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Title: Boys Will Be Boys
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Category: Hard Rock
Label: RPZ Music
Catalog Number: P 81081
Jose Antonio Manzano
lead and rhythm guitars
keyboards, piano, vocals
Andy C. Vale
|1. ||Boys Will Be Boys |
|2. ||Movin' |
|3. ||Don't Look Back |
|4. ||Nights Are So Long |
|5. ||Give It Up |
|6. ||Blackeyed Jeannie |
|7. ||Tell Me |
|8. ||Talkin' Bout Love |
|9. ||Never Stop Lovin' You |
|10. ||Love Shot |
|11. ||Walk in My Shadow |
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Existing comments about this CD
||Date: November 5, 2002 at 20:11|
|These guys rock!!!!!!!!!! Definately one of my favorite. If you like guitar-driven rock then you need this. Imagine a combo of Whitesnake (with Vai or Sykes), Hardline, Yngwie (minus the neo-classical approach), a little Dream Theatre, Dokken, and some Tuff. There's something here for everybody.
||Date: November 5, 2002 at 20:26|
|A song or so is similar to Warrant.
||Date: November 5, 2002 at 20:34|
|Produced by Rene J. Zingg for RPZ MUSIC. Distributed in Germany by Point Music MUNCHEN
|From: M. Allen
||Date: November 8, 2002 at 10:35|
|One of those bands that restores your faith in hard rock. Punchy, guitar-driven, with lots of hooks, energetic choruses, loud backing vocals, etc. Basically, everything melodic hard rockers want to hear. Comparisons are always tough, but if you like Fury, Joker, Warrant, and bands of that nature, you should definitely add this gem to your collection. It'll cost ya, but it's worth it.
||Date: December 28, 2002 at 2:10|
|Yeah Tim, I know you like this one... I just got it (haven't heard it yet), so I am excited. I know, you're wondering how the heck I waited this long to get it, it's the first time I had a chance to get it? It's long overdue I know. I am going to give it a good week or so before I judge it here, stay tuned...
||Date: December 28, 2002 at 5:16|
|I'm confident you'll love it. Get Jillson too if you don't have it.
||Date: January 4, 2003 at 3:31|
|Okay, it's all about awesome musicians playing the kind of music I love. Great songs, awesome production, killer singer, perfect CD... Anything from Hurricane, House Of Lords (i.e. a more Rockin Sahara era style), Zero, to even hints of Harem Scarem are all fair comparisons, but these guys are VERY UNIQUE as well, but since I enjoy all of the other bands mentioned, needless to say I really dig these guys. A 10 out of 10, no problem. Now, for me, the question is Manzano's 'Turn Me On' this good?
||Date: January 4, 2003 at 5:19|
|PJ said it was very different. Sort of like Leatherwolf if you are into them.
||Date: January 4, 2003 at 7:08|
|Hmmm, Tim? I don't know what to think of that? I LOVE LEATHERWOLF, but I'm wondering if that could be pulled off, not to mention I think Leatherwolf's sound on their S/T is a lot different then their sound on say 'Street', even though I LOVE both. I am just curious, and hoping for more from these guys!!! I also used to think the guys who released 'Martial Law' and these guys who released 'Boys Will Be Boys' were the same band, any word on the other Emergency, I think it's from around '89 or so?
||Date: January 4, 2003 at 17:24|
|I was told they are not as good but I've never heard them personally.
||Date: January 22, 2003 at 3:27|
| ¿Alguien sabe que pasó con J.A Manzano? Era un luchador nato, de banda en banda, y no se supo más de él.
||Date: January 22, 2003 at 19:43|
|WHATS A SURPRISE!!!FOR LOVER OF MELODIC HEAVY METAL ALA PRETTY MAIDS MILLION STEELER SINNER...VERY GOOD PRODUCTION WHITJ SHARP GUITAR ATTACK VOCALS ARE GOOD TOO. BUY!!
||Date: March 6, 2003 at 23:19|
|Movin` is a killer peice of melodic rock..great guitar kickin drums and of course a heavy thumpin bass line..what more could you ask for ...........
|From: METAL 4 EVER
||Date: March 9, 2003 at 20:58|
|Hey Ripper. Manzano has some similarities to Leatherwolf (s/t ‘87, Street Ready), they have great backing vocals and fast guitars (not as heavy as leatherwolf). They are quite similar to Emergency, music and of course vocal wise. The Manzano Turn Me On CD rocks, it is most definitely worth getting. It’s a little tuff to find, but I’ve seen a some rare CDs you’ve commented on, so you should be able to find it. PJ has had it in many times, so you may want to check with him. Metal 4 Life
||Date: April 23, 2003 at 22:03|
|No, i dont know what happend with MANZANO. I love his albumes and i also love EMERGENCY. But RED HOT is still the best MANZANO on a record.
||Date: April 23, 2003 at 22:04|
|Manzano was also great with the spanish bands BANZAI(with SALVADOR of TIGRES) and ZERO. HAIL TO MANZANO.
|From: amadeo barcelon
||Date: April 27, 2003 at 12:15|
|un recuerdo para el cantante mas representativo que tuvo el heavy en spain,nadie como el supo combinar la imagen y la voz.fue un esteta y un autentico animal del directo .larga vida donde estés. AMADEO(Eleazar de Wörms,Ariadna
||Date: August 15, 2003 at 21:47|
|This much better outing for Jose Antonio Manzano. This one rocks than the MANZANO album which totally sucks in my opinion.
|From: Cesar Barcelona
||Date: October 3, 2003 at 20:06|
|Hey! por fin me entero de en q grupo suizó cantó Manzano!!! ¿Sabe alguien qué ha sido de él? Viva Banzai! el duro y potente (84) de lo mejor del heavy español!
||Date: October 19, 2003 at 12:52|
|Esto es para Amadeo. Te escribo para preguntarte por Eleazar de Wörms; he oído hablar muy bien del grupo. Mi email es email@example.com Un fuerte saludo
||Date: November 28, 2003 at 16:48|
|viva las tias buenas de españa ,la palla ,el sol y banzay ,pedazo de grupo, pedazo de primer elp ,la pena que mucha gente que no sea de españa, no sabra quien es este grupo de españa la ignorancia invade el planeta tierra
||Date: January 8, 2004 at 5:22|
|Joder, el grupo este no era alemán! Era casi integramente suízo, o? Se habrán equivocado, no? Temazo la canción Tell me y un disco muy muy escuchable. Never can´t stop lovin´you, nights are so long...
||Date: January 8, 2004 at 13:28|
|Y encima esta cotizadisimo!!+ Banda Suiza d Basilea pa ser mas exactos.. buen disco se marco el Jose antonio Manzano!! Tambien recomendables los q hizo con Banzai, y con su grupo MANZANO!!! EMERGENCY 6'5 SOBRE 10!!!
||Date: January 11, 2004 at 0:05|
|This CD is a must have for AOR and Melodicrockfan´s. Very hard to find here in Switzerland! Check out our other good & rare acts from CH like Forsale, Zerop, Transit, Angi Schilliro...
||Date: February 10, 2004 at 11:07|
|Yeah, great record: i was a real fan of Manzano since he was playing in Banzai , and i used to enjoy his concerts in the 80´s . But this is his best work ever, a diamond in the story of the melodic metal. The better spaniard metal vocalist ever ( with permission of Fortu ) and the best hard rock record of the 90 ´s . I love this record
||Date: March 9, 2004 at 14:47|
|con este disco manzano porfin consiguio una obra maestra! lo mejor de el. esta en este disco y su ingles ya no suena a ingles de cuenca!!! siempre he sido muy critico con el pues el fue uno de mis idolos de jovencito y siempre le pedia mas cuando tenia oportunidad de hablar con el . le decia que esperava mas de sus nuevos trabajos! que siempre me dejaba un poco decepcionado por meter temas de relleno en los cd's pero j.antonio, me quito el sombrero ante este cd y el que grabaste con niagara 'nia
||Date: March 9, 2004 at 14:51|
|niagara 3' son de mis discos favoritos !!! tio vuelve!!! dejate otra vez la melena y keep on rockin'!!!!! xavi 'RED ROSE singer':-)
||Date: April 2, 2004 at 16:43|
|PAASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSAAAAA, TRONKOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! SOMOS EL KIKE ALBAREDA Y EL JULIO LOBOSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!! Y DESDE BARCELONAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!! DONDETEMETEEEEEEEEEE????????? HACE MUCHO FRIO POR AHÍIIIIIIIIIIIIII????? Oye, tío!! ejjj kelinten-né es la hostia, eing???? a ver si escribes algo...nuestros mails son: Kike: firstname.lastname@example.org Julio: email@example.com Y si quieres flipar un poco... métete en esto: www.gaiastalla.com Un peazo abrazo, compadre!! PERO ESCRIB
||Date: June 19, 2004 at 11:10|
|Si alguien tiene el primer disco de manzano'Manzano'que me escriba a firstname.lastname@example.org.Si puede ser en cd mejor
||Date: February 21, 2005 at 17:12|
|CAN ANYONE MAKE ME A CD-R COPY OF THIS CD? contact me at ************************. Thanks.
||Date: February 21, 2005 at 17:13|
|contact me at ************************
||Date: February 21, 2005 at 19:05|
|This disc and Zero's s/t are in the process of being (deservedly) re-released. Two of the best CDs in melodic hard rock history, IMO... and soon they'll be available to all! Any doubts, ask Georg at AOR Heaven.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: February 22, 2005 at 3:49|
|With all respect : it's not that spectacular at all, ladies and gentlemen, just like the Zero one is nothing special. Decent hardrock, certainly, but these both among the best ever ? ! BEST JOKE IN YEARS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They can't touch the most US or Canadian acts !
||Date: February 22, 2005 at 5:00|
|Oh would you just fuck off with your undying love for US and Canadian acts! There are many better! Musically this is as good as it gets. Tight as an asshole, heavy, melodic and simply stunning. Drums like weapons, guitars like razors- just an immaculate sound. 'Don't Look Back' is original and atmospheric genius, 'Give It Up', 'Tell Me' and 'Talkin' Bout Love' are killer hard rockers, 'Never Stop Lovin' You' is heavy AOR and overall there is not a dud track. Just spectacular melodic heavy rock!
||Date: March 13, 2005 at 13:27|
|To me, the U.S. and Germany way outdid Canada. AORwise, Canada is great, but not stellar on the rock scene. Not saying they don't have any, but not a ton. I like this way better than Zero myself.
|From: The Dolphin
||Date: March 17, 2005 at 6:13|
|This album seems like a heavier version of Zero's cd.
||Date: March 31, 2005 at 11:24|
|An inoffensive slab of melodic Hard/A.O.R.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: March 31, 2005 at 13:21|
|Far from essential, this third rate attempt to bring us decent hardrock/AOR ! Inoffensive is so safe !
||Date: March 31, 2005 at 13:29|
|And cutting edge is ???????
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 3:00|
|Wotty, please man, we all know who you are ! What kind of person you REALLY are ! Still not looked in the mirror ? Keep quiet, please ! I only wanted to say that this is not good, and that's an understatement !
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 5:08|
|What kind of person ?? Look in the mirror !! I said 'What do you class as cutting edge ??' Lately,nearly every album reviewed you have criticised,so what is a really good album in your opinion.Also,an understanding of irony may be beneficial...
|From: TIM (2)
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 5:59|
|Freddy, nobody is interested in your comments. Wotty is a good guy and offers intelligent comments and useful reviews, but you are just a stuck record (and a really bad one at that - say like HARLAN CAGE ). If the flag at the top was from the U.S and not from Switzerland you'd be raving about this as it's class MHR.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 6:25|
|Please TIM (2),forgive me I thought this was the soundtrack to the popular american television show back in the 70s !! This disc is top class AOR like a cross between Pride of Lions,American Dog and Stryper !!! Wotty man, you know I have little understanding of anything, much less irony !! I dont know why you criticise me so much, I am the top AOR reviewer at the waffle stand , so I know what I speak of !!!!
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 6:58|
|Freaky do yourself a favout and try and become ( altho i realise what i am asking now is like warming a meal with ice cubes ) a little more openminded and objective about (AOR) bands that are not from the US. If you cant then just dont comment cause really nobody is interested in hearing the same monotonous comments over and over again. Gets kinda boring you know.
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 6:59|
|Oh yeah and these guys ROCK !
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 7:43|
|All I did was an extremely short review of this album,and asked what in his opinion was 'cutting edge' As usual Freaky is trying to turn opinions into personal attacks with glib self-criticisms in order to be seen as the 'victim'.This kind of 'don't pick on me' routine is being seen as fake by a lot of commenters.I don't criticise you so much,you have a lot of knowledge,but the I'm right and you're wrong routine is very tiresome.Finally,this album,although not groundbreaking,is quite good !!!
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 8:22|
|It looks as though someone is trying to impersonate Freaky.If this is the case,I am man enough to apologise !!!!!!
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 8:32|
|Or am I ?????
||Date: April 1, 2005 at 18:05|
|Just my 2 cents - Freaky, are you familiar with the word 'contradiction'. On this disc you call it decent hard rock first, 2nd post you call it 3rd rate hard rock, then your last post says this is not good and that's an understatement. You call Harem Scarem's debut a classic, but call them the 'worst band ever' in the Darren Smith review, and everywhere you get the chance. You call Scandi acts 3rd rate US posers yet rave of Jim Jidhed and Tommy Denander and others. No one wants to hear it mate.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: April 2, 2005 at 3:12|
|Erik, Jez, Wotty, Geoff, TIM(2) and the funny AOR freaky : YOU ARE THE MASTERS, guys ! If you like it, it's of course good. If I don't like it, I'm a fool ! VERY STRANGE that I NEVER hear any reaction on my comments when I AGREE with some of you about a record ! And read (but you guys are not only deaf it seems, but also blind !)the reviews : many times I DO AGREE with your opinions ! Why not a reaction then ? ! In fact : who's pathetic and stupid here ? ! Me ? Don't think so, guys ! Best
|From: TIM (2)
||Date: April 2, 2005 at 3:51|
|Can we have the 'fake' Freddy back please? Much more interesting.
||Date: April 2, 2005 at 4:22|
|As previously said,'Name and review,what in your opinion,is a cutting edge album'I'm sorry,but instead of offering any constructive criticism,you are carrying out'personal attacks' because people are not agreeing with you.Lately,your response to the people you named after they did a review is ::Crap,third rate or some obscure band with U.S.A./Canadian connections from Mongolia has done it better.You do know your music but woe betide anyone who likes'heavier guitar or toned down keys'
|Heavy Harmonies Volunteer|
||Date: April 2, 2005 at 5:17|
|Freaky - I don't even recall commenting on this disc at all, so keep my name out if you don't mind. Yes we are the masters, so you should know by now to shut the f*%k up from now on and leave the comments to the Big boys.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: April 3, 2005 at 4:03|
|Think I know a lot more of music than you, dear Jez ! And my dear Wotty : still happy with the Triumph records, mate ? ! How selfish can one be ? ! Me starting PERSONAL attacks ? ! You must be joking, Wotty ? Look at the comments, a lot of people do ATTACK me first, you know ! Besides, not one of you is giving an answer to my question : why don't you READ my POSITIVE comments, and do you only react when I don't agree on a record ? Is that a positive attitude ? Don't tell me what to do !
|From: rocker x
||Date: April 3, 2005 at 5:33|
|this aint 2 badd of an album, not enough keys is all I can say : )
||Date: April 3, 2005 at 7:05|
|Freaky, we read your positive comments. We'd be hard pressed to miss the hourly posts telling us over, & over again how good one particular CD is, agreeing with everyone else who posts positively. I do not attack you, I just want to see you explain some things you say. Can you answer any of my above post about contradiction? I don't mind if you don't like something as I don't like a lot of stuff, but I thought you said this was decent hard rock? Inoffensive is safe? LOL! Don't you listen to AOR?
|Heavy Harmonies Volunteer|
||Date: April 3, 2005 at 9:56|
|Freaky - Geoff sums it up really. 1 or 2 comments per CD is enough really - you don't have to comment on every single persons comment, gets very boring. Many of the albums you like we have already commented on, so we don't have to agree/ disagree with you. Maybe when commenting negatively on a disc (which you have every right to do) you could be more descriptive of your reasons why you don't like it, rather than Modern Crap, Rubbish etc - would be alot more helpful to people here!!!!
||Date: April 3, 2005 at 10:05|
|Doesn't really matter who knows more or less,we are all here to share the knowledge we have. With all your comments,you obviously are up on certain discs/ bands when you provide useful information on them (positive/negative) but i have real doubts about some comments you make that you have even listened to the disc in question in the way you describe them,so i deduce from this that you ain't as knowledgable as you like to think you are.Before you say I am attacking you I'm not - just my opinion.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: April 4, 2005 at 3:23|
|Thanks, guys, for the positive comments this time ! Still, I don't like this record that much at all. Just my opinion !
||Date: April 4, 2005 at 16:16|
|good overall disk, not great, but a good one for what it is. Never stop Lovin You stands out for me, was this the only one the band did????
|From: Rafo Phoenix
||Date: April 30, 2005 at 20:27|
|Good Hard Rock release, Sin duda un Buen album de Hard Melodico y Hard Rock con toques de AOR, que mas se puede decir a todo lo dicho, un disco que gustara a todos los que aman el buen Rock, Tell Me(mi corte), Never Stop Lovin, Talkin' Bout Love, Give It Up, Don't Look Back... Grandes cortes que hacen un buen disco que sin duda no debe faltar en tu coleccion.
|Heavy Harmonies Volunteer|
||Date: August 30, 2005 at 10:48|
|Very enjoyable, if unspectacular slab of Melodic rock. Been there, read the book, worn the T-Shirt and heard it done better, but enjoyable nontheless.
||Date: October 27, 2005 at 11:31|
|GRATISIMA SORPRESA, HARD/AOR DEL BUENO, IMPRESIONANTE, TOQUE DE UN WHITESNAKE LIVIANO, ORIENTADO NETAMENTE AL AOR, SUPER TEMAS, SUPER GUITARRAS, CASI CASI, LA BANDA QUE ANDO BUSCANDO Y ME ES ESQUIVA TODAVIA. LASTIMA EL TEMA NRO 2, NO TIENE NADA QUE VER, PERO 10/10. PD:EXCELENTE INGLES POR PARTE DE MANZANO!!!!!
||Date: February 8, 2006 at 15:03|
|Very good piece of guitar-driven Melodic Rock, this one. You don't get to hear anything really new, but still it is a nice addition to any MR CD collection. I don't know what the original sounds like, but the reissue by AOR Heaven has been produced very well, very tight.
||Date: March 12, 2006 at 5:42|
|Absolutely brilliant album. Got the reissue yesterday. Gee what a album. Top notch for me. Cranking guitars, intelligent songs, cool voice. Dont agree with some of the comparrisons made here. Think they have a kinda unique sound of their own. Unbelievable they only made the one album. Switserland. The land of China, Transit and Emergency. What a talent. This album gets an easy 9/10 from me. Love it !!!!!!!!!
|From: juan carlos
||Date: December 9, 2006 at 16:17|
|Muchos buenos comentarios. El disco es sin duda bueno pero no un clásico del Hardrock/AOR IMHO. Buen comienzo con el tema título. "Don´t Look Back" es de mis favoritas pues tiene buenos cambios, nada original pero muy buena. La producción y los buenos coros son de los mejor, cantante aceptable y los solos me parecen que pudieron ser mejores. La 5,7,8 y 9 son mis otras favoritas, "Never Stop Lovin' You" es mi tema favorito por cierto. Buen disco. 8.3/10
||Date: October 28, 2007 at 20:53|
|Buen Albun de Emergency con toques y chispas de un buen Melodic HardRock/AOR todo el super genero en uno solo escuchar Give it Up, Blackeyed Jeannie, Tell Me, talkin' bout Love, Never Stop Lovin You, y una balada para finalizar lo mejor del disco Night Are so Long y mi preferida Walk In my Shadow todo un temazo. con toda la potencia que debe de tener un buen tema de Hard Rock... saludos de Ica - Santiago estamos de aniversario jaja
||Date: March 5, 2009 at 13:49|
|Very cool band with very simalarities to China , Domain with a sound totally there own though . Nothing like there counter band from The Netherlands ... But a top 20 grab if you can find it , even the re-issue is out of print ....
||Date: June 7, 2009 at 15:43|
|LOVE SHOT ! What a get you in the mood, firecracking song
||Date: January 6, 2010 at 12:27|
|All arguements aside, most agree, this is remarkable stuff. Not to be confused with the Dutch band of the same name and same musical persuasion. Fronted by Vocalist Jose Manzano, known primarily for his work with NIAGRA and his solo Manzano album. There is a heap of powerful guitar flurries on this album courtesy of one Pierre Borden. In fact it probably has more guitar than keyboards which would please a majority of people. However, when required, the ivories provide the color in a sparing way, not a dense overload as most European bands tend to do. The production is top-notch, as can be expected from the Swiss. Overall, the band come across like a heavier version of TREAT meeting Dutch favorites 1ST AVENUE. This is another disc that gets regular rotation in my player....
|From: rick kerch vzla
||Date: February 14, 2011 at 20:52|
|Jose Antonio Manzano was considered the spanish version of David Coverdale(phisically & vocally)and that helped him to pursuit more or less a decent career in Spain and overseas...one clarification..this act was from Switzerland,not Germany as stated for some people above...they were looking for a singer and after some auditions they selected Manzano..."Boys Will Be Boys" ,"Movin'" rocks good,"Don't Look Back" a favorite,"Nights Are So Long" lovely ballad,"Blackeyed Jeannie" catchy one,"Tell Me" sounds ala Whitesnake with an AOR touch,"Never Stop Lovin' You" the best song of the album IMHO & "Walk In My Shadow" closes in a good rocking way /m/ ....a pleasant album surely...91/100
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