Tell No Tales

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Tell No Tales
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 13th 1987
RecordedNorsk Sound Studios, Trondheim, Norway / Sound Ideas, New York City, USA
GenreHeavy metal, glam metal
ProducerBjørn Nessjø
TNT chronology
Knights of the New Thunder
Tell No Tales
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 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 U.S., 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]

1."Everyone's a Star"Tony Harnell, Ronni Le Tekrø3:21
2."10,000 Lovers (In One)"Harnell, Le Tekrø, Diesel Dahl2:54
3."As Far as the Eye Can See"Harnell, Le Tekrø3:41
4."Sapphire" (instrumental)Le Tekrø1:14
5."Child's Play"Harnell, Le Tekrø4:25
6."Smooth Syncopation" (instrumental)Harnell, Le Tekrø0:50
7."Listen to Your Heart"Harnell, Le Tekrø3:18
8."Desperate Night"Harnell, Le Tekrø3:33
9."Northern Lights"Harnell, Le Tekrø, Bjørn Nessjø4:10
10."Incipits" (instrumental)Harnell, Le Tekrø0:50
11."Tell No Tales"Harnell, Le Tekrø, Dahl2:21
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] Tom Schwab-Bits and pieces. Dale Matson-Bits and pieces.


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  2. ^ "Album of the Week: TNT – "Tell No Tales" (1987)".
  3. ^ "TNT – "Tell No Tales" (1987)".
  4. ^ a b "TNT (15) – Tell No Tales".

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