|Best of the 'B' Sides|
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|Released||4 November 2002|
|Iron Maiden compilations chronology|
Best of the 'B' Sides is a compilation of B-sides by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 November 2002 as part of the Eddie's Archive box set.Each track was remastered and the set came with a running commentary from Rod Smallwood. It covers all of their singles from their first (1980's "Running Free") to 2000's "Out of the Silent Planet", although several of the band's original B-sides were excluded from the collection: "Total Eclipse" (from "Run to the Hills", 1982, although this has been added to the album The Number of the Beast from 1998 onwards), "Mission From 'Arry" (from "2 Minutes to Midnight", 1984); "Bayswater Ain't a Bad Place to Be" (from "Be Quick or Be Dead", 1992); and "I Live My Way" (from "Man on the Edge", 1995). Also missing are the band's cover of Thin Lizzy's "Massacre" (from "Can I Play with Madness", 1988) and a number of live B-sides.
The album is described on the band's website as "a collection that not only reveals much about the band as individuals and the inherent character of the band, but also provides a real insight into who and where their influences came from."
|1.||"Burning Ambition"||Steve Harris||1980 ~ Running Free||2:42|
|2.||"Drifter" (Live in London, UK 1980)||Harris||1980 ~ Sanctuary (1981 ~ Killers )||6:03|
|3.||"Invasion"||Harris||1980 ~ Women in Uniform||2:39|
|4.||"Remember Tomorrow" (Live in Padua, Italy 1981)||Harris, Paul Di'Anno||1982 ~ The Number of the Beast (1980 ~ Iron Maiden )||5:28|
|5.||"I've Got the Fire" ( Montrose cover)||Ronnie Montrose||1983 ~ Flight of Icarus||2:39|
|6.||"Cross-Eyed Mary" ( Jethro Tull cover)||Ian Anderson||1983 ~ The Trooper||3:56|
|7.||"Rainbow's Gold" ( Beckett cover)||Terry Slesser, Kenny Mountain||1984 ~ 2 Minutes to Midnight||4:59|
|8.||"King of Twilight" ( Nektar cover) (includes parts of "Crying in the Dark")||Nektar||1984 ~ Aces High||4:53|
|9.||"Reach Out"||Dave Colwell||1986 ~ Wasted Years||3:33|
|10.||"That Girl" ( FM cover)||Andy Barnett, Merv Goldsworthy, Pete Jupp||1986 ~ Stranger in a Strange Land||5:05|
|11.||"Juanita" ( Marshall Fury cover)||Steve Barnacle, Derek O'Neil||1986 ~ Stranger in a Strange Land||3:47|
|12.||"Sheriff of Huddersfield"||Iron Maiden||1986 ~ Wasted Years||3:35|
|13.||"Black Bart Blues"||Harris, Bruce Dickinson||1988 ~ Can I Play With Madness||6:41|
|14.||"Prowler" (1988 Version)||Harris||1988 ~ The Evil That Men Do (1980 ~ Iron Maiden)||4:09|
|15.||"Charlotte the Harlot" (1988 Version)||Dave Murray||1988 ~ The Evil That Men Do(1980 ~ Iron Maiden)||4:13|
|1.||"All in Your Mind" ( Stray cover)||Del Bromham||1990 ~ Holy Smoke||4:31|
|2.||"Kill Me Ce Soir" ( Golden Earring cover||George Kooymans, Barry Hay, John Fenton||1990 ~ Holy Smoke||6:17|
|3.||"I'm a Mover" ( Free cover)||Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers||1990 ~ Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter||3:29|
|4.||"Communication Breakdown" ( Led Zeppelin cover)||John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page||1990 ~ Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter||2:42|
|5.||"Nodding Donkey Blues"||Iron Maiden||1992 ~ Be Quick or Be Dead||3:17|
|6.||"Space Station No. 5" (Montrose cover)||Ronnie Montrose, Sammy Hagar||1992 ~ Be Quick or Be Dead||3:47|
|7.||"I Can't See My Feelings" ( Budgie cover)||Tony Bourge, Burke Shelley||1992 ~ From Here to Eternity||3:50|
|8.||"Roll Over Vic Vella" (Cover of "Roll Over Beethoven") (with different lyrics)||Chuck Berry||1992 ~ From Here to Eternity||4:48|
|9.||"Justice of the Peace"||Murray, Harris||1995 ~ Man on the Edge||3:33|
|10.||"Judgement Day"||Blaze Bayley, Gers||1995 ~ Man on the Edge||4:04|
|11.||"My Generation" ( The Who cover)||Pete Townshend||1996 ~ Lord of the Flies||3:37|
|12.||"Doctor Doctor" ( UFO cover)||Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg||1996 ~ Lord of the Flies||4:50|
|13.||"Blood on the World's Hands" (Live in Gothenburg, Sweden 1995)||Harris||1998 ~ The Angel and the Gambler (1995 ~ The X Factor )||6:07|
|14.||"The Aftermath" (Live in Gothenburg, Sweden 1995)||Harris, Bayley, Gers||1998 ~ The Angel and the Gambler(1995 ~ The X Factor)||6:45|
|15.||"Futureal" (Live in Helsinki, Finland 1999)||Harris, Bayley||2000 ~ The Wicker Man (1998 ~ Virtual XI )||3:01|
|16.||"Wasted Years" (Live in Milan, Italy 1999)||Smith||2000 ~ Out of the Silent Planet (1986 ~ Somewhere in Time )||5:00|
Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes.
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