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CHATEAUX | 3CD Spirit Of Chateaux coming soon on Dissonance Productions…

CHATEAUX | 3CD Spirit Of Chateaux coming soon on Dissonance Productions…

CHATEAUX | 3CD Spirit Of Chateaux coming soon on Dissonance Productions…


  • 27 track, 3 disc set from cult NWOBHM act Chateaux featuring their first three full length studio albums, originally released on Ebony Records.
  • CD 1 features their debut cult classic full-length recording, ‘Chained And Desperate’, originally released in 1983, with two bonus tracks from the band’s rare 1982 debut 7” single. CD 2 features the follow up ‘FirePower’, originally released in 1984, while CD 3 features the band’s 1985 full length ‘Highly Strung’.

Chateaux formed in 1981 in Cheltenham, originally under the name Stealer, and made their recorded debut on the Ebony Records compilation ‘Metal Maniaxe’ with the song ‘Young Blood’, later released as a 7” single.

Chateaux’s debut ‘Chained And Desperate’ featured Steve Grimmett on vocals, who was also a member of Grim Reaper at the time, and later Onslaught and Lionsheart.

This release is complimented with the addition of liner notes from expert NWOBHM historian John Tucker, who conducted brand new interviews with Chateaux superfans Bill Steer (Carcass) and Ian Chains (Cauldron).

Classic Rock summed up the band neatly: “The cheery Cheltenham chaps had a lot of primitive punch, but also a neat line in massive melodies. ‘Chained And Desperate’, their debut, had Steve Grimmett of Grim Reaper on vocals to add a touch of class.”

DISC ONE 

Chained And Desperate

1  Chained And Desperate

2  Spirit Of The Chateaux

3  Burn Out At Dawn

4  The Dawn Surrendered

5  Straight To The Heart

6  Baton Rouge

7  Son Of Seattle

8  Shine On Forever

Bonus Tracks

9  Young Blood

10  Fight To The Last

DISC TWO

Fire Power

1  Rock And Roll Thunder

2  Roller Coaster

3  Eyes Of Stone

4  Hero

5  Run In The Night

6  White Steel

7  Street Angel

8  V8 Crash

DISC THREE

Highly Strung

1  Highly Strung

2  Turn It On

3  Hot Touch At Midnight

4  Phalanx

5  Chase The Sun

6  Through The Fire

7  First Strike

8  One Too Many

9  Midnight Star