SCORPIONS IN TRANCE UNCENSORED ORIG UK ENGLAND NO BARCODE Vinyl LP Gallery

  The original version of the album cover clearly showing the cover model's bare breast hanging down towards the guitar.

 "In Trance" is the 1976 album by German hard rock band Scorpions. The album cover shows a woman smashing a guitar, with one of her breasts exposed. This album cover gained controversy and has since been changed so that the breast is covered up. This is the original version of the album cover clearly showed the cover model's bare breast hanging down towards the guitar. Later releases have the breast blacked out so that it is not visible. This is the first of many Scorpions album covers that have been censored.

 

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Close-up photo of the record's "RCA VICTOR" "RS 1039" Record Label

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Collectors information & Description:

 

"In Trance" is the 1976 album by German hard rock band Scorpions. This is the original version of the album cover clearly showed the cover model's bare breast hanging down towards the guitar. Later releases have the breast blacked out so that it is not visible. This is the first of many Scorpions album covers that have been censored.

Music Genre:

 
German Heavy Metal, Hard Rock 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "SCORPIONS - In Trance Uncensored Album cover" was produced by: Dieter Dirks

  Dieter Dierks from Stommeln, Germany is a musician, sound engineer, producer, music publisher and studio owner. During the 1970s responsible for the recordings of many so called "Krautrock" bands like: "Ihre Kinder", "Ash Ra Tempel", "Tangerine Dream", "Witthüser & Westrupp", Hoelderlin, Wallenstein, "Birth Control", "Guru Guru", Embryo, "Popol Vuh", Bröselmaschine, "Amon Düül" and "Floh de Cologne". As of the late 1970s he has been responsible for the recordings of the "Scorpions", "Accept", "Twisted Sister" and many many other bands. Dieter Dierks was also founder of "Dierks Studios" and "Breeze Music"

This album was recorded at: Dierks-Studios.

  Dierks Studios , a Sound recording studio and media company, founded and owned by Dieter Dierks in Stommeln, Cologne, Germany.

Album cover design: CoDesign/Dirichs

Album cover photography: Michael von Gimbut

Michael von Gimbut a German photographer who has taken photographs of bands like: Can, Michael Chapman, Scorpions, Supermax, Udo Lindenberg and many others. Some of his works has been used on album covers. Most notably the controversial album covers of "In Trance" and "Virgin Killer" by the Scorpions

Label Information:

 
RCA Victor RS 1039 PPL1 4128

Media Format:

 
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1975 Made in UK England

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: SCORPIONS - In Trance Uncensored

    Scorpions Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Klaus Meine - Lead Vocals

    Klaus Meine is a German singer and was born 1948, Hannover, Germany. He has been lead singer with the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Scorpions" since 1969. Meine made a guest-appearance on Michael Schenker's album "Rock Will Never Die".

  • Ulrich Roth - Lead Guitars, Vocals

    Ulrich Roth ( also known as Uli Jon Roth ) a German guitar player and best known as the Lead Guitarist of the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Scorpions". He started his career in a band called "Dawn Road" around 1973. The band-members Uli Jon Roth, Achim Kirschning, Francis Buchholz, Jürgen Rosenthal joined Rudolf Schenker and Klaus Meine to form "Scorpions". Roth was guitarist with "Scorpions" from 1974 until 1977 and formed is proper band "Electric Sun".

  • Rudolf Schenker - Guitars

    Rudolf Schenker - Founder and Guitarist with the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Scorpions" since it's formation in 1964. Rudolf is brother of Michael Schenker and Barbara Schenker. He uses guitar made by the German guitar maker Dommenget.

  • Francis Buchholz - Bass

    Francis Buchholz - Bass guitar player from Hannover, Germany and was born in 1954. Buchholz started his musical career , together with Ulrich Roth and Hans-Jurgen Rosenthal, during 1972 in a band called "Dawn Road". "Dawn Road" dismantled around 1974 and members joined "Scorpions". Buchholz performed with the Scorpions from 1973 until 1992.

  • Rudy Lenners - Drums

    Rudy Lenners - Drums, Producer, Illustrator is from Belgium and was born in 1952. Lenners has been performing with "Scorpions" from 1975 until 1977. He replaced Jürgen Rosenthal and appeared on two Scorpions albums: "In Trance" and "Virgin Killer", he was replaced by Herman Rarebell in 1977. in 1983 Lenners performed with the Belgian band "Key West" and recorded te album "First Invasion". Later during 1985 he played drums with the "Steelover" band.

Complete Track-listing of the album "SCORPIONS - In Trance Uncensored"

The detailed tracklist of this record "SCORPIONS - In Trance Uncensored" is:

    Track-listing :
  1. Dark Lady 3:25 (U. Roth)
  2. In Trance 4:42 (R. Schenker/K. Meine)
  3. Life's Like a River 3:50 (U. Roth/R. Schenker/C. Fortmann)
  4. Top of the Bill 3:22 (R. Schenker/K. Meine)
  5. Living & Dying 3:18 (R. Schenker/K. Meine)
  6. Robot Man 2:42 (R. Schenker/K. Meine)
  7. Evening Wind 5:02 (U. Roth)
  8. Sun in My Hand 4:20 (U. Roth)
  9. Longing for Fire 2:42 (R. Schenker/U. Roth)
  10. Night Lights 3:14 (U. Roth)

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