The Ride is the sixth studio album by Canadian singer Nelly Furtado. The album was released on 31 March 2017 by Furtado's own record label, Nelstar Music. The album reached number 76 in Furtado's home country, Canada, and also reached the top 100 in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. It did not chart on the UK Albums Chart, but reached number 81 on the UK Album Sales Chart.
Ride the Lightning was released on July 27, 1984 by Megaforce Records and re-released by Elektra Records on November 19, 1984. It has sold over 5 million copies in the . and have been certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA. In July 1983, Metallica released their debut studio album, titled Kill 'Em All through Megaforce Records. On February 20, 1984, the band began work on their second album, titled Ride the Lightning, at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark. Chad Bowar writing for About. com, listed Ride the Lightning as the second best Metallica album behind Master of Puppets. He said that Ride the Lightning was another big step forward from their groundbreaking debut album. Steve Peake, also writing for About. com, names "Ride the Lightning", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Fade to Black" and "Escape" in his list of the "Top 10 Metallica Songs of the '80s".
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Ride the Lightning is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on July 27, 1984, by the independent record label Megaforce Records. The artwork, based on a concept by the band, depicts an electric chair being struck by lightning flowing from the band logo. The title was taken from a passage in Stephen King’s novel The Stand. Ride the Lightning " Track Info. Release Date July 27, 1984. Ride the Lightning Metallica. 1. Fight Fire with Fire. 2. Ride the Lightning. 3. For Whom the Bell Tolls.
Working as a mixture of the '80s new wave that Carly Rae Jepsen takes on in E,MO,TION combined with the mood-shifting introspection of Tinashe's Nightride, the LP plays as Furtado's most mature work to date. Sometimes commercial results tend to not be kind to pop icons who venture in the murky waters of "the indie singer-songwriter album. And sometimes change from a commercially successful pop artist tends to be a little scary. But when it's done right, an audience should embrace those who seek to escape their comfort zones - even after they've taken a few years off from pop domination.
The Ride ’s primary flaw is apparent in its mere titles. Too much of the record, particularly the ballads, falls into the songwriter’s trap of taking a conceit and writing every last bit of subtext out of it. (Most egregiously, as The Ride is a comeback record of sorts, is the right-on-cue closing ballad about a phoenix, executed with all the quiet assuredness of a track that’s already been done dozens of times. Sometimes this isn’t entirely Furtado’s fault.