Reflections was recorded in several sessions between 1985 and 1989. It was produced by Brent Maher and Don Potter. Reflections was released three years after The Judds had disbanded as a duo. The duo had 14 number one country singles in the 1980s. In 1991, they ended their musical partnership after Naomi Judd was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. In the years that followed, their former labels (Curb/RCA) would issue several more compilation albums, including reflections.
Reflections was released on August 16, 1994 via Curb and RCA Records. It was the duo's sixth compilation release. It was issued as both a compact disc and a cassette. The album spent one week on the BillboardTop Country Albums chart in 1995, peaking at number 66. It was one of several Judds compilations to appear on the country albums chart.Reflections was later reviewed by Allmusic, who gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars.