SCORPIONS LOVE AT FIRST STING France BANNED COVER 12" VINYL LP

  This is the original album cover, an alternate cover showing a photo of the band members is used in several department store chains since they refused to carry the original album cover art.

 

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Album Production Information:

 

This album "Love at First Sting" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos of Scorpions.

Music Genre:

 
German Heavy Metal 

Album Production information:

 

The album: "Love at First Sting" was produced by: Dieter Dierks for Breeze Music Switzerland.

  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"

Photos by Helmut Newton

Label Information:

 
Harvest 2400071  

Media Format:

 
12" Vinyl Stereo Full-Length Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+LP) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1984 Made in France

Band Members and Musicians on: Scorpions Love at First Sting

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

    Klaus Meine 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 is considered one of the greatest rock singers of all time and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    He co-wrote many of the band's most famous songs, including "Wind of Change" and "Still Loving You". He is considered one of the most distinctive and powerful singers in the hard rock and heavy metal genres, and is known for his high-pitched tenor voice. Meine joined the Scorpions in 1969 and has been the band's lead singer ever since. He has also been involved in various solo projects and collaborations with other musicians throughout his career.

    Meine made a guest-appearance on Michael Schenker's album "Rock Will Never Die".

  • Rudolf Schenker

    Rudolf Schenker - Founder and Guitarist with the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Scorpions" and founder of the rock band Scorpions. He was born on 31 August 1948 in Hildesheim, Germany. He formed Scorpions in 1965, and has been a member of the band ever since. In addition to playing guitar, Schenker is also a songwriter and occasional vocalist for the band. He is known for his distinctive guitar style, which combines elements of hard rock, heavy metal, and classical music. He is considered one of the most important figures in the German hard rock and heavy metal scene. He has been inducted into the Guitar World Hall of Fame in 2014.

    Rudolf is brother of Michael Schenker and Barbara Schenker. He uses guitar made by the German guitar maker Dommenget.

    See also Michael Schenker

    - Guitars
  • Matthias Jabs - Guitars

      Matthias Jabs is guitarist with "Scorpions" since 1978. Before joined Scorpions he played ( together with Herman Rarebell ) in the Fargo Rock band from Hannover, Germany.

  • 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.

  • Herman Rarebell - Drums

      Herman Rarebell has been drummer with "Scorpions" from 1978 until 1995. Before joining Scorpions he played ( together with Matthias Jabs ) in the Fargo band from Hannover, Germany.

Track Listing of: "Love at First Sting"

    Tracks:
  1. Bad Boys Running Wild (Meine/Rarebell/Schenker) 3:54
  2. Rock You Like a Hurricane (Meine/Rarebell/Schenker) 4:11
  3. I'm Leaving You (Meine/Schenker) 4:16
  4. Coming Home (Meine/Schenker) 4:58
  5. Same Thrill (Meine/Schenker) 3:30
  6. Big City Nights (Meine/Schenker) 4:08
  7. As Soon as the Good Times Roll (Meine/Schenker) 5:01
  8. Crossfire (Meine/Schenker) 4:31
  9. Still Loving You (Meine/Schenker) 6:26

Album cover photos of : Scorpions Love at First Sting

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Back Cover  Photo of "Love at First Sting" Album
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Photo of Scorpions on the Inner Cover   of "Love at First Sting" Album

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Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.

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  Scorpions is a German rock band that was formed in 1965 in Hanover, Germany. The band's original lineup consisted of Klaus Meine (vocals), Rudolf Schenker (guitar), Matthias Jabs (guitar), Francis Buchholz (bass), and Herman Rarebell (drums). The band's early years were spent playing in clubs and bars in Germany, and they released their first album, "Lonesome Crow," in 1972.

 In the following years, Scorpions released several successful albums, including "Fly to the Rainbow" (1974), "In Trance" (1975), and "Taken by Force" (1977). The band gained international fame in the 1980s with the release of the albums "Animal" (1982) and "Blackout" (1982). These albums produced several hit songs, including "No One Like You," "Rock You Like a Hurricane," and "Still Loving You."

 In the 1990s, Scorpions released several more successful albums, including "Crazy World" (1990) and "Face the Heat" (1993). The band also gained a new generation of fans with the release of their power ballad "Wind of Change," which became a hit in many countries and was written by Scorpions lead singer Klaus Meine.

 In 2015 Scorpions announced that their 17th studio album "Return to Forever" would be their last one, and that they would retire from touring after the album's release. However, in 2018 the band announced a new album, "Born to Touch Your Feelings - Best of Rock Ballads" and a world tour.

 Throughout their career, Scorpions has sold over 100 million records worldwide and has received numerous awards and accolades for their contributions to the music industry. They are considered one of the most successful German rock bands of all time.


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