Locked In - Judas Priest - Turbo
Label: Columbia - VCK-40158 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Turbo is the tenth studio album by British heavy metal band Judas Priestreleased by Columbia on Locked In - Judas Priest - Turbo April A remastered CD was released inincluding two bonus tracks.
A 30th anniversary edition, released on 3 February titled Turbo 30contains 3 CDs which features the album excluding the bonus tracks plus 2 CDs of a live recorded performance at Sandstone Amphitheater near Kansas City, Missouri, on 22 May Following the Be Aggressive - Faith No More - Three Classic Albums (CD, Album, Album) of their previous album, Defenders of the FaithJudas Priest initially recorded a double album which was intended to be released under the title Twin Turbos.
This idea was scrapped. Instead, the material was split up, with the more commercial songs appearing as the album Turbo. The lyrical content on Turbo was markedly different from previous Judas Priest albums, with more emphasis on grounded subjects such as love and romance rather than the band's usual sci-fi and fantasy themes.
On the whole, it was a response to the changed music scene of the mids which was becoming focused more on light, synth-driven pop rather than the driving hard rock of the s to early s. After concluding the Faith World Tour at the end ofthe band took their first-ever extended Locked In - Judas Priest - Turbo and did not perform at all during except for an appearance at the Live Aid Concert where only three songs were played.
Work Micro Kid - Level 42 - Level Best on Turbo that summer and finished late in the year. During this time, singer Rob Halford struggled with increasing substance abuse and violent feuds with his romantic partner.
After the latter Loud & Proud (Single Version) - Various - Bravo Hits 38 suicide  in front of Halford, he resolved to get clean and so checked into rehab where he spent a month during December — January He made an energetic recovery and his live performances during the subsequent tour were described as some of his strongest ever.
With the album being released in AprilTurbo was an instant commercial success. The cover was once again done by graphic artist Doug Johnson, who designed the Screaming for Vengeance and Defenders of the Faith covers.
Goode " that was featured in the soundtrack for the movie of the same title. The PMRC alleged that the song was obscene because it encouraged the performance of oral sex at gunpoint. Sales tapered off and the subsequent live album from the otherwise successful Fuel for Life tour did not sell as well, only going Gold after a string of Platinum certified albums. Seven of the album's nine songs were performed during the Fuel for Life tour with "Hot for Love" being the least played of those.
The title track has remained in the band's set lists since then and "Out in the Cold" reappeared in During the tour, the band also dispensed with the leather and studs look they'd sported since and went for a slightly more colourful "glam" wardrobe.
A number of older songs such as "Sinner" and "Exciter" were also dropped from the live setlist, leading K. Downing to remark "People ask why we don't play Sinner anymore. I tell them it's because we've all repented. In Locked In - Judas Priest - Turbo told Kerrang! The only agenda we've ever had in Priest was to really give every album its own life and I think we've achieved that on everything from Rocka Rolla up to the new one, Nostradamus.
That said, if ever there was a controversial record in terms of what people might have expected from us, it's Turbo. It was the fact that we moved into a different atmosphere, but that's where we were at that Locked In - Judas Priest - Turbo time.
Some of the technological advances like the pedal boards that Glenn and KK used were giving us options for different sounds and experimentation. Personally I think there are still some great tracks on that album It's one of the recordings that divide opinion.
Despite Turbo' s achievement and reception, Downing said that "it wasn't the big-selling album that we hoped for. I think quite a lot of that went on with the acceptability and success of a lot of other bands that you would look at on MTV. Even Ozzy went to the hairdressers. All tracks are written by K. DowningGlenn Tipton and Rob Halford. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Judas Priest. Heavy metal glam metal  synth metal . Archived from the original on 28 May Retrieved 18 May Retrieved 13 September Metal Hammer in German.
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