The Hits (Lemar album)

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The Hits
Lemar - The Hits.jpg
Greatest hits album by
Released8 March 2010 (UK)
Label Epic
Producer Various
Singles from The Hits
  1. "The Way Love Goes"
    Released: 14 February 2010
  2. "Coming Home"
    Released: 17 May 2010

The Hits is the first greatest hits collection by English soul/R&B singer Lemar. The album was released on 8 March 2010. The first single off the album was called "The Way Love Goes". The album also contains two other new songs plus a re-recorded version of "What About Love" with X Factor 2008 runner's up JLS. One new recording entitled "You Don't Love Me" features a sample from Kim Wildes 1986 remake of the 60's motown classic "You Keep Me Hanging On" by The Supremes


The Hits does not contain two of Lemar's Epic singles, "Don't Give It Up" and "Tick Tock", both of which were remixed from their respective album versions when they were released as singles. These single versions do not appear on any of Lemar's albums. The album also misses out his rare debut single "Got Me Saying Ooh". The album was originally going to be released on 1 March 2010 but it was moved to a week due to a title error which only stated The on both the CD and cover instead of The Hits.

Lemar's official site confirmed that the second single taken from The Hits will be "Coming Home", with a release date of 17 May 2010 currently confirmed. [1]

Track listing

The following track list was confirmed on

1."Dance (With U)" (from Dedicated )Obika, Scott, Hardy3:08
2."50/50" (from Dedicated)Obika, Stargate 3:24
3."Another Day" (from Dedicated)Scott, Sinclair, Whedbee4:02
4."Lullaby" (from Dedicated)Obika, Henderson3:22
5."If There's Any Justice" (from Time to Grow )Leeson, Vale3:49
6."Time to Grow" (from Time to Grow)Obika, Scott3:43
7."It's Not That Easy" (from The Truth About Love )Rawling, Deekay, Tenant3:25
8."Someone Should Tell You" (from The Truth About Love)Obika, Rawling3:43
9."If She Knew" (from The Reason )Obika, SoulShock and Karlin, Kelly4:08
10."Weight of the World" (from The Reason)Obika, Watters, Jonsin4:20
11."Mayday" (Previously unreleased)Obika3:37
12."The Way Love Goes" (Previously unreleased)Richard Biff Stannard, Ash Howes, Steve Malcolmson 3:33
13."You Don't Love Me" (Previously unreleased)Obika, B-Knockz, Dynamic Music Group3:38
14."Coming Home" (Previously unreleased)Obika, Novel3:44
15."What About Love (2010 Remix)" (feat. JLS (Previously unreleased)Obika, Scott3:39


Charts (2010)Peak
UK Albums Chart

The Hits

UK Singles Chart

The Way Love Goes




RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI) [2] Silver60,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.png Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

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  1. Coming Home Is the Next Single From The Hits
  2. "British album certifications – Lemar – The Hits". British Phonographic Industry.