U2 ‎– The Best Of 1990-2000 & B-Sides

Island Records ‎– 063 435-0, Island Records Group ‎– 063 435-0, Island Records ‎– 063 437-9, Island Records Group ‎– 063 437-9
2 × CD, Compilation, Limited Edition
DVD, DVD-Video, PAL, Promo, Stereo

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The Best Of
CD1-1 Even Better Than The Real Thing
Mixed By – Robbie Adams, Steve LillywhiteMixed By [Assistant] – Sean LeonardProducer – Steve Lillywhite
CD1-2 Mysterious Ways
Mixed By – Daniel Lanois, Steve Lillywhite, The Edge
CD1-3 Beautiful Day
Backing Vocals – Daniel Lanois, The EdgeEngineer [Additional Engineering] – Stephen Harris*, Tim PalmerProducer [Additional] – Steve LillywhiteProgrammed By – Brian Eno
CD1-4 Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix)
Engineer [Mix], Programmed By [Protools Programming] – Iain Roberton, Jake DaviesMixed By – William Orbit
CD1-5 One
Guitar [Additional] – Daniel LanoisKeyboards [Additional] – Brian Eno
CD1-6 Miss Sarajevo
Arranged By [Strings] – Craig ArmstrongEngineer – Danton SuppleEngineer [Additional Engineering] – Ruadhri CushnanFeaturing [Vocals] – Luciano PavarottiMixed By – Jeremy WheatleyWritten-By – Brian Eno
CD1-7 Stay (Faraway, So Close)
Mixed By [Assistant] – Rob Kirwan
CD1-8 Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of
Brass – Paul BarrettGuitar [Additional] – Daniel LanoisMixed By – Tim PalmerMixed By [Assistant] – Jay Goin
CD1-9 Gone (New Mix) 4:32
CD1-10 Until The End Of The World
Mixed By – Daniel Lanois
CD1-11 The Hands That Built America (Theme From 'Gangs Of New York')
Arranged By [Strings] – The EdgeConductor [Strings] – Daragh O'TooleMixed By – William OrbitProgrammed By [Protools Programming] – Iain Roberton, Jake Davies, Rico ConningStrings – Emer O'Grady, Katie O'Connor, Rosie Nic Athlaioch, Una O'Kane
CD1-12 Discothèque (New Mix)
Engineer – Ger McDonnellPerformer [Sample From "Fane"] – FreeformProducer – Bono, Nellee HooperRecorded By [Assistant] – Femio HernandezWritten-By [Sample From "Fane"] – Simon Pike*
CD1-13 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
Arranged By [Strings] – Craig ArmstrongEngineer [Mix] – Mark "Spike" Stent*Keyboards, Programmed By – Marius de VriesProgrammed By [Assistant] – Paul "PW" Walton*
CD1-14 Staring At The Sun (New Mix)
Keyboards – Steve OsborneProducer [Additional] – Steve Osborne
CD1-15 Numb (New Mix)
Backing Vocals – Bono, Larry MullenVocals [Lead] – The Edge
CD1-16 The First Time
Piano, Harmonium – Brian Eno
The B-Sides
CD2-1 Lady With The Spinning Head (Extended Dance Mix)
Producer – Paul BarrettRecorded By – Ian BryanRemix – Alan Moulder
CD2-2 Dirty Day (Junk Day Mix)
Cello – Mary GainesProducer [Additional] – Butch Vig, Duke EriksonRecorded By – Flood, Robbie AdamsRemix – Butch Vig, Duke Erikson
CD2-3 Summer Rain
Mixed By – Richard RaineyMixed By [Assistant] – Chris Heaney
CD2-4 Electrical Storm
Engineer [Additional Engineering] – Iain Roberton, Jake DaviesMixed By [Assistant] – Chris Heaney
CD2-5 North And South Of The River
Mixed By – Rob KirwanRecorded By – Rob Kirwan
CD2-6 Your Blue Room
Engineer – Danton SuppleWritten By – Brian Eno
CD2-7 Happiness Is A Warm Gun (The Gun Mix)
Engineer – Rob KirwanRemix – Joe Chicarelli*, John X
CD2-8 Salomé (Zooromancer Remix)
Backing Vocals – Ian Bryan, Paul BarrettEngineer – Ian Bryan, Louise McCormickEngineer [Remix] – Gary WilkinsonProducer – Paul BarrettRemix – Heller & Farley
CD2-9 Even Better Than The Real Thing (The Perfecto Mix)
Producer – Steve LillywhiteRemix – PerfectoRemix [Credited To] – Paul Oakenfold, Steve Osborne
CD2-10 Numb (Gimme Some More Dignity Mix)
Remix – Rollo & Rob D
CD2-11 Mysterious Ways (Solar Plexus Club Mix)
Remix – Howard Gray, Steve Lillywhite, Trevor Gray
CD2-12 If God Will Send His Angels (Big Yam Mix)
Producer – Howie B.Recorded By [Assistant] – Conal MarkeyRemix – Big Yam, VinoRemix [Credited To] – Gerald Baillergeau, Victor Merritt
CD2-13 Lemon (Jeep Mix)
Backing Vocals – Brian Eno, The EdgeRemix – PerfectoRemix [Credited To] – Paul Oakenfold, Steve OsborneStrings, Arranged By [Strings] – Brian Eno
CD2-14 Discothèque (Hexidecimal Mix)
Engineer [Remix] – Ben HillierRecorded By [Assistant] – Femio HernandezRemix – Steve Osborne
The History Mix DVD
DVD-1 The History Mix 7:40
DVD-2 Best Of 1990 - 2000 DVD Trailer 2:27
DVD-3 Please (Live Mural Cut Filmed In Helsinki, 9th August 1997) 5:00
DVD-4 Beautiful Day (Eze Version)
Cameraman – James Mather, Joe Edwards (3)

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  • Bass GuitarAdam Clayton
  • Composed ByU2
  • Directed By [Video Director]Maurice Linnane (tracks: DVD-1 to DVD-3)
  • Drums, PercussionLarry Mullen
  • Edited By [Digital]Pat Sullivan* (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14)
  • Edited By [Video Editor]Brian McCue (tracks: DVD-1, DVD-3, DVD-4), Jim Duggan (tracks: DVD-2)
  • EngineerCarl Glanville (tracks: CD1-4, CD1-9, CD1-11, CD1-14, CD1-15, CD2-4), Flood (tracks: CD1-2, CD1-5, CD1-7, CD1-10, CD1-13, CD1-15, CD2-10, CD2-11, CD2-13), Paul Barrett (tracks: CD1-1, CD2-8, CD2-9), Richard Rainey (tracks: CD1-3, CD1-4, CD1-8, CD2-3), Robbie Adams (tracks: CD1-1, CD1-7, CD1-13, CD1-15, CD1-16, CD2-9, CD2-10, CD2-13)
  • Engineer [Additional Engineering]Robbie Adams (tracks: CD1-5, CD1-10, CD2-11)
  • Engineer [Assistant & Pro Tools Operator]Matthieu Clouard (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-12, CD1-14, CD1-15)
  • Engineer [Assistant]Chris Heaney (tracks: CD1-3, CD1-4, CD1-8, CD1-11, CD2-3, CD2-4), Rob Kirwan (tracks: CD1-6, CD1-7, CD1-15, CD2-6, CD2-10, CD2-13), Shannon Strong (tracks: CD1-2, CD1-5, CD1-10, CD2-11), Willie Mannion (tracks: CD1-7, CD1-15, CD2-10, CD2-13)
  • GuitarBono, The Edge
  • KeyboardsThe Edge
  • Keyboards [Additional]William Orbit (tracks: CD1-4, CD1-11, CD2-4)
  • Lyrics ByBono
  • Management [Studio Manager]Sam O'Sullivan (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14)
  • Management [Album Production Assistants]Aislinn Meehan (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14), Candida Bottaci (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14), Sally-Anne McKeown (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14), Sheila Roche (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14)
  • Mastered ByArnie Acosta (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14)
  • Mixed ByCarl Glanville (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-14, CD2-4), Flood (tracks: CD1-2, CD1-5, CD1-7, CD1-10, CD1-16), Mike Hedges (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-12, CD1-14, CD1-15)
  • Mixed By [Assistant]Shannon Strong (tracks: CD1-2, CD1-5, CD1-10)
  • Percussion [Additional]Daniel Lanois (tracks: CD1-2, CD1-10, CD2-11)
  • Photography By [Back Cover, Inside Photography]Anton Corbijn
  • ProducerBrian Eno (tracks: CD1-1 to CD1-3, CD1-5 to CD1-8, CD1-10, CD1-15, CD1-16, CD2-2, CD2-3, CD2-5, CD2-9 to CD2-11, CD2-13), Daniel Lanois (tracks: CD1-1 to CD1-3, CD1-5, CD1-8, CD1-10, CD2-3, CD2-9, CD2-11), Flood (tracks: CD1-7, CD1-9, CD1-12, CD1-14 to CD1-16, CD2-2, CD2-5, CD2-7, CD2-10, CD2-12 to CD2-14), The Edge (tracks: CD1-7, CD1-13, CD1-15, CD1-16, CD2-2, CD2-10, CD2-13), U2 (tracks: CD1-6, CD2-5, CD2-8), William Orbit (tracks: CD1-4, CD1-11, CD2-4)
  • Producer [Additional]Mike Hedges (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-12, CD1-14)
  • Producer [Video Producer]Ned O'Hanlon (tracks: DVD-1 to DVD-4)
  • Programmed ByBen Hillier (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-14, CD2-14)
  • Recorded ByHowie B. (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-12, CD1-14, CD2-12, CD2-14), Mark "Spike" Stent* (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-12, CD1-14, CD2-5, CD2-12, CD2-14)
  • Recorded By [Assistant]Rob Kirwan (tracks: CD1-9, CD1-12, CD1-14, CD2-12, CD2-14)
  • Sleeve, DesignFour5One° Design Dublin*
  • SynthesizerBrian Eno (tracks: CD1-3, CD1-8, CD1-15, CD2-2, CD2-10, CD2-13)
  • Technician [Audio Post Production]Cheryl Engels (tracks: CD1-1 to CD2-14)
  • VocalsBono, The Edge
  • Written-ByU2


Limited edition-set with Bonus-DVD "The History Mix"

Promo Only - Not to be resold separately (DVD)

Cats# appears as:
063 435-0 - on CD1 & CD 2 (back cover, spine, booklet & labels)
063 437-9 - on DVD (back cover & label)

All tracks published By Universal Music Publishing BV except Blue Mountain Music Ltd. (UK), Mother Music (IRL), except track 6 published By Universal Music Publishing BV except Blue Mountain Music Ltd. (UK), Mother Music (IRL)/Opal Music in North America by Upala Music Inc./BMI

"Discothèque" contains samples from "Fane" by Freeform. Courtesy of Skam Records

"The History Mix" - DVD comes in a separate cardboard sleeve

A Dreamchaser Production

This Compilation ℗ 2002 Universal Music International BV. © 2002 Universal Music International BV. A Universal Music
Marketed in Australasia by Universal Music Australia under exclusive licence
Made in Australia.

℗ 2002 U2 Limited

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  • Barcode: 0 44006 34350 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI L281
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): iƒpi L283
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD): IFPI L283
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 6L00
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 6L03
  • Mould SID Code (DVD): IFPI 4629
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): TECHNICOLOR ∗ 0633612 ∗ #05
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): 0634362 04 TECHNICOLOR
  • Matrix / Runout: ∗ 0634379 ∗ #01 DVD BY TECHNICOLOR OR.
  • Other (Cat# CD1): 063 361-2
  • Other (Cat# CD2): 063 436-2
  • Other (Cat# DVD): 063 437-9

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
063 443-0, CIDTU213 U2 The Best Of 1990-2000 & B-Sides(2xCD, Comp) Island Records, Island Records 063 443-0, CIDTU213 UK 2002 Sell This Version
CIDDJ U213 U2 The Best & The B-Sides Of 1990-2000(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Island Records CIDDJ U213 UK 2002 Sell This Version
CIDZU213, 063 361-2 U2 The Best Of 1990-2000 & B-Sides(2xCD, Comp + DVD, NTSC) Island Records, Island Records CIDZU213, 063 361-2 UK & Europe 2002 Sell This Version
063 438-0, CIDTZU213 U2 The Best Of 1990-2000 & B-Sides(2xCD, Comp) Island Records, Island Records 063 438-0, CIDTZU213 Chile 2002 Sell This Version
CIDTZU213/ 063 435-0 U2 The Best Of 1990-2000 & B-Sides(2xCD, Comp, Unofficial) Island Records (2) CIDTZU213/ 063 435-0 Europe 2002 Sell This Version