Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Virus
6:14
2 Aces High
4.5 4:31
3 Holy Smoke
4 3:50
4 Strange World
5:24
5 Where Eagles Dare
3 6:13
6 The Clairvoyant
4.25 4:28
7 Heaven Can Wait
5 7:22
8 Hallowed Be Thy Name
4.55 7:15
9 Wrathchild
4 2:57
10 Phantom of the Opera
4.6 7:12
11 Sanctuary
3.6 3:17
12 Rime of the Ancient Mariner
13:25

Credits

CD 1

guitar synthesizer:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (track 7)
electric bass guitar:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 8)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (1980-01) (track 10)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
drums (drum set):
Clive Burr (track 8)
Nicko McBrain (track 7)
Clive Burr (1980-01) (track 10)
Clive Burr (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
Nicko McBrain (1983-01 – 1983-03) (track 5)
Nicko McBrain (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
Nicko McBrain (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Nicko McBrain (track 2)
bass guitar:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 7)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (1983-01 – 1983-03) (track 5)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)
synthesizer:
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 7)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
guitar:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (tracks 7–8)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (tracks 7–8)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (1983-01 – 1983-03) (track 5)
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
Janick Gers (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)
bass:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (1980-01) (track 10)
Dennis Stratton (1980-01) (track 10)
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
percussion:
Nicko McBrain (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
bass synthesizer:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 7)
guitar family:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (track 2)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 2)
additional engineer:
Bruce Buchalter (Engineer) (track 7)
Nigel Hewitt (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Bruce Buchalter (Engineer) (track 2)
Sean Burrows (track 7)
Frank Gibson (recording engineer) (tracks 2, 5)
Dennis Haliburton (track 5)
Les Kingham (Engineer) (track 3)
Mick McKenna (track 3)
Ronald Prent (Dutch Sound engineer and producer) (track 7)
Chris Marshall (track 3)
assistant mixer:
Bruce Buchalter (Engineer) (track 5)
background vocals:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 7)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (track 7)
Dennis Stratton (1980-01) (track 10)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (1980-01) (track 10)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
Adrian Smith (UK guitarist/songwriter, Iron Maiden) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
composer:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 2, 4–10, 12)
engineer:
Martin Birch (tracks 2–3, 5–9)
Albert Boekholt (track 7)
Martin Levan (track 10)
Bernd Maier (Engineer) (track 6)
Stephane Wissner (track 6)
guest keyboard:
Michael Kenney (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)
instruments:
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (1983-01 – 1983-03) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Paul Di’Anno (track 4)
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (track 7)
Paul Di’Anno (1980-01) (track 10)
Paul Di’Anno (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (1983-01 – 1983-03) (track 5)
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)
lyricist:
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 2, 4–10, 12)
mixer:
Nigel Green (track 1)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 1)
Martin Birch (tracks 2–3, 5–7)
Chris Marshall (track 3)
producer:
Nigel Green (track 1)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (track 1)
Iron Maiden (English heavy metal band) (track 4)
Wil Malone (track 10)
Martin Birch (tracks 2–3, 5–9)
vocals:
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (tracks 2, 8)
writer:
Paul Di’Anno (track 11)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden bassist) (tracks 3, 11)
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden guitarist) (track 11)
Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden vocalist) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1981) (track 9)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (track 8)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1984) (track 2)
publisher:
Imagem London Ltd. (track 2)
Imagem Music GmbH (subsidiary of Dutch music publishers Imagem) (track 2)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 2)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (tracks 2, 5, 8–9, 11)
mixed at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 8)
recorded at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 8)
Kingsway Studios in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1980-01) (track 10)
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas (1983-01 – 1983-03) (track 5)
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
Barnyard Studios in Essex, England, United Kingdom (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)
edits:
Virus (edit) by Iron Maiden (track 1)
mash-ups:
live recording of:
recording of:
Aces High (Iron Maiden song) (track 2)
Heaven Can Wait (track 7)
Sanctuary (track 11)
Strange World (track 4)
Phantom of the Opera (1980-01) (track 10)
Wrathchild (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 9)
Where Eagles Dare (1983-01 – 1983-03) (track 5)
The Clairvoyant (1988-02 – 1988-03) (track 6)
Holy Smoke (1990-06 – 1990-09) (track 3)

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]