Live Bites

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Live Bites
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Live album by Scorpions
Released April 1995
Recorded Live tours of 1988 to 1994 (live tracks)
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 PolyGram
Mercury (US)
Producer Scorpions (live tracks)
Keith Olsen & Scorpions (studio tracks)
Scorpions live albums chronology
World Wide Live
(1985)
Live Bites
(1995)
Acoustica
(2001)
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]

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 (USA), Mexico City (Mexico), Berlin (Germany) and Munich (Germany).

Track listing[edit]

International version[edit]

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

US version[edit]

  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" – (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" (Schenker, Meine) – 4:07 (new studio track; US release only)
  13. "Heroes Don't Cry" – (Studio track) – 4:32
  14. "White Dove" – (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

  • 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

  • Keith Olsen – producer (studio tracks)
  • Erwin Musper – engineer, mixing
  • Sander van der Heide – mastering

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
1995 German Albums Chart[2] 66

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart Position
1995 "White Dove" German Singles Chart[3] 18
Swiss Singles Chart[4] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Scorpions Live Bites review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Album – Scorpions, Live Bites". Charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Single – Scorpions, White Dove". Charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Scorpions – White Dove". Hitparade.ch (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 29 November 2012.