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Artist: Balance

Title: Equilibrium

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Balance Equilibrium Album Cover


Category: AOR

Year: 2009

Label: Frontiers (Italy)

Catalog Number: FR CD 402


Peppy Castro lead and backing vocals
Bob Kulick guitars
Doug Katsaros keyboards, backing vocals
Bret Chassen drums


1.  Twist of Faith  5:14   Listen
2.  Breathe  4:23   Listen
3.  Old Friends  5:11   Listen
4.  What Have U Done  4:14   Listen
5.  Winner Takes All  5:28   Listen
6.  Crazy Little Suzie  4:08   Listen
7.  Liar  4:09   Listen
8.  Walk Away  3:31   Listen
9.  Who You Gonna Love  4:48   Listen
10.  Forever  5:06   Listen
11.  Where the Rainbow Ends  3:52   Listen
Total Running Time:  50:04

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Existing comments about this CD

From: juan carlos Date: January 22, 2009 at 19:04
Pretty average Melodic Rock, nothing new to offer for me. "In For The Count/Balance" were Great albums but this return has not that same level. "Forever" "Where the Rainbow Ends" "Old Friends" and "Winner Takes All"are good ones in that order but the rest is forgettable in my opinion. 7.5/10

From: Hardwimp Date: January 26, 2009 at 9:14
Good album, with some nice Pomp.Peppy Castro's voice does however, on occasion, sound strained.

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From: Jez Date: February 5, 2009 at 13:16
Some of the songs on here are really really good, make that REALLY good and were written for the follow up to the mighty 'In For The Count' album and you can really tell. Stylewise, this is 100% Balance, from Kulick's guitar (which sounds excellent) throught to Peppy Castro's unmistakable voice. I heard that the production on this new one was really bad, but after two initial spins, it isn't too bad at all, I think the worst culprit here is the drum sound and generally muddy mix, It's not great admittedly, but I have heard alot worse in recent times to be honest and it certainly didn't ruin my enjoyment of it. Complaints have also been aimed towards Peppy Castro's vocals, and whilst I agree he doesn't have the voice he used to (who does nearly 30 years down the line), He still sounds ok to my ears - I think some of the reviews are being a little harsh to be honest

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From: Jez Date: February 5, 2009 at 13:17
Overall, thankfully, this is really a good album and not the disaster I have been reading about. It would have been great to have had the mega production of their previous 2 discs, which would have given this higher marks overall, but as it is, this is a disc that I really am going to be playing for a long while to come. Don't necessarily believe what you read.

From: motley Date: March 6, 2009 at 3:41
Are there any guest musicians on this album? A few websites are listing Bruce Kulick for playing additional bass on the album. Is that true?

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From: Jez Date: March 6, 2009 at 5:01
Bass is played by all three of the guys so it's says.

From: motley Date: March 10, 2009 at 7:07
I asked Bruce kulick about it and he confirmed that he played some bass on this album. Perhaps he is only doing it uncreditted.

From: Swazi Date: April 5, 2012 at 5:09
Hmmm ..., as much as I like the songs and melodies, I do have an issue with Peppy's vocals. He is "off" quite often, which is a real pity. I am not too cencerned about the production, though. I am not going to spin this one very often, I am afraid. There are much better releases out there.

From: rick kerch vzla Date: August 2, 2013 at 16:03
Not a so special come back but the first 3 tracks at least makes you wonder that this could have been a good release because of what the band represented back in the day with its 2 previous 80's releases...modern Pomp/AOR and with some direct rock added..."Twist Of Fate","Breathe" & "Old Friends" are directly into my book of faves then "Liar","Walk Away" & "Forever"(catchy) followed...nothing else 2 add but to wait the band's 4th effort...84/100

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