Annotation

Mastered at Sony Music Studios, New York
Project Direction: Adam Block
Packaging Manager: Gina Campanaro
Management: Steven Schenk
Booking: The Agency Group New York, London
Special thanks to Don DeVito, Jay Krugman, Paul Rappoport and Steve Schenk

Mastered at Sony Music Studios, New York
Project Direction: Adam Block
Packaging Manager: Gina Campanaro
Management: Steven Schenk
Booking: The Agency Group New York, London
Special thanks to Don DeVito, Jay Krugman, Paul Rappoport and Steve Schenk

Annotation last modified on 2012-04-09 18:17 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Cities on Flame With Rock and Roll
4 4:04
2 Transmaniacon MC
3.35 3:21
3 Before the Kiss, a Redcap
3 4:59
4 Stairway to the Stars
3 3:44
5 Buck's Boogie
3 5:19
6 Workshop of the Telescopes
3 3:48
7 The Red and the Black
4 4:36
8 7 Screaming Diz-Busters
3 7:01
9 Career of Evil
4.65 4:08
10 Flaming Telepaths
4.2 5:23
11 Astronomy
5 6:16
12 Subhuman
4.5 7:31
13 Harvester of Eyes
4 5:00
14 ME 262
4.35 8:18
15 Born to Be Wild (studio version)
2 3:39
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 (Don't Fear) The Reaper
4.85 5:10
2 This Ain't the Summer of Love
3.8 2:22
3 E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence)
4.5 3:43
4 Godzilla
4 3:42
5 Goin' Through the Motions
3 3:13
6 Golden Age of Leather
3.35 5:53
7 Kick Out the Jams
3 3:12
8 We Gotta Get Out of This Place
4 4:34
9 In Thee
3.25 3:50
10 The Marshall Plan
4 5:25
11 Veteran of the Psychic Wars
4.65 4:49
12 Burnin' for You
4.35 4:31
13 Dominance and Submission (live)
4 5:57
14 Take Me Away
4 4:32
15 Shooting Shark
2.75 7:11
16 Dancin' in the Ruins
2.65 4:01
17 Perfect Water
4.5 5:29

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 1, 3–4)
Donald Roeser (tracks 1–4)
guitar and keyboard:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 1–4)
Allen Lanier (tracks 1–4)
bass:
Joe Bouchard (tracks 1–4)
keyboard:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 1, 3–4)
associate producer:
David Lucas (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 7, 12–14)
Albert Bouchard (tracks 5, 7–9)
Joe Bouchard (track 8)
Donald Roeser (tracks 5, 7–8, 13–14)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 7–9, 12, 14)
Patti Smith (track 9)
Mars Bonfire (track 15)
engineer:
Tim Geelan (tracks 9–10)
David Lucas (tracks 1–4)
Billy Robertson (tracks 1–4)
Jerry Smith (CBS Studios) (tracks 9–10)
lead vocals:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 2, 4)
Albert Bouchard (track 1)
Donald Roeser (track 3)
lyricist:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 7)
Albert Bouchard (tracks 5, 7–8)
Joe Bouchard (track 8)
Donald Roeser (tracks 5, 8)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 7–8)
Mars Bonfire (track 15)
producer:
Murray Krugman (tracks 1–15)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 1–15)
recorded by:
Lou Schlossberg (tracks 9–10)
Lehman Yates (tracks 9–10)
vocals:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 1, 3)
Joe Bouchard (tracks 1–4)
Donald Roeser (tracks 1–2, 4)
writer:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Albert Bouchard (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 10–11)
Joe Bouchard (tracks 6, 11)
Donald Roeser (tracks 1–4, 6, 10)
Allen Lanier (tracks 3, 6)
Richard Meltzer (track 4)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 1–3, 6, 10–11)
recorded at:
The Warehouse (New York studio) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–4)
cover recording of:
Born to Be Wild (track 15)
later parody versions:
Born to Be Wild (Muppets version) (track 15)
Born-Again Child (track 15)
later versions:
Born to Be Wild (german version) (track 15)
recording of:
Astronomy (track 11)
Career of Evil (track 9)
Flaming Telepaths (track 10)
Harvester of Eyes (track 13)
ME 262 (track 14)
Subhuman (track 12)
Transmaniacon MC (track 2)
Buck’s Boogie (1972) (track 5)

CD 2

strings arranger:
Jesse Levy (track 11)
additional percussion:
Tony Cedrone (track 11)
Bill Civitella (track 11)
Donald Roeser (track 11)
arranger:
Blue Öyster Cult (tracks 11–12)
composer:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Albert Bouchard (track 13)
Donald Roeser (tracks 1, 4, 15)
Allen Lanier (track 9)
Sandy Pearlman (track 13)
Blue Öyster Cult (track 10)
Ian Hunter (track 5)
Michael Moorcock (track 11)
Patti Smith (track 15)
engineer:
Martin Birch (tracks 11–12)
Andy Abrams (tracks 1–3)
Clay Hutchinson (Engineer, who has worked at Kingdom Sound, New York) (tracks 11–12)
Shelly Yakus (tracks 1–3)
lyricist:
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 5)
Donald Roeser (tracks 1, 4, 15)
Allen Lanier (track 9)
Ian Hunter (track 5)
Michael Moorcock (track 11)
Patti Smith (track 15)
producer:
Martin Birch (tracks 10–12)
Bruce Fairbairn (tracks 14–15)
Murray Krugman (tracks 1–8)
David Lucas (tracks 1–6)
Sandy Pearlman (tracks 1–8, 13, 16–17)
Tom Werman (track 9)
Blue Öyster Cult (tracks 4–6)
writer:
Bruce David Abbott (track 6)
Eric Bloom (Blue Öyster Cult) (track 14)
Albert Bouchard (track 2)
Jim Carroll (track 17)
Michael Davis (MC5 bassist) (track 7)
Donald Roeser (tracks 3, 6, 12, 17)
Larry Gottlieb (track 16)
Wayne Kramer (US guitarist, singer, songwriter & producer) (track 7)
Murray Krugman (track 2)
Barry Mann (track 8)
Richard Meltzer (track 12)
Aldo Nova (track 14)
Sandy Pearlman (track 3)
Jason Scanlon (track 16)
Dennis Thompson (track 7)
Rob Tyner (track 7)
Donald Waller (track 2)
Cynthia Weil (track 8)
publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 7)
mixed at:
The Record Plant (New York) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–3)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (New York) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–3)
Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1978-04-13) (track 7)
sampled by:
Problem Child by 3rd Bass (track 4)
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track 1)
later parody versions:
Shopzilla (track 4)
live cover recording of:
Kick Out the Jams (1978-04-13) (track 7)
We Gotta Get Out of This Place (1978-06-01) (track 8)
live recording of:
Dominance and Submission (1980-12) (track 13)
recording of:
Burnin’ for You (track 12)
In Thee (track 9)
Perfect Water (track 17)
Shooting Shark (track 15)
Take Me Away (track 14)
The Marshall Plan (track 10)
(Don’t Fear) The Reaper (1976-03) (track 1)
Godzilla (1977-07) (track 4)

Release

additional photography: Lisa Haun
art direction: Aimée Macauley
mastering: Vic Anesini
photography: Sony Music Photo Archives
producer: Bob Irwin
ASIN: US: B000002A2X [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/367734 [info]