Best of Def Leppard

Released 25 October 2004
Recorded 1979–2004
Genre Glam metal
Label Bludgeon Riffola/Mercury

Best of Def Leppard (or The Best Of) is a compilation of some of Def Leppard’s most popular songs. The album charted at No. 6 on the UK Albums Chart.

Best Of supplements 1995’s Vault as the definitive collection of Def Leppard’s work. In fact, Best of Disc 1 is essentially Vault with the addition of “Long Long Way to Go.”

A 2-CD limited edition was released in a slipcase with more obscure fan-favourite album cuts on the second disc, including tracks from more recent albums. In the UK, a cover of The Kinks’ “Waterloo Sunset” was included as a bonus. This foreshadowed the band’s forthcoming ’70s cover album Yeah!

Best Of was released in a number of territories around the world, but not North America. A 2-CD best of called Rock of Ages was issued there instead.

Track listing

Disc one

No. Title Length

1. “Pour Some Sugar on Me” (Single version, from Hysteria, 1987) 4:52
2. “Photograph” (from Pyromania, 1983) 4:08
3. “Love Bites” (from Hysteria) 5:47
4. “Let’s Get Rocked” (from Adrenalize, 1992) 4:56
5. “Two Steps Behind” (from Retro Active, 1993) 4:20
6. “Animal” (from Hysteria) 4:04
7. “Heaven Is” (from Adrenalize) 3:34
8. “Rocket” (from Hysteria) 4:07
9. “When Love & Hate Collide” (from Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits (1980–1995), 1995) 4:18
10. “Action” (from Retro Active) 3:42
11. “Long, Long Way to Go” (from X, 2002) 4:39
12. “Make Love Like a Man” (from Adrenalize) 4:15
13. “Armageddon It” (from Hysteria) 5:22
14. “Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad” (from Adrenalize) 5:19
15. “Rock of Ages” (from Pyromania) 4:08
16. “Hysteria” (from Hysteria) 5:55
17. “Bringin’ On the Heartbreak” (from High ‘n’ Dry, 1981) 4:34

Disc two

No. Title Length

1. “Rock Rock (‘Till You Drop)” (from Pyromania) 3:55
2. “Waterloo Sunset” (New song; later to be released on Yeah!, 2006) 3:44
3. “Promises” (from Euphoria, 1999) 3:59
4. “Slang” (from Slang, 1996) 2:37
5. “Foolin'” (from Pyromania) 4:34
6. “Now” (from X) 3:59
7. “Rock Brigade” (from On Through the Night, 1980) 3:08
8. “Women” (from Hysteria) 5:42
9. “Let It Go” (from High ‘n’ Dry) 4:42
10. “Too Late for Love” (from Pyromania) 4:27
11. “High ‘n’ Dry (Saturday Night)” (from High ‘n’ Dry) 3:26
12. “Work It Out” (from Slang, 1996) 4:45
13. “Billy’s Got a Gun” (Edited version, from Pyromania) 5:00
14. “Another Hit and Run” (from High ‘n’ Dry) 4:58
15. “Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)” (from Adrenalize) 4:26
16. “Wasted” (from On Through the Night) 3:48
17. “Die Hard the Hunter” (from Pyromania)

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