|Studio album by|
|Recorded||AIR Studios, London and Montserrat, March–May 1981|
|Michael Schenker Group chronology|
|Singles from MSG|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||7/10|
MSG is the second album by the hard rock band Michael Schenker Group. The band was formed in 1979 by the former Scorpions and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker. Producer Ron Nevison's high production values resulted in the recording of this album going over budget, a crippling debt that dogged the band for the rest of their short career. Though the band at the time had reservations about the recording, it is regarded by fans as perhaps their finest hour.[ citation needed ]
|1.||"Ready to Rock"||Michael Schenker, Gary Barden||3:26|
|2.||"Attack of the Mad Axeman"||Schenker, Barden||4:17|
|3.||"On and On"||Schenker, Barden||4:41|
|4.||"Let Sleeping Dogs Lie"||Barden, Chris Glen, Cozy Powell, Paul Raymond, Schenker||5:21|
|5.||"But I Want More"||Schenker, Barden||6:56|
|6.||"Never Trust a Stranger"||Raymond||4:24|
|7.||"Looking for Love"||Schenker, Barden||4:03|
|8.||"Secondary Motion"||Schenker, Barden||3:42|
|9.||"Never Trust a Stranger (Rough Monitor Mix)"||Raymond||4:33|
|10.||"Natural Thing"||Schenker, Phil Mogg, Pete Way||4:18|
|11.||"Feels Like a Good Thing"||Schenker, Barden||3:53|
|12.||"Looking Out from Nowhere"||Schenker, Barden||5:55|
|13.||"Shoot Shoot"||Schenker, Mogg, Andy Parker, Way||4:39|
|14.||"Doctor Doctor"||Schenker, Mogg||5:31|
|15.||"Lights Out"||Schenker, Mogg, Parker, Way||5:09|
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Lights Out is the sixth studio album by the British rock band UFO, released in May and also on 11 October 1977. All songs are band originals except for "Alone Again Or" which is a cover of a song by the band Love. Reaching #23 on the Billboard 200, it remains the band's highest charting album in the United States.
Twenty 1 is the seventeenth studio album by the American band Chicago. Released on January 29, 1991, it was their first album of the 1990s. Twenty 1 spent eleven weeks on the American Billboard 200, peaking at position No. 66, and did not chart in the UK.
Crazy World is the eleventh studio album by German heavy metal band Scorpions, released on 6 November 1990. The album peaked at No. 21 on the Billboard 200 chart for albums in 1991. That same year, the song "Wind of Change" reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and "Send Me an Angel" reached No. 44 on the same chart. It also has the only Scorpions track to credit Buchholz as a writer, "Kicks After Six". This album was the band's first album in a decade and a half to not be produced by Dieter Dierks and is widely considered to be the last "classic" Scorpions album. In the UK, it remains the only Scorpions album to attain Silver certification by the British Phonographic Industry, achieving this in November 1991. In the United States, it is the band's second best-selling album to 1984's Love at First Sting, and their last one to be certified at least gold by the RIAA. It was the last studio album to feature the Lovedrive-era lineup, with bassist Francis Buchholz leaving the band in January 1992.
Walk on Water is the fourteenth album from the British hard rock band UFO, marking the return of German guitarist Michael Schenker to the band, as well as the returns of keyboardist Paul Raymond and founding drummer Andy Parker. The album did not chart. It was recorded at Rumbo Recorders in Canoga Park, California. It was released first and only in Japan on 14 April 1995 with 11 tracks and in 1997 in other countries with only 10 tracks. It has since been re-released on numerous occasions, with a variety of covers.
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Don't Tread is the second and last studio album released by the American hard rock supergroup Damn Yankees. It features their second highest charting single, the power ballad "Where You Goin' Now" which peaked at number 20. The album itself reached number 22 in the Billboard 200 album chart.
Survivor is the eponymous debut album by American rock band Survivor, recorded & released in 1979. It is their only album with original drummer Gary Smith and bassist Dennis Keith Johnson. The recording sessions, overseen by A&R executive John Kalodner, were not without difficulties. First Ron Nevison replaced Barry Mraz as producer, and then the project had to be taken to Bruce Fairbairn in Vancouver to achieve a mix that was to Kalodner's satisfaction. The album took eight months to finally be released.
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In the Midst of Beauty is the thirteenth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups and the tenth studio album by the Michael Schenker Group (MSG). The album was released on 13 May 2008 and marked the comeback of the original MSG singer, Gary Barden, so the MSG name is added with Schenker - Barden on the album's cover. By Schenker's own notes to the CD, "This title came about through my experience and realisation that - in the midst of beauty - the beast is always waiting and ready to attack...".
Built to Destroy is the fourth album by the Michael Schenker Group (MSG). Gary Barden returned to the group on vocals following the departure of Graham Bonnet amidst tensions with Michael Schenker. This was the band's final studio album prior to their disbanding, and Schenker moving on to form the McAuley Schenker Group with vocalist Robin McAuley. New material released under the Michael Schenker Group name would not appear for over a decade.
Perfect Timing is the fifth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups and the first album by the McAuley Schenker Group. It was the first collaboration between Michael Schenker and Robin McAuley, resulting in Schenker's first top 100 US hit with the song "Gimme Your Love."
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Written in the Sand is the eighth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups, the first group effort after the McAuley Schenker era. Re-energized by the short-lived reunion with UFO and by the recording of Walk on Water, Michael Schenker collected yet another group of players, composed of Leif Sundin on vocals, Shane Gaalaas on drums, and Barry Sparks on bass.
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