Sound Elixir

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Sound Elixir
Sound Elixir.jpg
Studio album by Nazareth
Released June 1983 (June 1983)
Genre Hard rock
Length 52:14
Label MCA
Producer Manny Charlton
Nazareth chronology
Sound Elixir
The Catch
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Sound Elixir is the fourteenth studio album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in June 1983. The only single and song to do anything from this album was the big hit "Where Are You Now". The album did well.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet, Billy Rankin.

No. Title Length
1. "All Nite Radio" 4:07
2. "Milk and Honey" 4:04
3. "Whippin' Boy" 4:41
4. "Rain on the Window" 4:21
5. "Backroom Boys" 3:19
6. "Why Don't You Read the Book?" 3:42
7. "I Ran" 4:26
8. "Rags to Riches" 3:22
9. "Local Still" 3:29
10. "Where Are You Now" 3:53

1999 Castle Music Bonus Tracks[edit]

No. Title Length
11. "On the Run" (B-side) 3:23
12. "Where Are You Now" (alternate take) 4:32
13. "Milk and Honey" (alternate edit) 4:20

2002 30th Anniversary Bonus Tracks[edit]

No. Title Length
14. "Whippin' Boy" (extended version) 5:16
15. "All Nite Radio" (radio edit) 3:11

The 2011 remastered CD release of Sound Elixir was paired with 2XS, comprising tracks 12 through 21. No bonus material was added.


Band members[edit]

Other credits[edit]

  • Calum Malcolm - engineer, keyboards
  • Arthur Ward - art direction
  • Matthew Curtis - graphic design


Chart (1983) Peak
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[2] 52
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[3] 8