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Empire

Queensrÿche

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 4th, 1990
Catalog ID:
CDP-7-92806-2
Version desc.:
US
Label:
EMI Music
Format:
CD
Reviews:
13 reviews (avg. 70%)
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2. The Thin Line 05:43   Show lyrics
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3. Jet City Woman 05:22   Show lyrics
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4. Della Brown 07:04   Show lyrics
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5. Another Rainy Night (Without You) 04:29   Show lyrics
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6. Empire 05:24   Show lyrics
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7. Resistance 04:51   Show lyrics
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8. Silent Lucidity 05:48   Show lyrics
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9. Hand on Heart 05:33   Show lyrics
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10. One and Only 05:54   Show lyrics
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11. Anybody Listening? 07:41   Show lyrics
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Band members
Geoff Tate Vocals, Keyboards
Scott Rockenfield Drums, Percussion
Eddie Jackson Bass, Vocals (backing)
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (electric and acoustic), Vocals (backing), Keyboards on "Best I Can"
Michael Wilton Guitars (electric and acoustic)
Guest/Session
Randy Gane Vocals (additional): Answering Machine on "Empire"
Michael Kamen (R.I.P. 2003) Orchestration on "Silent Lucidity"
Miscellaneous staff
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Dan Harjung Mixing (assistant)
Tom Hall Recording (assistant): Track 6
Paul Northfield Recording: Track 6
Marcus Ramaer Recording (assistant)
James "Jimbo" Barton Recording, Mixing
Peter Collins Producer
Harold Sinclair Photography
Geoff Tate Vocals, Keyboards
Scott Rockenfield Drums, Percussion
Eddie Jackson Bass, Vocals (backing)
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (electric and acoustic), Vocals (backing), Keyboards on "Best I Can"
Michael Wilton Guitars (electric and acoustic)
Randy Gane Vocals (additional): Answering Machine on "Empire"
Michael Kamen (R.I.P. 2003) Orchestration on "Silent Lucidity"
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Dan Harjung Mixing (assistant)
Tom Hall Recording (assistant): Track 6
Paul Northfield Recording: Track 6
Marcus Ramaer Recording (assistant)
James "Jimbo" Barton Recording, Mixing
Peter Collins Producer
Harold Sinclair Photography
Read In the wrong place, at the... 35% Diamhea January 28th, 2014
Read Just Hit Me Like A Two Ton... 91% Twisted_Psychology June 10th, 2013
Read Umpire: Strrriiike One 63% autothrall August 15th, 2012
Read Queensrÿche - Empire 70% ConorFynes December 28th, 2010
Read Warning! Commercial content... 20% The_CrY November 17th, 2009
Read Queensryche's Best Album 95% elfo19 March 30th, 2009
Read Just not an "A" effort 75% LaconicWarrior June 3rd, 2008
Read A Pure Musical Mess. 51% hells_unicorn February 24th, 2007
Read A sophisticated work of... 95% Cesar666 January 10th, 2007
Read STAY AWAY!! This album has... 89% PseudoGoatKill September 17th, 2005
Read Decent pop-metal 76% CrystalMountain January 23rd, 2005
Read EMIpire? 77% asklater January 22nd, 2005
Read Can't you hear it calling? 76% Pyrus September 21st, 2003

Trivia:
-Ironically, both the font and style used for the text on the front cover closely resemble those of Queensrÿche's then-label: EMI Music.
-"Jet City Woman" is about Geoff Tate's wife at the time, who was an airline stewardess.

Music videos:
-Best I Can
-Empire
-Silent Lucidity
-Another Rainy Night (Without You)

Recording information:

Recorded at Vancouver Studios, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Spring 1990, except track 6 recorded at Triad Studios, Redmond, WA.
Mixed at Royal Recorders Studios, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Mastered at Masterdisk.

Identifiers:

Barcode (Text): 0 7777-92806-2 9
Barcode: 077779280629

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