

Country music may have coalesced here in the US, but this is laughable.

Drake Jensen is a Canadian singer/songwriter, who does great work for both country music, & GLBT representation within the genre/industry.

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by Anonymousreply 71Last Tuesday at 2:49 PM

I only like pop country, since “real” country appears to have been made only pre-1960. I loved Shania’s happy, poppy songs but I hate one of her biggest hits “That Don’t Impress Me Much.” The lyrics and beat are just grating.

by Anonymousreply 72Last Tuesday at 2:51 PM

Love I'm Gonna Getcha Good, but the video is weird!!

by Anonymousreply 73Last Tuesday at 3:16 PM


by Anonymousreply 74Last Tuesday at 3:23 PM

So you're Brad Pitt...

by Anonymousreply 75Last Tuesday at 3:23 PM

Shania admits she would have voted for Trump but luckily she's Canadian so didn't.

by Anonymousreply 76Last Thursday at 6:25 AM

That’s her right r76

by Anonymousreply 77Last Thursday at 6:59 AM

She's a Trump supporter, minimally talented, and bland. She's also a pretendian. Hard pass on this bitch.

by Anonymousreply 78Last Thursday at 7:12 AM

Love her.

by Anonymousreply 79Last Thursday at 7:26 AM

Her best song. Always think of pets

Not some weak chinned, receding hairline ghetto ginzo from Brooklyn

by Anonymousreply 80Last Thursday at 7:44 AM

I love "I'm Gonna Getcha Good" and the video. Maybe I'm thinking of someone else, but I believe it was Shania who, while not outspoken about it, has issues with homophobia. I recall a few threads from a while back that had stories of her being a cold bitch to gay fans. Sad, because I've always liked her and her music, but since reading those, I'm turned off her now. Anyone else recall those other threads? Surprised no one has brought it up.

by Anonymousreply 81Last Thursday at 9:54 AM

I like Shania because she really didn't debut until she was 30, which in the world of pop music back in the mid-90s was positively ancient. Today, that would be the equivalent of not debuting as a pop star until like 40+.

I think Mutt did some witchcraft or something to help her sell as many records as she did. The songs were good but not THAT good. She was/is beautiful, though!

by Anonymousreply 82Last Thursday at 11:36 AM
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