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Helloween > Better than Raw
Helloween - Better than Raw
Helloween discography (main)
< The Time of the Oath
(1996)
Metal Jukebox
(1999)
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Helloween discography (all)
< I Can
(1998)
Karaoke Remix, Vol. 1
(1998)
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Better than Raw

Helloween

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
March 4th, 1998
Catalog ID:
VICP-60235
Version desc.:
Japan
Label:
Victor
Format:
CD
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 91%)
1. Deliberately Limited Preliminary Prelude Period in Z 01:45   instrumental
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2. Push 04:44   Show lyrics
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3. Falling Higher 04:45   Show lyrics
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4. Hey Lord! 04:06   Show lyrics
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5. Don't Spit on My Mind 04:23   Show lyrics
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6. Revelation 08:21   Show lyrics
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7. Time 05:41   Show lyrics
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8. I Can 04:38   Show lyrics
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9. A Handful of Pain 04:48   Show lyrics
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10. Lavdate Dominvm 05:09   Show lyrics
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11. Back on the Ground 04:36   Show lyrics
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12. Midnight Sun 06:20   Show lyrics
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Band members
Andi Deris Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 4, 5, 7, 8), Lyrics (tracks 2-7, 9, "Back on the Ground")
Michael Weikath Guitars, Songwriting (track 3, 8, 10, 11), Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 8, 10, 11)
Roland Grapow Guitars
Markus Grosskopf Bass, Songwriting (track 5)
Uli Kusch Drums, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 6, 9, "Back on the Ground"), Lyrics (track 2)
Guest/Session
Jörn Ellerbrock Keyboards
Tommy Hansen Keyboards
Jutta Weinhold Vocals (backing)
Ralf Maurer Vocals (backing)
Christina Hahne Vocals (backing)
Miscellaneous staff
Tommy Hansen Producer, Mixing
Rainer Laws Cover art
Henjo Richter Artwork
Simon Fowler Photography
Michael Tibes Engineering
Ian Cooper Mastering
Andi Deris Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 4, 5, 7, 8), Lyrics (tracks 2-7, 9, "Back on the Ground")
Michael Weikath Guitars, Songwriting (track 3, 8, 10, 11), Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 8, 10, 11)
Roland Grapow Guitars
Markus Grosskopf Bass, Songwriting (track 5)
Uli Kusch Drums, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 6, 9, "Back on the Ground"), Lyrics (track 2)
Jörn Ellerbrock Keyboards
Tommy Hansen Keyboards
Jutta Weinhold Vocals (backing)
Ralf Maurer Vocals (backing)
Christina Hahne Vocals (backing)
Tommy Hansen Producer, Mixing
Rainer Laws Cover art
Henjo Richter Artwork
Simon Fowler Photography
Michael Tibes Engineering
Ian Cooper Mastering
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Read Better than your average... 98% hells_unicorn March 2nd, 2008
Read Helloween-Better Than Raw 96% Crazy_Voodoo_Magic August 30th, 2007
Read It's really "Better Than... 94% arkbath November 1st, 2005
Read Experimental, but Helloween... 87% Bloodstone February 2nd, 2005

Official videos:
- 'I Can'
- 'Hey Lord!'

Released with Japanese/English picture/lyrics/discography booklet cover, set of stickers & obi-strip.

Released May 2, 1998 in North America.

"Lavdate Dominvm" is entirely sung in Latin, and its lyrics have been written by Michael Weikath with aid from his old Latin teacher Günther Dörnte "as a thank you for the warm welcome" that the "fans in Spain, Italy, Portugal and [...] South America [...] gave to the new Helloween lineup", as stated by Weikath himself in a 1998 interview.

Recording information:

Recorded at Chateau du Pape & Crazy Cat Studios, Hamburg and Mi Sueño, Tenerife.
Mixed at Chateau du Pape, Hamburg.
Mastered at Metropolis, London, England.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 4 988002 364343
Matrix / Runout: VICP 60235-2- 1F V IFPI L235
Other: IFPI 4011

Added by: Diamhea Modified by: ordoad
Added on: 2014-11-01 19:29:02 Last modified on: 2021-07-16 18:32:23