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When the World Falls Down
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Category: Melodic Metal
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Tony Ritchie lead and backing vocals|
Paul Curtis guitar, backing vocals
Ivan Gunn keyboards, backing vocals
Bill Yates guitar, backing vocals
Chris Dale bass, backing vocals
Lionel Hicks drums, percussion
|1. ||96.11.28:14:00 ||0:46|
|2. ||Against the Odds ||5:05|
|3. ||Overnight Sensation ||4:28|
|4. ||Can't Close the Book ||5:03|
|5. ||Hide Your Heart ||5:41|
|6. ||Balance of Power ||6:08|
|7. ||Don't Wait Until Tomorrow ||5:23|
|8. ||Something For Your Head ||5:54|
|9. ||When Love Is On Your Side ||6:52|
|10. ||The Real Thing (Carry On Dreaming) ||6:33|
|11. ||These Are the Days ||5:04|
|12. ||If Ever You Needed Someone ||4:38|
|13. ||Summer's Over ||5:08|
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|Total Running Time:|| 66:43|
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Existing comments about this CD
||Date: December 11, 2001 at 16:20|
|PROGESSIVE BUT MELODIC TOO. A GREAT RELEASE. WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED WITH THIS ONE.
|From: Davey J.
||Date: March 26, 2002 at 8:09|
|This is one of the great AOR/hard rock albums of all time. Right up there with Harem Scarem "Mood Swings". This band does everything Journey does, but better. Great memorable melodies which come back to me throughout the day. Strong vocals plus guitar breaks which would make impress Schenker. Some of the slow songs remind me of The Babys ballads. Do yourself a favor and get the Jap import with the bonus song. Cheers.
||Date: July 7, 2002 at 13:36|
|SUPER!!!!!'Hide Your Heart' IS A MASTERPIECE!!!!!YEAH!!!!!!!
||Date: December 7, 2003 at 0:07|
|This debut is different from their succeeding album. But overall a really good album. A++++++
|From: Cesar - Brazil
||Date: May 3, 2004 at 11:15|
|Tony Ritchie on vocals is the best to Balance Of Power. He needs to come back on vocals! United State of Mind is nice but Tony Ritchie is much better in Balance of Power (on the vocals).
||Date: January 25, 2005 at 18:46|
|I recently got this cd .I just want to know what took me so long to hear of them?They really get my juices flowing.Strongly recommend.
||Date: January 25, 2005 at 19:13|
|Como dicen de gustos y colores, el cantante me parece que fue reemplazado por que no daba, Lance King tampoco me parecía lo máximo por la voz demasiada aguda por momentos pero es mucho mejor. El disco no me parece nada del otro mundo,no es malo pero muy superiores son los siguientes aunque claro se volvieron más heavy. Para mi gusto las mejores son la 3 y el bonus japonés. Lo que si me ha sorprendido es el grupo Pyramaze donde canta Lance parece otro.
|From: juan carlos
||Date: March 27, 2005 at 20:58|
|bueno me encanta este album!, una excelente produccion y el melodicrock que tocan me encanta, para mi el cantante esta aceptable y es muy bien apoyado por los coros, los solos son excelentes.. le pongo un 9/10. y con bonus (gracias beto! ;-)
|From: The Walrus
||Date: April 13, 2005 at 10:35|
|Paul Curtis is back with a new band 'Tytus Groan' Click on his name above
||Date: October 12, 2007 at 23:12|
|Que buen Melodic Hard Rock, despidiendo los 90's aqui balance Of power nos deja tremenda obra temas melodicos muy parejos casi todos pero nada como "Summer's Over" Y "Cant Loose The Book" unos sonidos bestiales lo mejorsito del Dizco..
||Date: October 13, 2007 at 2:57|
|GOOD CD 80/100 melodic metal/BRITISH AOR /° the next ALBUMS will be HEAVIER and better ! GOOD ANYWAY you can find singer TONY RICHIE in USM "silver step child" WHICH is similar to this one OR as a bass player with....BALANCE OF POWER
||Date: October 13, 2007 at 11:19|
|Not a bad album but they really don't hit their stride until Lance King joins the mix. Not that Tony Ritchie is bad but Lance just took them to that next level.
||Date: August 19, 2013 at 15:42|
|I'm listening this song right now Against the Odds is lethal Saludos desde ICA-Arequipa
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