Breaking the Chains is the debut studio album by heavy metal band Dokken. The album was originally released in 1981 in Europe as Breakin' the Chains on the French label Carrere Records. Paris Is Burning" is called "Paris" and is actually a studio version as opposed to the live recording in Berlin from December 1982. The album also contained a song called "We're Illegal", which was later turned into "Live to Rock".
Producer, Engineer, Mixed By – Michael Wagener. Written By – D. Dokken, Lynch (Tracks: A1, A2, B1 To B3, B5), Croucier (Tracks: A4, B1), Brown (Tracks: B1, B2), George Lynch (Tracks: A1, A2, B1 To B3, B5). Notes. B5: Paris Is Burning (Recorded Live In Berlin, Dec.
Dokken – Breakin' The Chains. Label: Carrere – 2934 139. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. The "Don Dokken" titled "Solo" version can be found here: Don Dokken - Breakin' The Chains. Produced and engineered at Dieter Dierks Studio Stommeln, July - September 81. ℗ 1981 Carrere International, Paris Made in West Germany.
Album · 1981 · 10 Songs. After years of toiling on the touring circuit, Don Dokken and company released their debut album. Breaking the Chains was originally released in Germany in 1982, but was remixed and reconfigured to its present form when Elektra signed the band in 1983. The title track sets the tone for the album, and shows the influence of the Scorpions, for whom Don Dokken had previously provided backing vocals
Album Name Breaking the Chains. Released date 18 September 1983. Labels Elektra Records. Members owning this album168. 1. Breaking the Chains.
Breaking the Chains is the debut studio album by heavy metal band Dokken. The album was remixed, partially re-recorded, renamed and released in the US in 1983 by Elektra Records and reached number 136 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album was considered a flop by the label, which had the intention to drop the band. However, Dokken management convinced Elektra that they could make a more successful album, which materialized in Tooth and Nail in September 1984.
The album was originally released in 1981 in Europe as Breakin' the Chains on the French label Carrere Records. Breaking the Chains title track was named the 62nd greatest hard rock song by VH1. It is featured on the radio station "V-ROCK" in the 2006 video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. In a discussion with George Lynch on January 26, 2011, he mentioned the existence of 500 copies of the Carrere Records Breakin' the Chains version printed with the Don Dokken moniker, instead of Dokken. This version also featured different album cover ar. .