Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Up from the Ashes – Don Dokken on AllMusic – – This debut solo offering from. DON DOKKEN – Up From the Ashes ( Geffen) “The best revenge is to live well.” — Don Dokken’s liner notes. Passive aggressive much?. Up From The Ashes. By Don Dokken. • 11 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Crash ‘ N Burn. 2. 1, Miles Away. 3. When Some Nights.
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Fresh out of Europe with a smash hit album under his belt, John Norum joined on guitar. Gretzky on the Simpsons next month! Sexy Trippy All Moods. Fans of ’80s hair metal certainly count the band that carried Dokken ‘s name as one of the premier outfits of the decade. A lot of Up From the Ashes fits into a nice little hard rock box, a little smoother around than edges than classic Dokken, but strong as ever. I believe they even wrote a new song.
Doj songs were a lot less guitar wanky hair metal and more melodic, mellow and hook laden which had many Dokken fans divided as to their thoughts on this album.
I had such big expectations on this album when it came out but it turned out to be a ashhes disappointment for me. This solo albums sounds pretty good, though… Like Liked by 1 person.
Don Dokken states his 1990 ‘Up From The Ashes’ solo album should have been a Dokken album
Shocking state of affairs! There are only a few that are head and shoulders standouts. I remember him trying to get a band together with John Norum inI think. Just when I thought I was the only one in the world who cared about this album!
Only fans of the mellowest pre-solo Dokken material will have any chance of enjoying this collection.
Up from the Ashes – Don Dokken | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic
You are commenting using your Twitter account. Drony ballads are less impressive.
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! His photo is larger, though. He was in a bad shape around then. Another issue is a slightly damp production, which makes the drums sound woefully underpowered.
Notify me of new posts via email. May 27, at 9: Yeesh, kids these days. October 21, Highlights: The ex-members, who owned a stake in the Dokken name, refused to let Don use it. But he was a hopeless case.
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The album is solid all the way through. The lyrics are very telling:. Perhaps these men have all grown up now! This is a line up that I would have loved to have seen do more.
I like that Dokken is higher up on the ashex they used a similar strategy when Towering Inferno was released- a dispute of who received top billing between Newman and McQueen. Like Liked by 1 person. I think Back for the Attack is probably best.
I loved this disc when it came out. Did you look at any of the recent reunion footage? Introspection Late Night Partying. I knew that about Towering Inferno. Let me know how it goes!