|Through the Years: The Best of the Fray|
|Compilation album by|
|Released||November 4, 2016|
|The Fray chronology|
Through the Years: The Best of the Fray is a compilation album by American rock band the Fray.The album consists of nine songs from the band's previous albums, and three new songs.
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|1.||"Over My Head (Cable Car)" (from How to Save a Life , 2005)||3:58|
|2.||"How to Save a Life" (from How to Save a Life , 2006)||4:24|
|3.||"Look After You" (from How to Save a Life , 2007)||4:28|
|4.||"All at Once" (from How to Save a Life , 2007)||3:48|
|5.||"You Found Me" (from The Fray , 2008)||4:03|
|6.||"Never Say Never" (from The Fray , 2009)||4:17|
|8.||"Heartbeat" (from Scars & Stories , 2011)||3:41|
|9.||"Love Don't Die" (from Helios , 2013)||3:05|
|US Billboard 200||77|
|US Digital Albums (Billboard)||21|
|US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)||13|
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