Save Yourself (McAuley Schenker Group album)

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Save Yourself
Studio album by McAuley Schenker Group
Released October 10, 1989
Recorded One on One Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA
Genre Hard rock, glam metal
Length 50:45
Label Capitol / EMI
Producer Frank Filipetti
McAuley Schenker Group chronology
Perfect Timing
(1987)
Save Yourself
(1989)
M.S.G.
(1992)
Michael Schenker chronology
Perfect Timing
(1987)
Save Yourself
(1989)
Contraband
(1991)
Singles from Save Yourself
  1. "Anytime" / "What We Need"
    Released: 1989
  2. "Save Yourself" / "Destiny"
    Released: 1990
  3. "This Is My Heart" / "Vicious"
    Released: 1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]
Martin Popoff 5/10 stars[2]

Save Yourself is the sixth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups, and the second album credited specifically to McAuley Schenker Group. It was released in 1989 on Capitol Records. "Save Yourself", "Anytime" and "This Is My Heart" were all singles released from the record. The album entered the Billboard chart at No. 92.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Save Yourself" (Robin McAuley, Michael Schenker) - 6:16
  2. "Bad Boys" (McAuley, Schenker) - 4:04
  3. "Anytime" (Steve Mann, McAuley) - 5:44
  4. "Get Down to Bizness" (McAuley, Rocky Newton) - 4:22
  5. "Shadow of the Night" (McAuley, Schenker) - 5:20
  6. "What We Need" (McAuley, Schenker) - 4:13
  7. "I Am Your Radio" (Newton, Kenny Stewart) - 4:47
  8. "There Has to Be Another Way" (instrumental) (Schenker) - 1:49
  9. "This Is My Heart" (Newton, McAuley, Schenker, Mann, Bodo Schopf, Allan Nelson) - 4:57
  10. "Destiny" (Mann, McAuley) - 4:33
  11. "Take Me Back" (Newton, Stewart) - 4:50

2000 Japanese remaster bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Save Yourself" (single edit) (McAuley, Schenker) - 4:59
  2. "Anytime" (single edit) (Mann, McAuley) - 5:10
  3. "Vicious" (bonus track) (McAuley, Schenker) - 3:38

Personnel[edit]

Band members
  • Robin McAuley - lead vocals
  • Michael Schenker - lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars
  • Steve Mann - lead and rhythm guitars, acoustic guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Rocky Newton - bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bodo Schopf - drums, percussion
Additional musicians
  • Emi Canyn, Donna McDaniel, Dave Amato, Chris Post - backing vocals
Production

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)[3]

Year Chart Position
1990 The Billboard 200 92

Singles - Billboard (North America)[4]

Year Single Chart Position
1989 "Anytime" Mainstream Rock 5
1990 "Anytime" The Billboard Hot 100 69

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adams, Bret. "McAuley-Schenker Save Yourself review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 
  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 978-1894959315. 
  3. ^ a b "Save Yourself Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  4. ^ "Save Yourself Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-29.