Tell No Tales

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This article is about the TNT album. For the 1939 film, see Tell No Tales (film).


Tell No Tales
Studio album by TNT
Released 1987
Recorded Norsk Sound Studios, Trondheim, Norway / Sound Ideas, New York City, USA
Genre Heavy metal, glam metal
Length 30:26
Label PolyGram
Producer Bjørn Nessjø
TNT chronology
Knights of the New Thunder
Tell No Tales
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Tell No Tales is the third studio album by the Norwegian hard rock band TNT. It was the best selling TNT album in the US, according to their bass guitarist Morty Black.[2] This album diverted from the power metal style of Knights of the New Thunder into a more glam metal direction.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Everyone's a Star"   Tony Harnell, Ronni Le Tekrø 3:21
2. "10,000 Lovers (In One)"   Harnell, Le Tekrø, Diesel Dahl 2:54
3. "As Far as the Eye Can See"   Harnell, Le Tekrø 3:41
4. "Sapphire" (instrumental) Le Tekrø 1:14
5. "Child's Play"   Harnell, Le Tekrø 4:25
6. "Smooth Syncopation" (instrumental) Harnell, Le Tekrø 0:50
7. "Listen to Your Heart"   Harnell, Le Tekrø 3:18
8. "Desperate Night"   Harnell, Le Tekrø 3:33
9. "Northern Lights"   Harnell, Le Tekrø, Bjørn Nessjø 4:10
10. "Incipits" (instrumental) Harnell, Le Tekrø 0:50
11. "Tell No Tales"   Harnell, Le Tekrø, Dahl 2:21
12. "Destiny" (Bonus track)   3:40



Additional personnel[edit]

  • Håkon Iversen – background vocals
  • Bård Svendsen – keyboards and programming
  • Bjørn Nessjø – keyboards and programming
  • Carlos Waadeland – keyboards and programming[4]



Year Country Position
1987 Norway 1
Sweden 41
United States 100


Year Single Chart Position
1987 "10,000 Lovers (In One)" Norway 2
"Everyone's a Star" Norway ?

Album credits[edit]

  • Bjørn Nessjø – producer
  • Rune Nordahl – engineer
  • Mario Rodriguez – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Mark Weiss – photography
  • Jackie Murphy – cover design
  • Koppel & Scher – cover design[4]


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