Blood of Emeralds – The Very Best of Gary Moore Part 2

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Blood of Emeralds: The Very Best Of Part 2
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Compilation album by Gary Moore
Released 1999
Recorded 1982 - 1994
Genre Blues-Rock, Hard Rock
Label Virgin
Producer Gary Moore
Gary Moore chronology
Out in the Fields
(1997)
Blood of Emeralds
(1998)
A Different Beat
(1999)

Blood of Emeralds: The Very Best of Gary Moore Part 2 is a compilation album by Gary Moore. Released in 1999 in Sweden only, the album is a follow-up to Out in the Fields: The Very Best of Gary Moore and encompasses a part of Moore's immense career from 1982 to 1989. As well as the regular 1-disc version, a 2-CD limited edition was also released; the second disc contains four extended 12" remixes, various live and studio B-sides, and tracks from a limited edition 1982 live EP.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Thunder Rising" (from Wild Frontier, 1987) Gary Moore, Neil Carter 5:43
2. "Blood of Emeralds" (from After the War, 1989) Moore, Carter 8:18
3. "Reach for the Sky" (from Run for Cover, 1985) Moore 4:37
4. "Listen to Your Heartbeat" (from Run for Cover, 1985) Moore 4:30
5. "Don't Take Me for a Loser" (from Corridors of Power, 1982) Moore 4:15
6. "Take a Little Time" (from Wild Frontier, 1987) Moore 4:05
7. "Shapes of Things" (from Victims of the Future, 1983) Paul Samwell-Smith, Keith Relf, Jim McCarty 4:14
8. "The Messiah Will Come Again" (instrumental; from After the War, 1989) Roy Buchanan 7:30
9. "Murder in the Skies" (US edit, from Victims of the Future, 1983) Moore, Carter 5:48
10. "Victims of the Future" (from Victims of the Future, 1983) Moore, Carter, Ian Paice, Neil Murray 6:13
11. "All Messed Up" (from Run for Cover, 1985) Moore, Carter 4:52
12. "Hold on to Love" (from Victims of the Future, 1983) Moore 4:25
13. "Gonna Break My Heart Again" (from Corridors of Power, 1982) Moore 3:19
14. "Johnny Boy" (from Wild Frontier, 1987) Moore 3:14
15. "Sunset" (live; from Rockin' Every Night – Live in Japan, 1986) Moore 4:32
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Friday on My Mind" (12" version, from Wild Frontier, 1987) George Young, Harry Vanda 6:13
2. "Ready for Love" (12" version, from After the War, 1987) Moore 6:17
3. "Empty Rooms" (12" version, from Victims of the Future, 1983) Moore 7:32
4. "The Loner" (12" version, from Wild Frontier, 1987) Middleton, Moore 7:14
5. "Wild Frontier" (live; B-side to "Wild Frontier" single, 1987) Moore 4:45
6. "Parisienne Walkways" (live; from Corridors of Power limited edition bonus EP, 1982) Moore, Phil Lynott 5:47
7. "Back on the Streets" (live; from Corridors of Power limited edition bonus EP, 1982) Moore, Donna Campbell 4:46
8. "Rockin' Every Night" (live; from Corridors of Power limited edition bonus EP, 1982) Moore, Paice 2:56
9. "Murder in the Skies" (live; B-side to "Empty Rooms" single, 1985) Moore, Carter 5:22
10. "Run for Cover" (live; B-side to "Wild Frontier" single, 1987) Moore 4:25
11. "Falling in Love with You" (remix instrumental, B-side to "Falling in Love with You" single, 1982) Moore 4:20