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Manufactured By – Victor Entertainment, Inc.
Distributed By – Victor Entertainment, Inc.
Box Set, Limited Edition, Remastered

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Tracklist

CD 1: From the Early Days and B‐Sides
# Title Rating Length
1 Starlight
3.75 5:19
2 Victim of Fate
4 6:38
3 Cry for Freedom
4 6:04
4 Walls of Jericho
3 0:49
5 Ride the Sky
3 5:56
6 Guardians
4 4:21
7 How Many Tears
4 7:16
8 Judas
3.65 4:41
9 Savage
4 3:25
10 Livin’ Ain’t No Crime
4 4:39
11 Save Us
4 5:14
12 Don’t Run for Cover
4 4:46
13 Starlight (Michael Kiske version)
4:17
14 A Little Time (another version)
3:32
15 Victim of Fate (Michael Kiske version)
7:00
CD 2: Keeper of the Seven Keys
# Title Rating Length
1 Initiation
2 1:22
2 I’m Alive
5 3:24
3 Future World
4.4 4:03
4 Invitation
2.5 1:07
5 Eagle Fly Free
4.35 5:09
6 Rise and Fall
3.5 4:23
7 Dr. Stein
4.65 5:04
8 I Want Out
4.75 4:40
9 Halloween
4.65 13:19
10 Follow the Sign
2.5 1:46
11 Keeper of the Seven Keys
3.5 13:38
CD 3: With Roland and Live Track
# Title Rating Length
1 Kids of the Century
2.5 3:53
2 Mankind
3 6:19
3 The Chance
3 3:48
4 I Don’t Wanna Cry No More
3 5:12
5 First Time
3.5 5:29
6 When the Sinner
4 6:55
7 Windmill
5 5:13
8 Step Out of Hell
3.5 4:22
9 A Little Time (live)
6:32
10 Dr. Stein (live)
5:27
11 Future World (live)
8:48
12 How Many Tears (live)
9:58
CD 4: Helloween Special
# Title Rating Length
1 Introduction (Kai Hansen Interview)
3:43
2 Halloween (edit) (Michael Kiske, Michael Weikath, Roland Grapow Interviews)
22:53
3 Eagle Fly Free (Markus Grosskopf, Uli Kusch, Harrie Smits, Jörn Ellerbrock, Andi Deris Interviews)
15:33
4 Power (outro)
3:48

Credits

CD 1: From the Early Days and B‐Sides

electric bass guitar:
Markus Grosskopf (tracks 5–7)
drums (drum set):
Ingo Schwichtenberg (tracks 5–7, 13–14)
Ingo Schwichtenberg (1985-01 – 1985-02) (tracks 1–3)
Ingo Schwichtenberg (1986-07) (track 8)
Ingo Schwichtenberg (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 9–12, 15)
bass guitar:
Markus Grosskopf (tracks 13–14)
Markus Grosskopf (1985-01 – 1985-02) (tracks 1–3)
Markus Grosskopf (1986-07) (track 8)
Markus Grosskopf (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 9–12, 15)
guitar:
Michael Weikath (tracks 13–14)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 13–14)
Michael Weikath (1985-01 – 1985-02) (tracks 1–3)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (1985-01 – 1985-02) (tracks 1–3)
Michael Weikath (1986-07) (track 8)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (1986-07) (track 8)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 9–12, 15)
Michael Weikath (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 9–12, 15)
electric guitar:
Michael Weikath (tracks 5–7)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 5–7)
arranger:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (track 4)
co-producer:
Tommy Hansen (tracks 13–14)
composer:
Michael Kiske (tracks 9, 12, 14)
Michael Weikath (tracks 4, 6–7, 10)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 2, 5, 8, 11, 15)
engineer:
Tommy Hansen (tracks 9–12, 15)
Harris Johns (tracks 1–7)
Jan Nemec (track 8)
Tommy Newton (tracks 9–12, 15)
lead vocals:
Michael Kiske (tracks 13–14)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (1985-01 – 1985-02) (tracks 1–3)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (1986-07) (track 8)
Michael Kiske (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 9–12, 15)
lyricist:
Michael Kiske (tracks 9, 12, 14)
Michael Weikath (tracks 6–7, 10)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 2, 5, 8, 11, 15)
mixer:
Tommy Hansen (track 12)
Harris Johns (tracks 1–7)
Tommy Newton (tracks 9–11, 15)
producer:
Helloween (German power metal band) (tracks 1–3)
Harris Johns (tracks 4–7)
Tommy Newton (tracks 13–14)
vocals:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 5–7)
writer:
Michael Weikath (tracks 1, 3, 13)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 1, 3, 13)
publisher:
Hanseatic Musikverlag GmbH (1964-2001) (track 5)
Maldoror (track 11)
Maldoror Musikverlag (tracks 4–7)
Wintrup Musikverlag (tracks 4–7, 11)
mixed at:
Horus Sound Studio in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (tracks 8–12, 15)
Music Lab Berlin in Berlin, Germany (tracks 1–3)
recorded at:
Music Lab Berlin in Berlin, Germany (1985-01 – 1985-02) (tracks 1–3)
Music Lab Berlin in Berlin, Germany (1985-09 – 1985-10) (tracks 4–7)
Horus Sound Studio in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1986-07) (track 8)
Horus Sound Studio in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 9–12, 15)
compiled in:
samples:
recording of:
A Little Time (track 14)
Guardians (track 6)
How Many Tears (track 7)
Ride the Sky (track 5)
Starlight (track 13)
Walls of Jericho (track 4)
Cry for Freedom (1985-01 – 1985-02) (track 3)
Starlight (1985-01 – 1985-02) (track 1)
Victim of Fate (1985-01 – 1985-02) (track 2)
Judas (1986-07) (track 8)
Don’t Run for Cover (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 12)
Livin’ Ain’t No Crime (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 10)
Savage (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 9)
Save Us (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 11)
Victim of Fate (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 15)
version of:
London Bridge Is Falling Down (nursery rhyme) (track 4)

CD 2: Keeper of the Seven Keys

drums (drum set):
Ingo Schwichtenberg (1986-11 – 1987-01) (tracks 1–3, 9–10)
Ingo Schwichtenberg (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 5–8, 11)
bass guitar:
Markus Grosskopf (1986-11 – 1987-01) (tracks 1–3, 9–10)
Markus Grosskopf (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 5–8, 11)
guitar:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (1986-11 – 1987-01) (tracks 1–3, 9–10)
Michael Weikath (1986-11 – 1987-01) (tracks 1–3, 9–10)
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 5–8, 11)
Michael Weikath (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 5–8, 11)
arranger:
Tommy Hansen (track 4)
co-producer:
Tommy Hansen (tracks 1–3, 9–10)
composer:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 1–3, 8–9)
Michael Kiske (track 6)
Michael Weikath (tracks 4–5, 7, 11)
engineer:
Tommy Hansen (tracks 1–11)
Tommy Newton (tracks 1–11)
lead vocals:
Michael Kiske (1986-11 – 1987-01) (tracks 2–3, 9)
Michael Kiske (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 5–8, 11)
lyricist:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (tracks 2–3, 8–9)
Michael Kiske (track 6)
Michael Weikath (tracks 5, 7, 11)
mixer:
Tommy Hansen (tracks 1–4, 9–10)
Tommy Newton (tracks 5–8, 11)
producer:
Tommy Newton (tracks 1–3, 9–10)
writer:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (track 10)
Michael Weikath (track 10)
publisher:
Maldoror (tracks 4–8, 11)
Wintrup Musikverlag (tracks 4–8, 11)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Horus Sound Studio in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1986-11 – 1987-01) (tracks 1–3, 9–10)
Horus Sound Studio in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 4–8, 11)
later translated versions:
Dr. Stein (track 7)
Maanantai (track 8)
recording of:
Follow the Sign (1986-11 – 1987-01) (track 10)
Future World (1986-11 – 1987-01) (track 3)
Halloween (1986-11 – 1987-01) (track 9)
Initiation (1986-11 – 1987-01) (track 1)
I’m Alive (1986-11 – 1987-01) (track 2)
Dr. Stein (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 7)
Eagle Fly Free (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 5)
I Want Out (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 8)
Invitation (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 4)
Keeper of the Seven Keys (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 11)
Rise and Fall (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 6)

CD 3: With Roland and Live Track

drums (drum set):
Ingo Schwichtenberg (tracks 1–3)
Ingo Schwichtenberg (1992) (tracks 4–8)
bass guitar:
Markus Grosskopf (tracks 1–3)
Markus Grosskopf (1992) (tracks 4–8)
guitar:
Roland Grapow (tracks 1–3)
Michael Weikath (tracks 1–3)
Roland Grapow (1992) (tracks 4–8)
Michael Weikath (1992) (tracks 4–8)
assistant mixer:
Craig Boubet (tracks 4–8)
assistant producer:
Michael Tibes (tracks 4–8)
composer:
Roland Grapow (tracks 2–4, 8)
Michael Kiske (tracks 1, 6)
Michael Weikath (tracks 5, 7)
engineer:
Chris Tsangarides (tracks 1–3)
lead vocals:
Michael Kiske (tracks 1–3)
Michael Kiske (1992) (tracks 4–8)
lyricist:
Roland Grapow (tracks 3–4, 8)
Michael Kiske (tracks 1–2, 6)
Michael Weikath (tracks 5, 7)
mixer:
Chris Tsangarides (tracks 1–3)
Michael Wagener (tracks 4–8)
producer:
Tommy Hansen (tracks 4–8)
Helloween (German power metal band) (tracks 4–8)
Chris Tsangarides (tracks 1–3)
mixed at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 1–3)
Scream Studios in Calabasas, California, United States (1993) (tracks 4–8)
recorded at:
Chateau Du Pape in Hamburg, Germany (1992) (tracks 4–8)
recording of:
Mankind (track 2)
The Chance (track 3)
First Time (1992) (track 5)
I Don’t Wanna Cry No More (1992) (track 4)
Step Out of Hell (1992) (track 8)
When the Sinner (1992) (track 6)
Windmill (1992) (track 7)