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Taken by Force

Scorpions

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
December 4th, 1977
Catalog ID:
PL 28309
Label:
RCA Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
4 reviews (avg. 95%)
Side A
1. Steamrock Fever 03:35   Show lyrics
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2. We'll Burn the Sky 06:27   Show lyrics
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3. I've Got to Be Free 04:00   Show lyrics
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4. The Riot of Your Time 04:10   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. The Sails of Charon 04:24   Show lyrics
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6. Your Light 04:30   Show lyrics
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7. He's a Woman - She's a Man 03:14   Show lyrics
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8. Born to Touch Your Feelings 07:20   Show lyrics
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Band members
Klaus Meine Vocals
Herman Rarebell Drums
Francis Buchholz Bass
Rudolf Schenker Guitars (rhythm)
Ulrich Roth Guitars (lead)
Guest/Session
Susan English voice on #8
Rosa Italian vocals on #8
Esther Dutch voice on #8
Mutsumi Japanese voice on #8
Junko Japanese voice on #8
Leila French Voice on #8
Miscellaneous staff
Dieter Dierks Producer
Monica Dannemann (R.I.P. 1996) Lyrics on "We'll Burn the Sky"
Klaus Meine Vocals
Herman Rarebell Drums
Francis Buchholz Bass
Rudolf Schenker Guitars (rhythm)
Ulrich Roth Guitars (lead)
Susan English voice on #8
Rosa Italian vocals on #8
Esther Dutch voice on #8
Mutsumi Japanese voice on #8
Junko Japanese voice on #8
Leila French Voice on #8
Dieter Dierks Producer
Monica Dannemann (R.I.P. 1996) Lyrics on "We'll Burn the Sky"
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Tracks 1, 4 and 8 written by Klaus Meine & Rudolf Schenker
Tracks 3, 5 and 6 written by Uli Jon Roth
Track 2 written by Rudolf Schenker & Monika Dannemann
Track 7 written by Klaus Meine, Rudolf Schenker & Herman Rarebell

In Europe album was released in December 1977 and in the USA in January 1978. U.S. release date was delayed so as to not compete with the band's then-current album "Virgin Killer", which did arrive in the U.S. in early 1977.

Recording information:

Recorded at Dierks Studios, June-October 1977

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