Perfect Balance

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Perfect Balance
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Studio album by Balance of Power
Released 2001
Recorded POD Studios & Summit Studios, 2000
Genre Power metal, progressive metal, christian metal
Length 1:03:26
Label Avalon Marquee (Japan)
Massacre Records (Europe)
Nightmare Records (US)
Producer Lionel Hicks
Balance of Power chronology
Ten More Tales of Grand Illusion
(1999)Ten More Tales of Grand Illusion1999
Perfect Balance
(2001)
Heathen Machine
(2003)Heathen Machine2003

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.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
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
No.TitleLength
10."Time of Our Lives"3:05
11."The Other Side of Paradise"3:12

Personnel[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]