Long awaited reissue of this 1997 album from the Country Music superstar. Garth Brooks' eponymous first album was released in 1989. Since then, he has managed to become one of the most successful musical artists in history, Country or otherwise. Brooks' integration of Rock elements into his recordings and live performances earned him immense popularity. This progressive approach allowed him to dominate the Country single and album charts while crossing over into the mainstream pop arena.