Bat Out Of Hell 2

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Review Text Although Meat Loaf has made several albums since Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell is an explicit sequel to that milestone of '70s pop culture. Reprising the formula of the original nearly to the letter, Back Into Hell is bombastic and has too much detail, thanks to the pseudo-operatic splendor of Jim Steinman's grandly cinematic songs. From the arrangements to the lengths of the tracks, everything on the album is overstated; even the album version of the hit single, "I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)," is 12 minutes long. Yet that's precisely the point of this album, and is also why it works so well. No other rock & roller besides Meat Loaf could pull off the humor and theatricality of Back Into Hell and make it seem real. In that sense, it's a worthy successor to the original. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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  1. 1. I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) - 12:59
  2. 2. Life Is a Lemon and I Want My Money Back - 8:00
  3. 3. Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through - 6:50
  4. 4. It Just Won't Quit - 7:21
  5. 5. Out of the Frying Pan (And into the Fire) - 7:24
  6. 6. Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are - 10:15
  7. 7. Wasted Youth - 3:41
  8. 8. Everything Louder Than Everything Else - 8:59
  9. 9. Good Girls Go to Heaven (Bad Girls Go Everywhere) - 7:53
  10. 10. Back into Hell - 3:46
  11. 11. Lost Boys and Golden Girls - 5:30

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Release Date
9/14/93 

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