A limited edition digipack is also available. The European version comes with the bonus track "Far Away" (4:19), and the Japanese comes with the bonus track "Fast as a Shark" (Accept cover) (3:38).
The track "Do You Feel Good" is a track originally written during the The Dark Ride
album sessions, but was never used.
was officially part of the Helloween line-up for this album before he came down with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome during production and in the end played drums on only 2 of the tracks ("Listen to the Flies" and "Don't Stop Being Crazy"). Mikkey Dee
was brought in as a last-mintute replacement on a session basis for the rest of the album. Stefan Schwarzmann
played only on the b-sides.
The Colombian version, published by Cornucopia
, contains a bonus track.
13. Sheer Heart Attack (Queen Cover) (3:31)
A two-disc compilation containing The Dark Ride
and Rabbit Don't Come Easy
(12 tracks each, with no bonus tracks) was released by Nuclear Blast
in 2008. On the back cover a 13th track is listed for the second disc, "13. Far Away", but it's actually missing on the CD.
Re-released in 2013 by Nuclear Blast
with 3 bonus tracks:
13. Far Away (4:18)
14. Fast as a Shark (Accept cover) (3:44)
15. Sheer Heart Attack (Queen cover) (3:31)