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Chameleon

Helloween

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 1993
Catalog ID:
0777 7 89368 2 4
Label:
EMI
Format:
CD
Reviews:
12 reviews (avg. 63%)
1. First Time 05:30   Show lyrics
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2. When the Sinner 06:54   Show lyrics
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3. I Don't Wanna Cry No More 05:12   Show lyrics
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4. Crazy Cat 03:30   Show lyrics
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5. Giants 06:33   Show lyrics
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6. Windmill 05:14   Show lyrics
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7. Revolution Now 08:04   Show lyrics
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8. In the Night 05:35   Show lyrics
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9. Music 07:01   Show lyrics
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10. Step Out of Hell 04:22   Show lyrics
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11. I Believe 09:11   Show lyrics
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12. Longing 04:14   Show lyrics
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Band members
Michael Kiske Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (on tracks 2, 8, 11), Guitars (acoustic) (on track 12)
Michael Weikath Guitars, Vocals (backing) (on track 4)
Roland Grapow Guitars, Guitars (acoustic) (on tracks 3, 8), Vocals (backing) (on track 4)
Markus Grosskopf Bass
Ingo Schwichtenberg (R.I.P. 1995) Drums
Guest/Session
Axel Bergstedt Church Organ on track 11
Stefan Pintev Violin
Lenny Wolf Vocals (backing) (4)
Corinna Wolke Vocals (backing) (4)
M. Drechsler Tam Tam Gong (5)
Tommy Hansen Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Tommy Hansen Producer
Michael Wagener Mixing
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Michael Kiske Cover art, Strings arrangement (11, 12)
Michael Tibes Producer (assistant)
Craig Boubet Mixing (assistant)
Michael Weikath Logo
Frederick Moulaert Pumpkin designs
Michael Kiske Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (on tracks 2, 8, 11), Guitars (acoustic) (on track 12)
Michael Weikath Guitars, Vocals (backing) (on track 4)
Roland Grapow Guitars, Guitars (acoustic) (on tracks 3, 8), Vocals (backing) (on track 4)
Markus Grosskopf Bass
Ingo Schwichtenberg (R.I.P. 1995) Drums
Axel Bergstedt Church Organ on track 11
Stefan Pintev Violin
Lenny Wolf Vocals (backing) (4)
Corinna Wolke Vocals (backing) (4)
M. Drechsler Tam Tam Gong (5)
Tommy Hansen Keyboards
Tommy Hansen Producer
Michael Wagener Mixing
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Michael Kiske Cover art, Strings arrangement (11, 12)
Michael Tibes Producer (assistant)
Craig Boubet Mixing (assistant)
Michael Weikath Logo
Frederick Moulaert Pumpkin designs
Read Can "Chameleon" be my... 95% Verd October 28th, 2011
Read HA HA HA, OH WOW 9% RageW August 10th, 2009
Read Highly varied and... 85% Empyreal August 14th, 2008
Read Their worst with Kiske 33% morbert April 21st, 2008
Read Dr. Stein's oddest experiment. 80% hells_unicorn March 2nd, 2008
Read Not Underrated, Just Bad 25% Crazy_Voodoo_Magic October 10th, 2007
Read Many hate it, but I like it! 80% Bahamut7 March 22nd, 2007
Read Unfairly treated by the... 92% Doomrock March 26th, 2006
Read Not a typical Helloween album 67% Tharos_sama January 22nd, 2006
Read Not really as godawful as... 64% Lord_Jotun January 13th, 2005
Read Forget about the 'Keepers' 70% aplws January 3rd, 2005
Read Even Michael Kisk can't... 50% Dethrone_Tyranny September 16th, 2003

The last album featuring Michael Kiske on vocals and Ingo Schwichtenberg on drums. It marks an even greater departure from the band's earlier sound. In an interview, Michael Weikath said that they "tried to make a "White Album" (The Beatles) and failed".

A video was made for "When the Sinner".

On track 11, "I Believe", conductor Axel Bergstedt directed the children's choir of the Johann Sebastian Bach orchestra of Hamburg, Germany.

Songwriting:
- Michael Weikath (tracks 1, 5, 6, 7)
- Michael Kiske (tracks 2, 8, 11, 12)
- Roland Grapow (tracks 3, 4, 9, 10)

Recording information:

1992 Recorded at Chateau du Pape, Hamburg/Germany.
1993 Mixed at Scream Studios, Los Angeles/USA.
Mastered at Precision Mastering, Hollywood/USA.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 07778936824

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