Play My Game

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Play My Game
Tim Ripper Owens Presents - Play My Game.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 15, 2009
RecordedEarly 2009 in Morrisound Studios, United States
GenreHeavy metal, hard rock
Length52:59
LabelSteamhammer
ProducerBrett Chassen, Bob Kulick
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Dangerdog Music Reviews4.5/5 stars[2]

Play My Game is the debut solo album by vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens. Many well known musicians perform on the album. Play My Game was released by Steamhammer/SPV on May 15, 2009 in Germany, May 18, 2009, in Europe and May 19, 2009 in the US and Canada.

The album features such guests as Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big), Bruce Kulick (ex-KISS), Jeff Loomis (Nevermore), Michael Wilton (Queensrÿche), James Lomenzo (ex-Megadeth), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol) and Vinny Appice (ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Dio).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Starting Over" (Tim Owens, Bob Kulick) - 3:33
  2. "Believe" (Owens) - 4:35
  3. "The Cover Up" (Owens) - 4:30
  4. "Pick Yourself Up" (Owens, Mike Callahan) - 4:32
  5. "It Is Me" (Owens) - 2:53
  6. "No Good Goodbyes" (Owens, Kulick, Brett Chassen) - 3:35
  7. "The World Is Blind" (Owens) - 4:50
    • Doug Aldrich - lead guitar
    • John Comprix - rhythm guitar
    • Billy Sheehan - bass
    • Simon Wright - drums
  8. "To Live Again" (Owens) - 6:00
  9. "The Light" (Owens, Kulick) - 4:36
  10. "Play My Game" (Owens, John Comprix) - 4:43
    • Neil Zaza - lead guitar
    • John Comprix - rhythm guitar
    • Rudy Sarzo - bass
    • Simon Wright - drums
  11. "Death Race" (Owens, Comprix) - 3:29
    • John Comprix - guitar
    • James Lomenzo - bass
    • Brett Chassen - drums
  12. "The Shadows Are Alive" (Owens, Chris Caffery) - 5:35
  13. "A Challenge" (iTunes bonus track) (Owens, Kulick)

Personnel[edit]

Tim "Ripper" Owens - lead vocals, additional guitars

Guitar[edit]

Bass[edit]

Drums[edit]

Touring Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Freeman, Phil. "Play My Game > Review". Allmusic. Macrovision. Retrieved May 25, 2009.
  2. ^ Hartranft, Craig. Tim 'Ripper' Owens: Play My Game 2009-05-17. Retrieved on 2011-05-07.