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Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime album

Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime album Performer: Queensrÿche
Title: Operation: Mindcrime
Style: Hard Rock
Country: US
Size MP3: 1344 mb
Size FLAC: 1664 mb
Rating: 4.6

Operation: Mindcrime is the third studio album by the American progressive metal band Queensrÿche. Originally released on May 3, 1988, the album was reissued on May 6, 2003 with two bonus tracks, and again in 2006 as a deluxe box set. A concept album and a rock opera, its story follows Nikki, a recovering drug addict who becomes disillusioned with the corrupt society of his time and reluctantly becomes involved with a revolutionary group as an assassin of political leaders.

Band Name Queensrÿche. Album Name Operation: Mindcrime. Дата релиза 03 Май 1988. Музыкальный стильProgressive Heavy. Владельцы этого альбома584. This is a concept album, with the story line concerning a hit man for the mob, and an ex-hooker who turned into a nun. Basically, the mob paid him to kill her, because she knew too much about their criminal organization. This is a long album, with 15 classic metal songs, to stretch out the story. The lyrics towards the end of the album involve the guilt trip of the hit man. The opening track, I Remember Now, show that the suspect of a murder is in a hospital. He starts to remember his crime. This is a short introductory track and is only 1:18 minutes long.

Operation: Mindcrime - Queensrÿche. Открывайте новую музыку каждый день. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Миллионы композиций бесплатно и в хорошем качестве. Популярно у слушателей. Operation: Mindcrime. Исполнитель: Queensrÿche. 1988 progressive metal.

Queensrÿche’s third studio album, and one of the band’s earliest successes, Operation Mindcrime tells the story of a recovering drug addict called Nikki who is tired of how corrupt the society he lives in is, and ends up becoming a sleeper agent for an underground revolutionary movement that deals in assassinating political figures. Operation: Mindcrime Q&A. Featuring Pamela Moore. Producers Peter Collins. Writers Chris DeGarmo, Geoff Tate, Michael Wilton & 1 more. More Queensrÿche albums.

Operation: Mindcrime (1988) by Queensrÿche. Labels: EMI America, Manhattan Records. Genres: Heavy Metal, Progressive Metal Members: Geoff Tate, Chris Degarmo, Michael Wilton, Scott Rockenfield, Eddie Jackson. Operation: Mindcrime Information. Track listing (Songs).

Operation: Mindcrime is the third studio album by the American progressive heavy metal band Queensrÿche, released on May 3, 1988. The album was re-released on May 6, 2003 with two bonus tracks, and in 2006 as a deluxe box set.

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1 I Remember Now 1:17
2 Anarchy-X 1:27
3 Revolution Calling 4:39
4 Operation: Mindcrime 4:45
5 Speak 3:42
6 Spreading The Disease 4:07
7 The Mission 5:47
8 Suite Sister Mary 10:39
9 The Needle Lies 3:08
10 Electric Requiem
Keyboards – Scott Rockenfield
11 Breaking The Silence 4:34
12 I Don't Believe In Love 4:23
13 Waiting For 22 1:05
14 My Empty Room 1:35
15 Eyes Of A Stranger 6:53
16 The Mission (Live) 6:11
17 My Empty Room (Live) 2:43

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records
  • Copyright (c) – EMI Records
  • Recorded At – Kajem/Victory Studios — Kajem West, Gladwyne, PA
  • Engineered At – Le Studio
  • Mixed At – Wisseloord Studios
  • Remastered At – Capitol Mastering
  • Mastered At – Masterdisk
  • Recorded At – Hammersmith Odeon
  • Recorded At – London Astoria
  • Pressed By – Optimal Media GmbH – AC63617


  • Art Direction – Michelle Azzopardi
  • Bass Guitar – Eddie Jackson
  • Cello, Choir – Michael Kamen
  • Conductor [Chorus] – Snakemeister
  • Design – Peter Grant
  • Drums, Percussion – Scott Rockenfield
  • Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Stereo Ripley Guitars] – Michael Wilton
  • Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Guitar Synthesizer – Chris DeGarmo
  • Engineer – Paul Northfield
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Glen Robinson, Jim Campbell , Paul Milner
  • Engineer, Mixed By – James "Jimbo" Barton
  • Liner Notes – Paul Suter
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Mixed By [Assistant] – Ronald Prent
  • Producer – Peter Collins
  • Reissue Producer – David K. Tedds
  • Remastered By – Evren Göknar
  • Supervised By – Kevin Flaherty
  • Vocals [Chorus] – The Moronic Monks Of Morin Heights
  • Voice – Anthony Valentine, Debbie Wheeler, Mike Snyder, Pamela Moore, Scott Mateer
  • Voice, Keyboards, Whistle – Geoff Tate


Original art: © 1988 EMI Records
This compilation ℗ 2003 the copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records © 2003 EMI Records. This label copy information is the subject of copyright control. All rights reserved
© 2003 EMI Records
Printed in the EU.

The Operation: Mindcrime Cast:

Dr. X Played by Anthony Valentine
Nurse Played by Debbie Wheeler
Sister Mary Played by Pamela Moore
Preacher Played by Scott Mateer
News Anchorman: Mike Snyder KXAS-TV NBC Dallas/Fort Worth
Gang Vocals by "The Moronic Monks Of Morin Heights" Conducted By Snakemeister

Track 16 recorded At The Hammersmith Odeon, London, England 11/14-15/90
Track 17 recorded at the Astoria Theatre, London, England 10/20/94

All tracks 24-Bit Digitally Remastered

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24358 10682 4
  • Matrix / Runout: 5810682 AC63617-01 manufactured by optimal media GmbH
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L571
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 9723

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
E1-548640 Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime ‎(LP, Album, Club) EMI-Manhattan Records E1-548640 US 1988
none Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Queensrÿche) none Bulgaria Unknown
TOCP-67169 Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Capitol Records, EMI TOCP-67169 Japan 2003
72435-81068-2-4 Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime ‎(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Capitol Records , EMI 72435-81068-2-4 Russia Unknown
CDP-548640 Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime ‎(CD, Album, Club) EMI-Manhattan Records CDP-548640 US 1988