Alibi (Vandenberg album)

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Alibi
Vandenberg-Alibi.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 6, 1985
Recorded1985
StudioSoundpush, Blaricum, Netherlands
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
Length36:45
LabelATCO
ProducerJaap Eggermont
Vandenberg chronology
Heading for a Storm
(1983)
Alibi
(1985)
The Best of Vandenberg
(1988)
Singles from Alibi
  1. "Once in a Lifetime" / "This Is War"
    Released: 1985
  2. "How Long" / "Dressed to Kill"
    Released: 1985 (Europe only)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal9/10[2]

Alibi is the third studio album by Dutch hard rock band Vandenberg, released in 1985 on Atco Records. Like its predecessor, its artwork was created by guitarist Adrian Vandenberg himself.[1] This was Vandenberg's final studio album for 35 years until their reunion in 2020.

Track listing[edit]

Music and lyrics by Adrian Vandenberg

Side one
  1. "All the Way" – 3:50
  2. "Pedal to the Metal" – 4:31
  3. "Once in a Lifetime" – 3:54
  4. "Voodoo" – 3:21
  5. "Dressed to Kill" – 3:36
Side two
  1. "Fighting Against the World" – 4:17
  2. "How Long" – 4:12
  3. "Prelude Mortale" – 0:38
  4. "Alibi" – 4:23
  5. "Kamikaze" – 5:03

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Bert Heerink – lead vocals, harmony vocals
  • Adrian Vandenberg – guitars, keyboards, harmony vocals, cover design
  • Dick Kemper – bass guitar, bass pedals, harmony vocals
  • Jos Zoomer – drums

Production[edit]

  • Jaap Eggermont – producer, engineer, remix of "Once in a Lifetime"
  • John Smit – engineer
  • Stephen Benben - remix of "Once in a Lifetime"
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering at Masterdisk, New York

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Theakston, Rob. "Vandenberg - Alibi review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2015-01-04.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 383. ISBN 978-1894959315.