Scream Dream

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Scream Dream
Scream Dream.jpg
Cover photo by Lynn Goldsmith
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1980
Recorded1980
Studio CBS Recording Studios, New York City,
Quadradial Studios, Miami, Florida
and Square Studios, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length35:21
Label Epic
Producer Cliff Davies, Ric Browde, David McCullough, Lew Futterman
Ted Nugent chronology
State of Shock
(1979)
Scream Dream
(1980)
Intensities in 10 Cities
(1981)
Singles from Scream Dream
  1. "Wango Tango" / "Scream Dream"
    Released: 1980
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Classic Rock Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 9/10 [3]
Record Mirror Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg [4]
Rolling Stone (favorable) [5]

Scream Dream is the sixth studio album by American hard rock musician Ted Nugent. The album was released in June 1980 by Epic Records, and reached number 13 on the Billboard 200. It was his last studio album to feature drummer Cliff Davies.

Contents

The album-opening "Wango Tango" became an instant Nugent standard, including a humorous middle breakdown section in which he shows off with a carnival barker-esque rap. Other highlights include "Terminus El Dorado", the title track, and "Hard as Nails".

Tracks "Wango Tango" and "Scream Dream" were later included in the compilation album Playlist: The Very Best of Ted Nugent . [6]

Track listing

All songs written and arranged by Ted Nugent.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Wango Tango"4:50
2."Scream Dream"3:18
3."Hard as Nails"3:39
4."I Gotta Move"2:18
5."Violent Love"2:54
Side two
No.TitleLength
6."Flesh and Blood"4:44
7."Spit It Out"3:53
8."Come and Get It"3:18
9."Terminus El Dorado"4:13
10."Don't Cry (I'll Be Back Before You Know It Baby)"2:21

Personnel

Band members
Additional musicians
Production

Charts

Album

YearChartPosition
1980 Billboard 200 (US) [7] 13
RPM100 Albums (Canada) [8] 26
UK Album Chart [9] 37

Singles

YearTitleChartPosition
1980"Wango Tango" Billboard Hot 100 (US) [10] 86

Certifications

CountryOrganizationYearSales
U.S. RIAA 1980Gold (500,000) [11]
Canada CRIA 1980Gold (50,000) [12]

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