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CD review SCORPIONS "Lovedrive" 50th Anniversary Edition

Veröffentlicht am 2. November 2015 von Markus W. in Scorpions, Hardrock, News, CD Review, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, Rock

(*/10) The first album of the post-Roth era is called “Lovedrive” from 1979. A young new axeman from Hannover became part of the band and also Michael Schenker, Rudolf’s brother, joined during the recording session for the longplayer. He added some solo parts on Scorpions milestones like the title track, “Another Piece of Meat” and “Coast to Coast”. In this sense “Lovedrive” is the only album in the bands 50 years long history where three guitarists have been participating.

As said, “Lovedrive” marks the beginning of a new successful era. Songs got more heavy, like “Another Piece of Meat”, but great ballads have found a home on this record. “Holiday” is a part of the album and became one of the all-time highs for the guys from Hannover.

In the extras you will find, amongst others, a demo version of “Holiday” and “Cause I Love You”. The DVD contains live recordings from Japan, captured on the 1979 tour. Next to that you’ll find a 45 minutes interview special on the DVD in which the musicians reveal details about the production process of “Lovedrive”.





  1. Lovong You Sunday Morning
  2. Another Piece Of Meat
  3. Always Somewhere
  4. Coast to Coast
  5. Can't Get Enough
  6. Is There Anybody Out There?
  7. Lovedrive
  8. Holiday
  9. 'Cause I Love You (Demo Version)
  10. Holiday (Demo Version)

Label: BMG/SPV

Genre: Heavy Metal

Release Date EU: November 6th, 2015

CD review SCORPIONS "Lovedrive" 50th Anniversary Edition
CD review SCORPIONS "Lovedrive" 50th Anniversary Edition