Power of the Night [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Geoff Orens
Signing to Atlantic Records after The Dungeons Are Calling, Savatage seemed ready to break, and, for Power of the Night, the band stayed away from the fantasy lyrics of their past to focus on pieces that dealt with modern problems, anger, and sex. While they continued to produce some exciting metal here, such as with the title track and "Necrophilia," there was nothing on the same level as "The Dungeons Are Calling" or "I Believe." Part of the fault for that lies in the production, which took the guts out of the band's sound. But the attempt at a pop-metal single, "Hard for Love," and several unremarkable lustful rockers did not play to the band's strengths. Only "In the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Geoff Orens
Signing to Atlantic Records after The Dungeons Are Calling, Savatage seemed ready to break, and, for Power of the Night, the band stayed away from the fantasy lyrics of their past to focus on pieces that dealt with modern problems, anger, and sex. While they continued to produce some exciting metal here, such as with the title track and "Necrophilia," there was nothing on the same level as "The Dungeons Are Calling" or "I Believe." Part of the fault for that lies in the production, which took the guts out of the band's sound. But the attempt at a pop-metal single, "Hard for Love," and several unremarkable lustful rockers did not play to the band's strengths. Only "In the Dream," the first real power ballad the band performed, points in any new direction, managing to be moving instead of perfunctory like many metal ballads often are. Featuring a nice use of keyboards, it closes an average album with a fine touch.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/15/1990
  • Label: Atlantic
  • UPC: 075678124723
  • Catalog Number: 81247
  • Sales rank: 54,108

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Power of the Night (5:12)
  2. 2 Unusual (4:23)
  3. 3 Warriors (4:00)
  4. 4 Necrophilia (3:35)
  5. 5 Washed Out (2:13)
  6. 6 Hard for Love (3:57)
  7. 7 Fountain of Youth (4:28)
  8. 8 Skull Session (3:18)
  9. 9 Stuck on You (3:06)
  10. 10 In the Dream (4:10)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Savatage Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Keith Collins Bass, Bass Guitar
Criss Oliva Guitar
Jon Oliva Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
Steve Wacholz Drums
Technical Credits
Max Norman Producer, Engineer
Bob Defrin Art Direction
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