The Platinum Collection (Deep Purple album)

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The Platinum Collection
Greatest hits album by Deep Purple
Released 21 March 2005
Recorded 1968–2003
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock, psychedelic rock
Length 214:11
Label EMI
Deep Purple compilations chronology
The Early Years
(2004)
The Platinum Collection
(2005)
1420 Beachwood Drive
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Platinum Collection is a compilation album released by English rock group Deep Purple. It features songs from their very first album Shades of Deep Purple up to their (at the time) most recent album Bananas.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice, except where noted.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Hush" (Joe South) – 4:26
  2. "Mandrake Root" (Rod Evans, Blackmore, Lord) – 6:11
  3. "Hey Joe" (Billy Roberts) – 7:27
  4. "Kentucky Woman" (Neil Diamond) – 4:42
  5. "Wring That Neck" (Blackmore, Nick Simper, Lord, Paice) – 5:12
  6. "Shield" (Evans, Blackmore, Lord) – 6:03
  7. "Bird Has Flown" (Evans, Blackmore, Lord) – 2:53
  8. "Emmaretta" (Evans, Blackmore, Lord) – 3:07
  9. "Hallelujah" (Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway) – 3:41
  10. "Black Night" (single version) – 3:27
  11. "Speed King" – 5:51
  12. "Flight of the Rat" – 7:52
  13. "Child in Time" – 10:20

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Fireball" – 3:24
  2. "Strange Kind of Woman" – 3:51
  3. "Demon's Eye" – 5:20
  4. "No One Came" (1996 remix) – 6:24
  5. "Highway Star" (1997 remix) – 6:29
  6. "Smoke on the Water" – 5:41
  7. "When a Blind Man Cries" (1997 remix) – 3:30
  8. "Space Truckin'" (1997 remix) – 4:56
  9. "Lazy" (live) – 10:33
  10. "Never Before" (live) – 3:57
  11. "Woman from Tokyo" – 5:49
  12. "Smooth Dancer" – 4:09
  13. "Mary Long" – 4:24
  14. "Burn" (single edit) (David Coverdale, Blackmore, Lord, Paice) – 4:33

Disc three[edit]

  1. "Might Just Take Your Life" (Coverdale, Blackmore, Lord, Paice) – 4:38
  2. "Coronarias Redig" (Blackmore, Lord, Paice) – 4:53
  3. "Stormbringer" (Coverdale, Blackmore) – 4:05
  4. "Hold On" (Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Lord, Paice) – 5:05
  5. "Soldier of Fortune" (Coverdale, Blackmore) – 3:14
  6. "Mistreated" (live) (Coverdale, Blackmore) – 11:35
  7. "You Keep On Moving" (Coverdale, Hughes) – 5:18
  8. "Love Child" (Coverdale, Tommy Bolin) – 3:05
  9. "Drifter" (Coverdale, Bolin) – 4:00
  10. "Perfect Strangers" (Live) – 6:23
  11. "Vavoom: Ted the Mechanic" (Live) (Gillan, Steve Morse, Glover, Lord, Paice) – 4:33
  12. "Any Fule Kno That" (Gillan, Morse, Glover, Lord, Paice) – 4:28
  13. "Bludsucker" – 4:27
  14. "Sun Goes Down" (Gillan, Morse, Glover, Don Airey, Paice) – 4:15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, Al. "Platinum Collection - Deep Purple | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 9 January 2012.