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Fright Night is the first studio album by the power metal band Stratovarius, released in May 1989 by Columbia Records.[3] A remastered edition was issued in 1993.[4]

Fright Night
Fright Night (album) cover.jpg
Cover art by Patrick Woodroffe
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 1989 (1989-05)
RecordedFinnvox Studios, Helsinki
Genre
Length40:30
LabelColumbia
ProducerStratovarius
Stratovarius chronology
Fright Night
(1989)
Twilight Time
(1992)
Singles from Fright Night
  1. "Future Shock" / "Witch-Hunt"
    Released: 1988[1]
  2. "Black Night" / "Night Screamer"
    Released: 1989[2]

Contents

Critical receptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [5]

Antti J. Ravelin at AllMusic gave Fright Night 2.5 stars out of 5, describing it as lacking variety and criticising the band for not playing particularly well together. He nonetheless recommended the album for fans of 1980s heavy metal and rock, saying that it was an important part of Stratovarius' discography.[5]

Track listingEdit

All music composed by Timo Tolkki.

No.TitleLyricsLength
1."Future Shock"Tuomo Lassila, Tolkki4:35
2."False Messiah"Tolkki5:20
3."Black Night"Lassila3:43
4."Witch-Hunt"Lassila3:22
5."Fire Dance"(instrumental)2:20
6."Fright Night"Lassila, Tolkki8:13
7."Night Screamer"Lassila4:48
8."Darkness"Tolkki6:57
9."Goodbye"(instrumental)1:12
Total length:40:30

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stratovarius – Future Shock". Discogs. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Stratovarius – Black Night". Discogs. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Stratovarius - Fright Night (album)". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Stratovarius – Fright Night". Discogs. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
  5. ^ a b Ravelin, Antti J. "Fright Night - Stratovarius". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 17 January 2014.

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