Don't Touch the Light

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Don't Touch the Light
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Studio album by Bonfire
Released 1986
Recorded 1985
Genre Heavy metal, glam metal
Length 37:56
Label RCA Records
Producer Dave Hutchins and Bonfire
Bonfire chronology
Longing for You EP
(1985) (as Cacumen)
Don't Touch the Light
(1986)
Fireworks
(1987)

Don't Touch the Light is the first album by the hard rock band Bonfire after the band changed its name from Cacumen. It was released in 1986 on RCA Records.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Claus Lessmann, Hans Ziller, Horst Maier-Thorn, Joerg Deisinger, Dominik Huelshorst 1:58
2. "Starin' Eyes" Maier-Thorn, Lessmann 4:10
3. "Hot to Rock" Ziller, Deisinger, Lessmann 4:12
4. "You Make Me Feel" Ziller, Lessmann 4:44
5. "Longing for You" Lessmann, Ziller, Maier-Thorn 3:45
6. "Don't Touch the Light" Ziller, Maier-Thorn, Lessmann 4:31
7. "S.D.I." Lessmann, Ziller, Maier-Thorn 5:47
8. "No More" Ziller, Lessmann 4:10
9. "L.A." Ziller, Lessmann 4:39

Band members[edit]

  • Claus Lessmann - lead & backing vocals
  • Hans Ziller - lead & acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Horst Maier - lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Joerg Deisinger - bass, backing vocals
  • Dominik Huelshorst - drums, percussion, backing vocals

Remastered Edition[edit]

In 2009 Don't Touch the Light was remastered by Toni Ubler for the company Yesterrock. This edition of the album now featured 7 additional songs, all live performances by Bonfire from circa 1986 when the album was originally released. The track listing is as follows:

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Claus Lessmann, Hans Ziller, Horst Maier-Thorn, Joerg Deisinger, Dominik Huelshorst 1:56
2. "Starin' Eyes" Maier-Thorn, Lessmann 4:10
3. "Hot To Rock" Ziller, Deisinger, Lessmann 4:12
4. "You Make Me Feel" Ziller, Lessmann 4:44
5. "Longing For You" Lessmann, Ziller, Maier-Thorn 3:45
6. "Don't Touch The Light" Ziller, Maier-Thorn, Lessmann 4:31
7. "S.D.I." Lessmann, Ziller, Maier-Thorn 5:47
8. "No More" Ziller, Lessmann 4:10
9. "L.A." Ziller, Lessmann 4:56
10. "Intro/Starin' Eyes (live)" Lessmann, Ziller, Maier-Thorn, Deisinger, Huelshorst 5:17
11. "Don't Touch The Light (live)" Ziller, Maier-Thorn, Lessmann 5:02
12. "S.D.I. (live)" Lessmann, Ziller, Maier-Thorn 6:05
13. "You Make Me Feel (live)" Ziller, Lessmann 3:08
14. "Longing For You (live)" Lessmann, Ziller, Maier-Thorn 3:38
15. "You Are My Destiny (live)" Lessmann, Ziller 4:11
16. "Bad Widow (live)" Maier-Thorn, Lessmann 8:08

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