Temptation Revelation

Album: Gutter Ballet (1989)

Songfacts®:

  • Jon Oliva (founder and lead vocalist of Savatage) told Holland edition Aardschok/Metal Hammer in February 1990: "For the most part, this song was written by me. Inside my head, I had a vision of myself up on a mountain in the Scottish Highlands or a similar environment. The song begins very peacefully with piano and cello, but Criss' guitar work makes it more adventurous along the way. Everyone is entitled to think whatever they want while listening to this song, but I worked it out keeping the idea of such a stately view in mind. In any case, it gave Criss an opportunity to play a completely different kind of solo than he normally does. It's more modest, more the kind of thing you'd expect from Michael Schenker (Scorpions). He's not such a bad guitarist, that brother of mine..." >>
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    DeeTheWriter - Saint Petersburg, Russia Federation

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