YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN Odyssey (1988) 320 Kbps MP3 ALBUM
YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN''S RISING FORCE Odyssey (1988) 320 Kbps MP3 ALBUM
Yngwie J. Malmsteen''s Rising Force
ODYSSEY is an album by guitarist Yngwie J. Malmsteen released in March 1988, With Joe Lynn Turner on lead vocals, with the three instrumentals being "Bite the Bullet" - a brief intro to "Riot In the Dungeons", "Memories" - the outro to the whole album, and "Krakatau," a six minute piece that contains many themes Yngwie still plays in concert today. The songs are influenced by 1970''s heavy metal, such as Deep Purple''s MACHINE HEAD and Rainbow''s RAINBOW RISING, as well as by 1980''s glam metal and hard rock, as can be heard in the tracks "Hold On", "Heaven Tonight" and "Dreaming (Tell Me)". This was the last Yngwie studio album to feature Jens Johansson.
Single "Heaven Tonight" reached #19 on U.S. Mainstream Rock Charts.
Personnel: Yngwie Malmsteen (guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, background vocals); Joe Lynn Turner (vocals); Jens Johansson (keyboards); Bob Daisley (bass guitar); Anders Johansson (drums).
Recording information: Cherokee, Los Angeles, CA; House of Music; Studio D, Austin, TX.
Audio Mixers: Michael Barbiero; Steve Thompson .
Produced by: Jeff "Bjorn" Glixman & Yngwie Malmsteen.
1. Rising Force - 4:25
2. Hold On - 5:11
3. Heaven Tonight - 4:06
4. Dreaming (Tell Me) - 5:19
5. Bite the Bullet [Instrumental] - 1:36
6. Riot in the Dungeons - 4:22
7. Deja Vu - 4:17
8. Crystal Ball - 4:55
9. Now Is the Time - 4:34
10. Faster Than the Speed of Light - 4:30
11. Krakatau [Instrumental] - 6:08
12. Memories [Instrumental] - 1:14