Live Sentence

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Live Sentence
Live album by Alcatrazz
Released 1984
Recorded Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, January 28, 1984
Genre Heavy metal
Length 38:52
Label Rocshire Records (US)
Polydor (Japan)
Producer Andrew Trueman, Lester Claypool
Alcatrazz chronology
No Parole from Rock 'n' Roll
(1983)
Live Sentence
(1984)
Disturbing the Peace
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Live Sentence (1984) was the only live album released by Graham Bonnet's Alcatrazz (excluding posthumous releases) and contains some of the songs performed by Bonnet in his time with Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow. The live show was recorded at the Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo on January 28, 1984 and was based on their previous album No Parole From Rock N' Roll and had the same lineup. According to Billboard, the album spent 16 weeks on the chart and peaked at No. 133.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Too Young to Die, Too Drunk to Live" (Bonnet, Malmsteen) - 4:48
  2. "Hiroshima Mon Amour" (Bonnet, Malmsteen) - 4:13
  3. "Night Games" (Ed Hamilton) - 3:28
  4. "Island in the Sun" (Bonnet, Malmsteen, Waldo) - 4:09
  5. "Kree Nakoorie" (Bonnet, Malmsteen, Waldo) - 6:52*
  6. "Coming Bach" (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 0:52
  7. "Since You Been Gone" (Russ Ballard) - 3:32
  8. "Evil Eye" (Malmsteen) - 5:13
  9. "All Night Long" (Blackmore, Glover) - 5:45

2011 Reissue bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Big Foot" (Bonnet, Malmsteen) - 4:12
  2. "Suffer Me" (Bonnet, Malmsteen) - 4:52
  3. "Desert Song" (Schenker, Bonnet) - 5:10
  4. "Guitar Crash" (Malmsteen) - 4:00
  5. "Lost in Hollywood" (Blackmore, Glover, Powell) - 5:25
  6. "Koujou No Tsuki" (Bonnet, Malmsteen) - 1:37
  7. "Something Else" (Bob Cochran, Sharon Sheeley) - 3:38
  • The song "Kree Nakoorie" was edited down to 6:52 for the album release, the song actually ran 11:13 long at the show. On the album the song ends when the crowd cheers, but at the concert there was an additional 4:21 guitar solo ending with Yngwie J. Malmsteen making his guitar sound like a spaceship taking off. This extended version of the song can be found on various bootleg recordings.
  • The bonus tracks are from the same concert and comprise the entire unabridged concert.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Alcatrazz Live Sentence review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  2. ^ "Live Sentence Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-04.