Over the Top

Over the Top

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Overview

Over the Top

This Stallone soundtrack naturally oozes testosterone, and used to be the only place to get Sammy Hagar yelping over Eddie Van Halen runs (on bass no less) in the adrenalized "Winner Takes It All" (remember Hagar arm-wrestling Sly in the video?). "Winner" is actually one of the best cuts from the limp Van Hagar years. Of course, tender moments can be found as well: Kenny Loggins yearns to "Meet Me Half Way." Yes, this bombastic piece of fluff belongs on Top Gun, but it gets ya right here. Halfway between the power and the pansy stands Robin Zander (who had already ventured outside the Trick camp for the Rebbie Jackson duet "You Send the Rain Away"), who relays the solemn national anthem "In This Country." Over the Top is held together and composed (except for "Bad Nite" from Frank Stallone, who is Sly's brother) by disco brain Giorgio Moroder, who shows off in the instrumental "The Fight." In addition to Moroder, there is some formidable talent here (Asia, Eddie Money).

Product Details

Release Date: 03/01/2008
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0886972427829
catalogNumber: 724278
Rank: 20904

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Asia   Track Performer
Sammy Hagar   Guitar,Track Performer
Kenny Loggins   Track Performer
Eddie Money   Track Performer
Frank Stallone   Track Performer
Stu Goldberg   Synthesizer
Giorgio Moroder   Track Performer
Big Trouble   Track Performer
Robin Zander   Track Performer
Brian Banks   Synthesizer
Robbie Buchanan   Piano
Denny Carmassi   Drums
Bobbie Eakes   Background Vocals
Edgar Winter   Saxophone,Background Vocals
Gary Falcone   Background Vocals
Dann Huff   Guitar
Anthony Marinelli   Synthesizer
Margie Nelson   Background Vocals
Greg Phillinganes   Piano
Joe Pizzulo   Background Vocals
Peter Schless   Synthesizer
Eddie Van Halen   Bass,Guitar
David Woodford   Saxophone
Richie Zito   Guitar
Larry Greene   Track Performer
Dave Darling   Guitar

Technical Credits

Asia   Contributor
Sammy Hagar   Producer
Kenny Loggins   Contributor
Eddie Money   Contributor
Frank Stallone   Producer
Giorgio Moroder   Producer
Big Trouble   Contributor
Robin Zander   Contributor
Chris Brosius   Engineer
Dave Concors   Digital Consultant
Ross Hogarth   Engineer
Phil Kaffel   Engineer
Brian Reeves   Engineer
Peter Schless   Producer
Eddie Van Halen   Producer
Richie Zito   Producer
Tom Whitlock   Lyricist
Larry Greene   Contributor

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