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Operation: Mindcrime

Queensrÿche

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 3rd, 1988
Catalog ID:
E1-48640
Label:
EMI Music
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
13 reviews (avg. 88%)
Side A
1. I Remember Now 01:18   Show lyrics
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2. Anarchy-X 01:27   instrumental
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3. Revolution Calling 04:40   Show lyrics
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4. Operation: Mindcrime 04:45   Show lyrics
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5. Speak 03:43   Show lyrics
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6. Spreading the Disease 04:07   Show lyrics
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7. The Mission 05:48   Show lyrics
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Side B
8. Suite Sister Mary 10:40   Show lyrics
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9. The Needle Lies 03:09   Show lyrics
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10. Electric Requiem 01:23   Show lyrics
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11. Breaking the Silence 04:34   Show lyrics
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12. I Don't Believe in Love 04:23   Show lyrics
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13. Waiting for 22 01:06   instrumental
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14. My Empty Room 01:32   Show lyrics
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15. Eyes of a Stranger 06:39   Show lyrics
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Band members
Geoff Tate Vocals, Keyboards
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (electric, acoustic and synth)
Michael Wilton Guitars (electric and acoustic)
Eddie Jackson Bass
Scott Rockenfield Drums, Percussion, Keyboards on "Electric Requiem"
Guest/Session
Michael Kamen (R.I.P. 2003) Choir, Cellos
Scott Mateer Vocals (additional): Preacher
Mike Snyder Vocals (additional): News Anchorman
Pamela Moore Vocals (additional): Sister Mary
Anthony Valentine Vocals (additional): Dr. X
Debbie Wheeler Vocals (additional): Nurse
Miscellaneous staff
James Barton Engineering, Mixing
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Paul Northfield Engineering
Jim Campbell Engineering (assistant)
Glen "The Snake" Robinson Engineering (assistant)
Paul Milner Engineering (assistant)
Ronald Prent Mixing (assistant)
Peter Collins Producer
Robert Andrew Photography
Geoff Tate Vocals, Keyboards
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (electric, acoustic and synth)
Michael Wilton Guitars (electric and acoustic)
Eddie Jackson Bass
Scott Rockenfield Drums, Percussion, Keyboards on "Electric Requiem"
Michael Kamen (R.I.P. 2003) Choir, Cellos
Scott Mateer Vocals (additional): Preacher
Mike Snyder Vocals (additional): News Anchorman
Pamela Moore Vocals (additional): Sister Mary
Anthony Valentine Vocals (additional): Dr. X
Debbie Wheeler Vocals (additional): Nurse
James Barton Engineering, Mixing
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Paul Northfield Engineering
Jim Campbell Engineering (assistant)
Glen "The Snake" Robinson Engineering (assistant)
Paul Milner Engineering (assistant)
Ronald Prent Mixing (assistant)
Peter Collins Producer
Robert Andrew Photography
Read I Just Remember Doing What... 100% Twisted_Psychology June 8th, 2013
Read Operation: Doctor Bad Guy 59% Acrobat May 19th, 2013
Read Give me one more vein 100% autothrall August 30th, 2012
Read The Magnum Opus of Concept... 98% octavarium April 25th, 2012
Read I Remember Now 93% h_clairvoyant January 8th, 2011
Read Great lyrics and concept! 79% Nhorf July 8th, 2008
Read Definitive Queensryche 90% 1stMetalheads May 18th, 2008
Read The Fascination With This... 73% DawnoftheShred July 3rd, 2007
Read Breaking new ground. 99% hells_unicorn October 7th, 2006
Read My favorite album of all time. 100% I_dream_in_infrared February 23rd, 2006
Read An essential Metal album 100% gazzoid June 28th, 2005
Read The most perfect metal... 99% Stormrider February 24th, 2003
Read Too damn fluffy and wavering 59% UltraBoris December 30th, 2002

Trivia:
-Concept album revolving around a drug addicted youth who is swept up as a pawn in a series of political assassinations.
-This story was later continued (and ostensibly concluded) on Operation: Mindcrime II.
-The band shot a part-feature film to coincide with the record, as seen on Operation: Livecrime.
-Re-released in a leather digibook by Axe Killer Records in 1999 along with The Queensrÿche EP.

Music videos:
-Eyes of a Stranger
-I Don't Believe in Love

Recording information:

Recorded At – Kajem/Victory Studios
Recorded At – Le Studio
Mixed At – Wisseloord Studios
Mastered At – Masterdisk

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0 77774 86401 5

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