Dream Evil (album)

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Dream Evil
Studio album by Dio
Released July 21, 1987
Recorded Village Recorder, Los Angeles, California
Genre Heavy metal
Length 43:20
Label Warner Bros. (North America)
Vertigo (rest of the world)
Producer Ronnie James Dio
Dio chronology
Intermission
(1986)
Dream Evil
(1987)
Lock Up the Wolves
(1990)
Singles from Dream Evil
  1. "I Could Have Been a Dreamer" / "Overlove"
    Released: July 1987 (US)
  2. "All the Fools Sailed Away" / "Overlove"
    Released: July 1987 (Europe)
  3. "I Could Have Been a Dreamer" / "Night People"
    Released: October 1987 (Europe)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Martin Popoff 9/10 stars[2]
Record Collector 3/5 stars[3]

Dream Evil is the fourth studio album released by the American heavy metal band Dio on July 21, 1987. It features former Rough Cutt members Craig Goldy and Claude Schnell, and includes the singles "All the Fools Sailed Away" and "I Could Have Been a Dreamer". Dream Evil was Dio's last album to feature Murray on the cover and also the last to feature drummer Vinny Appice until the 1993 album Strange Highways.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Ronnie James Dio, music as stated.

Side one
No. Title Music Length
1. "Night People"   Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain, Dio, Craig Goldy, Claude Schnell 4:06
2. "Dream Evil"   Dio, Goldy 4:26
3. "Sunset Superman"   Appice, Bain, Dio, Goldy, Schnell 5:45
4. "All the Fools Sailed Away"   Dio, Goldy 7:10
Side two
No. Title Music Length
5. "Naked in the Rain"   Dio 5:09
6. "Overlove"   Appice, Dio, Goldy 3:49
7. "I Could Have Been a Dreamer"   Dio, Goldy 4:42
8. "Faces in the Window"   Appice, Bain, Dio, Goldy, Schnell 3:53
9. "When a Woman Cries"   Appice, Bain, Dio, Goldy, Schnell 4:43

Personnel[edit]

Dio
Additional musicians
  • Mitchell Singing Boys – chorus on "All The Fools Sailed Away"
Production

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Theakston, Rob. "Dream Evil - Dio". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-18. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5. 
  3. ^ Pinfold, William (April 2013). "Dio - Dream Evil: Deluxe Edition". Record Collector (413). Retrieved 2013-12-09. 
  4. ^ Saulnier, Jason (24 March 2012). "Vinny Appice Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dio – Dream Evil (album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  6. ^ "Dio – Dream Evil (album)". Norwegiancharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  7. ^ a b "Dio Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2013-10-28. 
  8. ^ "Album – DIO, Dream Evil". Charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  9. ^ "Dio – Dream Evil". Hitparade.ch (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  10. ^ "Dio – Dream Evil (album)". Austriancharts.com (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  11. ^ "Dio – Dream Evil (album)". GfK Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  12. ^ "Dream Evil Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  13. ^ "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 47, No. 2, October 17, 1987". Library and Archives Canada. 17 October 1987. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 
  14. ^ "Dream Evil Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-11-06. 

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