Knocking at Your Back Door: The Best of Deep Purple in the 80's

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Knocking at Your Back Door:
The Best of Deep Purple in the 80's
Deep Purple - Knocking at Your Back Door Coverart.jpg
Compilation album by
Released1992
Recorded1984–1986–1987–1988
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
Length64:49
LabelMercury/PolyGram
ProducerDeep Purple
Deep Purple compilations chronology
The Anthology
(1985)
Knocking at Your Back Door:
The Best of Deep Purple in the 80's

(1992)
Smoke on the Water: The Best Of
(1994)
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Knocking at Your Back Door: The Best of Deep Purple in the 80's is a compilation album by the British hard rock band Deep Purple. The album was released in 1992.

It is a compilation of tracks from three albums, Perfect Strangers (1984), The House of Blue Light (1987), and the live album Nobody's Perfect (1988).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice, except where noted. "Son of Aleric" is replaced by a live version of "Child in Time" on the PolyGram US edition.

  1. "Knocking at Your Back Door" - 7:02
  2. "Bad Attitude" (Gillan, Blackmore, Glover, Lord) - 5:07
  3. "Son of Alerik" - 10:02
  4. "Nobody's Home" - 4:00
  5. "Black Night" (Live) - 6:07
  6. "Perfect Strangers" - 5:19
  7. "The Unwritten Law" (Gillan, Blackmore, Glover, Paice) - 4:55
  8. "Call of the Wild" (Gillan, Blackmore, Glover, Lord) - 4:51
  9. "Hush" (Live) (Joe South) - 3:31
  10. "Smoke on the Water" (Live) - 7:43
  11. "Space Truckin'" (Live) - 5:39

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