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Hell to Pay

Edel/earMUSIC has made available a second preview clip from Now What?!Hell to Pay. Well, sort of “available”. They really screwed the pooch on this one as the video is actually not available in many countries, including such major Purple markets as UK, Germany and Canada.

Go try your luck, or if it doesn’t work try one of the proxies in other countries.

14 Comments to “Hell to Pay”:

  1. 1
    George says:

    Not available in Georgia

  2. 2
    Dave says:

    I fear the production reminds me of Bananas: too smooth and with that constant annoying tambourine — performance wise: brilliant musicians , all. I
    Don’t post often, just thought I might send in a gut reaction:). I guess I’m not 8 years old hearing Rat Bat Blue for the first time!! Oh the impact!! Peace?!

  3. 3
    Buttockss says:

    Very 80’s sounding, could be off both ‘Perfect Strangers & House of blue light’, minus ritchie and jon of course .

  4. 4
    LRT says:

    Album version with twice as much guitar solo and KILLER organ solo is pretty Purple pleasing to me.

  5. 5
    Tracy(Zero the Hero)Heyder says:

    I don’t have any idea what all the uproar is about regarding the ‘hook’…..”It’s gonna be hell…Hell to pay”. It’s a high energy Gillanesque rocker/anthem. Again, it’s a radio edit cut in about half for radio play (which most likely won’t happen). Purple tunes aren’t short radio friendly song in their entirety. They require the whole version to totally experience its worth. The dynamics of the songs are majorly encroached upon when they edit large portions out for airplay. It’s obvious there was a keyboard segment cut and probably some back and forth jamming between Airey and Morse that was cut. It’s a great song to elaborate on live with a high energy improve jam. These 2 songs stand very well as they are. I am truly excited to hear the full album versions. I am confident at this point they hit the mark on all MK8 Cylinders this go.


  6. 6
    Leon Rodziewicz says:

    Really like this!

  7. 7
    tony carey says:

    I love what I’ve heard…

  8. 8
    Ted The Mechanic says:

    I thought it was going to be hell to play here in Northeast USA, but it played fine.

    Good tune, no doubt. Purple sound regardless of who Ian is singing around. Saying that because of all of the nay sayers and myriad opinions on any subject on the board….

    Bring it on….


  9. 9
    Benny says:

    Try this one…

  10. 10
    Kevin says:

    Great sounding song ! Ezrin’s mix gives Don Airey’s contributions the boost they deserve !
    Can see this going over very big in concert ! Eagerly looking forward to release date 1

  11. 11
    cyclone says:

    If the radio ignores this….there will be hell to pay : )
    Maybe the Rainbow girls can sing background during the tour!

  12. 12
    rik says:

    Finally playing(Thursday 28th) on Youtube in UK, on my laptop at least.


  13. 13
    Bernard says:

    God, this sounds like early Bon Jovi. Beyond horrible.

  14. 14
    TruthHurts says:

    Just downloaded this and ATTITW from Amazon Mp3.

    Enjoying it, but no date given for the 7″ vinyl

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