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Dangerous Games: Expanded Edition

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Dangerous Games: Expanded Edition

Alcatrazz

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This set includes remastered audio, plus new liner notes from Classic Rock’s Malcolm Dome based on recent interviews with Graham Bonnet. The Graham Bonnet Band and a reformed Alcatrazz will be touring together in 2017.

Catalog ID: HNECD066.

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• After achieving worldwide recognition fronting Rainbow in 1980, Graham Bonnet returned to his solo career for 1981’s “Line-Up” (also available on HNE) followed by a very brief stint with The Michael Schenker Group for 1982’s “Assault Attack”, before forming Alcatrazz in 1983, with Swedish guitar maestro Yngwie J. Malmsteen.

• Alcatrazz released a total of three studio albums; “No Parole From Rock ‘N’ Roll” in 1983, “Disturbing The Peace” in 1985, where Malmsteen was replaced by former Frank Zappa alumni Steve Vai, before he in turn left to join David Lee Roth, and be replaced by guitarist Danny Johnson, for 1986’s “Dangerous Games”.

• Among the originals included on “Dangerous Games” was a cover of The Animals’ ‘It’s My Life’, as well as a re-reading of ‘Only One Woman’, a song written by Robin, Maurice and Barry Gibb that had previously been a hit for Graham’s pop duo The Marbles way back in 1968.

• Also included is a very rare and previously unreleased live “audience” recording from Long Island, captured in November 1986 on the “Dangerous Games” tour. Included are unique, if rough and ready versions of Alcatrazz classics ‘Island In The Sun’ and ‘God Blessed Video’, as well as Rainbow hits ‘Since You Been Gone’ and ‘All Night Long’.

• The set includes remastered audio, plus new liner notes from Classic Rock’s Malcolm Dome based on recent interviews with Graham Bonnet. The Graham Bonnet Band and a reformed Alcatrazz will be touring together in 2017.

1. IT’S MY LIFE
2. UNDERCOVER
3. THAT AIN'T NOTHIN’
4. NO IMAGINATION
5. OHAYO TOKYO
6. DANGEROUS GAMES
7. BLUE BOAR
8. ONLY ONE WOMAN
9. THE WITCHWOOD
10. DOUBLE MAN
11. NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STAR

BONUS TRACKS*
LIVE AT LONG ISLAND, NY, USA
29TH NOVEMBER 1986
12. ISLAND IN THE SUN
13. IT’S MY LIFE
14. UNDERCOVER
15. GOD BLESSED VIDEO
16. DOUBLE MAN
17. WIRE AND WOOD
18. SINCE YOU BEEN GONE
19. ALL NIGHT LONG

*PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED AUDIENCE RECORDING
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