Album Description & Collectors information:


This album "MEAT LOAF - Blind Before I Stop" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs

"Blind Before I Stop" is the 1986 album by Meat Loaf. The album was produced in Germany by Frank Farian and was the first to fully embrace the 80's sound.

Music Genre:

American Rock-Pop 
Album Production information:

The album: "MEAT LOAF - Blind Before I Stop" was produced by: Frank Farian

Frank Farian ( real-name: Franz Reuther ) is from Germany and was a top-producer ( and singer ) of Euro-Disco during the 1970s. In the early years he created several songs with a "black" sound , as he was unsure to promote these songs properly he recruited Bobby Farrell, Marcia Barrett and Liz Mitchell to form the disco band: "Boney M.". This proved to be a great success formula for Farian as well as "Boney M."

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Zeke Lund, Tobias Freund

This album was recorded at: Far Studios, Rosbach, Germany from January 1986 through July 1986

Album cover design: STYLOROUGE, Nick Rowse

Album cover photography: Simon Fowler, Trevor Rogers

  Simon Fowler is a British photographer mainly known for photographing "Iron Maiden". For the album "Piece of Mind" he was called: Simon "Bullseye" Fowler.

Record Label Information:

Arista 207 741

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1986 Made in Germany / Holland
Complete Track-listing of the album "MEAT LOAF - Blind Before I Stop"

The detailed tracklist of this record "MEAT LOAF - Blind Before I Stop" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Execution Day
  2. Rock and Roll Mercaneries
  3. Getting Away with Murder
  4. One More Kiss ( Night of the Soft Parade)
  5. Blind Before I Stop
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Burning Down
  2. Standing on the Outside
  3. Mascukine
  4. Man and a Woman
  5. Special Girl
  6. Rock and Roll Hero
The Meat Loaf Vinyl Collection: Classic Rock Ballads and Theatrical Epics

The Meat Loaf vinyl collection features classic rock ballads and theatrical epics that have enthralled music lovers for over four decades.

Band Description:

  Meat Loaf is not just a classic comfort food, but also a legendary rock band. Led by the charismatic singer and actor Michael Lee Aday, known by his stage name Meat Loaf, the band has been entertaining audiences for over four decades with their theatrical performances and powerful rock ballads.


 Meat Loaf was formed in 1977 in Los Angeles, California, by Jim Steinman, a composer and producer, and Michael Lee Aday. Their debut album, "Bat Out of Hell," was released in 1977 and became an instant hit, selling over 43 million copies worldwide. The album featured some of their most popular songs, including "Paradise by the Dashboard Light," "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad," and the title track "Bat Out of Hell."

 The band's success continued with the release of their second album, "Dead Ringer," in 1981, and their third album, "Midnight at the Lost and Found," in 1983. However, their popularity waned in the mid-80s, and the band went on hiatus for several years.

 Meat Loaf made a comeback in the 90s with the release of "Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell," which featured the hit song "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)." The album sold over 14 million copies and earned the band a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance. They went on to release several more albums over the years, including "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" in 2006 and "Braver Than We Are" in 2016.


 Meat Loaf's music is known for its bombastic, operatic style and dramatic storytelling. Their songs often feature grandiose arrangements, soaring vocals, and epic guitar solos. Jim Steinman's songwriting style, which often incorporates elements of classical music and Broadway musicals, has been a major influence on the band's sound.

 Some of their most popular songs include "Paradise by the Dashboard Light," a duet with singer Ellen Foley that tells the story of a high school romance; "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad," a heart-wrenching ballad about a failed relationship; and "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)," a power ballad that features a soaring chorus and a spoken-word section.


 Meat Loaf's impact on the music industry cannot be overstated. Their bombastic sound and theatrical performances helped to redefine the rock genre in the 70s and 80s. Their influence can be heard in the music of many other bands, such as Queen, who were also known for their grandiose sound and theatrical performances.

 In addition to their musical legacy, Meat Loaf's impact can also be seen in popular culture. The band's music has been featured in numerous movies and TV shows, including the classic movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," in which Meat Loaf played the role of Eddie.