Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Living After Midnight 4.4 3:28
2 Breaking the Law 4 2:35
3 Painkiller 4.35 6:06
4 Don't Go 3 3:17
5 All Guns Blazing 3.6 3:57
6 Parental Guidance 3:26
7 Rock Forever 4 3:20
8 Night Crawler 3.65 5:38
9 Evening Star 3.5 4:03
10 Before the Dawn 4 3:22
11 Diamonds and Rust 3:35
12 Jawbreaker 4 3:27
13 Freewheel Burning 3.65 4:24

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Ian Hill (UK bassist for Judas Priest) (tracks 4, 7, 9, 12–13)
Ian Hill (UK bassist for Judas Priest) (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 10)
Ian Hill (UK bassist for Judas Priest) (1980-01 – 1980-02) (tracks 1–2)
Ian Hill (UK bassist for Judas Priest) (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Ian Hill (UK bassist for Judas Priest) (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
drums (drum set):
Les Binks (tracks 7, 9)
Dave Holland (British rock drummer) (tracks 4, 12–13)
Les Binks (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 10)
Dave Holland (British rock drummer) (1980-01 – 1980-02) (tracks 1–2)
Dave Holland (British rock drummer) (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Scott Travis (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
electric guitar:
Kenneth Downing (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 10)
Glenn Tipton (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 10)
Kenneth Downing (1980-01 – 1980-02) (tracks 1–2)
Glenn Tipton (1980-01 – 1980-02) (tracks 1–2)
Kenneth Downing (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Glenn Tipton (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Kenneth Downing (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
Glenn Tipton (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
Kenneth Downing (tracks 4, 7, 9, 12–13)
Glenn Tipton (tracks 4, 7, 9, 12–13)
arranger:
Kenneth Downing (track 6)
Rob Halford (track 6)
Glenn Tipton (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Andrew Clark (engineering) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Kevin Dallimore (engineering) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Andy Jackson (UK recording engineer/prog musician) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Damian Korner (tracks 7, 9–10)
co-producer:
Judas Priest (tracks 4, 7, 9–10)
composer:
Joan Baez (US folk singer) (track 11)
engineer:
Louis Austin (engineering) (tracks 1–2)
Attie Bauw (tracks 3, 5, 8)
Mark Dodson (UK producer) (tracks 12–13)
James Guthrie (tracks 7, 9–10)
Bill Dooley (track 6)
lead vocals:
Rob Halford (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 10)
Rob Halford (1980-01 – 1980-02) (tracks 1–2)
Rob Halford (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Rob Halford (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
Rob Halford (tracks 4, 7, 9, 12–13)
lyricist:
Joan Baez (US folk singer) (track 11)
mixer:
Tom Allom (track 6)
Bill Dooley (track 6)
Kenneth Downing (track 6)
Glenn Tipton (track 6)
producer:
Tom Allom (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 12–13)
James Guthrie (tracks 7, 9–10)
Judas Priest (tracks 3, 5, 8)
Chris Tsangarides (tracks 3, 5, 8)
solo electric guitar:
Kenneth Downing (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Glenn Tipton (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Kenneth Downing (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 8)
Glenn Tipton (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
writer:
Petros Christo (track 2)
Kenneth Downing (tracks 1–8, 10, 12–13)
Michael Ehré (track 2)
Gus G. (track 2)
Rob Halford (tracks 1–10, 12–13)
Bob Katsionis (track 2)
Glenn Tipton (tracks 1–10, 12–13)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS Records (manufacturer/distributor) (1980) (tracks 1–2)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 7, 9–10, 12)
SBK Songs Ltd. (tracks 3, 5, 8)
mixed at:
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 6)
recorded at:
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1978-08 – 1978-09) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Utopia Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1978-08 – 1978-09) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Startling Studios (Tittenhurst Park) in Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom (1980-01 – 1980-02) (tracks 1–2)
Ibiza Sound Studio in Ibiza Town, Illes Balears, Spain (1983) (tracks 12–13)
Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
Studio Miraval in Le Val, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, France (1990-01 – 1990-03) (tracks 3, 5, 8)
edits:
Painkiller by Judas Priest (track 3)
music videos:
Breaking the Law (music video) by Judas Priest (track 2)
Don’t Go (music video) by Judas Priest (track 4)
Freewheel Burning (music video) by Judas Priest (track 13)
Living After Midnight (music video) by Judas Priest (track 1)
Painkiller (music video) by Judas Priest (track 3)
later parody versions:
Breaking the Law (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 2)
Breaking the Law (parody by A.O.K.) (track 2)
Trenky dolů (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Humppalaki (track 2)
Tore machen (track 2)
later translated versions:
Brich das Gesetz (track 2)
Chameleon (track 2)
recording of:
Diamonds & Rust (track 11)
Evening Star (track 9)
Rock Forever (track 7)
Before the Dawn (1978-08 – 1978-09) (track 10)
Breaking the Law (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 2)
Living After Midnight (1980-01 – 1980-02) (track 1)
Don't Go (1980-10 – 1980-11) (track 4)
Freewheel Burning (1983) (track 13)
Jawbreaker (1983) (track 12)
Parental Guidance (1985-06 – 1985-11) (track 6)
All Guns Blazing (Judas Priest song) (1990-01 – 1990-03) (track 5)
Night Crawler (1990-01 – 1990-03) (track 8)
Painkiller (1990-01 – 1990-03) (track 3)

Release

part of:Simply the Best (Sony) (order: 9)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/3088350 [info]
ASIN:UK: B000023Z5H [info]