Restless and Wild (song)

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"Restless and Wild"
Single by Accept
from the album Restless and Wild
B-side "Don't Go Stealing My Soul Away"
Released November 1982 (1982-11)
Genre Heavy metal
Length 7:27
Label Metronome Music GmbH
Accept singles chronology
"Fast as a Shark"
(1982)
"Restless and Wild"
(1982)
"Balls to the Wall"
(1984)

"Restless and Wild" is a song by German heavy metal band Accept from their album Restless and Wild, released in 1982. Written and composed by Wolf Hoffmann, Peter Baltes, Herman Frank, Stefan Kaufmann, Udo Dirkschneider and Robert A. Smith-Diesel, it was also released as a single with "Don't Go Stealing My Soul Away" as the B-side. Another song from the Restless and Wild album, "Fast as a Shark", was also released as a single in 1982. "Restless and Wild" was later coupled with "Fast as a Shark" for a UK 12-inch single in 1983.[1]

"Restless and Wild" appears on eight Accept compilation albums: Restless The Best (1982), Best of... (1983), Hungry Years (1985), A Compilation of the Best of Balls to the Wall/Restless and Wild (1986), The Collection (1991), Steel Glove (1995), Sharkbite – Best Of (2005) and The Accept Collection (2010).

Track listing[edit]

1982 7-inch single[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Restless and Wild"   Robert A. Smith-Diesel and Accept 4:12
2. "Don't Go Stealing My Soul Away"   Robert A. Smith-Diesel and Accept 3:15

1983 12-inch single[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Restless and Wild"   Robert A. Smith-Diesel and Accept 4:12
2. "Fast as a Shark"   Hoffmann, Kaufmann, Dirkschneider, Baltes 3:49

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs' page about the 1983 single