Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Signal and the Noise 5:45
2 Waterfront 5:22
3 Love Song 4:57
4 Let There Be Love 4:33
5 Up on the Catwalk 4:49
6 Sense of Discovery 5:50
7 Glittering Prize 4:15
8 Promised You a Miracle 4:30
9 The American 4:41
10 Hunter and the Hunted 5:38
11 Stand by Love 4:48
12 Dirty Old Town 4:52
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Theme for Great Cities 5:05
2 She’s a River 3:35
3 Walk Between Worlds 5:51
4 Hypnotised 5:36
5 Someone Somewhere in Summertime 5:32
6 See the Lights 5:52
7 All the Things She Said 4:21
8 Dolphins 6:30
9 Don’t You (Forget About Me) 6:12
10 New Gold Dream (81, 82, 83, 84) 5:54
11 Once Upon a Time 4:42
12 Alive and Kicking 6:12
13 Sanctify Yourself 5:19
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Book of Brilliant Things 7:17
2 I Travel 5:02
3 Blindfolded 5:15
4 Honest Town 4:51
5 In Dreams 4:40
6 Stars Will Lead the Way 4:31
7 Big Sleep 5:18
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Let the Day Begin 4:48
2 Barrowland Star 6:26
3 Midnight Walking 5:12
4 Summer 5:04
5 Big Music 3:11
6 Celebrate 5:44
7 The Cross 5:13
8 Speed Your Love to Me 3:58

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Simple Minds (track 5)
lyricist:
Simple Minds (track 5)
writer:
Charlie Burchill (tracks 2–4, 7–11)
Derek Forbes (tracks 2–3, 7–10)
Mel Gaynor (track 2)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (tracks 2–4, 7–11)
Alan MacNeil (track 3)
Michael MacNeil (tracks 2, 7–10)
Brian McGee (UK drummer) (tracks 3, 9)
publisher:
EMI Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2, 4–5, 7)
live recording of:
Glittering Prize (track 7)
Let There Be Love (track 4)
Love Song (track 3)
Stand by Love (track 11)
The American (track 9)
Up on the Catwalk (track 5)
Waterfront (track 2)

CD 2

composer:
Charlie Burchill (track 1)
lyricist:
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 1)
writer:
Charlie Burchill (tracks 2, 4–7, 10–13)
Derek Forbes (tracks 5, 10)
Keith Forsey (track 9)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (tracks 2, 4–7, 10–13)
Michael MacNeil (tracks 5, 7, 10–13)
Steve Schiff (track 9)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 7, 11–13)
EMI Publishing (tracks 4, 6–7, 13)
EMI Publishing Ltd. (tracks 4, 6–7, 10, 12–13)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 9)
is the basis for:
The Real Life (track 1)
later parody versions:
live recording of:
Alive and Kicking (track 12)
Hypnotised (Simple Minds) (track 4)
Once Upon a Time (Simple Minds) (track 11)
Sanctify Yourself (track 13)
See the Lights (track 6)
She’s a River (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Bellas Finals (track 9)

CD 3

composer:
Simple Minds (track 2)
lyricist:
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 2)
writer:
Charlie Burchill (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–7)
Iain Cook (track 4)
Derek Forbes (tracks 1, 7)
Mel Gaynor (track 1)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–7)
Michael MacNeil (tracks 1, 7)
live recording of:
Big Sleep (track 7)
Blindfolded (track 3)
Honest Town (track 4)
I Travel (track 2)

CD 4

composer:
Michael Been (US rock musician) (track 1)
Simple Minds (track 6)
lyricist:
Michael Been (US rock musician) (track 1)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 6)
writer:
Charlie Burchill (tracks 3, 5, 8)
Derek Forbes (track 8)
Mel Gaynor (track 8)
Andy Gillespie (Simple Minds keyboardist) (tracks 3, 5)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
Michael MacNeil (track 8)
live cover recording of:
Let the Day Begin (track 1)
live recording of:
Big Music (track 5)
Celebrate (track 6)
Midnight Walking (track 3)