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  • Audio CD (15 Feb. 1989)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Polydor Group
  • ASIN: B000001FDQ
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 14,303 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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1984 debut from fleet fingered, pyrotechnic-loving shredder.

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By kkaammyy on 28 Feb. 2007
Format: Audio CD
I first (unknowingly) heard Malmsteen in 1983 when I caught the amazing guitaring in 'Hiroshima Mon Amour' by Alcatraz on the radio (although I did not catch the title at the time). Then in 1984, in a bar in Belgium, the bar owner played me a remarkably frantic solo, 'Hot On Your Heels', by "a 19 year old" in a band I'd never heard of, called Steeler. When he told me that it was the player in Alcatraz, something clicked. It made sense that I had picked up on both of them. Not for years had I had any guitarist have such an impact like the guitaring in both tracks. I had to check this guy out...A love affair started and the rest, as they say, is history.

Even though he has since spawned a hoard of imitators, at that time, no one was doing anything like this. This almost completely instrumental album was fresh and inspiring.

Every track on this album was (and still is) a gem. From the majesty of Black Star, the slighlly corny, but precise baroque of Far Beyond The Sun, the shear beauty of Icarus' Dream Suite (based on Albanoni's Adaggio) and the fury and beauty of Little Savage, this album paved the way for hundreds of wannabes that, even today, never quite master the melody and harmony that the man himself musters, even though others are faster these days...(and so what).

Malmsteen certainly has his knockers. But for those who say he has no 'feel', no soul...are they deaf?

Beautiful melodies are here in abundance and his heartfelt solos like no other guitarist before him. Sure, he will often play fast. But Malmsteen's fast was different. It was clean, so, so melodic and not just going in one direction like everyone else's 'widdly-diddly' efforts (including my own).
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 28 Sept. 2000
Format: Audio CD
If you're thinking of getting an Yngwie album, this is the one to get. It's his first solo album, and is mostly instrumental (although it does have a couple of tracks with vocals admirably provided by Jeff Scott Soto). You can't really go wrong with any Yngwie album, but this one's pretty representative of his work. Oh, and it's got the track "Black Star", which is probably the best single track he's recorded :-) Buy this album. You won't regret it.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By the great amphibian on 21 July 2004
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This is literally the first neo-classical album ever. Yngwie is the mastermind that first thought to combine the genres of classical, (baroque mainly), music with metal, and the stunned shock of people who heard this when it first came out I can only imagine, (it was released in 1984).
The debut album of the neo-classical movement is a superb largely instrumental album. Most of the songs are classics. 'Now Your Ships Are Burned' and 'Little Savage' stand out in my opinion, but Yngwie said that 'Far Away From The Sun' is the best on the album in his opinion and one that he still plays on stage.
I had already heard other neo-classical albums when I bought this but I was still totally ecstatic with what I heard, and couldn't stop listening to it.
Yngwie was the first neo-classical shredder, and there are so many guitarists that have been influenced by him that his concepts can by heard practically anywhere in skillful guitar music. He is father of the genre and this is the brilliant debut album of the then very young Swedish virtuoso.
This album's 20th birthday this year marks the 20th birthday of the neo-classical genre.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Glyn Jones on 10 Mar. 2006
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For people like me who have limited knowledge of Yngwie's songs i think this album is a great place to start. From the beautifal guitar work of black star to the amazing Icarus' Dream Suite Opus 4 every song demonstrates Yngwie's diverse and incredible playing skills, a must buy for fans of neo-classical music and ofcourse guitar in general :). Buy It Now!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By TroyofHellen on 20 April 2012
Format: Audio CD
For a lot of people, this album was the first of Yngwie J. Malmsteen's that they had heard, but befor ethis album he had already performed on Steeker's self-titled album, And the Alcatrazz albums No Parole For Rock n Roll and Live Sentence. Furthermore, he was regularly gigging and recording in Sweden during his teenage years. In fact, the most popular video hosting website has many examples of Yngwie's first recorded material, and many of these recordings feaure motifs and various ideas that ended up on this album, Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force.

From a guitar point of view, Yngwie's work here isn't quite as technical and blinding as his guitar work became on later works. But, this album seems a lot more 'thought out' and is less of a 'metal' album compared to what was to come in later years. This album feels more like a synthesis of hard rock and traditional classical/baroque that later albums too. Little Savage is my favourite - i love the little harpsichord interlude! - a beautiful, deft touch. It's hard to beleive Yngwie was only 24 when this was recorded, and most of the material was conceived over the previous TEN years (few people realise that Yngwie was a true child prodigy).

If you are an electric guitarist, and want to become at least above average, you MUST learn the solos, riffs and trademarks from Yngwie's first solo album.

I also recommend Odyssey (1989), Fire & Ice (1992), Seventh Sign (1994), Facing The Animal (1998), Concerto Suite For Electric Guitar (1999), Unleash The Fury (2005) and Live in Leningrad (1989).
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