MERCYFUL FATE is the first official release of Danish heavy metal
Mercyful Fate . It is also known as NUNS HAVE NO FUN, the "first
album" or the "EP". It is a four track, 45rpm effort and was recorded
and mixed at Stone Studio in
Netherlands , in two days in
September 1982 and released on the independent label Rave-On Records
as RMLP-002. The album was produced and mixed by Jac Hustinx and
engineered by Willem Steetjes. The cover is drawn by Ole Poulsen. The
album in its entirety was later re-issued in 1987 as part of The
There are three pressings:
* First pressing is white bordered.
* Second pressing is black bordered.
* Third pressing is black bordered but distributed by Bertus
* "A Corpse Without Soul" (
Hank Shermann ,
King Diamond ) – 6:53
* "Nuns Have No Fun" (Shermann,
Michael Denner , Diamond) – 4:17
* "Doomed by the Living Dead" (Shermann, Diamond) – 5:06
* "Devil Eyes" (Shermann, Denner, Diamond) – 5:48
King Diamond - vocals
Hank Shermann - guitar
Michael Denner - guitar
Timi Hansen - bass
* Kim Ruzz - drums
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