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Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I

Helloween

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 23rd, 1987
Catalog ID:
N 0057
Label:
Noise Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
15 reviews (avg. 86%)
Side A
1. Initiation 01:21   instrumental
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2. I'm Alive 03:23   Show lyrics
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3. A Little Time 03:59   Show lyrics
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4. Twilight of the Gods 04:29   Show lyrics
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5. A Tale That Wasn't Right 05:15   Show lyrics
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Side B
6. Future World 04:02   Show lyrics
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7. Halloween 13:18   Show lyrics
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8. Follow the Sign 01:46   Show lyrics
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Band members
Michael Kiske Vocals (lead)
Ingo Schwichtenberg (R.I.P. 1995) Drums
Markus Grosskopf Bass, Vocals (backing)
Michael Weikath Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing)
Kai Hansen Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing)
Guest/Session
Tommy Hansen Emulator
Miscellaneous staff
Kai Hansen Cover concept
Tommy Newton Producer, Engineering
Tommy Hansen Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Edda Karczewski Cover art
Uwe Karczewski Cover art
Jürgen Müller Photography
Michael Kiske Vocals (lead)
Ingo Schwichtenberg (R.I.P. 1995) Drums
Markus Grosskopf Bass, Vocals (backing)
Michael Weikath Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing)
Kai Hansen Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing)
Tommy Hansen Emulator
Kai Hansen Cover concept
Tommy Newton Producer, Engineering
Tommy Hansen Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Edda Karczewski Cover art
Uwe Karczewski Cover art
Jürgen Müller Photography
Read A near-masterpiece;... 80% ConorFynes January 27th, 2013
Read Grab your mask and don't be... 97% autothrall October 31st, 2011
Read Short and cheesy but... 80% kluseba February 10th, 2011
Read We all live happily ever... 81% Empyreal August 7th, 2008
Read HAPPY EVER AFTER 100% elmet July 7th, 2008
Read Best power metal album ever... 99% morbert April 15th, 2008
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Read Essential Power Metal 95% Mikesn March 3rd, 2007
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Read What a way to go out. 90% Torwilligous January 19th, 2007
Read Queens of the 'Ryche 76% OlympicSharpshooter August 22nd, 2005
Read What Happened? 75% Disturbing_the_Peace March 17th, 2005
Read The beginning of a new... 100% aplws January 3rd, 2005
Read Keeper of the Seven Keys... 82% PeteGas June 4th, 2003

Tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, and 8 by Hansen.
Track 5 by Weikath.
Track 3 by Kiske.

Released on black and lim. blue vinyl.

Certain versions of the album have "Judas" as an unlisted track that sits between "A Tale That Wasn't Right" and "Future World".

A music video was made for the song "Halloween", however edited down to just over 5 minutes.

Released by Koch Records on cassette.

Reissued by Noise Records in 1993 with a bonus CD.

Reissued by Sanctuary Records on January 30th 2006 as an expanded edition remastered with a bonus CD and the bonus tracks:
9. Victim of Fate (B-Side)
10. Starlight (Remix)
11. A Little Time (Alternative Version)
12. Halloween (Video Edit)

Starlight (Remix) is in fact the Michael Kiske version only with a different name.

Reissued by Sanctuary Records on November 2nd 2010 as a deluxe expanded edition remastered in a digipak with Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II as the bonus CD and the same bonus tracks as the 2006 reissue plus two more on disc 1:
Bonus Tracks:
13. Savage (03:24)
14. Livin' Ain't No Crime (04:42)

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Horus Sound Studios, Hannover, Germany, Nov./Dec. 1986 & Jan.1987

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