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Dokken - Breaking The Chains FLAC album

Performer: Dokken
Genre: Rock
Title: Breaking The Chains
Country: France
Released: 1983
Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
FLAC version ZIP size: 1933 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1604 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1987 mb
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Breaking the Chains is the debut studio album by heavy metal band Dokken. The album was originally released in 1981 in Europe as Breakin' the Chains on the French label Carrere Records. Paris Is Burning" is called "Paris" and is actually a studio version as opposed to the live recording in Berlin from December 1982. The album also contained a song called "We're Illegal", which was later turned into "Live to Rock".

About Breaking the Chains. Dokken sings about getting away from a bad relationship. Promoted with one of the cheesiest videos of hair metal, if not all time. Breaking the Chains" Track Info.

Breaking the Chains is the first album by Dokken. 1981 version Breaking the Chains, Seven Thunders, I Can't See You, In the Middle, We're Illegal, Paris, Stick to Your Guns, Young Girls, Felony, Nightrider.

Breaking The Chains". Claustrophobic Feelin' scared You need somebody But no one seems to care A one way ticket A change of pace You've had enough Can't take no more.

Breaking The Chains, By Dokken. Album: Breaking The Chains. You feel the pressure.


A1 Breaking The Chains 3:50
A2 In The Middle 3:44
A3 Felony 3:07
A4 I Can't See You 3:12
A5 Live To Rock (Rock To Live) 3:38
B1 Nightrider 3:13
B2 Seven Thunders 3:56
B3 Young Girls 3:14
B4 Stick To Your Guns 3:24
B5 Paris Is Burning (Recorded Live In Berlin, Dec. 1982) 5:08

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
  • Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation


  • Bass, Vocals – Juan Croucier
  • Drums – Mick Brown
  • Guitar [Lead] – George Lynch
  • Lead Vocals, Guitar – Don Dokken
  • Producer – Dokken
  • Producer, Engineer, Mixed By – Michael Wagener
  • Written By – D. Dokken, Lynch (Tracks: A1, A2, B1 to B3, B5), Croucier (Tracks: A4, B1), Brown (Tracks: B1, B2)


Label states info for track B5 "Recorded Live In Berlin, Dec. 1982."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side A): ST-E-60290-A-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): ST-E-60290-B-SP
  • Pressing Plant ID: SP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
67.865, 67865 Dokken Breakin' The Chains ‎(LP, Album) Carrere, Carrere 67.865, 67865 France 1982
70.865, 70 865 Dokken Breakin' The Chains ‎(Cass, Album) Disques Carrere, Disques Carrere 70.865, 70 865 France 1982
60290-1 Dokken Breaking The Chains ‎(LP, Album) Elektra 60290-1 New Zealand 1983
2934 139 Dokken Breaking The Chains ‎(LP, Album) Carrere 2934 139 UK 1983
P-13103 Dokken Breaking The Chains ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra P-13103 Japan 1983

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NOT LISTED :DOKKEN "Breaking The Chains" (LP, Album)Label : Warner-Pioneer Corporation, ElektraCat# : P-13103Country : JapanYear : 1983Includes : Insert with pics, Japanese liner notes and english lyrics