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Soldiers Under Command

Stryper

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 16th, 1985
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Enigma Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
4 reviews (avg. 79%)
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)
Michael Sweet Vocals (lead), Guitars
Oz Fox Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Robert Sweet Drums
Guest/Session
Doris Castenada Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Linda Mullen Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Tammy Thomas Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
John Van Tongeren Bass (Track 8), Keyboards (Track 8), Piano (Track 8)
Christopher Currell Synclavier programming (Track 10)
Miscellaneous staff
Revenge Photography
Sam Emerson Photography
Tom Farrington Photography
Scarpati Photography
Michael Wagener Producer, Engineering
Masa Itoh Liner notes
Tim Gaines Bass, Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing) (Track 8)
Michael Sweet Vocals (lead), Guitars
Oz Fox Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Robert Sweet Drums
Doris Castenada Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Linda Mullen Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
Tammy Thomas Vocals (backing) (Track 10)
John Van Tongeren Bass (Track 8), Keyboards (Track 8), Piano (Track 8)
Christopher Currell Synclavier programming (Track 10)
Revenge Photography
Sam Emerson Photography
Tom Farrington Photography
Scarpati Photography
Michael Wagener Producer, Engineering
Masa Itoh Liner notes
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Read Soldiers of Metal 79% Kalelfromkrypton May 26th, 2009

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 Records.

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

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