The Ultimate Collection (Uriah Heep album)

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The Ultimate Collection
Compilation album by Uriah Heep
Released 2003
Recorded 1969-1991
Genre Progressive rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Label Sanctuary Records
Uriah Heep compilation chronology
The Very Best of Uriah Heep
(2003)
The Ultimate Collection
(2003)
Revelations
(2004)

The Ultimate Collection is a compilation album released by English progressive 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)