original release 1988 by Chrysalis
: Chrysalis - LP - 209-11
USA : Chrysalis - LP - OV-41626
Japan : Chrysalis - LP - TOCP-7973
Europe : Chrysalis - compact disc / LP - 259119
UK : Chrysalis - LP -
UK *** : Zoom Club Records - compact disc -
ZCRCD68 (reissue May 22, 2001)
UK *** : Zoom Club Records - 2 CD digi boxset - ZCRCD86BOX click
here for full details
USA : EMI/Capitol - CD (digitally
remastered) - 81493 (released June 24, 2003)
Vinnie Vincent (guitars)
Dana Strum (bass)
Bobby Rock (drums)
Mark Slaughter (lead vocals)
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4
- Original Soundtrack
and arranged by Dana Strum & Vinnie Vincent .
Recorded and Mixed at Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Drums recorded at the Sunset
Landmark Theatre, Hollywood, CA.
Engineered by Mikey Davis.
NOTES for Audio samples :
"All Systems Go" showed promise, but the production was too watered down.
Listed are some alternate guitar solos from songs from that album as well as some unmixed tracks. A couple of the demos are sung by
* Various versions of the song "Love Kills" does
The length of "Love Kills" on the original Chrysalis vinyl album
and CD version is 5:33.
This version is also on the Vinnie Vincent Invasion releases by Zoom Club Records.
The length of "Love Kills" vinyl single (7" Edit,
Chrysalis CHR/ZCHR 1626) is 3:41.
On the picture sleeve it can be read "Featured in the movie Nightmare On Elm Street IV".
You can not hear Freddie Krueger introduce the song on this version. The guitarsolo and the second chorus is gone on this one. Also the two lines
"Love's dying sin is just dust in the wind, I face the
other side of no tomorrow" (just before the 3rd chorus) has been removed.
A third version of "Love Kills" is on the 2003 remastered
CD-version as released by Chrysalis Records manufactured by EMI/Capitol Records.
The length of this version of the song is 4:36. The solo is shortened, the same two lines as above are removed and the two lines in the first verse
"The pain makes it so hard to understand, You're a lifetime ago but a memory away" is
** "Let Freedom Rock" incl. "Star Spangled Banner
Intro", which is listed separately on the Japanese release.
*** The original "All Systems Go" CD bonus tracks, "The Meltdown" and
"Ya Know - I'm Pretty Shot",
are excluded from the Zoom Records release.
Thanks to Thorbjörn Brorsson for details on "Love
The Dream Master
: July, 1988
USA : Chrysalis
- LP - OVT-41673
The album version of " Love Kills " (5:31) appears on the OST.
This song would also be featured as a video for the movie.
USA : unknown
label - compact disc - CDL-7965
Vinnie Vincent Invasion's " Love Kills " appears on
this compilation, which includes other artists such as Stryper, Judas Priest, Helix, Great White, and others.
Ironicly, this album also includes a KISS track, "Beth".