Trilogy (Yngwie Malmsteen album)

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Trilogy
Studio album by Yngwie Malmsteen
Released 4 November 1986 (1986-11-04)[1]
Recorded The Village in Los Angeles
Genre Neo-classical metal, heavy metal
Length 40:58[2]
Label Polydor
Producer Yngwie Malmsteen
Yngwie Malmsteen chronology
Marching Out
(1985)
Trilogy
(1986)
Odyssey
(1988)
Singles from Trilogy
  1. "You Don't Remember, I'll Never Forget" / "Crying"
    Released: 1986 (1986)[3]

Trilogy is the third studio album by guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen, released on 4 November 1986 through Polydor Records.[1] In the liner notes, Malmsteen dedicates the album to the memory of the late Swedish prime minister Olof Palme, who was assassinated on 28 February 1986.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[4]

Steve Huey at AllMusic gave Trilogy four stars out of five, calling it Malmsteen's second best album after his 1984 debut Rising Force. He described Malmsteen's compositional and lyrical skills as being at their peak on Trilogy, whilst praising his guitar work as "jaw-droppingly fast and technically demanding" and noting "Dark Ages", "You Don't Remember, I'll Never Forget" and "Trilogy Suite Op: 5" as highlights.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Yngwie Malmsteen. 

No. Title Length
1. "You Don't Remember, I'll Never Forget"   4:30
2. "Liar"   4:09
3. "Queen in Love"   4:04
4. "Crying"   5:04
5. "Fury"   3:56
6. "Fire"   4:12
7. "Magic Mirror"   3:53
8. "Dark Ages"   3:54
9. "Trilogy Suite Op: 5"   7:16
Total length:
40:58

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1986 Swedish albums chart 18[1]
Dutch albums chart 60[1]
1987 Billboard 200 44[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Yngwie J. Malmsteen - Trilogy (album)". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  2. ^ Trilogy (CD release "831 073-2").
  3. ^ "Yngwie Malmsteen – You Don't Remember, I'll Never Forget". Discogs. Retrieved 2014-12-24.
  4. ^ a b Huey, Steve. "Trilogy - Yngwie Malmsteen". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2014-01-06.
  5. ^ "Trilogy - Yngwie Malmsteen | Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2014-01-06.

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