The Beginning (Mercyful Fate album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
The Beginning
MFthebeginning.JPG
Compilation album by Mercyful Fate
Released June 24, 1987
Genre Heavy metal
Length 44:53
Label Roadrunner
Producer Jac Hustinx, Henrik Lund, Tony Wilson
Mercyful Fate chronology
Don't Break the Oath
(1984)Don't Break the Oath1984
The Beginning
(1987)
A Dangerous Meeting
(1992)A Dangerous Meeting1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal8/10[2]

The Beginning is a compilation album by Mercyful Fate released in 1987 consisting of the Nuns Have No Fun EP and different versions of 4 tracks from the album Melissa.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Doomed by the Living Dead" – 5:07
  2. "A Corpse Without Soul" – 6:52
  3. "Nuns Have No Fun" – 4:17
  4. "Devil Eyes" – 5:48
  5. "Curse of the Pharaohs" – 3:50 |¹
  6. "Evil" – 4:01 |¹
  7. "Satan's Fall" – 10:28 |¹
  8. "Black Masses" – 4:30 |²
  9. "Black Funeral" – 2:52 |³

|¹ From "The Friday Rock Show". 19 March, 1983
|² From the "Black Funeral" single (B side)
|³ From the Metallic Storm compilation (Remaster only)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Mercyful Fate - The Beginning review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016-11-23. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. pp. 220–221. ISBN 978-1894959315.