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State of Mind (Psycho Motel album)

State of Mind is the 1995 debut album from the British progressive rock band Psycho Motel, formed by Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith. The album featured Hans-Olav Solli on vocals, formerly of Scott Gorham's 21 Guns. The album features a heavy guitar-driven sound.

State of Mind
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Studio album by
Released1995
GenreProgressive rock
LabelSanctuary
ProducerAdrian Smith
Psycho Motel chronology
State of Mind
(1995)
Welcome to the World
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

The album was released only in Japan in 1995 and re-released in Europe in 1996. The European release had only 10 tracks and different artwork, which featured a negative image of the Japanese version cover. The album was re-released again in 2006, with the European version of the artwork.

No singles were released from the album, but there was a promotional video made for song "Psycho Motel".

Track listingEdit

  1. "Sins Of Your Father" - 4:45 (Smith)
  2. "World's On Fire" - 4:12 (Smith)
  3. "Psycho Motel" - 4:54 (Smith)
  4. "Western Shore" - 4:46 (Smith/Solli)
  5. "Rage" - 3:13 (Lagnefors/Smith/Solli)
  6. "Killing Time" - 4:46 (Smith)
  7. "Time Is A Hunter" - 5:31 (Smith)
  8. "Money To Burn" - 4:07 (Lagnefors/Smith)
  9. "City Of Light" - 4:22 (Smith)
  10. "Excuse Me" - 5:17 (Lagnefors/Smith/Solli)
  11. "Last Goodbye" - 4:03 (Only on the Japan Pressing)
  12. "(Can't) Wait" - 4:37 (Only on the Japan Pressing)

PersonnelEdit

  • Adrian Smith (Guitar, backing vocals)
  • Hans-Olav Solli (Vocals)
  • Gary Leideman (Bass guitar)
  • Mike Sturgis (Drums)
  • Cynthia Fleming (Violin - track 4)
  • Vincent Gerrin (Cello - tracks 3 and 4)

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