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The Beginning

Mercyful Fate

Type:
Compilation
Release date:
June 24th, 1987
Catalog ID:
RR 9603
Label:
Roadrunner Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
2 reviews (avg. 97%)
Side A
1. Doomed by the Living Dead 05:09   Show lyrics
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2. A Corpse Without Soul 06:59   Show lyrics
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3. Nuns Have No Fun 04:21   Show lyrics
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4. Devil Eyes 05:53   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Curse of the Pharaohs 03:53   Show lyrics
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6. Evil 04:03   Show lyrics
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7. Satan's Fall 10:31   Show lyrics
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8. Black Masses 04:32   Show lyrics
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Band members
Hank Shermann Guitars
King Diamond Vocals
Timi "Grabber" Hansen (R.I.P. 2019) Bass
Kim Ruzz Drums
Michael Denner Guitars
Miscellaneous staff
Jacob Jørgensen Engineering (Track 8)
Tony Wilson Producer (Tracks 5-7)
Jac Hustinx Producer (Tracks 1-4)
Willem Steentjes Engineering (Tracks 1-4)
David Dade Engineering (Tracks 5-7)
Henrik Lund Producer (Track 8)
Hank Shermann Guitars
King Diamond Vocals
Timi "Grabber" Hansen (R.I.P. 2019) Bass
Kim Ruzz Drums
Michael Denner Guitars
Jacob Jørgensen Engineering (Track 8)
Tony Wilson Producer (Tracks 5-7)
Jac Hustinx Producer (Tracks 1-4)
Willem Steentjes Engineering (Tracks 1-4)
David Dade Engineering (Tracks 5-7)
Henrik Lund Producer (Track 8)
Read Very nice collection 95% Dethrone_Tyranny October 8th, 2003
Read FOUNDATIONAL Black Metal -... 99% Vic August 5th, 2002

The line-up is the same throughout the compilation, please refer to listed releases for info:

Tracks 1-4 are the "Mercyful Fate" EP.
Tracks 5-7 from the "Friday Rock Show" radio show / "Rave-on sessions"
Track 8 is the "Black Funeral" EP's B-side

Recording information:

Tracks 1-4 recorded and mixed at Stone Sound Studio, Holland, September 1982

Tracks 5-7 recorded in a BBC studio session, 1983-03-19, and mixed later

Track 8 recorded during the "Melissa" sessions, Easy Sound studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1983-07-19 (drums, bass, rhythm guitar), 1983-07-22 (lead guitar) and 1983-07-23 (vocals). Mixed on 1983-07-27

Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout (Side A): RR 9603 A
Matrix / Runout (Side B): RR 9603 B
Barcode: none
Label Code: LC 9321
Rights Society: STEMRA

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