Editors’ Notes A revving Harley of operatic rock purrs at the heart of this 1977 epic. Yes, it proved to be the career catapult for Meat Loaf’s brand of piano-hammering emotion, but its highlights—from the overblown 9-minute onslaught of the title track onwards—are as much the work of lead composer Jim Steinman. “Heaven Can Wait” plays like a twisted hymn and “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad” turns power baladeering into a blustering art form.

SONG
Bat Out of Hell
1
9:50
 
You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)
2
5:05
 
Heaven Can Wait
3
4:41
 
All Revved Up with No Place to Go
4
4:19
 
Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
5
5:26
 
Paradise By the Dashboard Light
6
8:29
 
For Crying Out Loud
7
8:44
 

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