Tales of Rock'n'Roll

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Tales of Rock'n'Roll
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Released27 March 2006
StudioMichael Schenker Recording Studio
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Label Armageddon Music
Producer Michael Schenker
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Tales of Rock'n'Roll is the twelfth full-length studio album recorded by the various M.S.G. lineups and the ninth studio album by the Michael Schenker Group. It was released in 2006 after two years of work in celebration of the band's 25th anniversary. The music was initially composed for a UFO concept album but Schenker decided instead to use it for a new MSG album after he reformed the band with a new line-up. Every lead singer from MSG's past incarnations contributed lyrics and vocals. [3]


Track listing

All music by Michael Schenker, all lyrics by Jari Tiura, except where indicated

  1. "The Ride" - 3:16
  2. "Setting Sun" - 3:44
  3. "Angel of Avalon" (Leif Sundin) - 2:21
  4. "Dreams Inside" (Chris Logan) - 3:33
  5. "Dust to Dust" - 3:28
  6. "Voice of My Heart" - 2:40
  7. "Journeyman" - 2:30
  8. "Big Deal (False Alarms)" (Kelly Keeling) - 2:59
  9. "St. Ann" - 1:38
  10. "Shadow Lady" - 2:31
  11. "Love Trade" - 3:48
  12. "Human Child" - 2:58
  13. "Bittersweet" - 3:04
  14. "Blind Alley" - 2:44
  15. "Freedom" - 3:58
  16. "Life Vacation" (Gary Barden) - 2:53
  17. "Rock 'n' Roll" (Graham Bonnet) - 3:42
  18. "Tell a Story" (Robin McAuley) - 3:08
  19. "Life Goes On" (instrumental) - 1:51
  20. "Interview" (Austrian edition bonus track)


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