Scorpions – Return To Forever.


When the Scorpions announced their retirement way back in 2010, the band let alone their fans would never have dreamed they would still be hear in 2015 celebrating their fiftieth anniversary! Better still was the news of a new Scorpions album, Return To Forever to be released. It all started with the band planning onWhen the Scorpions announced their retirement way back in 2010, the band let alone their fans would never have dreamed they would still be hear in 2015 celebrating their fiftieth anniversary! Better still was the news of a new Scorpions album, Return To Forever to be released. It all started with the band planning on re-recording eight songs for a fan only release but new material was written in the studio so eight songs turned into a whopping nineteen! Twelve songs have made the cut to the standard format and sixteen to the deluxe edition. Return To Forever is certainly not the sound of the Scorpions treading water in their twilight years. In fact these songs are so vibrant it makes it my favourite Scorpions album since the 1982 release of Blackout. Yes it really is this good. Klaus Meine’s vocal delivery is as powerful as ever on the rockers and sublime on the ballads. When it comes to rock ballads the Scorpions always deliver and the three here are as gripping as ‘Holiday’, ‘Still Loving You’, ‘Always Somewhere’, ‘When The Smoke Is Going Down’ etc. As the teasing blue grass intro leads into the seismic riffs for the chorus […]

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