Megadeth Albums


Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! :: Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? :: So Far, So Good... So What! :: Rust in Peace :: Countdown to Extinction :: Youthanasia :: Hidden Treasures :: Cryptic Writings :: Risk :: Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years :: The World Needs a Hero :: Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! (Deluxe Edition) :: Rude Awakening :: Still Alive... And Well?

Hidden Treasures

Capitol, July 18, 1995

Produced by Max Norman and Dave Mustaine

Dave Mustaine - vocals, guitars
David Ellefson - bass
Marty Friedman - guitars
Nick Menza - drums

Total running time: 29:17
Japanese version running time: 45:51

Cover design: Hugh Syme

Hidden Treasures

Lyrics


# Track: Music, lyrics by: Single: Video: Length:
1. New World Order1 Mustaine, Ellefson, Friedman, Menza     3:48
2. No More Mr. Nice Guy2 Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce info info 3:02
3. Breakpoint Mustaine, Ellefson, Menza     3:29
4. Go to Hell Mustaine, Ellefson, Friedman, Menza   info 4:36
5. Angry Again Mustaine   info 3:48
6. 99 Ways to Die Mustaine   info 3:58
7. Paranoid Butler, Iommi, Ward, Osbourne     2:32
8. Diadems Mustaine     3:55
9. Problems Matlock, Rotten, Cook, Jones     3:57

1 Japanese bonus track
2 recorded without Marty Friedman, additional guitar by Sport Thompson;
produced by Desmond Child and Dave Mustaine


For a considerable period of time a few years ago, Megadeth was the popular band that every movie producer wanted in their soundtrack or compilation. Because of that, some Megadeth songs appear in a bunch of awful movies you'll find. However, the songs are all great, so Megadeth put out Hidden Treasures so you don't have to see all these bad movies or get their soundtracks to hear them. Please go to Facts section to learn which soundtracks these songs are taken from. On the album cover all the song titles listed on the map as cities can be found except for the song "Paranoid".

"I think it is unfortunate for the fans to have to go out and buy all those soundtracks just to get one song from us if they are a Megadeth fan. That was really the point of putting Hidden Treasures out was so that they could get all the singles that aren't on any of our records and be able to buy them in one CD set." (Menza)

Surprisingly, Megadeth b-sides aren't just typical one-offs, too poor to be released on studio albums. Three out of eight tracks on Hidden Treasures have been nominated for "Best Metal Performance" Grammy! in my opinion Megadeth made a horrible mistake, giving all these tracks away. Just listen to "Angry Again," "99 Ways to Die" or the cover of Sabbath's "Paranoid". These songs are true masterpieces, we can only imagine what could have happened if they were released on Youthanasia."Breakpoint" or "Diadems" are also believed to be very good. The only weak point of this record is "No More Mr. Nice Guy," mostly due to poor production. Hidden Treasures is definetely my favorite Megadeth album.


Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! :: Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? :: So Far, So Good... So What! :: Rust in Peace :: Countdown to Extinction :: Youthanasia :: Hidden Treasures :: Cryptic Writings :: Risk :: Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years :: The World Needs a Hero :: Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! (Deluxe Edition) :: Rude Awakening :: Still Alive... And Well?

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