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Bloodrock 2

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On their second outing, Bloodrock became a hitmaking proposition thanks to the success of "D.O.A." Despite the morbid nature of this hit, the album is not another spooky epic like their debut. This time out, the group keeps the music fairly heavy but goes for a lighter feel in the songwriting. For instance, "Cheater" is not the revenge tale one might expect: instead, it's the surprisingly earnest promise of a lover vowing to remain faithful. Bloodrock also take a stab at social commentary on songs like "Children's Heritage" and "Dier Not a Lover," but the best moments on Bloodrock 2 are those that go for the spooky feel of the first album: "Fallin'" uses crashing drums and descending riffs to bring the lyric's mood of...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
On their second outing, Bloodrock became a hitmaking proposition thanks to the success of "D.O.A." Despite the morbid nature of this hit, the album is not another spooky epic like their debut. This time out, the group keeps the music fairly heavy but goes for a lighter feel in the songwriting. For instance, "Cheater" is not the revenge tale one might expect: instead, it's the surprisingly earnest promise of a lover vowing to remain faithful. Bloodrock also take a stab at social commentary on songs like "Children's Heritage" and "Dier Not a Lover," but the best moments on Bloodrock 2 are those that go for the spooky feel of the first album: "Fallin'" uses crashing drums and descending riffs to bring the lyric's mood of depression to life, and "D.O.A.," which graphically recounts the last thoughts of a plane-crash victim, became a surprise pop chart hit thanks to its powerfully spooky arrangement. Ultimately, Bloodrock 2 offers enough solid tracks to appeal to the group's devotees. ~ Donald Guarisco
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/22/2005
  • Label: Repertoire
  • EAN: 4009910453520
  • Catalog Number: 4535
  • Sales rank: 29,244

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lucky in the Morning (5:46)
  2. 2 Cheater (6:48)
  3. 3 Sable and Pearl (4:56)
  4. 4 Fallin' (4:03)
  5. 5 Children's Heritage (3:32)
  6. 6 Dier Not a Lover (4:08)
  7. 7 D.O.A. (8:26)
  8. 8 Fancy Space Odyssey (5:10)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bloodrock Primary Artist
Lee Pickens Guitar, Vocals
Rick Cobb Percussion, Drums
Ed Grundy Bass, Vocals
Jim Rutledge Vocals
Nick Taylor Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Stephen Hill Keyboards, Vocals
Nichole Taylor Guitar, Vocals
Eddie Grundy Bass, Vocals
Technical Credits
Neil Sedaka Composer
Daryl Hall Composer
Lee Pickens Composer
Rick Cobb Composer
Ed Grundy Composer
Kenneth Hamann Engineer
Terry Knight Producer
Lenny LeBlanc Composer
A.L. Owens Composer
Sanger D. Schafer Composer
Eddie Struzick Composer
Nick Taylor Composer
James Rutledge Composer
Stephen Hill Composer
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