- The Revölution by Night
Name = The Revölution By Night
Type = studio
Blue Öyster Cult
Released = start date|1983|10
Hard rock, heavy metal
Length = 43:14
Label = Columbia
AllmusicRating|2|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:wmf4zfaheh2k link]
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"The Revölution By Night" is a
Blue Öyster Cult albumreleased in 1983.
# "Take Me Away" (
Eric Bloom, Aldo Nova) – 4:31
# "Eyes on Fire" (Gregg Winter) – 3:56
# "Shooting Shark" (
Donald Roeser, Patti Smith) – 7:09
# "Veins" (Roeser,
Richard Meltzer) – 3:59
# "Shadow of California" (
Joe Bouchard, Neal Smith, Sandy Pearlman) – 5:10
# "Feel the Thunder" (Bloom) – 5:48
# "Let Go" (Bloom, Roeser,
Ian Hunter) – 3:28
# "Dragon Lady" (Roeser, Broadway Blotto) – 4:08
# "Light Years of Love" (Bouchard, Helen Robbins) – 4:05
Eric Bloom– lead vocals, stun guitar
*Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser – lead guitar, vocals
Allen Lanier– keyboards, guitar
Joe Bouchard– bass, vocals
Rick Downey– drums, vocals
Aldo Nova– guitar
*Neal Smith – drums
Randy Jackson– bass
Bruce Fairbairn– producer
* This was the first album not to feature all of the band's founding members. Drummer
Albert Bouchardwas fired during the previous tour.
* This was the first Blue Öyster Cult album longer than 42 minutes (discounting double live albums).
* This album was produced by Bruce Fairbairn, who would later go on to produce three of the most popular albums by the band
Aerosmith- "Permanent Vacation", "Pump", and " Get a Grip".
Aldo Novais a guest guitarist on, and co-writer of, the track "Take Me Away."
Randy Jackson, of American Idolfame, plays the bass part on "Shooting Shark."
* The lyrics to "Shooting Shark" were based on a poem by
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