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Original Album Classics [Box]

Original Album Classics [Box]


Original Album Classics is an import series issued by Columbia Records, which combines several of a classic artist's stand-out albums together in one package, usually for a low price. So a group that is widely considered to be one of the finest heavy metal/hard rock bands of all time certainly qualifies for the Original Album Classics treatment. Issued in 2008, the five-disc Priest set includes the albums Sin After Sin (1977), British Steel (1980), Turbo (1986), Painkiller (1990), and Angel of Retribution (2005). And therein lies the problem: the selection of which albums made the cut, and which ones were left out. While there's no denying that such classic albums as British Steel and Painkiller be included, the others are curious choices (especially the presence of synth-heavy Turbo, considered the most musically controversial release of Priest's career). There's no denying Sin After Sin is a great Priest album, while Angel of Retribution certainly confirmed that the band was back, mighty and strong, after a 15-year break with singer Rob Halford. But the fact that much more worthy Priest releases, such as Screaming for Vengeance -- arguably their greatest and most popular release; after all, it spawned "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" -- and Unleashed in the East (one of the top metal live albums of all time) are not included, makes the Priest edition of Original Album Classics feel haphazardly assembled. ~ Greg Prato, Rovi

  • Condition: --
    HPB condition ratings
    • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
    • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
    • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
    • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
    • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
    • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
    Conditions Guide
  • Format: Compact Disc
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  • Label: Columbia (USA)
  • UPC: 886973038222
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Track listings

  • Disc 1: Sin After Sin:
  • 1. Sinner
  • 2. Diamonds And Rust
  • 3. Starbreaker
  • 4. Last Rose Of Summer
  • 5. Let Us Prey
  • 6. Call For The Priest/Raw Deal
  • 7. Here Come The Tears
  • 8. Dissident Aggressor
  • 9. Race With The Devil
  • 10. Jawbreaker
  • Disc 2: British Steel:
  • 1. Rapid Fire
  • 2. Metal Gods
  • 3. Breaking The Law
  • 4. Gringer
  • 5. United
  • 6. You Don't Have To Be Old To Be Wise
  • 7. Living After Midnight
  • 8. Rage, The
  • 9. Steeler
  • 10. Red, White And Blue
  • 11. Grinder
  • Disc 3: Turbo:
  • 1. Turbo Lover
  • 2. Locked In
  • 3. Private Property
  • 4. Partental Guidance
  • 5. Rock You All Around The World
  • 6. Out In The Cold
  • 7. Wild Nights, Hot & Crazy Days
  • 8. Hot For Love
  • 9. Reckless
  • 10. All Fired Up
  • 11. Locked In
  • Disc 4: Painkiller:
  • 1. Painkiller
  • 2. Hell Patrol
  • 3. All Guns Blazing
  • 4. Leather Rebel
  • 5. Metal Meltdown
  • 6. Night Crawler
  • 7. Between The Hammer & The Anvil
  • 8. Touch Of Evil, A
  • 9. Battle Hymn
  • 10. One Shot At Glory
  • 11. Living Bad Dreams
  • 12. Leather Rebel
  • Disc 5: Angel Of Retribution:
  • 1. Judas Rising
  • 2. Deal With The Devil
  • 3. Revolution
  • 4. Worth Fighting For
  • 5. Demonizer
  • 6. Wheels Of Fire
  • 7. Angel
  • 8. Hellrider
  • 9. Eulogy
  • 10. Lochness
 
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
  • Fine/Like New (F): No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
  • Very Good (VG): Shows some signs of wear and is no longer fresh. Attractive. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Markings do not interfere with readability. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Poor (P): All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
  • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
  • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
  • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
  • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: This movie is unopened and brand new.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): Near new. No defects, little sign of use. Plays perfectly. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. No skipping; no fuzzy or snowy frames in VHS.
  • Very Good (VG): Attractive and well cared for but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, but will play almost perfectly. For VHS: barely detectable distortion or very few fuzzy or snowy frames.
  • Good (G): This item is in okay condition and basically works well. There may be some minor distortion on VHS tape; slight scratching or wear on DVD.
  • Fair (FR): Basically plays, but may be obviously well-worn with some scratching or tape distortion.
  • Poor (P): Disc or tape is intact, but may be scratched or stretched. There may be skips or distortion or product defects.
Conditions Guide
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