One Night at Budokan

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One Night at Budokan
One Night at Budokan.jpg
Live album by Michael Schenker Group
Released February 1982
Recorded Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, 12 August 1981
Genre Hard rock
Length 75:50
Label Chrysalis
Producer MSG, David Wooley and David Kirkwood
Michael Schenker Group chronology
MSG
(1981)
One Night at Budokan
(1982)
Assault Attack
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Martin Popoff 5/10 stars[2]

One Night at Budokan is a live album by Michael Schenker Group released in 1982.

Track listing[edit]

1982 Original LP[edit]

All songs written by Michael Schenker and Gary Barden except where noted.

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Armed and Ready" - 6:20
  2. "Cry for the Nations" - 5:32
  3. "Attack of the Mad Axeman" - 4:50

Side 2[edit]

  1. "But I Want More" - 5:24
  2. "Victim of Illusion" - 6:18
  3. "Into the Arena" (Schenker) - 4:45

Side 3[edit]

  1. "On and On" 5:32
  2. "Never Trust a Stranger" (Paul Raymond) - 6:07
  3. "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie" (Schenker, Barden, Chris Glen, Raymond, Cozy Powell) - 7:18

Side 4[edit]

  1. "Courvoisier Concerto" (Schenker, Raymond) - 3:42
  2. "Lost Horizons" - 7:22
  3. "Doctor Doctor" (Schenker, Phil Mogg) - 5:30
  4. "Are You Ready to Rock" - 7:10

2009 Remastered Edition with Bonus Tracks[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Intro: "Ride of the Valkyries" from act 3 of Die Walküre (Richard Wagner)" - 1:31*
  2. "Armed and Ready" - 4:52
  3. "Cry for the Nations" - 5:30
  4. "Attack of the Mad Axeman" - 5:04
  5. "But I Want More" - 7:22
  6. "Victim of Illusion" - 6:14
  7. "Into the Arena" (Schenker) - 4:54

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "On and On" - 5:35
  2. "Never Trust a Stranger" (Paul Raymond) - 5:36
  3. "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie" (Schenker, Barden, Chris Glen, Raymond, Cozy Powell) - 7:17
  4. "Tales of Mystery" - 3:50 (*)
  5. "Cozy Powell Drum Solo" (Cozy Powell) - 11:23 (*)
  6. "Courvoisier Concerto" (Schenker, Raymond) - 3:35
  7. "Lost Horizons" - 7:30
  8. "Doctor Doctor" (Schenker, Phil Mogg) - 6:18
  9. "Are You Ready to Rock" - 6:39

(*)Bonus Tracks not featured on original LP

Personnel[edit]

Sales accomplishments[edit]

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak position Sales Weeks on Chart
1982 UK 5[4] 60,000 11
1982 Japan 25 27,550 10
1982 Sweden 44[5] - 1
1982 Netherlands 30[6] - 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheaks, Matthias. "Michael Schenker One Night at Budokan review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. ISBN 978-1894959315. 
  3. ^ "BPI certified awards". 
  4. ^ "One Night at Budokan Chart Stats". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-30. Retrieved 2011-07-18. 
  5. ^ "Michael Schenker Group - One Night at Budokan (album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-07-18. 
  6. ^ "Michael Schenker Group - One Night at Budokan (album)". Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-07-18.