- Marketed By – Roadrunner Productions B.V.
- Distributed By – CBS
- Distributed By – Indisc
- Distributed By – SPV GmbH
- Distributed By – EMP (2)
- Distributed By – Disctrade
- Distributed By – Non Stop (2)
- Distributed By – New Rose
- Distributed By – Pinnacle (3)
- Distributed By – Krone Music
- Distributed By – Blitz Records AB
- Distributed By – Unitor Oy
- Distributed By – Donosti Rock
- Distributed By – F.M. Records S.A.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Roadrunner Productions B.V.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – BBC Enterprises Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – Roadrunner Productions B.V.
- Pressed By – Sonopress – B-9129
- Published By – Roadster Music
- Recorded At – Stonesound Studio
- Recorded At – Easy Sound Studio
Tracks 1 to 4 taken from the "Rave On" sessions/1st EP aka "Nuns Have No Fun", fully Re-Mastered.
Recorded in Holland in September 1982 at the Stone Sound Studio.
Tracks 5 to 7 taken from the BBC Radio 1 "Friday Rock Show" session, March 19th, 1983.
Released by courtesy of BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Track 8 taken from the "Melissa" album sessions and previously released in December 1983 as B-side of the 12" "Black Funeral".
Recorded at Easy Sound Studio in Copenhagen.
Manufactured in Germany (back cover).
Made in Germany (disc).
℗ 1987 Roadrunner Productions B.V. except tracks 5 to 7 ℗ 1983 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
© 1987 Roadrunner Productions B.V.
Distributed in the Netherlands by C.B.S.
-In Belgium by Indisc
-In Germany by S.P.V. GMBH
-In Austria by E.M.P.
-In Switzerland by Disctrade
-In Italy by Non Stop
-In France by New Rose
-In U.K. by Pinnacle
-In Denmark by Krone Music
-In Sweden by Blitz Records
-In Finland by Unitor Oy
-In Spain by Donostirock
-In Greece by FM Records
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 0 16861-9603-2 2
- Barcode (Scanned: UPC_A): 016861960322
- Matrix / Runout: SONOPRESS B-9129 / RR 349603 B
- Label Code: LC 9321
- Rights Society: STEMRA
- SPARS Code: AAD
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|CLAS 0088||Mercyful Fate||The Beginning (Cass, Comp)||Metal Mind Records||CLAS 0088||Poland||1998||Sell This Version|
|RR 8771-2||Mercyful Fate||The Beginning (CD, Comp, RE, RM)||Roadrunner Records||RR 8771-2||USA & Canada||1997||Sell This Version|
|BRC-2001||Mercyful Fate||The Beginning (LP, Comp)||Banzai Records||BRC-2001||Canada||1987||Sell This Version|
|MG 0239||Mercyful Fate||The Beginning (Cass, Comp, Unofficial)||MG Records (2)||MG 0239||Poland||1991||Sell This Version|