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The Michael Schenker Group - The Michael Schenker Group Album

The Michael Schenker Group - The Michael Schenker Group Album
Performer: The Michael Schenker Group
Genre: Rock
Title: The Michael Schenker Group
MP3 album size: 1975 mb
FLAC album size: 1329 mb
Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Country: Spain
Released: 1980
Catalog number: CHR 1302
Label: Chrysalis


1Victim Of Illusion
Written-By – Barden, Schenker
2Cry For The Nations
Written-By – Barden, Schenker
3Bijou Pleasurette
Written-By – Schenker
4Tales Of Mystery
Written-By – Barden, Schenker
5Feels Like A Good Thing
Written-By – Barden, Schenker
6Looking Out From Nowhere
Written-By – Barden, Schenker
7Lost Horizons
Written-By – Barden, Schenker
8Armed And Ready
Written-By – Barden, Schenker
9Into The Arena
Written-By – Schenker


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
202 846, 202 846-320The Michael Schenker Group The Michael Schenker Group ‎(LP, Album)Chrysalis, Chrysalis202 846, 202 846-320Netherlands1980
202 846, 202 846-320The Michael Schenker Group The Michael Schenker Group ‎(LP, Album, RE)Chrysalis, Chrysalis202 846, 202 846-320Europe1985
7243 5 24630 2 2The Michael Schenker Group The Michael Schenker Group ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)EMI7243 5 24630 2 2EuropeUnknown
AVI-4881The Michael Schenker Group The Michael Schenker Group ‎(LP, Album)ChrysalisAVI-4881Argentina1980
RCV019LPThe Michael Schenker Group The Michael Schenker Group ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Cle)Back On BlackRCV019LPUK2010


  • Art DirectionPeter Wagg
  • Design [Cover Design], PhotographyHipgnosis
  • DrumsSimon Phillips
  • EngineerGareth "Garry" Edwards
  • Engineer [Tape Operator]Jeremy Allom
  • GuitarMichael Schenker
  • KeyboardsDon Airey
  • Photography ByRob Brimson
  • ProducerRoger Glover
  • VocalsGary Barden


Recorded and Mixed at the Wessex Studios, London, May-July 1980.

Printed inner sleeve with lyrics and credits.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): CHR-1302 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): CHR-1302 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped): CHR-1302 A◇
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped): CHR-1302 B◇
  • Price Code (Circled): K
  • Depósito Legal: M. 33.753-1980
  • Rights Society (Boxed): S.G.A.E.
  • Other (Impuesto de lujo a metálico): Permiso nº 3724


  • Record Company – RCA, S.A.
  • Distributed By – RCA, S.A.
  • Manufactured By – Sonic, S.A.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Printed By – Offset ALG, S.A.
  • Published By – Schenker Songs
  • Published By – Chrysalis Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Wessex Sound Studios
  • Mixed At – Wessex Sound Studios



The Michael Schenker Group is the first album by the hard rock band Michael Schenker Group. Made No. 1 on KTUH's charts on the week of September 29, 1980. The song Armed and Ready is featured in the video game Guitar Hero: Metallica. All songs written by Michael Schenker and Gary Barden unless otherwise noted. Side one. Armed and Ready - 4:05. Cry for the Nations - 5:08. Victim of Illusion - 4:41. Bijou Pleasurette Schenker - 2:16. Feels Like a Good Thing - 3:44. Michael Schenker Group - Michael Schenker Group. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. The Michael Schenker Group. Masters of Rock. Michael Schenker Group. Reservoir Media Management Label от лица компании Chrysalis Records LatinAutor, ARESA, LatinAutor - PeerMusic, Abramus Digital, BMG Rights Management US. Bands Michael Schenker. 1980 - The Michael Schenker Group. 1981 - MSG. 1982 - Assault Attack. 1983 - Built To Destroy. 1987 - Perfect Timing. 1989 - Save Yourself. 1991 - MSG. 1992 - Nightmare - The Acoustic. 1993 - Thank You. Of course, this behavior simply went into overdrive when the guitar legend launched the Michael Schenker Group with a 1980 self-titled album, which was at times as unstable as the man himself. Witness the downright weird, Jimmy Buffet-like calypso melodies that introduce Cry for the Nations or the absurd title bestowed upon the delicate solo guitar piece Bijou Pleasurette. But fear not, as for the most part the album is dominated by straightforward hard rockers very much in the UFO vein. Hard Rock. Songs in album Michael Schenker Group - The Michael Schenker Group 1980. Michael Schenker Group - Armed And Ready. Michael Schenker Group - Cry For The Nation. Michael Schenker Group - Victim Of Illusion. Michael Schenker Group - Bijou Pleaseurette. Michael Schenker Group - Feels Like A Good Thing. Michael Schenker Group - Into The Arena. Michael Schenker Group - Looking Out From Nowhere. Album 1980 17 Songs. The Best of the Michael Schenker Group 1980-1984. Listen to music from Michael Schenker Group like Armed and Ready - 2009 Remaster, Doctor Doctor & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Michael Schenker Group. The Michael Schenker Group . is a hard rock band formed in 1979 by the former Scorpions and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker. It is characterized by modern-sounding hard rock with many extended solo periods in songs allowing Schenker to exhibit his talent. Schenker is a German guitarist, read more
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