Loudspeaker (album)

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Loudspeaker
Studio album by Marty Friedman
Released

June 28, 2006 Japan
September 18, 2006 Europe
November 14, 2006 South Korea

March 13, 2007 United States
Genre Heavy Metal, Speed Metal
Length 47:07
Label Avex (Japan)
Shrapnel Records (USA)
Producer Allen Isaacs
Marty Friedman
Marty Friedman chronology
Music For Speeding (2003) Loudspeaker
(2006)
Future Addict (2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Blog Injection 5.5/10 stars

Loudspeaker is an instrumental album by the guitarist Marty Friedman, released in 2006 in Japan, and 2007 in United States. It entered the Japanese national chart at #33. This marks the first Top 40 chart position for any of his solo albums.

The album features guest performances of Steve Vai, Kirito, John Petrucci, Jens Johansson, Mick Karn, Masaki, Ryuichi Nishida, and Billy Sheehan.

Track listings[edit]

Initial First Pressing[edit]

  1. "Elixir" - 4:35
  2. "Street Demon (Santa Rosa Wrecking Crew Mix)" - 3:30
  3. "Black Orchid" - 4:31 (featuring John Petrucci)
  4. "Paradise Express" - 4:47
  5. "Sekai Ni Hitotsu Dake No Hana" (SMAP cover) - 4:16
  6. "Glycerine Flesh" - 5:15
  7. "Stigmata Addiction" - 7:08
  8. "Viper" - 3:05 (featuring Steve Vai)
  9. "Coloreas Mi Vida" - 3:13
  10. "Devil Take Tomorrow" - 4:00
  11. "Static Rain" - 2:47 (featuring KIRITO)

Standard First Pressing ("second" pressing)[edit]

  1. "Elixir" - 4:35
  2. "Street Demon (Santa Rosa Wrecking Crew Mix)" - 3:30
  3. "Black Orchid" - 4:31 (featuring John Petrucci)
  4. "Paradise Express" - 4:47
  5. "Sekai Ni Hitotsu Dake No Hana" - 4:16
  6. "Glycerine Flesh" - 5:15
  7. "Stigmata Addiction" - 7:07
  8. "Viper" - 3:05 (featuring Steve Vai)
  9. "Static Rain (Instrumental Version)" - 2:51
  10. "Coloreas Mi Vida" - 3:13
  11. "Devil Take Tomorrow" - 3:59

Musicians[edit]

  • Marty Friedman - guitars (all tracks), bass (6,8,9)
  • Ryuichi Nishida - drums (1,2,3,4,6,10)
  • Jeremy Colson - drums (5,7,8,11)
  • Tetsu Mukaiyama - drums (9)
  • Billy Sheehan - bass (1,4)
  • Masaki - bass (2,3,5,7)
  • Mick Karn - bass (10)
  • Ikuo - bass (11)
  • John Petrucci - guitar (3)
  • Steve Vai - guitar (8)
  • Jens Johansson - keyboard (6)
  • Geri Soriano-Lightwood - voice (10)
  • Ramin Sakurai - manipulation (10)
  • Tom Harriman - manipulation (10), string arrangement (11)

Track numbers are shown according to "second" pressing

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