Live Sentence

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Live Sentence
Live Sentence.jpg
Live album by Alcatrazz
Released 1984
Recorded January 28, 1984
Venue Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan
Genre Heavy metal
Length 38:52
Label Rocshire Records (US)
Polydor (Japan)
Producer Andrew Trueman, Lester Claypool
Alcatrazz chronology
No Parole from Rock 'n' Roll
(1983)No Parole from Rock 'n' Roll1983
Live Sentence
(1984)
Disturbing the Peace
(1985)Disturbing the Peace1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10[2]

Live Sentence (1984) was the only live album released by Alcatrazz (excluding posthumous releases) and contains some of the songs performed by singer Graham Bonnet in his time with Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow. The live show was recorded at the Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo on January 28, 1984 and was based on their previous album No Parole From Rock N' Roll and had the same lineup. According to Billboard, the album spent 16 weeks on the chart and peaked at No. 133.[3]

Track listings[edit]

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Too Young to Die, Too Drunk to Live" Graham Bonnet, Yngwie Malmsteen 4:48
2. "Hiroshima Mon Amour" Bonnet, Malmsteen 4:13
3. "Night Games" (from Graham Bonnet's solo album Line Up) Ed Hamilton 3:28
4. "Island in the Sun" Bonnet, Malmsteen, Jimmy Waldo 4:09
Side B
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "Kree Nakoorie" Bonnet, Malmsteen, Waldo 6:52
6. "Coming Bach" (instrumental) Johann Sebastian Bach 0:52
7. "Since You've Been Gone" (Rainbow cover) Russ Ballard 3:32
8. "Evil Eye" (instrumental) Malmsteen 5:13
9. "All Night Long" (Rainbow cover) Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover 5:45
2011 Reissue bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
10. "Big Foot" Bonnet, Malmsteen 4:12
11. "Suffer Me" Bonnet, Malmsteen 4:52
12. "Desert Song" (Michael Schenker Group cover) Michael Schenker, Bonnet 5:10
13. "Guitar Crash" (instrumental) Malmsteen 4:00
14. "Lost in Hollywood" (Rainbow cover) Blackmore, Glover, Cozy Powell 5:25
15. "Koujou No Tsuki" Bonnet, Malmsteen 1:37
16. "Something Else" (Eddie Cochran cover) Bob Cochran, Sharon Sheeley 3:38
Total length: 67:46
  • The song "Kree Nakoorie" was edited down to 6:52 for the album release, the song actually ran 11:13 long at the show. On the album the song ends when the crowd cheers, but at the concert there was an additional 4:21 guitar solo ending with Yngwie J. Malmsteen making his guitar sound like a spaceship taking off. This extended version of the song can be found on various bootleg recordings.
  • The bonus tracks are from the same concert and comprise the entire unabridged concert.

2016 Remastered Version[edit]

CD
  1. "Too Young to Die, Too Drunk to Live" - 4:52
  2. "Hiroshima Mon Amour" - 4:12
  3. "Night Games" - 3:01
  4. "Big Foot" - 4:12
  5. "Island in the Sun" - 4:09
  6. "Kree Nakoorie" - 7:35
  7. "Coming Bach" - 3:20
  8. "Since You've Been Gone" - 3:32
  9. "Suffer Me" - 4:52
  10. "Desert Song" - 5:14
  11. "Evil Eye" - 5:05
  12. "Guitar Crash" - 4:37
  13. "All Night Long" - 7:08
  14. "Lost in Hollywood" - 5:25
  15. "Koujou No Tsuki" - 1:37
  16. "Something Else" - 3:10
DVD
Live at Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo, January 28, 1984
  1. "Too Young to Die, Too Drunk to Live"
  2. "Hiroshima Mon Amour"
  3. "Night Games"
  4. "Big Foot"
  5. "Island in the Sun"
  6. "Kree Nakoorie"
  7. "Coming Bach"
  8. "Since You Been Gone|Since You've Been Gone"
  9. "Suffer Me"
  10. "Desert Song"
  11. "Evil Eye"
  12. "Guitar Crash"
  13. "All Night Long"
  14. "Lost in Hollywood"
  15. "Koujou No Tsuki"
  16. "Something Else"
Rock Palace USA
  1. "Too Young to Die, Too Drunk to Live"
  2. "Hiroshima Mon Amour"
  3. "Island in the Sun"

Personnel[edit]

Alcatrazz
Production
  • Andrew Trueman - producer
  • Lester Claypool - producer, remixing at Rochshire Studios, Anaheim, California
  • Jeffrey Karlson, Kanae Yokota - live recording engineers
  • Linda Henman, Peter Vargo - remixing assistants

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Alcatrazz Live Sentence review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  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. 16. ISBN 978-1894959315. 
  3. ^ "Live Sentence Billboard Albums". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-04. [dead link]