The Blitz (Krokus album)


The Blitz (Krokus album)
The Blitz
Studio album by Krokus
Released 1984
Genre Hard rock
Length 38:34
Label Arista
Producer Bruce Fairbairn
Krokus chronology
Headhunter
(1983)
The Blitz
(1984)
Change of Address
(1986)Andy Tanas Biography
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
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The Blitz is the eighth studio album from hard rock band Krokus. It became a gold album in the United States.[2] While preparing to record it, Patrick Mahassen had been tapped to join the band on guitar, Mark Kohler having switched to bass. Mahassen did not join, and the album was recorded as a quartet; Andy Tanas played bass on the subsequent tour.

Contents

Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "Midnite Maniac"   3:59
2. "Out Of Control"   4:15
3. "Boys Nite Out" (Storace, Von Arb, Bryan Adams, and Jim Vallance) 3:38
4. "Our Love"   4:35
5. "Out To Lunch"   4:20
6. "Ballroom Blitz" (Nicky Chinn and Michael Chapman) 4:00
7. "Rock The Nation"   4:41
8. "Hot Stuff"   4:36
9. "Ready To Rock"   4:30

In pop culture

A cover of the Krokus' version of "Ballroom Blitz", originally performed by UK band "The Sweet", is featured as a playable track on "Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s".

Personnel

References


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