Powers of Ten (album)

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Powers of Ten
Studio album by Shawn Lane
Released 1992 (1992)
Recorded Apogee Studio in Memphis, Tennessee
Genre Instrumental rock, jazz fusion
Length 60:16
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Shawn Lane
Shawn Lane chronology
Powers of Ten
The Tri-Tone Fascination
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]

Powers of Ten is the first studio album by guitarist Shawn Lane, released in 1992 through Warner Bros. Records; a second edition was reissued in 1993, containing a revised track listing and alternative versions of "Get You Back" and "West Side Boogie"[2] (both of which were subsequently included as bonus tracks on the 2006 reissue through Eye Reckon Records). In a 2009 article by Guitar World magazine, the album was ranked seventh in the all-time top ten list of shred albums.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Shawn Lane, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Not Again"   3:53
2. "Illusions"   4:19
3. "Get You Back"   4:57
4. "West Side Boogie" (Ray Gomez) 5:31
5. "Powers of Ten: Suite"   13:05
6. "Piano Concertino: Transformation of Themes"   9:07
7. "Paris"   5:47
8. "Esperanto"   3:39
9. "Rules of the Game"   3:59
10. "Gray Pianos Flying"   3:10
11. "Epilogue (For Lisa)"   2:49
Total length:



  1. ^ Gioffre, Daniel. "Powers of Ten - Shawn Lane". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
  2. ^ "Powers of Ten (Re-Release). LaneWiki. 2006-12-06. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
  3. ^ Guitar World Staff (2009-07-09). "Top 10 Shred Albums of All Time". Guitar World. NewBay Media. Retrieved 2012-11-14.