℗ 1979 Warner Records Inc
 

Van Halen II (Remastered)

Van Halen

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1.1
You're No Good (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
3:12
1.2
Dance the Night Away (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
3:05
1.3
Somebody Get Me a Doctor (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
2:51
1.4
Bottoms Up! (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
3:04
1.5
Outta Love Again (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
2:49
1.6
Light up the Sky (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
3:09
1.7
Spanish Fly (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
0:58
1.8
D.O.A. (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
4:07
1.9
Women in Love... (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
4:05
1.10
Beautiful Girls (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen
3:55
Total Playing Time    31:15
"Scattered throughout Van Halen's second album are various Vanilla Fudge bumps and grinds, an Aerosmith-derived pseudobravado, a bit of Bad Company basement funk and even a few Humble Pie mini-raveups..."
- Rolling Stone

Van Halen II is the second studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released on March 23, 1979.

Recording of the album happened at Sunset Studio less than a year after the release of the band's eponymous debut album. Recording of the album began on December 10, 1978, just one week after completing their first world tour, and was complete within a week. The band used a Putnam 610 console to record the album.

Many of the songs on Van Halen II are known to have existed prior to the release of the first album, and are present on the demos recorded in 1976 by Gene Simmons and in 1977 by Ted Templeman, including an early version of "Beautiful Girls" (then known as "Bring On the Girls") and "Somebody Get Me a Doctor."

This album features the 2000 remaster.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Rhino/Warner Records Studio Masters

Tracks 1-10 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source
Tracks 3-5, 8-10 – 50 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 24-bit; 50 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 192 kHz / 24-bit

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