Old Loves Die Hard

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Old Loves Die Hard
Old Loves Die Hard.jpg
Studio album by Triumvirat
Released 1976
Recorded Electrola Studios, Cologne
5 January - 6 April 1976
Genre Progressive rock
Length 48:36
Label Capitol
Producer Jürgen Fritz
Triumvirat chronology
Old Loves Die Hard
US Cover
The original cover of Old Loves Die Hard
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Old Loves Die Hard is the fourth album by German progressive rock group Triumvirat. It was the first recording they did as a four men band, their first three albums were done as a trio. It was the first with British singer Barry Palmer and bassist Werner Frangenberg, replacing their previous singer bassist Helmut Kollen. It was also the last album for original drummer and lyricist Hans Bathelt.

The LP album was released in the United States and some other markets with a different cover from the European and later the CD edition. It featured a cornered rat seen through a magnifying hand lens.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Believe" (Fritz, Bathelt) – 7:51
  2. "A Day in a Life" (Fritz) – 8:09
    • "Uranus' Dawn" – 2:57
    • "Pisces at Noon" – 3:51
    • "Panorama Dusk" – 1:21
  3. "The History of Mystery" (Fritz, Bathelt, Palmer) – 11:49
  4. "A Cold Old Worried Lady" (Fritz, Palmer) – 5:50
  5. "Panic on Fifth Avenue" (Fritz) – 10:31
  6. "Old Loves Die Hard" (Fritz) – 4:26

Bonus Track

  1. "Take a Break Today" (Single) – 3:47



  1. ^ DeGagne, Mike. Old Loves Die Hard at AllMusic. Retrieved February 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "Tales Across the Waters - The Triumvirat Official Newsletter". 1996-12-31. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 
  3. ^ "Interesting / favorite covers". The Klipsch Community (has a post with a thumbnail image of the magnifying lens cover). 2007-07-14. Retrieved 2009-10-18.