|1. Fast as a shark|
|2. Restless and wild|
|3. Demon's night|
|4. Ahead of the pack|
|5. Shake your head|
|6. Neon nights|
|7. Get ready|
|8. Flash rockin' man|
|9. Don't go stealing my soul away|
|10. Princess of the dawn|
The Teutonic tunes kick off to a flying start with Fast as a Shark - don't worry about the lyrics - how much English would you know if you were in their shoes? From the crackly pseudo intro of a traditional folksong record being ripped off the turntable by a screaming Udo, the scene is set. Riffing is fierce, the tempo is fast (for those days anyway) and the overall effect makes your hair stand on end.
Restless & Wild is a pure expression of the frustrated futility of discontented youth. The song is a classic and should be presented to Rock's Hall of Fame for its rightful place of honour.
Demon's Night is the oddball from the pack as it reverts to stereotypical heavy metal making it tediously boring. The following two songs could also have easily fallen into this trap with the exception that the guitar work is so beautiful, while meshed to an unstoppable beat.
Neon Nights is moody, broody and encapsulates the vibe and spirit of Berlin / Hamburg nightlife. Drink hard, put on your headphones and listen to the sweat stained, smoked filled sonics.... Read more ›
I still can't believe Jurgen Klinsmann's guitar work.
If you play the album at 33rpm you'll realise that it is none other than a version of George Formby's 'Don't the Wind blow Cold'poorly translated into Bavarian slang.
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