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Release date: 10 December 1983
Style: Heavy metal

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01. Balls To The Wall
02. London Leatherboys
03. Fight It Back
04. Head Over Heels
05. Losing More Than You've Ever Had
06. Love Child
07. Turn Me On
08. Losers And Winners
09. Guardian Of The Night
10. Winter Dreams
11. Head Over Heels [live] [Remastered Edition bonus]
12. Love Child [live] [Remastered Edition bonus]

Top 20 albums of 1983: 5

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Additional info
Music by Accept, Words by Accept + Deaffy.

Recorded and mixed at Dierks Studios, Cologne, West Germany, July/August, 1983.

Produced by Accept

European label Lark Records released the album in December 1983, but its U.S. and Canadian release was delayed until January 1984 as to avoid confusion over with band's then-current album "Restless and Wild", which did arrive in the U.S., U.K. and Canada (and even some parts of Europe) in early 1983.

Two different remasters of this album exist, with different bonus tracks. The 2001 remaster, which is a part of Sony's "The Metal Masters Series" (this is the only Accept album from that series, though), contains the following bonus tracks:

11. Head Over Heels (Live)
12. Love Child (Live)

The 2002 BMG Remastered Edtion has the following bonus tracks, both taken from "Kaizoku-Ban - Live in Japan":

11. Up to the Limit (Live) (4:53
12. Head Over Heels (Live) (5:58)

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Boxcar Willy - 24.01.2010 at 02:05  
  Haha you got your balls to the wall... awesome album. 8
jimmy - 10.01.2011 at 11:47  
Rating: 10 Classic album. never gets old. and 'winterdreams' is one of the best ballads ever recorded. shame it doesnt get its due.
Valentin B - 17.04.2011 at 20:20  
  I only recently realized this: the combo of Turn Me On / Losers and Winners is absolutely genius:

Turn Me On ends with the chorus, then after 2 seconds' break then BAM that ungodly kickass riff from Losers and Winners.
Cuca Beludo - 12.01.2012 at 19:33  
  Head Over Heels is amazing, but the song deals with what?
musicalkaratekid - 31.01.2012 at 22:49  
Rating: 8 Good album, but maybe a little boring at times. The closing track is very impressive.
Nick K. - 22.08.2013 at 13:53  
Rating: 7 Title track and "Head over Heels are classics. The rest is not that great.
deadone - 24.09.2014 at 04:27  
Rating: 8 Gay cover (reminds me of Sean Connery in Zardoz) but damn fine heavy metal.


"Losing More Than You've Ever Had" is one of the best metal songs ever written IMO.

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