Annotation

Disc 1: EMI UDEN 8531932 @2
Disc 2: 853194 2 @2

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-21 17:11 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Virus
6:14
2 Sign of the Cross
4.65 11:17
3 Man on the Edge
5 4:13
4 Afraid to Shoot Strangers (live)
6:50
5 Be Quick or Be Dead
4 3:24
6 Fear of the Dark (live)
7:24
7 Bring Your Daughter… to the Slaughter
4.5 4:45
8 Holy Smoke
4 3:50
9 The Clairvoyant
4.35 4:28
10 Can I Play With Madness
4.5 3:32
11 The Evil That Men Do
3.8 4:35
12 Heaven Can Wait
5 7:22
13 Wasted Years
4.25 5:08
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Rime of the Ancient Mariner (live)
13:27
2 Running Free (live)
5 3:29
3 2 Minutes to Midnight
4.2 6:05
4 Aces High
4.45 4:32
5 Where Eagles Dare
3 6:14
6 The Trooper
4.35 4:15
7 The Number of the Beast
4.45 4:54
8 Run to the Hills
4.15 3:56
9 Hallowed Be Thy Name
4.5 7:16
10 Wrathchild
4 2:57
11 Phantom of the Opera
4.6 7:12
12 Sanctuary
3.6 3:16
13 Strange World
5:25
14 Iron Maiden
4:02

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 5)
membranophone:
Nicko McBrain (track 5)
guitar:
Janick Gers (track 5)
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Mick McKenna (track 5)
composer:
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (tracks 5, 7)
Janick Gers (track 5)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9, 12)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 13)
engineer:
Martin Birch (track 5)
Mick McKenna (track 6)
lead vocals:
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (track 5)
lyricist:
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (track 7)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 2, 6, 9, 12)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 13)
mixer:
Martin Birch (track 5)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 1, 5–6)
Nigel Green (track 1)
producer:
Martin Birch (tracks 5, 10–11, 13)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 1, 5–6)
Nigel Green (track 1)
writer:
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (tracks 8, 10–11)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 8, 10–11)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (tracks 10–11)
phonographic copyright by:
Iron Maiden Overseas Ltd. (1993) (track 6)
Iron Maiden Holdings Ltd. (1995) (tracks 2–3)
publisher:
Imagem London Ltd. (tracks 6, 11)
Zomba Music Publishing (music publisher - add no releases here!) (1988) (tracks 10–11)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Ishallen in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1992-06-05) (track 6)
edits:
Virus (edit) by Iron Maiden (track 1)
sampled by:
Anonymous by Syncopix (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Mongomix (track 7)
live recording of:
Fear of the Dark (1992-06-05) (track 6)
recording of:
Heaven Can Wait (track 12)
Holy Smoke (track 8)
Man on the Edge (track 3)
Sign of the Cross (track 2)
The Clairvoyant (track 9)
Wasted Years (track 13)

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 7–10)
drums (drum set):
Clive Burr (tracks 7–9)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Nicko McBrain (tracks 3–4)
membranophone:
Clive Burr (track 10)
guitar:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (tracks 7–9)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (tracks 7–9)
bass:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 3–4)
electric guitar:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (track 10)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 10)
guitar family:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (tracks 3–4)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (tracks 3–4)
assistant engineer:
Bruce Buchalter (Engineer) (tracks 3–4)
Frankie Gibson (recording engineer) (tracks 3–4)
background vocals:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 10)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 10)
composer:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 1, 4–11, 13–14)
engineer:
Martin Birch (tracks 3–4, 7–10)
lead vocals:
Paul Di’Anno (track 10)
lyricist:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 1, 4–11, 13–14)
mixer:
Martin Birch (tracks 3–4)
producer:
Martin Birch (tracks 3–4, 6–10)
vocals:
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (tracks 3–4, 7–9)
writer:
Paul Di’Anno (tracks 2, 12)
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (track 12)
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (track 3)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 2, 12)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1981) (track 10)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (tracks 7–9)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1984) (tracks 3–4)
publisher:
Imagem London Ltd. (tracks 3–4, 8)
Imagem Music (subsidiary of Dutch music publishers Imagem) (track 4)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (tracks 4, 6)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (tracks 2–10, 12, 14)
mixed at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 7–9)
recorded at:
Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas (tracks 3–4)
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 7–9)
mash-ups:
Cavalrymaid by IRON ATTACK! (track 6)
remixes:
later parody versions:
Iron Marley (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Le cavalier (track 6)
live recording of:
Running Free (track 2)
recording of:
Aces High (Iron Maiden song) (track 4)
Iron Maiden (track 14)
Run to the Hills (track 8)
Sanctuary (track 12)
Strange World (track 13)
The Trooper (track 6)
Where Eagles Dare (track 5)
Wrathchild (track 10)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000024OE9 [info]

Release Group

associated singles/EPs: Virus by Iron Maiden
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/21490 [info]
Wikidata: Q374980 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Best of the Beast [info]