Annotation

Most likely two separately sold sets of 2 CDs:

http://www.discogs.com/release/1976261
http://www.discogs.com/release/1976270

Should probably be split.

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-19 19:23 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 1)
# Title Rating Length
1 Enter Sandman
4.45 5:32
2 Battery
4.4 5:13
3 Nothing Else Matters
4.65 6:29
4 One
7:23
5 Wherever I May Roam
6:30
6 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
4.7 6:27
7 Sad but True
5:25
8 Fade to Black
4.45 6:55
9 Blackened
4.2 6:42
10 Don't Tread on Me
4:00
11 The Four Horsemen
4 7:13
12 For Whom the Bell Tolls
4.75 5:07
13 Seek and Destroy
4 6:55
CD 2: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 2)
# Title Rating Length
1 Master of Puppets
8:30
2 Holier Than Thou
3.35 3:47
3 Harvester of Sorrow
5:45
4 The Unforgiven
6:27
5 The Thing That Should Not Be
6:27
6 Of Wolf and Man
4:17
7 Creeping Death
4.2 6:36
8 Through the Never
3.55 4:04
9 ...and Justice for All
4.25 9:46
10 Jump in the Fire
3.8 4:41
11 Ride the Lightning
4 6:38
12 Hit the Lights
4 4:17
13 Orion
4.15 8:26
CD 3: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 1)
# Title Rating Length
1 That Was Just Your Life
7:11
2 I Disappear
4.5 4:25
3 Fuel
4:30
4 The Day That Never Comes
7:59
5 Until It Sleeps
4:30
6 Whiskey in the Jar
4.6 5:05
7 The Unforgiven II
6:28
8 Die Die My Darling
4.4 2:31
9 Broken Beat and Scarred
6:28
10 Turn the Page
4.5 6:07
11 Ain't My Bitch
5:07
12 Frantic
4.3 5:51
13 Mama Said
5:22
14 No Leaf Clover
5:44
CD 4: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 2)
# Title Rating Length
1 The End of the Line
7:54
2 It's Electric
3.7 3:36
3 The Memory Remains
4.15 4:39
4 The Unforgiven III
4.85 7:49
5 Hero of the Day
4:22
6 Sabbra Cadabra
4.3 6:22
7 Better Than You
3:59
8 King Nothing
5:27
9 Cyanide
6:42
10 Lover Man
3.8 7:55
11 Some Kind of Monster
4:19
12 2 X 4
3.15 5:30
13 Devil's Dance
5:19
14 Human
4:19

Credits

CD 1: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 1)

electric bass guitar:
Cliff Burton (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Cliff Burton (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
electric bass guitar [bass]:
Cliff Burton (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
drumset [drums]:
Lars Ulrich (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
bass guitar:
Jason Newsted (tracks 1, 3)
drums:
Lars Ulrich (tracks 1, 3)
Lars Ulrich (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Lars Ulrich (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
Lars Ulrich (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
bass:
Jason Newsted (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Kirk Hammett (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
guitar family:
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 3)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3)
additional engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (track 9)
Andy Wroblewski (tracks 11, 13)
arranger:
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 6)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 2, 6)
assistant engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (track 9)
assistant mixer:
George Cowan (track 9)
Mark Wilczak (tracks 2, 6)
assistant producer:
Mark Whitaker (tracks 8, 12)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 8, 12)
composer:
Cliff Burton (tracks 8, 12)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 6, 8)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12)
Jason Newsted (track 9)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12)
engineer:
Chris Bubacz (tracks 11, 13)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 2, 6, 8–9, 12)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3)
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
lyricist:
Kirk Hammett (track 1)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12)
Lars Ulrich (track 1)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (track 9)
Steve Thompson (producer) (track 9)
Michael Wagener (tracks 2, 6)
orchestrator:
Michael Kamen (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1983) (tracks 11, 13)
Metallica (1986) (tracks 2, 6)
producer:
Paul Curcio (tracks 11, 13)
James Hetfield (track 3)
Metallica (tracks 2, 6, 8–9, 12)
Bob Rock (track 3)
Lars Ulrich (track 3)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 2, 6, 9)
writer:
James Hetfield (tracks 3, 5, 7, 10–11, 13)
Dave Mustaine (track 11)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 3, 5, 7, 10–11, 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Precious Metal Music (1984) (tracks 8, 12)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1986) (tracks 2, 6)
Blackened Recordings (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (1991) (tracks 1, 3)
Blackened Recordings (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (2016) (tracks 8, 12)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 2, 6, 8, 12)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 2, 6)
recorded at:
Music America Studios in Rochester, New York, United States (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
mash-ups:
Around the Sandman by G3RSt (track 1)
Enter You by Wax Audio (track 1)
Spytallica by G3RSt (track 3)
TrickBattery by Wax Audio (track 2)
music videos:
remixes:
sampled by:
Deeper Sand by The Kleptones (track 1)
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 399) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Enter Samson (track 1)
Enter Sandman (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 1)
Internet Sandman (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Fetter (track 3)
Mongomix (track 13)
Soramonttuhumppa (track 1)
later translated versions:
E chi se ne frega (track 3)
Hododoo (track 3)
later versions:
Battery (S&M version) (track 2)
Enter Sandman (S&M version) (track 1)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (S&M version) (track 12)
Nothing Else Matters (S&M version) (track 3)
One (S&M version) (track 4)
Sad but True (S&M version) (track 7)
Wherever I May Roam (S&M version) (track 5)
recording of:
Don’t Tread on Me (track 10)
Enter Sandman (track 1)
One (track 4)
Sad but True (track 7)
Seek & Destroy (1983-05) (track 13)
The Four Horsemen (1983-05) (track 11)
Fade to Black (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 8)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 12)
Battery (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 2)
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 6)
Blackened (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
The Mechanix (track 11)

CD 2: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 2)

electric bass guitar:
Cliff Burton (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Cliff Burton (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 13)
electric bass guitar [bass]:
Cliff Burton (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
drumset [drums]:
Lars Ulrich (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
bass guitar:
Jason Newsted (tracks 2, 8)
drums:
Lars Ulrich (tracks 2, 8)
Lars Ulrich (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Lars Ulrich (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 13)
Lars Ulrich (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
bass:
Jason Newsted (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 11)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 11)
Kirk Hammett (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 13)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 13)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 7)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 7)
guitar family:
Kirk Hammett (tracks 2, 8)
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 8)
additional engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (track 9)
Andy Wroblewski (tracks 10, 12)
arranger:
James Hetfield (track 13)
Lars Ulrich (track 13)
assistant engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (track 9)
assistant mixer:
George Cowan (track 9)
Mark Wilczak (track 13)
assistant producer:
Mark Whitaker (tracks 7, 11)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 7, 11)
composer:
Cliff Burton (tracks 1, 7, 11, 13)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 5, 7, 9)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Dave Mustaine (track 11)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13)
engineer:
Chris Bubacz (tracks 10, 12)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 7, 9, 11, 13)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 8)
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
lyricist:
Kirk Hammett (track 7)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (track 9)
Steve Thompson (producer) (track 9)
Michael Wagener (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1983) (track 12)
Metallica (1984) (track 7)
Metallica (1986) (track 13)
producer:
Paul Curcio (tracks 10, 12)
Metallica (tracks 7, 9, 11, 13)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 9, 13)
writer:
Kirk Hammett (tracks 4, 6, 8)
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
Dave Mustaine (track 10)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Precious Metal Music (1984) (tracks 7, 11)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1986) (track 13)
Blackened Recordings (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (1991) (tracks 2, 8)
Blackened Recordings (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (2016) (tracks 7, 11)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 1, 5, 7, 11, 13)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (track 13)
recorded at:
Music America Studios in Rochester, New York, United States (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 13)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
The Number Song by DJ Shadow (track 13)
part of:
The Unforgiven (track 4)
is based on:
Die By His Hand (track 7)
later parody versions:
Master of Pizza (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Mongomix (track 1)
later versions:
Master of Puppets (S&M version) (track 1)
Of Wolf and Man (S&M version) (track 6)
The Thing That Should Not Be (S&M version) (track 5)
recording of:
Holier Than Thou (track 2)
Master of Puppets (track 1)
Of Wolf and Man (track 6)
The Unforgiven (track 4)
Through the Never (track 8)
Hit the Lights (1983-05) (track 12)
Jump in the Fire (1983-05) (track 10)
Creeping Death (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 7)
Ride the Lightning (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 11)
Orion (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 13)
…and Justice for All (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)

CD 3: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 1)

drums:
Lars Ulrich (track 12)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (track 12)
James Hetfield (track 12)
bass:
Bob Rock (track 12)
arranger:
Thin Lizzy (track 6)
assistant mixer:
Mike Gillies (track 12)
Eric Helmkamp (track 12)
assistant recording engineer:
Mike Gillies (track 12)
Eric Helmkamp (track 12)
co-producer:
James Hetfield (track 6)
Lars Ulrich (track 6)
composer:
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 9)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–4, 7, 9, 11, 14)
Robert Trujillo (tracks 1, 4, 9)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 1–4, 7, 9, 11, 14)
Glenn Danzig (track 8)
Bob Seger (1972) (track 10)
engineer:
Bob Rock (track 2)
Brian Dobbs (track 2)
Mike Gillies (track 12)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (track 12)
lyricist:
James Hetfield (tracks 1–2, 4, 9, 11)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 2, 11)
Glenn Danzig (track 8)
Bob Seger (track 10)
mixer:
Bob Rock (tracks 2, 12)
Randy Staub (track 6)
orchestrator:
Michael Kamen (track 14)
producer:
James Hetfield (track 2)
Metallica (track 12)
Bob Rock (tracks 2, 6, 12)
Lars Ulrich (track 2)
recording engineer:
Bob Rock (track 12)
Randy Staub (track 6)
writer:
Kirk Hammett (track 12)
James Hetfield (tracks 5, 12–13)
Bob Rock (track 12)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 5, 12–13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 2, 14)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Unforgiven (track 7)
cover recording of:
Turn the Page (track 10)
Whiskey in the Jar (rock version, arranged by Thin Lizzy) (track 6)
later versions:
Fuel (S&M version) (track 3)
Until It Sleeps (S&M version) (track 5)
recording of:
Ain’t My Bitch (track 11)
Frantic (track 12)
Fuel (track 3)
I Disappear (track 2)
Mama Said (track 13)
No Leaf Clover (track 14)
The Unforgiven II (track 7)
Until It Sleeps (track 5)
version of:
Whiskey in the Jar (traditional) (track 6)

CD 4: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 2)

additional engineer:
Brian Dobbs (track 3)
background vocals:
Marianne Faithfull (track 3)
composer:
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 4, 9)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 9, 13)
Robert Trujillo (tracks 1, 4, 9)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 9, 13)
Nick Cave (track 10)
lyricist:
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 4, 9)
Nick Cave (track 10)
mixer:
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (track 3)
Randy Staub (track 3)
producer:
James Hetfield (track 3)
Bob Rock (track 3)
Lars Ulrich (track 3)
recording engineer:
Randy Staub (track 3)
writer:
Geezer Butler (tracks 6, 6, 6)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 5, 8, 11–12)
Sean Harris (Diamond Head lead vocalist) (track 2)
James Hetfield (tracks 5, 8, 11–12)
Tony Iommi (tracks 6, 6, 6)
Ozzy Osbourne (tracks 6, 6, 6)
Bob Rock (track 11)
Brian Tatler (track 2)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 5, 8, 11–12)
Bill Ward (tracks 6, 6, 6)
part of:
The Unforgiven (track 4)
cover recording of:
It's Electric (track 2)
Loverman (track 10)
Sabbra Cadabra (track 6)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Devil's Dance (S&M version) (track 13)
The Memory Remains (S&M version) (track 3)
medley including a cover recording of:
A National Acrobat (track 6)
Sabbra Cadabra (track 6)
recording of:
2 × 4 (track 12)
Better Than You (track 7)
Cyanide (track 9)
Devil's Dance (track 13)
Hero of the Day (track 5)
King Nothing (track 8)
The Memory Remains (track 3)
The Unforgiven III (track 4)