Tough Love: Best of the Ballads

Tough Love: Best of the Ballads
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedMay 10, 2011 (2011-05-10)
GenreHard rock, blues rock
Aerosmith compilation chronology
Devil's Got a New Disguise: The Very Best of Aerosmith
Tough Love: Best of the Ballads
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Tough Love: Best of the Ballads is a 2011 compilation album by Aerosmith. The album was announced on March 30, 2011, and was released on Geffen Records on May 10, 2011.[2]

Track listing[edit]

US version[edit]

1."Angel"Steven Tyler, Desmond Child5:08
2."Amazing (orchestral edit)"Tyler, Richie Supa5:56
3."Love in an Elevator (single version)"Tyler, Joe Perry5:23
4."Cryin'"Tyler, Perry, Taylor Rhodes5:08
5."What It Takes"Tyler, Perry, Child5:09
6."Rag Doll"Tyler, Perry, Jim Vallance, Holly Knight4:24
7."Crazy"Tyler, Perry, Child5:16
8."Deuces Are Wild"Tyler, Vallance3:35
9."Livin' on the Edge"Tyler, Perry, Mark Hudson6:20
10."Blind Man"Tyler, Perry, Rhodes4:00
11."Janie's Got a Gun (single version)"Tyler, Tom Hamilton5:28
12."Dream On"Tyler4:28

UK version[edit]

1."I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"Diane Warren5:00
2."Angel"Tyler, Child5:08
3."Amazing (orchestral edit)"Tyler, Supa5:56
4."Love in an Elevator (single version)"Tyler, Perry5:23
5."Pink"Tyler, Supa, Glen Ballard3:57
6."Cryin'"Tyler, Perry, Rhodes5:08
7."What It Takes"Tyler, Perry, Child5:09
8."Rag Doll"Tyler, Perry, Vallance, Knight4:24
9."Crazy"Tyler, Perry, Child5:16
10."Deuces Are Wild"Tyler, Vallance3:35
11."Livin' on the Edge"Tyler, Perry, Hudson6:20
12."Blind Man"Tyler, Perry, Rhodes4:00
13."Magic Touch"Tyler, Perry, Vallance4:36
14."Janie's Got a Gun (single version)"Tyler, Hamilton5:28
15."Sweet Emotion"Tyler, Hamilton4:38
16."Dream On"Tyler4:28


Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Tracks Label Catalog # Barcode Edition Series Notes
USA May 10, 2011 CD 12 Geffen/Universal B0015499-02 602527669267 Target Exclusive [3]
USA May 24, 2011 CD 12 Geffen/Universal B0015499-02 602527669267 general release[4]
USA May 15, 2012 CD 12 Geffen/Universal B0016565-02 602527951102 Icon [5]


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  2. ^ "AEROSMITH To Release 'Tough Love: Best Of The Ballads' In May". March 30, 2011. Archived from the original on April 2, 2011. Retrieved April 2, 2011.
  3. ^ Kaufman, Spencer (May 24, 2011). "Aerosmith Compilation Collects Band's 'Best' Ballads". Ultimate Classic Rock.
  4. ^ "Tough Love: Best Of The Ballad". Zia Records.
  5. ^ "Icon". Zia Records.