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Catalog Number: CK 67722
keyboards, guitar, vocals
Remastered Re-issue in 2006 + bonus tracks
|1. ||Don't Stop Believin' ||4:10|
|2. ||Stone In Love ||4:25|
|3. ||Who's Crying Now ||5:01|
|4. ||Keep On Runnin' ||3:39|
|5. ||Still They Ride ||3:49|
|6. ||Escape ||5:16|
|7. ||Lay It Down ||4:13|
|8. ||Dead Or Alive ||3:20|
|9. ||Mother, Father ||5:28|
|10. ||Open Arms ||3:18|
|11. ||La Raza del Sol bonus track ||3:26|
|12. ||Don't Stop Believin' live bonus track ||4:19|
|13. ||Who's Crying Now live bonus track ||5:44|
|14. ||Open Arms live bonus track ||3:23|
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|Total Running Time:|| 59:31|
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Existing comments about this CD
||Date: May 5, 2001 at 13:09|
|Every tune on this one is killer! I always liked Greg Rollie, but Cain gave the band something extra when he joined.
|From: Amy Redding
||Date: May 17, 2001 at 12:39|
|One of my all-time favorite CD's. Every song on this one is so good, and there are some CLASSIC tunes here. One of their best.
||Date: May 18, 2001 at 1:05|
|The guitar solo on Who's Crying Now is probably Schons best on record. It is AMAZING. This whole album is tough to beat.
||Date: May 28, 2001 at 8:05|
|Journey is a clasic band. Can you really go wrong with any album that includes steve perry and neal schon?
|From: MIke G.
||Date: July 26, 2001 at 6:57|
|This is absolutely the best Journey album-EVER!!!!! It gives you everything from edgy hard rock to soulful, melodic ballads!! A true classic that is a must in your collection-ABSOLUTELY!!!!!!!
||Date: November 28, 2001 at 18:45|
|CLASSIC...CLASSIC...CLASSIC!!On of the few albums that deserves a 10!!!
||Date: January 2, 2002 at 16:36|
|The best AOR/melodic rock CD ever recorded. Period. END OF STORY.
||Date: April 26, 2002 at 3:44|
|Preach on Koogles! By far my favorite AOR release. Open Arms is my favorite song on here.
||Date: July 12, 2002 at 8:26|
|I agree with people that this may well be the best AOR album ever (Foreigner 4 gives it a run for its money).Schon's guitar is powerful and precise,Cain's keyboards are textured and melodic,the rhythm section is suitably tight,while Perry's singing is from another world. Don't Stop believin is a great opener,while Stone in love is underrated.Who's Crying now has one of the best guitar solos ever,Dead or Alive is excellent,while Open Arms may well be the best rock ballad of all time. Excellent.
||Date: July 27, 2002 at 6:46|
|From: AOR FAN
||Date: July 28, 2002 at 0:01|
|UNO DE LOS 5 MAS GRANDES, QUE VIVA EL AOR!
|From: Steve T
||Date: July 28, 2002 at 13:43|
|Pretty close to perfection. Everything clicks and it was never bettered by the band. Not surprisingly.
|From: Yo mismo
||Date: September 3, 2002 at 14:46|
|un disko impresionante...joder...ke viva al aor..
||Date: October 24, 2002 at 23:33|
| A TRUE MASTERPIECE!!!
|From: Tom Morton
||Date: January 25, 2003 at 21:00|
|Escape has eveything that AOR has to offer Perry's vocals are simply in a league of their own Schon's guitar work is simply awesome anyone who has any doubts that Journey is not one of the worlds best AOR bands just ain't listening to the right music every track will last for decades to come now thats what I call Rock!!!!.
||Date: January 30, 2003 at 14:50|
|THE BEST AOR ALBUM OF THE 80īS INCLUDING THE ANTHEMS 'STILL THEY RIDE' DONīT STOP BELIEVIN AND OPEN ARMS. ALEX
||Date: February 24, 2003 at 23:02|
|Great release,flat out classic.My favorite song is Escape.I think it shows the real talent across the board
||Date: April 14, 2003 at 5:48|
|This is the best record ever made. Steve Perry's voice is an incredible gift to mankind. Schon has more passion in his little finger than STYX or other bands that seem lame with the passing of time. The next best record is Journey frontiers, JOURNEY IS AOR. The next time you listen to open arms, or seperate ways..tell me that tyketto or harem scarem is really in the same class.Also can anyone explain how Journey is not in the Rocknroll hall of fame and Elvis Costello is?
|From: Komisches Buch-
||Date: May 20, 2003 at 17:55|
|The music of angel's choir, this is the AOR, not this Buch Walker music, that is the music of loudness with no keyboards. Journey music is AOR.
||Date: May 31, 2003 at 22:46|
|IL DISCO CHE HA INVENTATO L'A.O.R.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
||Date: September 29, 2003 at 13:33|
|A near masterpiece. I don't care if I get killed for this, but 'Open Arms' just oozes with sap. I never understood why a band that could produce a song like 'Escape' would even bother with 'Open Arms'. Now they have to play it live until the end of time. Other than that, this is one masterfully produced and executed album. 9/10.
||Date: November 28, 2003 at 13:20|
|JONATHAN CAIN el Dios d los teclados le dio un nuevo y genial aire a este grupazo, y se nota muchiiiisimo, solo hace falta escucharse temas tan absolutamente alucinantes como: WHO'S CRIYNG NOW, OPEN ARMS, DON'T STOP BELIEVIN'... para flipar un buen rato. ABSOLUTAMENTE IMPRESCINDIBLE PARA ENTENDER LO Q ES EL A.O.R.!!!
||Date: December 1, 2003 at 11:25|
|Don't Stop Believin'-Stone In Love - Who's Crying Now - Keep On Runnin'-Still They Ride - Escape - Lay It Down - Dead Or Alive Mother, Father - Open Arms... Cuantos discos habrān delegado semejante cantidad de clāsicos?.Uno de los tres mejores discos de Aor de la historia,sin dudas.Perry , Schon y Cain en su mejor momento, para elevar esta placa hacia el infinito.Absolutamente atemporal, y ya han pasado casi 23 aņos... 10/10 y solo porque la escala es 10. email@example.com
||Date: December 10, 2003 at 12:25|
|Con oir Donīt Stop Believinī queda dicho todo ,esta es otra obra maestra del AOR que nos graban estos genios Steve Perry,Neal Schon ,Ross Valory,Jonathan Cain y Steve Smith ,100/100
||Date: December 16, 2003 at 20:47|
|This album defines the term classic. Stone in Love is pretty much the ultimate driving tune. Neil Schon always had the perfect guitar tone for this style of music. Dead or Alive also seriously rocks.
||Date: January 9, 2004 at 19:25|
|It kills as non one else record i ever heard.
||Date: February 3, 2004 at 3:31|
|THEE ALBUM that got me into Journey! 'Don't Stop Believin'' has smart lyrics and great momentum. I remember listening to this song when we were taxiing on a Beoing-747 from Seoul to San Francisco in 1999. I felt like a patriotic American, even though I'm Canadian. 'Stone In Love', 'Who's Cryin' Now', 'Still They Ride', 'Mother, Father' definitely stand out for me. I like the blend of power-rockers and ballads. Gets a 10/10. CHEERS!!!
||Date: April 30, 2004 at 10:37|
|A true masterpiece. Wherever you might go from here, Journey is the starting point. The opener is surely one of the best heard on any hard rock album. Thanks to the remasters the sound is now crystal clear, making the mixture of screaming guitars, great vocal and dark piano passages even more exciting. Rock music, almost touchable. What else is there to add?
||Date: June 3, 2004 at 19:30|
|hy, I am looking for few bands I am ready to pay for I want them in MP3 CD. I am looking for Autograph, Alias both albums, Southgang, Mindstorm, Night Ranger, Cry Wolf, Sleeze Beez, Darby Mills, Cold Sweat, Company of wolves, Dillinger, Tangier. I am trying to get all the albums from these bands. firstname.lastname@example.org
||Date: July 7, 2004 at 17:47|
|Este disco sin duda es lo mejor del AOR. 11/10
||Date: July 11, 2004 at 19:25|
|Journey puts it all together for this AOR masterpiece. There is no filler anywhere to be found. Gone is the progressive/fusion sound of the first few albums, and a clean, crisp AOR sound is now ever present. This is the album that thrust Journey into the mainstream spotlight that they continued to exploit through the 80's. An epic album in AOR circles and a must own for any AOR fan (sorry, Freaky).
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: July 12, 2004 at 5:57|
|You don't have to excuse you, Rycheage, but I don't see the fuss about this release at all ! O.K. there are some good tracks on it as Don't Stop Believin' and 'Who's Crying Now', even 'Open Arms' but the rest ? Too soft ! This is a good record, not a masterpiece by miles. I would not even in my top hundred AOR albums of all time. I give this 7/10 ! I still prefer Frontiers that has their best song ever 'Don't Send Her My Love' ! That one gets 8,5/10 and that's the best I can give to Journey !
||Date: July 12, 2004 at 6:11|
|Freaky-explain soft. Stone in Love, Escape and Keep on Running are 3 of the heaviest songs Journey have released. Add to this Line of Fire from Departure and Edge of the Blade and Seperate Ways from Frontiers the mind boggles. ALL these tracks and there are lots more are heavier/ harder than anything Van Stephenson, Agent, I Ten have ever recorded. You state Open Arms and Who's Crying Now as good songs (the 2 lightest songs on the disc) and trhen complain Journey are too soft. Don't make sense!!
||Date: July 12, 2004 at 6:14|
|PS the song tyou like is actually called 'Send her my love' NOT 'Don't Send her my love'. (Deliberate mistake?) Freaky send me a PM of your all time top 100 albums. I would be interested to see A. what albums make your grade and B. How you can NOT include a Journey album in it. Seriously I am intrigued.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: July 12, 2004 at 17:07|
|Surgin, Drama, Breathless, Starship, Prism, Coney Hatch, Hounds, Aviator, Bricklin, The Storm, 707, Face Dancer, Gulliver, Stencil Forest, Level,Dixon House Band, Isle Of Men, Russ Ballard, Powerglide, Restless, Artica, Mariner (USA), Norway, Reckless (USA), Airborne, Captive Heart, Worrall, Wall Of Silence, Savatage, John Waite,Ron Collins,Winterkat, Cobra, Avalon,Genocide, Speedway BLVD., Shelter,Chrystal, Idle Cure, Trade Wind, Newman, Karroll Bros, X-15, Chapter, 8084, Just-If-I, Allies
|Heavy Harmonies Owner|
||Date: July 12, 2004 at 17:08|
|[material deleted] Freaky Feddy, please keep it on topic. For some reason you don't want to use the main message board for lengthy discussions. I suggest you learn how. The CD-specific threads are not a place for you to post a laundry list of your entire CD collection.
|From: AOR freaky
||Date: July 12, 2004 at 17:27|
|You're right Dan ! Excuses, but I wanted to prove someone something and that is : that there are I.M.O. more than hundreds of bands far better than Journey ! Sorry ! I won't happen again !
||Date: July 19, 2004 at 3:11|
|I have to say that this record is very overrated. I know it's a matter of taste in these cases. I've listened to most of the Journey records (Which I think are too many, I prefer bands who wait 2-3 years between their releases and put more work into it.) and what I think is that the songs are good and decent but they never really lift. The songs are pretty mediocre in my opinion. This is definately not the band I would sell north american AOR with. Bands like Giant, Harem Scarem, REO Speedwagon,
||Date: July 19, 2004 at 3:12|
|Bands like Giant, Harem Scarem, REO Speedwagon, Winger and Y&T (I know, not AOR)have much more feeling and heartache in their songs. I find Steve Perry to be a medium singer at best, his voice sounds uninspiring. But then this is a matter of taste, and taste differs.
||Date: September 20, 2004 at 13:09|
|The addition of Jonathon Cain took the band to a whole new level... One from which helped them dominate the entire decade.
|From: Rafo Phoenix
||Date: October 14, 2004 at 2:04|
|A VER, A GOOD ALBUM, PERO NO ALCANZA A LOS 2 SIGUIENTES, EN TEMAS Don't Stop Believin, Who's Crying Now, Still They Ride, LAS 3 MEJORES EL RESTO NO DA LA TALLA, ESTAN MAS INFLUENCIADOS EN EL SONIDO DE LOS 70, PARA EL AŅO QUE SALIO, EL MEJOR ALBUM SIN DUDA DE 1981 FUE DE LOVERBOY, THE SAME YEAR 1981 LOVERBOY HAVE THEIR ALBUM Get Lucky AN AUTHENTICATE JEWEL AND IS MUCH BETTER THAN THIS AND FOR ME IS THE BEST ALBUM OF 1981.
||Date: November 2, 2004 at 15:50|
|Rafo, te falto mensionar STONE IN LOVE tambien es muy buena.
|From: Axe Machine
||Date: November 29, 2004 at 9:49|
|When Journey finally rediscovered what they did right on the Infinity album and more. Jon Cain really adds depth to both the song writing and playing, Perry sounds class, Schon rips thru solos and features the tracks Lay It Down and Escape. What could be better? Classic.
||Date: December 2, 2004 at 20:35|
|This is where I have to admit...These guys can jam! Don't stop believin' was their strongest showing ever. Excellent musicianship! Now they earned the right to call themselves Journey.
||Date: December 5, 2004 at 3:37|
|DONīT STOP BELIEVIN, WHOīS CRYING NOW, OR ANY WAY YOU WANT IT are increible songs. Fans of harder AOR/HARD ROCK like NIGHT RANGER will also love this album. JOURNEY was a band that everybody liked back in the early 80s. JUDAS PRIEST fans, SURVIVOR fans, GILLAN fans, everybody. This album is one of the top 10 best AOR albums ever.
|From: para rafo phoen
||Date: January 23, 2005 at 20:15|
|MI ESTIMADO Rafo: los 70īS tambien fueron GENIALES, escuchate a bandas de primer nivel como QUEEN, new england, angel, electric light orchestra QUE SIN LUGAR A DUDAS SON LOS ORIGENES DE LO QUE CONOCEMOS COMO AOR ESCRIBEME SI GUSTAS PARA PLATICAR SOBRE EL TEMA A :email@example.com SALUDOS DE UN GRANDE PARA UN GRANDE DESDE MEXICO!!
||Date: January 23, 2005 at 20:18|
|ONE OF THE BEST ALBUMS OF ALLTIME AOR!!! 10/10
||Date: January 28, 2005 at 12:28|
|This is Journey's Best IMO, And they aren't Really my cup of Beer.. But this has some Great songs....they were firing on all six on this one!!!!!
|Heavy Harmonies Volunteer|
||Date: February 4, 2005 at 10:40|
|Not alot more can be said about this one. Classic in every sense, and a benchmark release in the wonderful world we know as AOR. This has everything you could want contained in in an AOR album. Some of the best 42 minutes and 39 seconds you will ever spend.
||Date: February 17, 2005 at 23:12|
|Classic, Classic, Classic!!!! Jim Peterik considers this album as one of the top 5 AOR albums of all time!!!! Need to say more???!!!! Journey rulezzz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
||Date: April 6, 2005 at 22:32|
|You ought to check out a band called artica from the u.s. They are going to be released again on a label from england called escape music. If you all like Journey folks you will really enjoy these guys. This band never really got off the ground but maybe nows the time for them who knows. Very strong with lots of keys and good vocal harmonies.
|From: juan carlos
||Date: October 23, 2005 at 20:47|
|gran disco! casi a la par con el frontiers.. estos 2 se disputan el cetro del 2do lugar de mis favoritas de Journey! stone in love, whoīs crying now, donīt stop believinī, still the ride, open arms.. vaya temitas!.. ;-) 9.5/10
|From: Missing the 70's
||Date: November 19, 2005 at 0:10|
|Great music for the time. A complete band.
||Date: January 31, 2006 at 19:35|
|maybe a bit overplayed now, but I just got the cd again, just great stuff, and for 81, one of the best!!!! Keep on Running, Escape, Mother, and Dead or alive, all killer hard aor songs amidst the ballads, just a great album and one of the greats!!!
||Date: February 1, 2006 at 15:10|
|The best AOR Band ever!!!! Panties and Bra's a flyin....10/10.
||Date: June 12, 2006 at 15:22|
|Don't Stop Believin',Stone In Love,Who's Crying Now,Keep On Runnin',Still They Ride,Escape,Lay It Down,Dead Or Alive,Mother, Father,Open Arms.Cuantos discos habrān delegado semejante cantidad de clāsicos?.Uno de los tres mejores discos de Aor de la historia,sin dudas.Perry,Schon y Cain en su mejor momento,para elevar esta placa hacia el infinito.Absolutamente atemporal,marcō un antes y un despučs en la historia del genero,y ya han pasado casi 25 aņos.10/10 firstname.lastname@example.org
||Date: July 19, 2006 at 10:43|
|PARA MÍ UN CLÁSICO, PERO TAMPOCO PARA CONSIDERARLO UNO DE LOS GRANDES ALBUMES DE AOR DE TODOS LOS TIEMPOS. TIENE 3 O 4 CANCIONES MUY BUENAS, PERO EL RESTO ABURRE. COMO DIGO, UN CLÁSICO, PERO NO PASA DE AHÍ.
|From: rick kerch vzla
||Date: April 29, 2007 at 11:38|
|Dante tiene cierta razon,un clasico pero tampoco el mejor.Las canciones son maravillosas tanto en composicion como en instrumentacion y la ya 'clasica'-'Don't stop believin'' pasara a ser inmortal (si es que ya no lo es)sin embargo hay otros albumes de bandas u artistas como Spys,Cannatta,Urgent que han editado grandes discos y no les consideramos clasicos.Anyway un muy buen disco de Journey y por ser el mejor de ellos o el mas comercial le doy 9/10.
|From: Carlos A.
||Date: April 30, 2007 at 19:25|
|Un clasico pero mas que todo un referente de la magica etapa que como todos saben culmina con la salida de Perry... 'Who's Crying Now', 'Don't Stop Believin'','Stone In Love' y (la que para contemporaneos fue su carta de presentacion) 'Open Arms' captan esa escencia Journey que escuchamos hasta nuestros dias mis favoritas el resto de temas tiene aun ese sonido espectrum 70īs un 91/100
||Date: June 3, 2007 at 5:26|
|Really decent aor,nothin'alse.I had to wait 8 tracks to hear 2 good songs(last 2).Really don't understand how people can love this band.Even if they are among the first aor bands they aren't among the best,IMO.6/10.
||Date: June 3, 2007 at 6:21|
|eeehhhh z4roxx you're too young to appreciate this masterpiece, the best thing is the more you listen the more you like. remembering it was released more than 25 years ago...9,5
|From: juan carlos
||Date: June 3, 2007 at 12:08|
|yep girapolli, Iīm absolutely agree with you, this masterpiece was released 26 years ago! Itīs incredible and by the time i must say that ESCAPE was one of the most influencial albums for the whole music in general. Hail JOURNEY. 9.5/10
|From: juan carlos
||Date: June 3, 2007 at 12:29|
|yep girapolli, Iīm absolutely agree with you, this masterpiece was released 26 years ago! Itīs incredible and by the time i must say that ESCAPE was one of the most influential albums for the whole music in general. Hail JOURNEY. 9.5/10
||Date: June 4, 2007 at 14:30|
|hey z4roxx when it comes out you were 5 years old and you heard it ? hahaha i know you're joking but if you give a listening remembering that it was made on 1981 you'll appreciate their innovative souns as some guys here told 'il disco che ha inventato l aor' aka 'the disc that create aor'
||Date: June 4, 2007 at 19:16|
|io sluts crazy l ho trovato a relativamente poco...in realta a me piaccion ma volevo prender x il culo i dupes mentecatti che puntano millions of $ e mi sorpassano ahahahahah
||Date: June 7, 2007 at 9:18|
|z4roxx had to wait 8 songs before finding a good song....WTF! What about 'Dont Stop Believin', 'Stone in Love', 'Who's Crying Now'... and more to the point 'Still They Ride' (possibly one of THE best AOR ballads of all time!), and the awesome 'Escape'...yeah right, they're all average....the fact is that this album is one of very few that can be rightly described as a classic of the genre. 10/10.
||Date: June 9, 2007 at 13:10|
|Hey!!Are you Lennie Paffo'The genius'?He was my fave wrestler in the 90's!!!!I am jokin'man,I always explain what I think about this band,for me is's the most overrated band in the aor history,can't add nothin'else.Cheers!!!!
||Date: June 11, 2007 at 7:48|
|Forget the 'Paffo' bit and you are spot on ;-) Hey each to their own, but this is pretty much regarded as one of the best in the genre. And as for Journey...well 'Escape' and 'Frontiers' would probably feature in most people's top 10 AOR albums of all time. & there are about 50 comments above which agree!
||Date: July 2, 2007 at 4:44|
|What else needs to be said? One of the all time CLASSICS of the genre, no collection is clomplete without it.
||Date: July 12, 2008 at 18:16|
||Date: August 23, 2008 at 18:16|
|Another of my top five essential AOR buys. No serious AOR collection can do without it. Every single track is pure genius commited to tape. Steve Perry's voice soars above all others Schon's guitar work is masterful and the songwriting is an absolute delight. Voted top AOR album of all time many moons ago in Kerrang magazine and that may well still be the case. It may not have been bettered and without it your life will have meant nothing. 100/100
||Date: January 24, 2010 at 23:38|
|This album is probably the last of the great Journey albums in my opinion. From Infinity to this album they could do no wrong, but after this they became kind of hit or miss. This really is a fantastic album, full of great choruses, melodies, and good rockin' songs. I read people saying "perfect AOR" and I would have to agree, this is as perfect of an album in this syle as you are going to find. I mean honestly, if you listen to those first four songs and don't absolutely love them I don't know what to tell you. I saw these guys when I was 12, it was my first concert. Infinity, Evolution, Departure, Escape, untouchable AOR as far as I'm concerned.
|From: hair metal again
||Date: June 6, 2011 at 3:46|
|fantastic release by JOURNEY back in 81!everything seems perfect here,from the sound,the musicianship,the songwriting ,the rockin attitude!many classic songs included like"don t stop believin","who s cryin now","open arms " and the fantastic "stone in love"!a must have for sure for every hard rocker
||Date: June 23, 2011 at 13:20|
|Amazing,classic,fantastic release from one of few kings of melodic rock(together Foreigner,Toto and Survivor)..no needs to say and introduce or describe this masterpiece,only listen to and enjoy!! 100/100 Desio75 from Italy
||Date: November 5, 2012 at 17:24|
|esta bien pero no es de lo mejor que han echo
|From: rick kerch vzla
||Date: April 19, 2014 at 22:41|
|This album marked a before and an after for the band...a very good album for sure that has in "Don't Stop Believin'" an anthem..."Stone In Love","Who's Crying Now"(nice),"Escape","Dead Or Alive" & "Open Arms"(beautiful)are in my book directly...not a complete masterpiece but sure it has all the ingredients to be among one of the best AOR/Melodic Rock releases of all times,without,as i said,being a complete masterpiece...90/100
||Date: April 18, 2018 at 6:57|
|Some nice songs, but I'm not thrilled with Journey as many people above are. Compared to other bands I've been listening to (Strangeways 'Walk in the Fire', Treat 'Dreamhunter', Europe 'Out of This World', Dare 'Out of the Silence') it doesn't sounds as good.
||Date: April 19, 2018 at 19:45|
|This is a favourite of mine that the band has never managed to surpass. I still really like Don't Stop Believin' despite all the airplay it continues to receive but the rest of the disc is better I think. The hard rocking Stone in Love, the bluesy Who's Crying Now and Still They Ride are all classics that any AOR lover will play again and again. My favourites though are Escape with its unforgettable chorus and solo and the soulful Open Arms which shows off the astounding range of Steve Perry. Essential stuff.
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