Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Precious (Regent Park demo)
3:42
2 Stop Your Sobbing
2:36
3 The Wait (single version)
3:10
4 Kid
3:07
5 Tattooed Love Boys
5 3:01
6 Mystery Achievement
5:25
7 Brass in Pocket
5 3:05
8 Porcelain
3:54
9 Talk of the Town (U.K. single version)
3:15
10 Message of Love
3:29
11 Cuban Slide
4:34
12 What You Gonna Do About It
2:46
13 The Adultress
3:59
14 Bad Boys Get Spanked
4:09
15 I Go to Sleep
2:57
16 Day After Day
3:48
17 Birds of Paradise
4:18
18 The English Roses
4:31
19 Time the Avenger
3 4:56
20 Watching the Clothes (Denmark Street demo)
2:54
21 Show Me
4:14
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Back on the Chain Gang
4.65 3:54
2 Thumbelina
3 3:20
3 Thin Line Between Love and Hate
3 3:43
4 My City Was Gone
3 5:26
5 Middle of the Road
5 4:14
6 Tequila
3:33
7 2000 Miles
3 3:41
8 When I Change My Life (alternate version)
3:58
9 My Baby
2 4:10
10 Worlds Within Worlds
3:47
11 Don't Get Me Wrong
4.65 3:48
12 Hymn to Her
3 4:58
13 Tradition of Love
5:25
14 Room Full of Mirrors
4:37
15 Reconsider Me (Monitor mix)
3:19
16 Hold a Candle to This (alternate version)
3:42
17 Windows of the World (original mix)
2:59
18 Never Do That
3:19
19 No Guarantee
3:49
20 Not a Second Time
2:13
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Sense of Purpose
3:05
2 Downtown (Akron)
2:44
3 How Do I Miss You
4:22
4 Bold as Love
3:25
5 When Will I See You
4:53
6 Hollywood Perfume
3:55
7 Night in My Veins
3:17
8 977
3:55
9 All My Dreams
3:14
10 Angel of the Morning (original version)
3:32
11 Money Talk
3:40
12 Rebel Rock Me
3:10
13 I'll Stand by You
3.5 4:00
14 Every Mother's Son (demo)
3:47
15 Love Colours
4:32
16 Private Life (live)
4:55
17 Lovers of Today (live)
5:26
18 Creep (live)
4:03
19 Criminal (live)
4:19
20 Revolution (live)
5:33
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Everyday Is Like Sunday
3:42
2 Human (Class mix)
4:01
3 Popstar
3:33
4 Back Down
4:16
5 California
4:32
6 The Needle and the Damage Done
3:46
7 From the Heart Down (alternate version)
3:41
8 Who's Who
4:15
9 Biker
4:40
10 Nails in the Road
3:24
11 Legalize Me
3:57
12 The Homecoming (live)
4:54
13 Up the Neck (live)
4:35
14 Fools Must Die (live)
3:04
15 Nothing Breaks Like a Heart
3:28
16 Lie to Me
2:23
17 Complex Person
2:48
18 You Know Who Your Friends Are
3:31
19 I Should Of
4:02
20 The Losing
4:51

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Martin Chambers (tracks 10, 19)
bass guitar:
Pete Farndon (track 10)
Malcolm Foster (track 19)
guitar:
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 19)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 10, 19)
composer:
Pete Farndon (track 3)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (tracks 2, 15)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 1, 3–6, 8–11, 13–14, 17–21)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (track 19)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (tracks 2, 4–7)
lyricist:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (tracks 2, 15)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 1, 3–6, 8–10, 13–14, 17–21)
producer:
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 2)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 4–7, 10, 13–19)
vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 10, 19)
writer:
James Honeyman‐Scott (tracks 7, 16)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 7, 16)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 3–7)
Clive Banks Music (tracks 19–21)
Hynde House of Hits Music (tracks 1, 3–7, 19–21)
Jay Boy (track 2)
recorded at:
Air Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 19)
remasters:
Brass in Pocket (2006 remaster) by The Pretenders (track 7)
part of:
cover recording of:
I Go to Sleep (track 15)
Stop Your Sobbing (track 2)
later parody versions:
Brash, Impulsive (track 7)
Glass of Eggnog (track 7)
later versions:
Et c'est comme si (French arr. for "I go to sleep") (track 15)
recording of:
Birds of Paradise (track 17)
Brass in Pocket (track 7)
Cuban Slide (track 11)
Day After Day (track 16)
Kid (track 4)
Message of Love (track 10)
Porcelain (track 8)
Precious (track 1)
Show Me (track 21)
Talk of the Town (track 9)
Tattooed Love Boys (track 5)
The Adultress (track 13)
The English Roses (track 18)
The Wait (track 3)
Time the Avenger (track 19)

CD 2

violin:
Shankar (L. Shankar) (track 13)
drums (drum set):
Martin Chambers (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 14)
Mel Gaynor (track 9)
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 11)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (tracks 12–13)
bass guitar:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (tracks 1, 4)
Malcolm Foster (tracks 2–3, 5, 7)
Andrew Bodner (track 3)
membranophone:
Martin Chambers (track 3)
synthesizer:
Tommy Mandel (track 12)
Wix (track 11)
Bernie Worrell (track 9)
guitar:
Billy Bremner (tracks 1, 3–4)
Johnny Marr (track 17)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7, 9, 11–14)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 1–5, 7, 9, 11–14)
bass:
Malcolm Foster (track 14)
John McKenzie (track 13)
Chucho Merchán (tracks 11–12)
Bruce Thomas (track 9)
percussion:
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 11)
keyboard:
Rupert Black (track 14)
Patrick Seymour (British songwriter & keyboardist, Eurythmics) (track 9)
piano:
Paul Carrack (track 3)
Wix (track 11)
assistant engineer:
Jeremy Allom (track 3)
background vocals:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 1)
Martin Chambers (track 1)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 1)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 17, 17)
Meg Keene (track 12)
Jimi Hendrix (track 14)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7–9, 11, 13)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (tracks 1–5, 7)
Howard Gray (track 14)
Bruce Lampcov (tracks 9, 11–13)
lead vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 1)
lyricist:
Meg Keene (track 12)
Hal David (tracks 17, 17)
Jimi Hendrix (track 14)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7–9, 11, 13)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 9, 11–14, 17)
producer:
Jimmy Iovine (tracks 9, 11–13)
Steve Lillywhite (track 14)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 17)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 1–5, 7)
Bob Clearmountain (tracks 9, 11–13)
vocals:
Billy Bremner (track 3)
Paul Carrack (track 3)
Martin Chambers (track 3)
Malcolm Foster (track 3)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 3)
Andrew Bodner (track 3)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 2–5, 7, 9, 11–14)
writer:
Jackie Members (track 3)
Richard Poindexter (track 3)
Robert Poindexter (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (tracks 9, 11–14)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (1982) (track 1)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 1)
publisher:
Al Gallico Music Corp. (tracks 1, 4)
Bella Godiva Music (track 14)
Clive Banks Music (tracks 2, 5, 7–9, 11–13)
Hynde House of Hits Music (tracks 2, 5, 7–9, 11–13)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 3)
recorded at:
Air Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7)
cover recording of:
later versions:
Fotos y recuerdos (Back in the Chain Gang) (track 1)
live recording of:
My City Was Gone (track 4)
recording of:
2000 Miles (track 7)
Don't Get Me Wrong (track 11)
Hymn to Her (track 12)
Middle of the Road (track 5)
My Baby (track 9)
Thumbelina (track 2)
Tradition of Love (track 13)

CD 3

composer:
Colin Greenwood (track 18)
Jonny Greenwood (track 18)
Albert Hammond (track 18)
Mike Hazlewood (track 18)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 16–17)
Ed O’Brien (track 18)
Philip Selway (track 18)
Chip Taylor (US songwriter) (track 10)
Jimi Hendrix (track 4)
Thom Yorke (track 18)
engineer:
Stephen Street (track 4)
lyricist:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 16–17)
Chip Taylor (US songwriter) (track 10)
Jimi Hendrix (track 4)
Thom Yorke (track 18)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 4)
producer:
Ian Stanley (track 13)
Stephen Street (track 4)
writer:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 1, 13)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 13)
Billy Steinberg (track 13)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 16–17)
EMI Blackwood (track 10)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 10)
Hynde House of Hits Music (tracks 16–17)
Unichappell Music (track 10)
cover recording of:
Bold as Love (track 4)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Ad ogni costo (track 18)
later parody versions:
Neets (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Cuite (track 18)
later translated versions:
CREEP (Japanese translation of the Radiohead song) (track 18)
Lurch (track 18)
later versions:
Ich bin ein Nichts (track 18)
live cover recording of:
Creep (Radiohead) (track 18)
live recording of:
Lovers of Today (track 17)
Private Life (track 16)
recording of:
I’ll Stand by You (track 13)
Sense of Purpose (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hits Medley (Girls Aloud) (track 13)

CD 4

violin:
Stuart Gordon (track 1)
viola:
Stuart Gordon (track 1)
membranophone:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 1)
guitar:
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 1)
Adam Seymour (track 1)
bass:
Andy Rourke (track 1)
composer:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 13)
Stephen Street (track 1)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (track 6)
engineer:
Steve Williams (UK recording engineer) (track 1)
lyricist:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 13)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (track 6)
Steven Patrick Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 1)
mixer:
Bacon & Quarmby (tracks 15, 17–20)
producer:
Ian Stanley (track 1)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 1)
vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 1)
writer:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (tracks 16–17)
Adam Seymour (tracks 16–17)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 13)
Linder Ltd. (track 1)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 1)
edits:
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Todo es igual siempre (Song by Mikel Erentxun) (track 1)
live recording of:
Up the Neck (track 13)
recording of:
Complex Person (track 17)
Lie to Me (track 16)