Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Final Countdown
4.35 5:12
2 Carrie
3.65 4:32
3 Rock the Night
4:06
4 Superstitious
4:35
5 Love Chaser
3:28
6 Cherokee
4:12
7 Open Your Heart
4 4:03
8 Let the Good Times Rock
4:05
9 Sign of the Times
4:16
10 More Than Meets the Eye
3:22
11 Tomorrow
3:06
12 Prisoners in Paradise
4:31
13 I'll Cry for You
4:11
14 Halfway to Heaven
4:08
15 Sweet Love Child
3 4:59
16 The Final Countdown 2000
3:49
17 Time Has Come
4:00
18 Heart of Stone
3:48
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 On Broken Wings
5 3:46
2 In the Future to Come
5:02
3 Seven Doors Hotel
5:17
4 Stormwind
4:25
5 Scream of Anger
4:06
6 Dreamer
4:21
7 Ninja
4 3:47
8 Coast to Coast
4:01
9 Ready or Not
3 4:05
10 Seventh Sign
4:43
11 Got Your Mind in the Gutter
5:00
12 Aphasia
2:31
13 A Long Time Comin'
3:56
14 Girl From Lebanon
4:22
15 Wings of Tomorrow
3:59
16 Danger on the Track
3:47
17 Never Say Die
4:02
18 Lights and Shadows
4:05

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set) [drums]:
Ian Haugland (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
bass guitar [bass]:
John Levén (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
guitar:
John Norum (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
keyboard:
Mic Michaeli (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
composer:
Kee Marcello (track 10)
Mic Michaeli (tracks 2, 10)
Joey Tempest (tracks 1–12, 16–18)
engineer:
Ron Nevison (track 4)
lead vocals:
Joey Tempest (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
lyricist:
Joey Tempest (tracks 1, 4, 7, 12, 16)
mixer:
Kevin Elson (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
Ron Nevison (track 4)
Wally Buck (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
producer:
Kevin Elson (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
recording engineer:
Kevin Elson (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
Wally Buck (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
produced for:
Elson Music Vision, Inc. (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
mixed at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
Powerplay Studios in Zürich, Switzerland (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
Soundtrade Studios in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
recorded at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
Powerplay Studios in Zürich, Switzerland (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
Soundtrade Studios in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 17–18)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
later parody versions:
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (tracks 1, 16)
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (tracks 1, 16)
Final Cuntdown (tracks 1, 16)
Hiivasieni (tracks 1, 16)
The Bible Countdown (tracks 1, 16)
The Final Grinddown (tracks 1, 16)
later translated parody versions:
Jääkärihumppa (tracks 1, 16)
Te peto el cacas (tracks 1, 16)
later translated versions:
Der letzte Countdown (tracks 1, 16)
recording of:
Carrie (Europe song) (track 2)
Cherokee (track 6)
Heart of Stone (track 18)
Love Chaser (track 5)
Open Your Heart (track 7)
Rock the Night (track 3)
Sign of the Times (track 9)
Superstitious (track 4)
The Final Countdown (tracks 1, 16)
Time Has Come (track 17)
Tomorrow (track 11)

CD 2

drums (drum set) [drums]:
Ian Haugland (tracks 7, 16)
bass guitar [bass]:
John Levén (tracks 7, 16)
guitar:
John Norum (tracks 7, 16)
keyboard:
Mic Michaeli (tracks 7, 16)
composer:
Kee Marcello (track 8)
Mic Michaeli (track 8)
John Norum (track 12)
Joey Tempest (tracks 2, 4–9, 14–16, 18)
Marcel Jacob (track 5)
lead vocals:
Joey Tempest (tracks 7, 16)
lyricist:
Joey Tempest (tracks 5, 14)
Marcel Jacob (track 5)
mixer:
Kevin Elson (tracks 7, 16)
Wally Buck (tracks 7, 16)
producer:
Kevin Elson (tracks 7, 16)
recording engineer:
Kevin Elson (tracks 7, 16)
Wally Buck (tracks 7, 16)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (tracks 7, 16)
produced for:
Elson Music Vision, Inc. (tracks 7, 16)
mixed at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (tracks 7, 16)
recorded at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (tracks 7, 16)
recording of:
Aphasia (track 12)
Coast to Coast (track 8)
Danger on the Track (track 16)
Dreamer (track 6)
Girl From Lebanon (track 14)
Lights and Shadows (track 18)
Ninja (track 7)
Ready or Not (track 9)
Scream of Anger (track 5)
Stormwind (track 4)
Wings of Tomorrow (track 15)

Release

ASIN: DE: B0028R3G5Y [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q7733894 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Final Countdown: The Best of Europe [info]