Master Of Paradise

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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
It had been awhile since Tony MacAlpine released any new solo material when Master of Paradise came out, but the album isn't really that much of a departure from his prior work, except for the fact that for the first time, MacAlpine handles lead vocals in addition to guitar heroics. The results aren't always incredible, but MacAlpine generally gets the job done, solidly if unspectacularly. Still, that's a secondary weapon in his arsenal; the main focus is on his neo-classical, Yngwie Malmsteen-influenced guitar style, and deliver the fireworks he does. Fans of old-school hard rock guitar virtuosics should be quite pleased.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
It had been awhile since Tony MacAlpine released any new solo material when Master of Paradise came out, but the album isn't really that much of a departure from his prior work, except for the fact that for the first time, MacAlpine handles lead vocals in addition to guitar heroics. The results aren't always incredible, but MacAlpine generally gets the job done, solidly if unspectacularly. Still, that's a secondary weapon in his arsenal; the main focus is on his neo-classical, Yngwie Malmsteen-influenced guitar style, and deliver the fireworks he does. Fans of old-school hard rock guitar virtuosics should be quite pleased.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/23/1999
  • Label: Shrapnel
  • UPC: 026245113527
  • Catalog Number: 1135
  • Sales rank: 170,757

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Years of Darkness (5:26)
  2. 2 Live to Die (6:45)
  3. 3 Circus (4:14)
  4. 4 Still (5:02)
  5. 5 Time (5:14)
  6. 6 Master of Paradise (6:14)
  7. 7 Imagination (4:57)
  8. 8 Maker Is King (3:48)
  9. 9 Final Hour (4:28)
  10. 10 Au Bord d'Une Source (3:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tony MacAlpine Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Franz Liszt Piano, Soloist
Atma Anur Drums
Larry Bones Dennison Bass
Technical Credits
Brian Levi Engineer
Tony MacAlpine Producer, Engineer
Dave Stephens Graphic Design, Cover Illustration
Albert Law Mastering
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