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Bat Out of Hell

Meat Loaf

℗ 1977 Cleveland International Records PE 34974

Meat Loaf  1977  Bat Out of Hell

Bat Out of Hell is the second album and major-label debut by American rock musician Meat Loaf, as well as being his first collaboration with composer Jim Steinman. It is one of the best-selling albums in the history of recorded music. Its musical style is influenced by Steinman's appreciation of Richard Wagner, Phil Spector, Bruce Springsteen and The Who. Bat Out of Hell has been certified by the Recording Industry Association of America as a platinum album, fourteen times over. The album went on to become one of the most influential and iconic albums of all time and its songs have remained classic rock staples.