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MelodicRock Classics continues their partnership with acclaimed British melodic rock band Rio for the release of their second album - now presented with a new title and brand-new artwork - both driven by the band's vision for what the second album should have looked like when originally released. The band's Steve Rodford sets the record straight: "We are finally be able to address the dreadful original album cover and name. Titled 'Sex Crimes', this was our 2nd and last album for Music For Nations and the fact that Elektra Records in the States (who had licenced the first album from MFN) hadn't taken up the option of a 2nd album, meant the budget for this album was nowhere near what we had for 'Borderland'. When it came to the cover art, the label had gone ahead and designed it without consulting us, and it was quite a shock to see they'd gone with a topless woman with angel wings and a whip! It all felt so seedy, and we both hated it. Then they told us there was no budget left to re-design it! So it feels so good to be able to finally re-package the whole thing in a much cooler way, and also with a new name, both of us feeling that 'Dangerzone' is a better and more representative lead track for the record. Finally, to have the whole thing re-mastered is a real joy, getting it in a better place sonically rounds things off perfectly." So with that said, Rio 'Dangerzone' will be released by MRC this year, with new artwork from the band and remastered by JK Northrup.
MelodicRock Classics continues their partnership with acclaimed British melodic rock band Rio for the release of their second album - now presented with a new title and brand-new artwork - both driven by the band's vision for what the second album should have looked like when originally released. The band's Steve Rodford sets the record straight: "We are finally be able to address the dreadful original album cover and name. Titled 'Sex Crimes', this was our 2nd and last album for Music For Nations and the fact that Elektra Records in the States (who had licenced the first album from MFN) hadn't taken up the option of a 2nd album, meant the budget for this album was nowhere near what we had for 'Borderland'. When it came to the cover art, the label had gone ahead and designed it without consulting us, and it was quite a shock to see they'd gone with a topless woman with angel wings and a whip! It all felt so seedy, and we both hated it. Then they told us there was no budget left to re-design it! So it feels so good to be able to finally re-package the whole thing in a much cooler way, and also with a new name, both of us feeling that 'Dangerzone' is a better and more representative lead track for the record. Finally, to have the whole thing re-mastered is a real joy, getting it in a better place sonically rounds things off perfectly." So with that said, Rio 'Dangerzone' will be released by MRC this year, with new artwork from the band and remastered by JK Northrup.
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Dangerzone (Bonus Tracks) [Reissue] (Aus)
Artist: Rio
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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DISC: 1

1. Pay for Love
2. Under Pressure
3. Atlantic Radio
4. Highschool Rock
5. Guilty
6. When the Walls Come Down
7. Danger Zone
8. Sex Crimes
9. Dirty Movies
10. Bad Blood
11. Atlantic Radio (Original Demo)
12. Guilty (Original Demo)
13. Pay for Love (Original Demo)

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MelodicRock Classics continues their partnership with acclaimed British melodic rock band Rio for the release of their second album - now presented with a new title and brand-new artwork - both driven by the band's vision for what the second album should have looked like when originally released. The band's Steve Rodford sets the record straight: "We are finally be able to address the dreadful original album cover and name. Titled 'Sex Crimes', this was our 2nd and last album for Music For Nations and the fact that Elektra Records in the States (who had licenced the first album from MFN) hadn't taken up the option of a 2nd album, meant the budget for this album was nowhere near what we had for 'Borderland'. When it came to the cover art, the label had gone ahead and designed it without consulting us, and it was quite a shock to see they'd gone with a topless woman with angel wings and a whip! It all felt so seedy, and we both hated it. Then they told us there was no budget left to re-design it! So it feels so good to be able to finally re-package the whole thing in a much cooler way, and also with a new name, both of us feeling that 'Dangerzone' is a better and more representative lead track for the record. Finally, to have the whole thing re-mastered is a real joy, getting it in a better place sonically rounds things off perfectly." So with that said, Rio 'Dangerzone' will be released by MRC this year, with new artwork from the band and remastered by JK Northrup.
        
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