Rampant (album)

Rampant is the fifth studio album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in 1974. It was the third of their LP albums to be produced by Roger Glover, and proved to be the last time they would work with him.

Rampant
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Studio album by
Released26 April 1974 (UK)
July 1974 (US)
RecordedMontreux, Switzerland
GenreHard rock
Length50:26 (39:43 vinyl).
LabelUK: Mooncrest (original release)
Mountain Records (later 1974 reissue)
Castle (1992 & 1997 CD reissues)
Snapper (2004 CD reissue)
US: A&M
Europe: Vertigo
ProducerRoger Glover, Manny Charlton
Nazareth chronology
Loud 'n' Proud
(1973)
Rampant
(1974)
Hair of the Dog
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The track "Loved and Lost" was sampled by DJ Shadow on "Enemy Lines" from his 2011 album The Less You Know, The Better.

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet unless otherwise noted.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Silver Dollar Forger (Parts 1 & 2)"5:36
2."Glad When You're Gone"4:17
3."Loved and Lost"5:12
4."Shanghai'd in Shanghai"3:43
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
5."Jet Lag" 6:43
6."Light My Way" 4:09
7."Sunshine" 4:15
8."a) Shapes of Things"
"b) Space Safari"
a) McCarty, Relf, Samwell-Smith
b) Agnew, Charlton, McCafferty, Sweet
6:21

30th Anniversary Bonus TracksEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
9."Shanghai'd in Shanghai" (US version) 3:42
10."Shapes of Things" (single edit)McCarty, Relf, Samwell-Smith3:21
11."Sunshine" (edited version) 2:59
12."Silver Dollar Forger" (edited version) 3:49

Salvo Records Remaster Bonus TracksEdit

Salvo Records released a version in 2010 with the following bonus tracks:

No.TitleLength
9."Down" (B-side single to "Love Hurts")3:54
10."Razamanaz" (BBC live recording from Golders Green Hippodrome, London, 24. 11. 1977]])4:32
11."Night Woman" (BBC live recording from Golders Green Hippodrome)4:00
12."Alcatraz" (BBC live recording from Golders Green Hippodrome)4:22
13."Vigilante Man" (BBC live recording from Golders Green Hippodrome)5:43
14."Morning Dew" (BBC live recording from Golders Green Hippodrome)7:38
15."Broken Down Angel" (BBC live recording from Golders Green Hippodrome)4:26
16."Woke Up This Morning" (BBC live recording from Golders Green Hippodrome)4:58

PersonnelEdit

Band membersEdit

Additional musiciansEdit

  • Vicki Brown, Barry St. John, Liza Strike - background vocals
  • Jon Lord - synthesizer, piano on "Glad When You're Gone" and "Shanghai'd In Shanghai"

Other creditsEdit

  • Roger Glover - producer
  • Richard Roy - assistant mastering engineer
  • Red Steel - revised notes
  • Louie Austin - engineer
  • Mike Brown - remastering
  • Mick Carpenter - project coordinator

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit