The Chosen Few (Judas Priest album)

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The Chosen Few
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Compilation album by Judas Priest
Released 11 October 2011
Genre Heavy metal
Label Legacy Recordings
Judas Priest chronology
Single Cuts
(2011)Single Cuts2011
The Chosen Few
(2011)
The Complete Albums Collection
(2012)The Complete Albums Collection2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The Chosen Few is a compilation album by heavy metal band Judas Priest, released on 11 October 2011.

The album contains Judas Priest songs selected by other heavy metal and hard rock musicians, and was announced on 12 September 2011, for release on 11 October on Legacy Recordings.[2] The entire album was released via an internet stream on AOL Music on 10 October.[3]

During its first week on sale, the album sold about 1,300 copies in the United States.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Artist(s) selectedLength
1."Diamonds & Rust"Joan BaezJoe Elliott (of Def Leppard)3:28
2."Dissident Aggressor"Rob Halford, K.K. Downing, Glenn TiptonSteve Vai
Geoff Tate (of Queensrÿche)
3:07
3."Exciter"Halford, TiptonMembers of the band Accept5:34
4."Beyond the Realms of Death"Halford, Les BinksLars Ulrich (of Metallica)6:53
5."Delivering the Goods"Halford, Downing, TiptonKerry King (of Slayer)4:16
6."The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)"Peter GreenDavid Coverdale (of Whitesnake)
Randy Blythe (of Lamb of God)
3:23
7."The Ripper"TiptonOzzy Osbourne2:50
8."Victim of Changes"Al Atkins, Halford, Downing, TiptonJames Hetfield (of Metallica)7:47
9."Breaking the Law"Halford, Downing, TiptonLemmy (of Motörhead)2:35
10."Rapid Fire"Halford, Downing, TiptonVinnie Paul (of Pantera and Hellyeah)4:08
11."Grinder"Halford, Downing, TiptonZakk Wylde (of Black Label Society)3:58
12."Living After Midnight"Halford, Downing, TiptonAlice Cooper
Geezer Butler (of Black Sabbath)
3:31
13."Screaming for Vengeance"Halford, Downing, TiptonSlash (of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver)4:43
14."You've Got Another Thing Comin'"Halford, Downing, TiptonKlaus Meine (of Scorpions)
Corey Taylor (of Slipknot and Stone Sour)
5:07
15."The Sentinel"Halford, Downing, TiptonChris Jericho (of Fozzy)5:04
16."Turbo Lover"Halford, Downing, TiptonJonathan Davis (of Korn)5:33
17."Painkiller"Halford, Downing, TiptonJoe Satriani6:06

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "JUDAS PRIEST To Release 'The Chosen Few' Collection". Blabbermouth.net. 12 September 2011. Archived from the original on 17 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "JUDAS PRIEST: Entire 'The Chosen Few' Collection Available For Streaming". Blabbermouth.net. 10 October 2011. Archived from the original on 16 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "JUDAS PRIEST: 'The Chosen Few' First-Week Sales Revealed". Blabbermouth.net. 19 October 2011. Archived from the original on 20 October 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.