Gold (The Moody Blues album)

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Gold
The Moody Blues Gold.jpg
Greatest hits album by The Moody Blues
Released 1 March 2005
Recorded 1967–2003
Genre Rock, symphonic rock, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, pop rock
Length 155:00
Label Polydor, Universal Music Group
Producer Tony Clarke
Pip Williams
Tony Visconti
Alan Tarney
The Moody Blues
The Moody Blues chronology
December
(2003)
Gold
(2005)
Lovely to See You: Live
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Gold is a compilation album by The Moody Blues, released in 2005 by Polydor.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Justin Hayward and performed by The Moody Blues, except where noted.

Disc 1
No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Tuesday Afternoon"     Days of Future Passed, 1967 4:08
2. "Nights in White Satin" (Single edit)   Days of Future Passed 4:24
3. "Ride My See-Saw"   John Lodge In Search of the Lost Chord, 1968 3:42
4. "Legend of a Mind"   Ray Thomas In Search of the Lost Chord 6:37
5. "Voices in the Sky"     In Search of the Lost Chord 3:30
6. "Lovely to See You"     On the Threshold of a Dream, 1969 2:37
7. "Never Comes the Day"     On the Threshold of a Dream 4:41
8. "Gypsy (Of a Strange and Distant Time)"     To Our Children's Children's Children, 1969 3:33
9. "Candle of Life"   Lodge To Our Children's Children's Children 4:12
10. "Watching and Waiting"   Hayward, Thomas To Our Children's Children's Children 4:14
11. "Question"     A Question of Balance, 1970 5:44
12. "Melancholy Man"   Mike Pinder A Question of Balance 5:45
13. "The Story in Your Eyes"     Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, 1971 3:04
14. "Lost in a Lost World"   Pinder Seventh Sojourn, 1972 4:41
15. "New Horizons"     Seventh Sojourn 5:10
16. "Isn't Life Strange"   Lodge Seventh Sojourn 6:08
17. "I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)"   Lodge Seventh Sojourn 4:16
Total length:
76:00
Disc 2
No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Remember Me (My Friend)" (Single edit) (Justin Hayward & John Lodge) Hayward, Lodge Blue Jays, 1975 3:41
2. "Blue Guitar" (Justin Hayward & John Lodge with 10cc (though Lodge doesn't perform on the track))   Blue Jays 3:37
3. "Steppin' in a Slide Zone"   Lodge Octave, 1978 5:30
4. "Had to Fall in Love"     Octave 3:41
5. "Driftwood"     Octave 4:23
6. "Forever Autumn" (Edited version) (Justin Hayward & Richard Burton) Jeff Wayne, Gary Osborne, Paul Vigrass Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds, 1978 4:14
7. "The Voice"     Long Distance Voyager, 1981 5:12
8. "Talking Out of Turn" (Single edit) Lodge Long Distance Voyager 4:56
9. "Gemini Dream"   Hayward, Lodge Long Distance Voyager 4:04
10. "Blue World"     The Present, 1983 5:10
11. "Sitting at the Wheel"   Lodge The Present 5:34
12. "Your Wildest Dreams"     The Other Side of Life, 1986 4:49
13. "I Know You're Out There Somewhere"     Sur la Mer, 1988 6:35
14. "Say It with Love"     Keys of the Kingdom, 1991 3:53
15. "Bless the Wings (That Bring You Back)" (Orchestral mix)   Keys of the Kingdom 4:00
16. "Strange Times"   Hayward, Lodge Strange Times, 1999 4:28
17. "December Snow"     December, 2003 5:10
Total length:
79:00

Personnel[edit]

Disc 01[edit]

Disc 02[edit]

Track 01: Blue Jays

  • Justin Hayward – guitar, vocals
  • John Lodge – bass, vocals
  • Kirk Duncan – piano
  • Jim Cockey – violin
  • Tom Tompkins – viola
  • Tim Tompkins – cello
  • Graham Deakin – drums

Track 02: Blue Jays with 10cc

Tracks 03-05:

  • Justin Hayward – guitar, vocals
  • John Lodge – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Michael Pinder – keyboards, vocals
  • Ray Thomas – vocals, flute, percussion, harmonica
  • Graeme Edge – drums, percussion, vocals

Track 06:

  • See above

Tracks 07-13:

  • Justin Hayward – guitar, vocals
  • John Lodge – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Ray Thomas – vocals, flute, percussion, harmonica
  • Graeme Edge – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Patrick Moraz – keyboards

Tracks 14-16:

  • Justin Hayward – guitar, vocals
  • John Lodge – guitar, vocals
  • Ray Thomas – vocals, flute, percussion
  • Graeme Edge – drums, percussion, vocals

Track 17:

  • Justin Hayward – guitar, vocals
  • John Lodge – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Graeme Edge – drums, percussion, vocals

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