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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
By the time of Eclipse, Yngwie Malmsteen's influence had spread far across the guitar community -- dazzling technique was almost a prerequisite to play lead guitar in a heavy metal band, and places like the Berklee School of Music and GIT which used such Malmsteen favorites as Beethoven and Paganini to hone technique were churning out guitar virtuosos as if they operated assembly lines. The bottom line was that no matter how innovative Malmsteen had been at the outset of his career, he no longer sounded that way, even though as an originator he still far outstripped his legions of mimics. Thus, Eclipse sounds like a holding pattern -- Malmsteen turns in a competent set of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
By the time of Eclipse, Yngwie Malmsteen's influence had spread far across the guitar community -- dazzling technique was almost a prerequisite to play lead guitar in a heavy metal band, and places like the Berklee School of Music and GIT which used such Malmsteen favorites as Beethoven and Paganini to hone technique were churning out guitar virtuosos as if they operated assembly lines. The bottom line was that no matter how innovative Malmsteen had been at the outset of his career, he no longer sounded that way, even though as an originator he still far outstripped his legions of mimics. Thus, Eclipse sounds like a holding pattern -- Malmsteen turns in a competent set of neo-classical rockers that achieve radio-ready status better than much of the material on Odyssey, but there isn't anything that sounds new here. Of course, Malmsteen fans wouldn't have it any other way.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/1990
  • Label: Universal I.S.
  • UPC: 042284336123
  • Catalog Number: 8433612
  • Sales rank: 52,155

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Making Love (4:56)
  2. 2 Bedroom Eyes (4:00)
  3. 3 Save Our Love (5:24)
  4. 4 Motherless Child (4:01)
  5. 5 Devil in Disguise (5:45)
  6. 6 Judas (4:25)
  7. 7 What Do You Want (3:58)
  8. 8 Demon Driver (3:41)
  9. 9 Faultline (5:07)
  10. 10 See You in Hell (Don't Be Late) (3:45)
  11. 11 Eclipse (3:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Yngwie Malmsteen Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Synthesizer Guitar, bass pedals
Goran Edman Vocals
Svante Henryson Bass Guitar, Vocals, Contrabass (Vocal)
Michael Von Knorring Drums
Mats Olausson Keyboards, Vocals
Technical Credits
Yngwie Malmsteen Arranger, Composer, Producer
Tom Fletcher Engineer
Svante Henryson Contributor
Roger Hughes Engineer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Keith Rose Engineer
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