Annotation

UK: Essential ESMCD 418 (cd)

AUS: Essential 74321682362 (2-cd)

Annotation last modified on 2006-01-17 12:17 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Gypsy (single edit remix)
2:58
2 Bird of Prey
4:14
3 Lady in Black (single edit remix)
4:45
4 Salisbury (U.S. promo single edit)
2:59
5 July Morning
10:33
6 Look at Yourself
4 5:11
7 Easy Livin'
5 2:38
8 The Wizard
4 3:01
9 Sweet Lorraine
4:16
10 Stealin' (single edit remix)
4:52
11 Suicidal Man
3:40
12 Return to Fantasy
5:52
13 Misty Eyes
4:18
14 Easy Livin' (live Shepperton 1974)
3:02
15 Stealin' (live Shepperton 1974)
5:45

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Paul Newton (UK bassist for Uriah Heep) (track 6)
Gary Thain (tracks 7–9)
bass guitar:
Paul Newton (UK bassist for Uriah Heep) (track 2)
drums:
Keith Baker (track 2)
Iain Clarke (a former member of Uriah Heep and Cressida) (track 6)
Lee Kerslake (tracks 7–9)
organ:
Ken Hensley (tracks 2, 6–9)
guitar:
Mick Box (tracks 6–9)
electric guitar:
Mick Box (track 2)
additional performer:
Osibisa (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Les Cunningham (studio engineer) (track 2)
Ashley Howe (tracks 2, 7–9)
background vocals:
Mick Box (track 2)
Paul Newton (UK bassist for Uriah Heep) (track 2)
Ken Hensley (track 2)
composer:
Ken Hensley (tracks 3, 6–7, 10, 14–15)
engineer:
Peter Gallen (tracks 7–8)
lead vocals:
David Byron (track 2)
lyricist:
Ken Hensley (tracks 3, 6–7, 10, 14–15)
mixer:
Peter Gallen (track 2)
producer:
Gerry Bron (tracks 2, 6–9)
recorded by:
Peter Gallen (track 2)
Peter Gallen (1972-03 – 1972-04) (tracks 7–8)
Peter Gallen (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 9)
vocals:
David Byron (tracks 6–9)
writer:
Mick Box (tracks 1–2, 4, 9)
David Byron (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 9, 12)
Mark Clarke (track 8)
Paul Newton (UK bassist for Uriah Heep) (track 2)
Gary Thain (track 9)
Ken Hensley (tracks 4–5, 8, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Castle Communications PLC (Copyright holder. File NO releases.) (1996) (track 2)
Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. (do not use as a release label!) (2017) (tracks 6–9)
publisher:
Bron Music (tracks 7–8, 14)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 5–6)
recorded at:
Lansdowne Studios (known as CTS Lansdowne Studios since 1987) in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-10 – 1970-11) (track 2)
Lansdowne Studios (known as CTS Lansdowne Studios since 1987) in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-07) (track 6)
Lansdowne Studios (known as CTS Lansdowne Studios since 1987) in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-03 – 1972-04) (tracks 7–8)
Lansdowne Studios (known as CTS Lansdowne Studios since 1987) in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Lady in White (track 3)
later translated versions:
Nainen tummissa (track 3)
Slečna Závist (track 3)
later versions:
Dama negra (track 3)
live recording of:
Easy Livin’ (track 14)
Stealin' (1974) (track 15)
partial recording of:
Salisbury (track 4)
recording of:
Bird of Prey (track 2)
Easy Livin’ (track 7)
Gypsy (track 1)
July Morning (track 5)
Lady in Black (track 3)
Look at Yourself (track 6)
Return to Fantasy (track 12)
Stealin' (track 10)
Suicidal Man (track 11)
Sweet Lorraine (track 9)
The Wizard (track 8)

Release

remaster of: The Best of...
ASIN: UK: B0000074P7 [info]