Outsider (Uriah Heep album)

Outsider is the 23rd studio album by Uriah Heep, released in Europe in June 2014 by Frontiers Records. It was produced by Mike Paxman and it is the first album with bassist Dave Rimmer.[4] Cover art was created by Igor Morski.

Outsider
Uriah Heep Outsider.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 2014
RecordedJanuary - February 2014
StudioLiscombe Park Studio in Buckinghamshire, UK
GenreHard rock, progressive rock, heavy metal
Length49:00
LabelFrontiers
Avalon (Japan)
ProducerMike Paxman
Uriah Heep chronology
Into the Wild
(2011)
Outsider
(2014)
Living the Dream
(2018)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Record Collector3/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard7.5/10[2]
Ultimate Guitar8/10[3]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Mick Box and Phil Lanzon, except "The Outsider" by Box, Lanzon and P.C. Lanzon.

No.TitleLength
1."Speed of Sound"4:56
2."One Minute"4:54
3."The Law"5:24
4."The Outsider"3:22
5."Rock the Foundation"4:07
6."Is Anybody Gonna Help Me?"5:07
7."Looking at You"3:36
8."Can't Take That Away"4:55
9."Jessie"3:59
10."Kiss the Rainbow"5:12
11."Say Goodbye"3:34
Japanese edition bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
12."One Minute (60 Seconds)" 
13."Between Two Worlds" (live) 

PersonnelEdit

Uriah Heep
Production
  • Mike Paxman – producer
  • Steve Rispin, Peter Waterman – engineers
  • Mark 'Tufty' Evans – mixing at Croosh Alley Studios
  • Bob Fairshield – mastering

Chart performanceEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[5] 129
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[6] 74
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[7] 28
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 32

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pinfold, William (July 2014). "Uriah Heep - Outsider". Record Collector. No. 429. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  2. ^ Kaiser, Boris (25 June 2014). "Reviews: Uriah Heep - Outsider". Rock Hard (in German). No. 326. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Outsider review by Uriah Heep". Ultimate Guitar. 30 June 2014.
  4. ^ URIAH HEEP: 'Outsider' Album Details Revealed (Blabbermouth.net)
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Uriah Heep – Outsider" (in French). Hung Medien.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Uriah Heep – Outsider" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Uriah Heep: Outsider" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  8. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.