The Ultimate Collection (Uriah Heep album)

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The Ultimate Collection
Compilation album by Uriah Heep
Released 2003
Recorded 1969-1991
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock, psychedelic rock
Label Sanctuary Records

The Ultimate Collection is a compilation album released by English rock group Uriah Heep. It features songs from their Debut album Very 'eavy... Very 'umble up to their 1991 album Different World.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Gypsy" (Box/Byron) - 6:38
  2. "Come Away Melinda" (Hellerman/Minkoff) - 3:47
  3. "Bird of Prey" (Box/Byron/Hensley/Newton) - 4:12
  4. "Lady in Black" (Hensley) - 4:42
  5. "Look at Yourself" (Hensley) - 5:08
  6. "July Morning" (Byron/Hensley) - 10:32
  7. "The Wizard" (Hensley/Clarke) - 2:59
  8. "Easy Livin'" (Hensley) - 2:36
  9. "Sunrise" (Hensley) - 4:03
  10. "The Magician's Birthday" (Box/Hensley/Kerslake) - 10:18
  11. "Sweet Lorraine" (Box/Byron/Thain) - 4:14
  12. "Stealin'" (Hensley) - 4:48
  13. "Sweet Freedom" (Hensley) - 6:34
  14. "Wonderworld" (Hensley) - 4:29
  15. "Something or Nothing" (Box/Hensley/Thain) - 2:55

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Return to Fantasy" (Hensley/Byron) - 5:41
  2. "Prima Donna" (Byron/Box/Kerslake/Hensley) - 3:08
  3. "One Way or Another" (Hensley) - 4:38
  4. "Wise Man" (Hensley) - 4:39
  5. "Free Me" (Hensley) - 3:30
  6. "Free And Easy" (Lawton/Box) - 3:03
  7. "Come Back To Me" (Kerslake/Hensley) - 4:17
  8. "Fallen Angel" (Hensley) - 4:57
  9. "Feelings" (Hensley) - 5:19
  10. "Too Scared To Run" (Box/Daisley/Goalby/Kerslake/Sinclair) - 3:48
  11. "On The Rebound" (Russ Ballard) - 3:12
  12. "Think It Over" (Bolder/Sloman) - 3:34
  13. "That's The Way It Is" (Paul Bliss) - 4:07
  14. "The Other Side Of Midnight" (Box/Daisley/Goalby/Kerslake/Sinclair) - 3:55
  15. "Stay On Top" (Jackson) - 3:35
  16. "Hold Your Head Up" (Rod Argent/Chris White) - 4:30
  17. "Blood Red Roses" (Goalby) - 4:08
  18. "Blood On Stone" (Bolder) - 4:34
  19. "Different World" (Box/Lanzon) - 4:12

Personnel[edit]

  • Mick Box - Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals - All tracks
  • David Byron - Lead Vocals - (Track 1-17)
  • Ken Hensley - Keyboards, Hammond Organ, Synths, Guitar, Lead and backing Vocals, - (Track 1-24)
  • Pual Newton - Bass guitar, Vocals - (Track 1-6)
  • Alex Napier - Drums - (Track 1 and 2)
  • Keith Baker - Drums - (Track 3 and 4)
  • Ian Clarke - Drums - (Track 5 and 6)
  • Lee Kerslake - Drums, Backing Vocals - (Track 7-23, 25-34)
  • Mark Clarke - Bass guitar, Vocals - (Track 7)
  • Gary Thain - Bass guitar - (Track 8-15)
  • John Wetton - Bass guitar, vocals - (Track 16-18)
  • John Lawton - Lead vocals - (Track 19-23)
  • Trevor Bolder - Bass guitar, Backing vocals - (Track 19-24, 31-34)
  • John Sloman - Lead Vocals - (Track 24)
  • Chris Slade - Drums - (Track 24)
  • Bob Daisley - Bass guitar, Backing vocals - (Track 25-30)
  • Peter Goalby - Lead vocals - (Track 25-30)
  • John Sinclair - Keyboards, Guitars, Backing vocals - (Track 25-30)
  • Phil Lanzon - Keyboards, Vocals - (Track 31-34)
  • Bernie Shaw - Lead vocals - (Track 31-34)