Greatest Hits, Volume II is the second greatest hits album by the American rock band Chicago, and its fifteenth album overall, released in 1981. Following the poor reception of 1980's Chicago XIV, Columbia Records dropped Chicago from its roster and cancelled a lucrative contract that had recently been signed. While the band had begun its association with David Foster and was in the process of building a new identity, Columbia had contractual obligations for a new release.
Released in November 1981, Greatest Hits, Volume II primarily sampled material from Chicago VIII through 1978's Hot Streets, after which the hits stopped coming, though it also stretches back to pick up overlooked hits from the era first covered by the original compilation album. Appearing just before Chicago's unexpected career revival with Chicago 16, reached in the US. Curiously, though "Dialogue Part I & II" is part of the track listing, Part I of the song is left off, leaving only the Part II outro.
Greatest Hits, Volume II is the second greatest hits album by the American rock band Chicago, and its fifteenth album overall, released in 1981. Additionally, not all the band's latest studio albums were included in this original remaster program and so Greatest Hits Volume 2 was the only opportunity afforded to fans to have at least some of these songs in remastered form. Eventually all the band's studio albums were remastered and issued (including a 2CD version of ''Snaz containing all of the tunes from the original double live album).
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Chicago XIV. Greatest Hits, Volume II. Chicago 16. Chicago 17. Chicago 18. Chicago 19. Greatest Hits 1982–1989. Twenty 1. Night & Day: Big Band. The Heart of Chicago 1967–1997. The Heart of Chicago 1967–1998 Volume II. Chicago XXV: The Christmas Album. Chicago XXVI: Live in Concert. The Very Best of Chicago: Only the Beginning.