Lead vocal by Sandra Cretu
Background vocals by Hubert Kemmler, Michael Cretu, Peter Reis, Thissy Thiers
Produced by Michael Cretu
(*) Produced by Michael Cretu, Armand Volker
Release date: 24 March 2003
The album "The Essential" is re-release of "18 Greatest Hits" and has got a new cover and a booklet design, containing a brief biography and pictures of all released albums. The tracklisting is identical to
"18 Greatest Hits" The only difference is that this release contains a copy protection.