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Soldiers Under Command

Stryper

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 16th, 1985
Catalog ID:
72077-1
Label:
Enigma
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
5 reviews (avg. 80%)
Side A
1. Soldiers Under Command 05:03   Show lyrics
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2. Makes Me Wanna Sing 02:51   Show lyrics
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3. Together Forever 04:03   Show lyrics
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4. First Love 05:43   Show lyrics
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5. The Rock That Makes Me Roll 04:56   Show lyrics
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Side B
6. Reach Out 05:21   Show lyrics
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7. (Waiting for) A Love That's Real 04:36   Show lyrics
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8. Together as One 05:01   Show lyrics
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9. Surrender 04:28   Show lyrics
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10. Battle Hymn of the Republic (Glory, Glory Hallelujah) 02:36   Show lyrics
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Band members
Tim Gaines Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing) (Track 8)
Robert Sweet Drums
Oz Fox Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Michael Sweet Vocals (lead), Guitars
Guest/Session
Tammy Thomas Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Linda Mullen Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Doris Castenada Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Christopher Currell Synclavier programming (Track 10)
John Van Tongeren Bass (Track 8), Keyboards (Track 8), Piano (Track 8)
Miscellaneous staff
Scarpati Photography
Tom Farrington Photography
Sam Emerson Photography
Revenge Photography
Masa Itoh Liner notes
Michael Wagener Producer, Engineering
Tim Gaines Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing) (Track 8)
Robert Sweet Drums
Oz Fox Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Michael Sweet Vocals (lead), Guitars
Tammy Thomas Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Linda Mullen Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Doris Castenada Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Christopher Currell Synclavier programming (Track 10)
John Van Tongeren Bass (Track 8), Keyboards (Track 8), Piano (Track 8)
Scarpati Photography
Tom Farrington Photography
Sam Emerson Photography
Revenge Photography
Masa Itoh Liner notes
Michael Wagener Producer, Engineering
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Released on vinyl and tape.

Japanese vinyl edition includes a 4 page insert with Japanese and English lyrics and 2 12"x12" posters.

Also released on limited edition white vinyl
On the limited edition white vinyl and black vinyl, on both sides of the ending wax were 'carved' religious quotes.

Re-released on CD in September, 1986 by Enigma.

Re-released on vinyl in 1986 and on tape in 1987 by Victoria.

Re-released on CD in 1991 by Hollywood Records.

Certified Gold: 4-6-88

"The Battle Hymn of the Republic" is a hymn (set to music from the folk song "John Brown's Body") and also a popular American patriotic song.

The album's title is inspired from Bible verses 2 Timothy 2:3,4 (Living Bible) (reference and translation printed on the sleeve)

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Amigo and Smoke Tree Recording Studios

Added by: Noisenoir Modified by: Sodomatic_Slaughter
Added on: 2006-11-20 12:15:49 Last modified on: 2015-01-19 07:56:30