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Greatest Hits: Back to the Start
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedJune 28, 2005
Recorded1984–2000
Genre
Length78:04
Label
Megadeth chronology
The System Has Failed
(2004)
Greatest Hits: Back to the Start
(2005)
Gigantour
(2006)

Greatest Hits: Back to the Start is the second greatest hits album by Megadeth. It was released on June 28, 2005, via Capitol Records.[1] The title 'Back to the Start' is a reference to lyrics in 'Rust in Peace... Polaris' from Megadeth's 1990 album Rust in Peace: 'The day of final conflict/All pay the price/The third World War rapes peace/Takes life back to the start.' The cover art is an edited version of the Castle Romeo H-bomb test.

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Background and release[edit]

The selection of tracks for the album was largely determined by fans, who voted on songs in polls on the band's website.[2] However, the inclusion of 'Kill the King,' a track originally released on Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years, was insisted upon by Mustaine.[3] To help promote the release, a new video was made for 'Kill the King.'[1]

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Commercial performance[edit]

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Greatest Hits: Back to the Start reached No. 65 on the U.S. Billboard 200,[4] selling 17,441 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan.[5] By December 16, 2005, the album had sold about 133,000 copies in the U.S.[6] The album was also certified gold in Canada (for 40,000 copies) in July 2011.[7] On July 23, 2011 in Toronto, Canada, the band was presented with gold plaques by EMI in recognition of the achievement.[8]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Blender[9]
AllMusic[10]

Jason Birchmeier of AllMusic critiqued the album for being more of a sampler and having a more 'balanced' approach to the band's Capitol Records material, rather than focusing on Megadeth's first few records.[10]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleOriginal albumLength
1.'Holy Wars... The Punishment Due'1990 - Rust in Peace6:32
2.'In My Darkest Hour'1988 - So Far, So Good... So What!6:26
3.'Peace Sells'1986 - Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?4:02
4.'Sweating Bullets'1992 - Countdown to Extinction5:26
5.'Angry Again'1993 - Last Action Hero(Soundtrack)3:47
6.'A Tout le Monde'1994 - Youthanasia4:25
7.'Trust'1997 - Cryptic Writings5:12
8.'Kill the King'2000 - Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years3:42
9.'Symphony of Destruction'1992 - Countdown to Extinction4:06
10.'Mechanix'1985 - Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good!4:21
11.'Train of Consequences'1994 - Youthanasia3:30
12.'Wake Up Dead'1986 - Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?3:38
13.'Hangar 18'1990 - Rust in Peace5:12
14.'Dread and the Fugitive Mind'2001 - The World Needs a Hero4:23
15.'Skin o' My Teeth'1992 - Countdown to Extinction3:15
16.'She-Wolf'1997 - Cryptic Writings3:39
17.'Prince of Darkness'1999 - Risk6:28
Total length:78:04

Limited edition DVD[edit]

  • 'Kill the King' music video
  • 'Live at the Fillmore Auditorium December 27, 1999'
    • 'Prince of Darkness'
    • 'Holy Wars... The Punishment Due'
    • 'In My Darkest Hour'
    • 'Hangar 18'
    • 'Sweating Bullets'
    • 'Symphony of Destruction'
    • 'Peace Sells'
  • Arsenal of Megadeth trailer

Personnel[edit]

  • Dave Mustaine – lead vocals and lead and rhythm guitar on all tracks
  • Marty Friedman – guitar on tracks 1, 4–7, 9, 11, 13, and 15–17
  • Chris Poland – guitar on tracks 3, 10 and 12
  • Al Pitrelli – guitar on tracks 8 and 14
  • Jeff Young – guitar on 'In My Darkest Hour'
  • David Ellefson – bass on all tracks
  • Nick Menza – drums on tracks 1, 4–7, 9, 11, 13, and 15–16
  • Gar Samuelson – drums on tracks 3, 10 and 12
  • Jimmy Degrasso – drums on tracks 8, 14, and 17
  • Chuck Behler – drums on 'In My Darkest Hour'

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005)Peak
position
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[12]21
US Billboard 200[13]65

Certifications[edit]

RegionCertificationCertified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[14]Gold50,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[15]Silver60,000

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ ab'Megadeth: New 'Kill The King' Video Posted Online - June 6, 2005'. Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  2. ^ abcGreatest Hits: Back to the Start liner notes. Capitol Records. 2005. pp. 6, 8–9.
  3. ^Begrand, Adrien (July 28, 2005). 'Megadeth: Greatest Hits: Back to the Start'. Popmatters. Retrieved December 3, 2013.
  4. ^'Greatest Hits: Back to the Start - Megadeth | Awards'. AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  5. ^'Soundscan Report: CKY, Megadeth, Devildriver, Darkest Hour, Throwdown'. Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. 6 July 2005. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  6. ^'Megadeth: Album Sales Update'. Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. 16 December 2005. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  7. ^'Gold and Platinum search results for 'Greatest Hits: Back to the Start''. MusicCanada. MusicCanada. Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
  8. ^'Megadeth Presented With Canadian Gold Plaques For 'Back To The Start''. Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. 24 July 2011. Archived from the original on 1 February 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
  9. ^Blender ReviewArchived May 4, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ abBirchmeier, Jason Allmusic Review Retrieved September 28, 2013
  11. ^Greatest Hits: Back to the Start limited edition back panel. Capitol Records. 2005.
  12. ^'Megadeth: GREATEST HITS - BACK TO THE START' (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  13. ^'Megadeth Chart History (Billboard 200)'. Billboard. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  14. ^'Canadian album certifications – Megadeth – Greatest Hits: Back To The Start'. Music Canada.
  15. ^'British certifications – Megadeth'. British Phonographic Industry.Select Silver in the Certification field.Type Megadeth in the 'Search BPI Awards' field and then press Enter.
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