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Title: Streets - A Rock Opera
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Label: Atlantic Records
Catalog Number: 7 82320-2
Johnny Lee Middleton
|1. ||Streets |
|2. ||Jesus Saves |
|3. ||Tonight He Grins Again/Strange Reality |
|4. ||A Little Too Far |
|5. ||You're Alive/Sammy and Tex |
|6. ||St. Patrick |
|7. ||Can You Hear Me Now |
|8. ||New York City Don't Mean Nothing |
|9. ||Ghost in the Ruins |
|10. ||If I Go Away |
|11. ||Agony and Ecstasy/Heal My Soul |
|12. ||Somewhere in Time/Believe |
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Existing comments about this CD
||Date: August 3, 2003 at 23:29|
|Wow what great memories this album brings back! Listened to it non-stop in 91' and still stands the test of time. Great concept going on here and "Believe" still gives me a tear in my eye and a lump in my throat 12 years later. A "concept" album that we all can relate to without being too complicated and too smart for their own good as a s#@tload of "metal" concept albums tend to be. In my top 10 cd's and why these guys weren't HUGE is beyond my comprehension. 9.5 out of 10.
||Date: September 2, 2003 at 14:11|
|The day has Come!!! The heavyharmonies now support SAVATAGE! O, joy to people. This album is one of the best albums in musical history and certinly one of the best things what can Hard Rock/Heavy Metal give you. 9.6/10. A must for all music listeners not only rockers.
|From: John R
||Date: September 15, 2003 at 5:41|
|This is my favourite album of all time. Brilliant musicianship, powerful emotive vocals and stunning production. Favourite tracks are Tonight he grins again, Ghost in the ruins and Believe - but there are no ordinary tracks. Savatage are unquestionably the best band in their genre but incredibly, relatively unknown outside of metal circles.
||Date: October 20, 2003 at 16:47|
|Some people were born with a great charisma,a special talent in writting great songs that speak to the heart!there are albums cursed to be remembered forever!!SAVATAGE are such people and STREETS is a classic album!!fantastic!!Get it as soon as possible!!I'm the way,i'm the light...!!!!!
||Date: November 28, 2003 at 2:52|
|Pretentious little "rock opera", yet it does deliver some songs that stand well on their own. "If I Go Away" & "Believe" are such truly great ballads that they let you forget some of the weaker songs that pop up on this disc. This one is definitely not for everyone, but it does contain a few gems.
|From: Fat Freddy
||Date: January 2, 2004 at 11:08|
|I can still remember bringing this tape home, playing it for the first time and being totally, completely, utterly blown away. Many albums are better listened to as "background music" while you work, play, or do other things, but STREETS demanded that you sit down (preferably with headphones) and give the album your complete attention. It's still in my top 10 of all time after all these years.
||Date: January 3, 2004 at 22:00|
|R.I.P. Criss Oliva!!! We all miss you!!This is his masterpiece...
||Date: February 6, 2004 at 16:10|
|Este es el resultado de una evoluci˛n notable,que en este disco alcanz˛ su punto cumbre.La banda explota su creatividad en todo sentido.LA historia,por poco original que sea,queda eclipsada por la m¨sica,desde la composici˛n,la ejecuci˛n y la producci˛n.Todas las ideas estÓn en su punto justo,y ademÓs Jon canta como nunca.Un disco que emociona,al que nada le falta,y que con el tiempo debe tornarse en un clÓsico del H.M.A la altura del Operation Mindcrime.10/10. email@example.com
|From: From: Alejandro
||Date: February 6, 2004 at 16:15|
|From: Alejandro (---.) Date: February 6, 2004 at 16:10 Este es el resultado de una evoluci˛n notable,que en este disco alcanz˛ su punto cumbre.La banda explota su creatividad en todo sentido.LA historia,por poco original que sea,queda eclipsada por la m¨sica,desde la composici˛n,la ejecuci˛n y la producci˛n.Todas las ideas estÓn en su punto justo,y ademÓs Jon canta como nunca.Un disco que emociona,al que nada le falta,y que con el tiempo debe tornarse en un clÓsico del H.M.A la altura del Operat
||Date: May 10, 2004 at 21:09|
|this is one unbelivable masterpiece. This cd is also in my to 10. Tonight he ginds again and Believe are two amazing songs.
||Date: June 7, 2004 at 13:46|
|posiblemente el mejor cd de la historia del heavy metal y creo que no me paso mucho.cuando salio este cd en el 91 se rumoreo de llevarlo al cine tipo el muro de pink floyd fue una lastima que no se hiciera.larga vida a savatage.
||Date: August 31, 2004 at 10:03|
|Great concept,great album....
|From: Kryiis Karl
||Date: October 22, 2004 at 1:19|
|Savatage music is of an ambitious kind. Based on Cris and jon Oliva at that time, they had reasons to be. This release really contains great moments of heavy rock. Jon Oliva is a great vocalist with very personal vibe, showing a wide range of emotions (fragile to unbelievable fierceness). While Cris Oliva is a very melodic and talented guitar player, in a not too showy way. The only problem with this Savatage to me is the production which is often really average and lack depth and power.
||Date: November 26, 2004 at 9:01|
|Este es el resultado de una evoluci˛n notable,que en este disco alcanz˛ su punto cumbre.La banda explota su creatividad en todo sentido.LA historia,por poco original que sea,queda eclipsada por la m¨sica,desde la composici˛n,la ejecuci˛n y la producci˛n.Todas las ideas estÓn en su punto justo,y ademÓs Jon canta como nunca.Un disco que emociona,al que nada le falta,y que con el tiempo debe tornarse en un clÓsico del H.M. A la altura del Operation Mindcrime.10/10. firstname.lastname@example.org
||Date: January 4, 2005 at 7:10|
|IL MIGLIOR ALBUM DEI SAVA GRANDISSIMI LONG LIVE SAVATAGE 10/10
||Date: January 14, 2005 at 11:19|
|Another great album, this one makes me cry everytime i hear believe and if i go away, this is one of Savatage best composed cds, jon's voice and criss' guitar express so much, like in tonight he grins, ghost in the ruins, jesus saves, new york city... a classic
||Date: July 6, 2006 at 7:50|
|Savatage en su mejor momento. Lastima que j.Oliva no pueda volver a cantar como lo hizo en este disco. Joyas como "Streets", "jesus saves", "tonight he grins again","ghost in the ruins" i baladas preciosas, sublimes y emotivas como la inmensa "believe", la triste "If I go away", la preciosa "A little to far"...hacen de este disco el mejor de Savatage. Un disco conceptual como pocos, soberbio, supremo, fantastico. 9,5 le doy.(y ademas con muchas de sus partituras para piano en su website!)
||Date: January 18, 2008 at 13:34|
|best album by the best band ever fucking amazing.
|From: peter neal
||Date: May 27, 2008 at 14:09|
|an absolute masterpiece: songs like "Tonight He Grins Agains", "Somewhere In Time", and expecially "Believe" are THE history!
||Date: December 5, 2008 at 11:40|
|the best almbum that was ever made, amazing vocals guitars absolutely brilliant
||Date: March 26, 2021 at 13:43|
|In 2013, Savatage re-released this album as a "narrated version". Apparently, this was the intended version from the start but the record company baulked at the concept. I have this version and can confirm it is superior to the original release. With the narratives between tracks the story makes more sense. The voice acting and sound effects during the narrative tracks are of highest quality. You already know that the music is excellent, but now the story is fleshed out as well. This is the way Streets should have been released at the start. Best tracks are Jesus Saves and Ghost in the Ruins. If you don't own this album yet, buy the narrated version! 80/100 for the original, 90/100 for the narrated version.
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