Retro Active is a compilation album by the English hard rock band Def Leppard, released in 1993. The album features touched-up versions of B-sides and previously unreleased recordings from the band's recording sessions from 1984 to 1993. The album charted at number 9 on the Billboard 200 and No. 6 on the UK Albums Chart
RETRO ACTIVE released October 5, 1993 is an album that features touched-up versions of B-sides and previously unreleased recordings from the band's recording sessions between 1984 and 1993. The album debut at on the UK Album Chart and on Billboard Top 200 Album chart. This is the first album to feature songs recorded with newly added guitarist Vivian Campbell. Designed and developed by Visual Natives.
This album has an average beat per minute of 131 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 87/170 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Retro Active. BPM Profile Retro Active. Album starts at 87BPM, ends at BPM (-87), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Def Leppard. Songs From the Sparkle Lounge.
Stickered "This is not a new Def Leppard album, nor is it an old Def Leppard record. It is Retro Active - a collection of songs which have appeared in various hard to find places or in certain cases never made it out of the studio until now. 518 305-2" Includes 24-page colour booklet. Produced for Bludgeon Riffola Ltd. Mastered at Gateway Mastering. P) 1993 Phonogram Ltd. (London). C) 1993 Bludgeon Riffola Ltd. Track 6 . Band Acoustic Version'. Track 13b is 21 seconds of no music, as a lead-in to the hidden track.
Def Leppard released their compilation album Retro-Active 24 years ago on this day in 1993. The album was released on this day in the UK and around the world. And one day later in the USA and Canada. It became their third consecutive Top Ten album in the UK reaching Number 6. The first ever compilation album or collection released by the band. It featured B Sides and unreleased tracks dating from 1984 to 1992. The band first had the idea for an album featuring B Sides and new songs when touring the Hysteria album in 1987/1988. 'Retro-Active' was great, no weird head-trips going off. I enjoyed doing this album, and I can't really say that about the other ones, I like the way the others turned out, but I didn't enjoy the process. The inspiring thing about this album is that the sleeve cost more than the recording!. That big Def Leppard sound that's been around since 'Pyromania' has been a bit overdone, and everybody else has tried to do it as well. Ever since I got an acoustic kit at home, I've had a lot of fun going back to real drums.
|A4||Two Steps Behind|
|A5||She's Too Tough|
|A6||Miss You In A Heartbeat|
|B1||Only After Dark|
|B2||Ride Into The Sun|
|B3||From The Sun|
|B4||Ring Of Fire|
|B5||I Wanna Be Your Hero|
|B6||Miss You In A Heartbeat|
|518 305-2||Def Leppard||Retro Active (CD, Album)||Bludgeon Riffola||518 305-2||UK||1993|
|SSTARCD 6064||Def Leppard||Retro Active (CD, Album)||Bludgeon Riffola||SSTARCD 6064||South Africa||1993|
|UICY-91102||Def Leppard||Retro Active (CD, Album, RE, SHM)||Mercury||UICY-91102||Japan||2008|
|518 305-2||Def Leppard||Retro Active (CD, Album)||PolyGram, Vertigo, Bludgeon Riffola||518 305-2||Brazil||1993|
|ES 2412||Def Leppard||Retro Active (Cass, Album, Unofficial)||Euro Star||ES 2412||Poland||1993|