Live Bites

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Live Bites
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Live album by
ReleasedApril 1995
RecordedLive tours from 1988 to 1994
StudioGoodnight LA Studios, Los Angeles, California,
Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands
Scorpio Sound Studio, Hannover, Germany (studio tracks)
GenreHeavy metal, hard rock
Length66:39 (international), 63:21 (US)
LabelMercury/PolyGram
ProducerScorpions (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
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal4/10[2]
Metal Hammer (GER)5/7[3]
Rock Hard8.5/10[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.TitleLyricsMusicRecordedLength
1."Tease Me Please Me"Klaus Meine, Herman Rarebell, Jim VallanceMatthias Jabs, Vallancelive in Mexico City4:52
2."Is There Anybody There?"Meine, RarebellRudolf Schenkerlive in Mexico City4:08
3."Rhythm of Love"MeineSchenkerlive in Berlin3:45
4."In Trance"MeineSchenkerlive in Mexico City4:06
5."No Pain No Gain"Meine, Mark HudsonSchenkerlive in Mexico City4:06
6."When the Smoke Is Going Down"MeineSchenkerlive in Mexico City2:37
7."Ave Maria No Morro"Herivelto Martins, Manuel SalinasMartins, Salinaslive in Mexico City3:15
8."Living for Tomorrow"MeineSchenkerlive in Leningrad6:55
9."Concerto in V" (instrumental) Schenkerlive in Berlin or San Francisco3:00
10."Alien Nation"MeineSchenkerlive in Mexico City5:29
11."Hit Between the Eyes"Meine, Rarebell, VallanceSchenkerlive in Mexico City4:08
12."Crazy World"Schenker, Meine, Rarebell, VallanceSchenkerlive in San Francisco5:33
13."Wind of Change"MeineMeinelive in Munich5:46
14."Heroes Don't Cry"MeineSchenkernew studio track4:32
15."White Dove" (cover of Omega song "Gyöngyhajú lány")Gábor Presser, Anna Adamis, Schenker, MeinePresser, Adamis, Schenker, Meinenew studio track4:18

US version[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicRecordedLength
1."Tease Me Please Me"  live in Mexico City4:51
2."Is There Anybody There?"  live in Mexico City4:08
3."Rhythm of Love"  live in Berlin3:45
4."In Trance"  live in Mexico City4:06
5."No Pain No Gain"  live in Mexico City4:06
6."When the Smoke Is Going Down"  live in Mexico City2:36
7."Living for Tomorrow"  live In Leningrad6:55
8."Concerto in V" (instrumental)  live in Berlin or San Francisco3:00
9."Alien Nation"  live in Mexico City5:28
10."Crazy World"  live in San Francisco5:33
11."Wind of Change"  live in Munich5:46
12."Edge of Time" (US edition bonus track)MeineSchenkernew studio track4:07
13."Heroes Don't Cry"  new studio track4:32
14."White Dove"  new studio track4:19

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". Metal Hammer (in German). 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.