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Track Listing
  1. Bat Out of Hell
  2. You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)
  3. Heaven Can Wait
  4. All Revved Up with No Place to Go
  5. Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
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  1. Bat Out of Hell
  2. You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)
  3. Heaven Can Wait
  4. All Revved Up with No Place to Go
  5. Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
  6. Paradise by the Dashboard Light
  7. For Crying Out Loud
  8. Great Boleros of Fire
  9. Bat Out of Hell
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There is no other album like Bat Out of Hell, unless you want to count the sequel. This is Grand Guignol pop -- epic, gothic, operatic, and silly, and it's appealing because of all of this. Jim Steinman was a composer without peer, simply because nobody else wanted to make mini-epics like this. And there never could have been a singer more suited for his compositions than Meat Loaf, a singer partial to bombast, albeit shaded bombast. The compositions are staggeringly ridiculous, yet Meat Loaf finds the emotional core in ...

Bat Out of Hell 2001, Epic/Legacy

UPC: 074646217122

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