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  THIN LIZZY   "BLACK ROSE:A ROCK LEGEND" 1979   DO ANYTHING YOU WANT TO - The opening track to this 9th studio album kicks off with a tribal drum style intro before the guitars set fully in motion trading riffs with an almost Pop style chorus.  Blues Rock guitarist Gary Moore stayed in the band to make his first and only full album with Thin Lizzy.  The pulsating rhythms and guitars don't let up 'til the end, brilliant track.  It was the albums's second single and reached number 14 on the UK chart. TOUGHEST STREET IN TOWN - A typical late 70s and early 80s Hard Rock track playing on the band's "tough guy" image.  The chorus is simple and reminds me of early Kiss or some of the New Wave bands coming through at the the time.  The rhythms are similar to "Jailbreak" but lack its power but still a cool track. S & M - An unusual track for a Hard Rock band, this is like a slice of Funk combiined with Pop Rock influences.  Just sounds like


THIN LIZZY "JAILBREAK" 1976     JAILBREAK - The opening track is a mid tempo rocker with an almost funky drumbeat, screeching guitar solos in the backing track and a scorching insrtumental break after the 2 minute mark complete with "jailbeak" sirens.  A memorable chorus completes a classic Thin Lizzy track. ANGEL FROM THE COAST - A chug-a-chug guitar picking and drumbeat , almost Celtic style, similar to the usual backing Iron Maiden took on later on in the 80s.  Uptempo 70s Rock track that simmers along nicely, not one of my favourites but the backing music sure gets you tapping your feet. RUNNING BACK - A really nice, laid back song, almost Blues Rock with a slight Pop element. ROMEO AND THE LONELY GIRL - I really like this song, its a little cheesy in the lyric, "poor romeo sitting all on his owni-io"!  Other than that its a nice song with the usual great guitar moments.   WARRIORS - A little  Progressive Rock, ty