Celebration (Uriah Heep album)

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Celebration
Studio album by Uriah Heep
Released 26 October 2009
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock, progressive rock
Label Sanctuary Records/Universal Music
Producer Mike Paxman[1]
Uriah Heep chronology
Wake the Sleeper
(2008)
Celebration
(2009)
Into the Wild
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Celebration is the 22nd album by the progressive rock band Uriah Heep. It features re-recorded classic songs from the band, as well as two tracks written specifically for this release. A double Deluxe Special Edition on digipak format features an extra live DVD recorded at the Sweden Rock Festival. A Collector's Edition features a 2-song (vinyl) single in addition to the regular Celebration CD (the songs on the single were also recorded at the Sweden Rock Festival, and were not included on the DVD).

Celebration was released in most European territories on 6 October 2009 in the U.K., on 26 October 2009, and approximately one month later in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ken Hensley, except where noted.

  1. "Only Human (new track)" (Mick Box, Phil Lanzon)
  2. "Bird of Prey" (Box, David Byron, Hensley, Paul Newton)
  3. "Sunrise"
  4. "Stealin'"
  5. "Corridors of Madness (new track)" (Box, Lanzon)
  6. "Between Two Worlds" (Box, Lanzon)
  7. "The Wizard" (Mark Clarke, Hensley)
  8. "Free Me"
  9. "Free 'n' Easy" (Box, John Lawton)
  10. "Gypsy" (Box, Byron)
  11. "Look at Yourself"
  12. "July Morning" (Byron, Hensley)
  13. "Easy Livin'"
  14. "Lady in Black"

DVD - Live at Sweden Rock Festival 2009

  1. "Sunrise"
  2. "Stealin'"
  3. "Gypsy" (Box, Byron)
  4. "Look at Yourself"
  5. "July Morning" (Byron, Hensley)
  6. "Easy Livin'"
  7. "Lady in Black"

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wake the Sleeper @ metalstorm.ee
  2. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Celebration: Forty Years of Rock review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-04-25.