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Blackout

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All Music Guide - Barry Weber
Blackout was the Scorpions' first majorly successful album, due to its clever balance of pop
ock the title track, power ballads "When the Smoke Is Going Down", and catchy heavy metal "Dynamite," "No One Like You". Vocalist Klaus Meine had a throat operation prior to the record's release, and surprisingly, his voice sounds more melodic and lively than ever. The rest of the band sounds great as well, and the album is highlighted by the fast-paced performances of guitarists Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs. Blackout has arguably been called the Scorpions' best record ever, and that statement is not unjust ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Barry Weber
Blackout was the Scorpions' first majorly successful album, due to its clever balance of pop
ock the title track, power ballads "When the Smoke Is Going Down", and catchy heavy metal "Dynamite," "No One Like You". Vocalist Klaus Meine had a throat operation prior to the record's release, and surprisingly, his voice sounds more melodic and lively than ever. The rest of the band sounds great as well, and the album is highlighted by the fast-paced performances of guitarists Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs. Blackout has arguably been called the Scorpions' best record ever, and that statement is not unjust -- it has more energy than anything else they have ever released.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/19/1997
  • Label: Mercury
  • UPC: 731453478626
  • Catalog Number: 534786
  • Sales rank: 17,668

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Blackout (3:47)
  2. 2 Can't Live Without You (3:46)
  3. 3 No One Like You (3:56)
  4. 4 You Give Me All I Need (3:38)
  5. 5 Now! (2:33)
  6. 6 Dynamite (4:12)
  7. 7 Arizona (3:52)
  8. 8 China White (6:56)
  9. 9 When the Smoke Is Going Down (3:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Scorpions Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Herman Rarebell Drums
Francis Buchholz Bass
Matthias Jabs Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Klaus Meine Vocals
Matthias Jobs Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Rudolf Schenker Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, 12-string Guitar
Technical Credits
Dieter Dierks Producer
Dean Pitchford Composer
Gerd Rautenbach Engineer
Steve Fallone Mastering
Roger Nichols Composer
Gottfried Helnwein Cover Design
Rudolf Schenker Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great album

    This is a great album from start to finish.

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    Posted January 31, 2009

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