SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC 12" Vinyl LP Album

Crusader is the sixth album by the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) band Saxon, it was released in 1984

The album has been produced and engineered by Kevin Beamish who has worked on several albums for Leatherwolf and Saxon during the 1980s.

This 12" LP black vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos, artwork, album production details and lyrics of all the songs.

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Album Fact Sheet: SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC

Music Genre:
 NWOBHM British Heavy Metal
Album Production information:

The album: "SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC" was produced by: Kevin Beamish

Kevin Beamish is an American music producer, sound engineer, during the 1980s he has produced and engineered several heavy metal albums for bands like: Leatherwolf and Saxon.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Kevin Beamish, Bruce Barris

Bruce Barris (Sound Engineer, Producer) during the 1980s he has been producing and engineering music albums for the Heavy Metal bands like: Leatherwolf, Sanctuary, Saxon, Shok Paris..

This album was recorded at: Sound City, LA

Mastered by George Marino at: Sterling Sound, New York City, NY

George Marino (1947-2012)  Senior Mastering Engineer at Sterling Sound N.Y.C., he was probable the most experienced sound mastering engineer in the world and has mastered hundreds of discs in all music genres. Jump to a list that covers the Heavy Metal albums he has mastered during the 1980s

Album cover design: Paul Gregory

Record Company / Catalog number / Label:  Carrere 66081
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram  
Year & Country:  1984 Made in France

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Inner Sleeve   of "SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC" Album

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Photo of "SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Biff Byford - Vocals

      Biff Byford (real-name: Peter Rodney Byford) born in the year 1951 in Honley, West-Yorkshire in England. Lead singer in the bands “Son of a Bitch” from 1977 until 1978, followed by SAXON from 1977 until now.

  • Graham Oliver - Guitar

      Graham Oliver a guitarist and bass player , born in 1952 Mexborough, England. He was founding member and one of the main song-writer in the British Heavy Metal band Saxon. He started his career around 1975 in a band called “Son of a Bitch”.

  • Paul Quinn - Guitar

      Paul Quinn (full-name: Paul Anthony Quinn) is one of original founding members of Saxon and started in the Coast and "Son Of Bitch Bands"

  • Steve Dawson - Bass

      Steve "Dobby" Dawson was born in 1952 , bass guitar player and one of the founding members of the British Heavy Metal band “SAXON”

  • Nigel Glockler - Drums

Complete Track-listing of the album "SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC"

The detailed tracklist of this record "SAXON - Crusader NWOBHM FOC" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. The Crusader Prelude (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 1:05
  2. Crusader (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 6:33
  3. A Little Bit Of What You Fancy (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 3:50
  4. Sailing To America (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 5:03
  5. Set Me Free (A. Scott) 3:13
  6. Just Let Me Rock (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 4:11
  7. Bad Boys (Like To Rock N' Roll) (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 3:24
  8. Do It All For You (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler/Beamish) 4:42
  9. Rock City (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 3:16
  10. Run For Your Lives (Byford/Quinn/Oliver/Dawson/Glockler) 3:53

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