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Thrill of the Feel

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Thrill of the Feel
Record label: Victor Entertainment

Thrill of the Feel is the first studio album by Sons of Angels, the Jun Senoue-fronted band that would later change their name to Crush 40, The production is essentially the soundtrack to the Sega arcade game NASCAR Arcade, which came out the same year. It also includes a single bonus track, the song "Open Your Heart", from Sonic Adventure.

Release Info

Track List

  1. The Star Spangled Banner [1:21]
    Music: John Stafford Smith, Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  2. Dangerous Ground [2:31]
    Music, Lyrics & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma; Gang Vocals: Yukio Morikawa & Jun Senoue
  3. Into The Wind [4:28]
    Music, Lyrics & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  4. Fill It Up [2:29]
    Music & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  5. Revvin' Up [4:34]
    Music, Lyrics & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  6. Rush Into The Crazy World [0:47]
    Music & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Lead Guitar: Kazuhide Shirota; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  7. In The Lead [4:01]
    Music, Lyrics & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  8. Watch Me Fly... [5:09]
    Music & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Lyrics & Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma; Piano: Yutaka Minobe
  9. On The Road Again [1:40]
    Music & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  10. Fuel Me [2:43]
    Music & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Lyrics & Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  11. When The Sun Goes Down [1:49]
    Music & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma
  12. All The Way [4:07]
    Music, Lyrics & Guitars: Jun Senoue; Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Lead Guitar: Kazuhide Shirota; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma

Bonus Track

  1. Open Your Heart [5:11]
    Music: Jun Senoue & Kenichi Tokoi; Lyrics: Kenichi Tokoi; Vocals: Johnny Gioelli; Guitars: Jun Senoue; Bass: Naoto Shibata; Drums: Hirotsugu Homma

Total Running Time: 40:50

Credits

Produced and arranged by Jun Senoue

Track by
Venom at Can-Am Recorders, Tarzana, CA
Hirokazu Akashi & Yoshitada Miya at Sega Digital Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Masahiro Fukuhara at MIT Studio, Tokyo, Japan

Assisted by
Jon Krupp & Travis Smith at Can-Am Recorders
Sawako Sogabe at Sega Digital Studio
Yuki Asawa at MIT Studio

Mixed by
Venom at Can-Am Recorders
Hirokazu Akashi at Sega Digital Studio

Mastered by Isao Kikuchi at Warner Music Mastering

A&R Direction: Seigo Horiuchi and Kirk Maetani at Victor Entertainment, Inc.
Promotions: Hirotaka Machida at Sega R&D#5
Legal and Business Affairs: Mariko Takeda at Sega Enterprises, Ltd., Hirofumi Iwanaga at Victor Entertainment, inc.

Artwork Direction: Tomoko Miura
Graphic Design: Akiko Tasaki
Photography: Tsugu Wada at Kudo Studio, Marina Del Ray, CA

Credits for bonus track "Open Your Heart"

Produced and arranged by Jun Senoue
Tracked by
Stan Katayama at Can-Am Recorders
Hirokazu Akashi at Sega Digital Studio
Assisted by
Patrick Shevelin at Can-Am Recorders
Yoshitada Miya at Sega Digital Studio
Mixed by Stan Katayama at Can-Am Recorders
Sound effects by Fumie Kumatani

Johnny Gioeli would like to thank...
my family for the support and love that I sometimes don't deserve and yet continue to receive. To my darling Princess Katy... I love you beyond words. Thank you Jun for a GREAT time in the studio-heres to chicken wraps and rock and roll. Thanks Venom for sinking your teeth into that SSL.

Jun Senoue would like to thank...
Chieko for your love & support, my sweet Juri and rest of my family
Yukifumi Makino and everyone at Sega digital media P&D
Kenji Sasaki and everyone at Sega R&D#5, especially Jun Tanifuchi
Kenji Arai, Isao Matsumoto at NASCAR Rubbin' Racing Team
Kazuo Koizumi at Sega music Inc.
Eric Martin from MR.BIG for the cool band name!!
Isao Miyazaki and Hiroki Hayashi at ESP guitars
Kaz Hirose and Yumiko Haba at BURRN! magazine
Satoshi Yoshida & Takahisa Ohno at GiGS magazine
Larry Cummins and everyone at Can-Am Recorders
Makoto Suzuki, Kiyoshi Yoshida and everyone at MIT gathering
Minoru Shoji, Jimmy and everyone at Show'z House
Shunsuke Kato at Levi stauss Japan
Sandy Einstein
Mr. Tommy at UDO for your kindness!
Stan Katayama
Takahiro "Gary" Fukada
Yasu Yokote at Performance guitar and Bell-Brass Blocks!
Takayuki Nishizawa at Pearl musical instrument co.
Daisuke Ogawa & Norio Satomi for the cool stickers for my guitars
CCC for Chinese Chicken Wrap!
and all my friends and fans!!!

Naota Shibata & Hirotsugu Homma would like to thank...
Kazuhisa Yoshizawa, Hiroshi Sasaki, Takayuki Nishizawa and Kouzi Tsukidata at Pearl musical instruments co.

Scans

Album, JP
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External Links

Albums "1990s"
Sonic the Hedgehog Boom (1993) | Sonic the Hedgehog - Remix (1994) | Sonic & Knuckles Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (1994) | Virtual Sonic (1996) | Sonic the Fighters Sound Tracks (1996) | Sonic the Hedgehog (1996) | Sonic Live in Sydney (1997) | Sonic R (1998) | Sonic Adventure Songs With Attitude ~Vocal mini-Album~ (1998) | SONIC Adventure REMIX (1998) | Sonic Adventure "Digi-LOG Conversation" Original Sound Track (1999)
Albums "2000s"
Cuts Unleashed SA2 Vocal Collection (2001) | Multi-dimensional Sonic Adventure 2 Original Sound Track (2001) | Sonic the Hedgehog 10th Anniversary (2001) | Sonic Adventure 2 Official Soundtrack (2002) | Sonic Adventure 2: Battle - Sampler (2002) | Triple Threat Sonic Heroes Vocal Trax (2004) | Complete Trinity Sonic Heroes - Original Soundtrax (2004) | Sonic X ~Original Sound Tracks~ (2004) | Sonic Heroes Official Soundtrack (2004) | SONIC RUSH Original Groove Rush (2005) | Lost and Found: Shadow the Hedgehog Vocal Trax (2006) | Shadow the Hedgehog Original Soundtrax (2006) | Sonic Riders Original Soundtrack "Speedbeats Grand Prix" (2006) | Sonic the Hedgehog Vocal Traxx: Several Wills (2007) | Sonic the Hedgehog Original Sound Track (2007) | Seven Rings in Hand: Sonic and the Secret Rings Original Sound Track (2007) | Sonic Rush Adventure Original Soundtrack (2007) | Sonic Underground - The Greatest Hits (2007) | Sonic Riders Shooting Star Story Original Soundtrack "Zero Gravity Tracks" (2008) | True Blue: The Best of Sonic the Hedgehog (2008) | Sonic Underground - The Greatest Hits Vol. 2 (2008) | Planetary Pieces: Sonic World Adventure Original Soundtrack (2009) | Face to Faith: Sonic and the Black Knight - Vocal Trax (2009) | Tales of Knighthood: Sonic and the Black Knight Original Soundtrax (2009) | True Colors: The Best of Sonic the Hedgehog Part 2 (2009)
Albums "2010s"
Sonic Free Riders Original Soundtrack: Break Free (2010) | Vivid Sound x Hybrid Colors: Sonic Colors Original Soundtrack (2010) | Sonic Adventure Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic Adventure 2 Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic Heroes Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic the Hedgehog 1&2 Soundtrack (2011) | Sonic Generations: 20 Years of Sonic Music (2011) | Sonic the Hedgehog CD Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | History of the 1st Stage Original Soundtrack White Edition (2011) | History of the 1st Stage Original Soundtrack Blue Edition (2011) | History of Sonic Music 20th Anniversary Edition (2011) | Sonic Generations Original Soundtrack: Blue Blur (2012) | Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I & II Original Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic Lost World Bonus Soundtrack [Special Selection] (2013) | Sonic Lost World Original Soundtrack Without Boundaries (2013) | Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Original Soundtrack (2014) | Passion & Pride: Anthems with Attitude from the Sonic Adventure Era (2014)
Singles
SUPERSONIC (1992) | Super Sonic Dance Attack (1992) | Super Sonic Dance Attack Remix (1992) | Winter Song (1994) | Wonderman (1994) | Wizards of the Sonic (1994) | Wizards of the Sonic (Remix) (1994) | They Call Me Sonic (1996) | King of the Ring (1996) | Wizards of the Sonic (1998) | SONIC Adventure REMIX (1998) | Work It Out (1999) | Mi-Ra-I (2003) | Sonic Drive (2003) | The Shining Road (2003) | T.O.P (2004) | If It's Snow/Only Today (2006) | So Much More... (2009)
Digital Releases
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I Original Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II Original Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic And the Black Knight Official Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic Generations Official Soundtrack (2012) | Shadow the Hedgehog Official Soundtrack (2012) | Sonic Lost World: Wonder World EP (2013)
Associated Albums
SONICTEAM "PowerPlay" (1998) | Thrill of the Feel (2000) | Crush 40 (2003) | SonicTeam Unplugged Live 2004 (2004) | The Works (2009) | The Best of Crush 40: Super Sonic Songs (2009) | Rise Again [EP] (2012) | Live! (2012)
Select Compilations Featuring Sonic
Super Mega Drive Fan Vol. 1 - Mega-CD Super Music Collection (1993) | Super Mega Drive Fan Vol. 2 - Mega Drive Super Music Collection (1994) | SEGA Arcade Selection D-RAM Remix (1995) | Club Saturn (1996) | Club SEGA (1997) | Club Sega 2 ~Beat Grooves~ (1999) | Radio DC (1999) | The Very Best of SEGA (2004) | Play! A Video Game Symphony Live! (2009) | Video Games Live: Level 2 (2010)
Miscellaneous
The Better One Wins!: Album | Single | Sonic Dance: 1 | 2 | Sonic Mix: 1 | 2 | 3 | Sonic Dance Power: I | II | III | 4 | V | VI | VII | VIII