Live Bites

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Live Bites
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Live album by Scorpions
Released April 1995
Recorded Live tours from 1988 to 1994
Studio Goodnight LA Studios, Los Angeles, California,
Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands
Scorpio Sound Studio, Hannover, Germany (studio tracks)
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock
Length 66:39 (international), 63:21 (US)
Label Mercury/PolyGram
Producer Scorpions (live tracks)
Keith Olsen & Scorpions (studio tracks)
Scorpions live albums chronology
World Wide Live
(1985)World Wide Live1985
Live Bites
(1995)
Acoustica
(2001)Acoustica2001
Singles from Live Bites
  1. "White Dove" / "Ave Maria No Morro"
    Released: 1994
  2. "Edge of Time" / "No One Like You"
    Released: 1995
  3. "In Trance (live)"
    Released: 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 4/10[2]
Metal Hammer (GER) 5/7[3]
Rock Hard 8.5/10[4]

Live Bites is a live album by the German hard rock band Scorpions, released in 1995.

It was recorded between 1988 and 1994 in Leningrad (Russia), San Francisco (US), Mexico City (Mexico), Berlin (Germany) and Munich (Germany).

Track listing[edit]

International version[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Recorded Length
1. "Tease Me Please Me" Klaus Meine, Herman Rarebell, Jim Vallance Matthias Jabs, Vallance live in Mexico City 4:52
2. "Is There Anybody There?" Meine, Rarebell Rudolf Schenker live in Mexico City 4:08
3. "Rhythm of Love" Meine Schenker live in Berlin 3:45
4. "In Trance" Meine Schenker live in Mexico City 4:06
5. "No Pain No Gain" Meine, Mark Hudson Schenker live in Mexico City 4:06
6. "When the Smoke Is Going Down" Meine Schenker live in Mexico City 2:37
7. "Ave Maria No Morro" Herivelto Martins, Manuel Salinas Martins, Salinas live in Mexico City 3:15
8. "Living for Tomorrow" Meine Schenker live In Leningrad 6:55
9. "Concerto in V" (instrumental)   Schenker live in Berlin or San Francisco 3:00
10. "Alien Nation" Meine Schenker live in Mexico City 5:29
11. "Hit Between the Eyes" Meine, Rarebell, Vallance Schenker live in Mexico City 4:08
12. "Crazy World" Schenker, Meine, Rarebell, Vallance Schenker live in San Francisco 5:33
13. "Wind of Change" Meine Meine live in Munich 5:46
14. "Heroes Don't Cry" Meine Schenker new studio track 4:32
15. "White Dove" (cover of Omega song "Gyöngyhajú lány") Gábor Presser, Anna Adamis, Schenker, Meine Presser, Adamis, Schenker, Meine new studio track 4:18

US version[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Recorded Length
1. "Tease Me Please Me"     live in Mexico City 4:51
2. "Is There Anybody There?"     live in Mexico City 4:08
3. "Rhythm of Love"     live in Berlin 3:45
4. "In Trance"     live in Mexico City 4:06
5. "No Pain No Gain"     live in Mexico City 4:06
6. "When the Smoke Is Going Down"     live in Mexico City 2:36
7. "Living for Tomorrow"     live In Leningrad 6:55
8. "Concerto in V" (instrumental)     live in Berlin or San Francisco 3:00
9. "Alien Nation"     live in Mexico City 5:28
10. "Crazy World"     live in San Francisco 5:33
11. "Wind of Change"     live in Munich 5:46
12. "Edge of Time" (US edition bonus track) Meine Schenker new studio track 4:07
13. "Heroes Don't Cry"     new studio track 4:32
14. "White Dove"     new studio track 4:19

Personnel[edit]

Scorpions
  • Klaus Meine – lead vocals
  • Matthias Jabs – lead and rhythm guitars, 6 & 12 strings acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Rudolf Schenker – lead and rhythm guitars, 6 & 12 strings acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Ralph Rieckermann – bass, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Herman Rarebell – drums, keyboards on "Concerto in V"
  • Francis Buchholz – bass on "Rhythm of Love" and "Living for Tomorrow"
Studio session musicians
  • Luke Herzog – keyboards on "Edge of Time"
  • Richard Baker – orchestration programming on "Heroes Don't Cry"
  • Fred White, Linda McCrary, Alfie Silas, Ricky Nelson – choir on "Heroes Don't Cry"
  • Kinderchor Majell Lustenhouwer – children's choir on "White Dove"
  • Rocq-E Harrel – additional vocals on "White Dove"
Production

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Scorpions Live Bites review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 August 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 387. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9. 
  3. ^ Scöwe, Andreas (April 1995). "Scorpions – Live Bites" (in German). Metal Hammer. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  4. ^ Kupfer, Thomas (1995). "Review Album: Scorpions - Live Bites". Rock Hard (in German). No. 96. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Album – Scorpions, Live Bites". Charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Single – Scorpions, White Dove". Charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "Scorpions – White Dove". Hitparade.ch (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 29 November 2012.