Pat Benatar – Wide Awake In Dreamland – Vinyl Record
Pat Benatar – Wide Awake In Dreamland is the seventh studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released in 1988. It was produced by Neil Giraldo, Benatar’s long-time collaborator and husband, and marked a departure from her earlier sound, exploring a more polished and commercial pop rock sound.
Wide Awake In Dreamland features a collection of well-crafted pop rock songs with catchy melodies and Benatar’s powerful vocals at the forefront. The album showcases a mix of energetic and anthemic tracks, as well as heartfelt ballads, displaying Benatar’s versatility as an artist.
The lead single from the album, “All Fired Up,” became a major hit for Benatar and remains one of her most recognizable songs. It captures the album’s overall sound, with its infectious hooks, driving guitars, and empowering lyrics.
Other notable tracks on Wide Awake In Dreamland include “Don’t Walk Away,” a mid-tempo rock song with a memorable chorus, and the emotional ballad “Let’s Stay Together,” which showcases Benatar’s ability to deliver powerful vocal performances.
While Wide Awake In Dreamland didn’t match the commercial success of some of Benatar’s earlier albums, it received positive reviews from critics and has since gained a dedicated following among fans of her music. It represents a transitional period in her career, as she explored a more polished pop rock sound while still maintaining her distinctive vocal style.
Pat Benatar – Wide Awake In Dreamland remains a notable entry in Benatar’s discography, showcasing her talent as a vocalist and her ability to adapt to changing musical trends. It serves as a testament to her enduring popularity and her contributions to the rock music landscape.
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All Fired Up
Let’s Stay Together
Don’t Walk Away
Too Long A Soldier
Let ‘Em On Up
Suffer The Little Children
Wide Awake In Dreamland