- Released: June 25, 2002
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Island / Mercury
- 1.Knocking At Your Back Door
- 2.Perfect Strangers
- 3.Son Of Alerik
- 4.Bad Attitude
- 5.The Unwritten Law
- 6.Dead Or Alive
- 7.Black Night
- 8.Child In Time
- 9.Smoke On The Water
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Deep Purple: Ian Gillan (vocals, harmonica); Richie Blackmore (guitar); Jon Lord (keyboards); Roger Glover (synthesizer, bass); Ian Paice (drums).
Producers: Roger Glover, Deep Purple.
Compilation producer: Bill Levenson.
Recorded between 1984 & 1988. Includes liner notes by Dave Thompson.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel: Ian Gillan (vocals, harmonica); Ritchie Blackmore (guitar); Jon Lord (keyboards); Roger Glover (synthesizer, bass guitar); Ian Paice (drums).
Liner Note Author: Dave Thompson .
Deep Purple's 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection volume is devoted to their '80s recordings for Mercury, including the fairly solid The House of Blue Light. This does round up the highlights from those records, and it does a good job of doing it. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine