Perfect Balance

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Perfect Balance
Studio album by
RecordedPOD Studios & Summit Studios, 2000
GenrePower metal, progressive metal, christian metal
LabelAvalon Marquee (Japan)
Massacre Records (Europe)
Nightmare Records (US)
ProducerLionel Hicks
Balance of Power chronology
Ten More Tales of Grand Illusion
Perfect Balance
Heathen Machine

Perfect Balance is the fourth album from British progressive rock band Balance of Power. It was released in 2001 and is the last album to feature lead singer Lance King.

Production and recording[edit]

Perfect Balance was produced and engineered by Lionel Hicks. It was recorded at POD Studios and Summit Studios, both in London, England. Mixing was handled by Todd Fitzgerald, Lance King and Lionel Hicks at Oarfin Studios, in Minneapolis, US. The tracks "Time of Our Lives" and "The Other Side of Paradise" were the only ones mixed by Dennis Ward, with King and Hicks.[1]

Art design was done by Will Putnam and Lance King.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Lance King, Tony Ritchie, and Pete Southern, except where noted.

1."Higher Than the Sun" 7:03
2."Shelter Me"Ritchie5:17
3."Fire Dance" 6:50
4."One Voice" 5:24
5."The Pleasure Room" 6:03
6."Killer or the Cure" 5:37
7."House of Cain"King, Ritchie5:06
8."Hard Life" 6:35
9."Searching for the Truth" 4:47
Japanese Edition additional tracks
10."Time of Our Lives"3:05
11."The Other Side of Paradise"3:12


Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Leon Lawson – keyboards

Production and recording[edit]

  • Lionel Hicks – producer, engineer, mixer
  • Lance King – mixer
  • Todd Fitzgerald – mixer
  • Dennis Ward – mixer on tracks 10 and 11
  • Will Putnam and Lance King – art design


  1. ^ Perfect Balance on Balance-of-power. All vocal tracks recorded by Lance King at Nightmare Records, US.

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