Scorpions: “Marie’s The Name (Of His Latest Flame)” from Face The Heat

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About “Marie’s The Name (Of His Latest Flame)”

“Marie’s The Name (Of His Latest Flame)” is a hidden song by Scorpions from their album Face The Heat.

“Marie’s the Name (His Latest Flame)” was recorded by Elvis Presley and released as a single in 1961. The song was written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman, who penned several hits for Elvis. “Marie’s the Name (His Latest Flame)” was first recorded by Del Shannon for his album Runaway With Del Shannon, which was released in June, 1961

“Marie’s the Name (His Latest Flame)” was a commercial success for Elvis Presley, hitting #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #2 on the Easy Listening chart. In Fall, 1961, it leaped from #22 to #4, then dropped to #10, then #26, all within four weeks. The single spent four weeks at #1 on the UK Singles Chart.

About Face The Heat

Face The Heat is a pivotal album by the German rock band Scorpions, released in 1993. This album marked a transitional phase for the band, as they aimed to adapt to the changing musical landscape while retaining their signature sound. The album features a more contemporary and harder rock edge compared to some of their earlier work.

Tracks like “Alien Nation” and “Under the Same Sun” showcase the band’s ability to infuse heavy guitar riffs with melodic hooks. The album’s themes delve into personal struggles, societal issues, and introspection, capturing a sense of urgency and emotion. While Face The Heat might not have achieved the same commercial success as some of their previous albums, it demonstrates Scorpions’ commitment to evolving their music and maintaining relevance.

Face The Heat reflects the band’s resilience and determination to face challenges head-on, making it an essential part of Scorpions’ discography and a testament to their enduring influence in the rock genre.

How to find “Marie’s The Name (Of His Latest Flame)”

On CD: Play through the last track (“Lonely Nights”)

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