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The albums have been graded on the most common grading system used in Finnish schools. Where 4 is the worst, and 10 is the best. The final score for the album is most of the times the average for all of the tracks, though it can also change if the reviewer wishes so. The Super Eurobeat Non-Stop albums will be reviewed as full collections, and the individual songs won't be reviewed, unless they are completely new. Though Euromach and JGTC albums for example will have complete song by song reviews.
The grading system simply goes as ie. 4- (3,75), 4 (4), 4+ (4,25) and 4½ (4,5) and the next one again would be 5-. A simple system we have over here in Finland.
  Super Eurobeat 116

1.Robert Patton - Rock In Japan (Time)
It's not every day you hear a kick-ass album opener by Time. This time they present us with a really energetic and catchy song that is pretty much the embodiment that is Robert Patton he seems to be able to break through the Time-form easily as he has done quite a lot of songs that are unlike the vast majority. This song is very heavy on guitars, but that's pretty typical to Robert so that's nothing new. A good chorus and good simple sounds make this an efficient album opener.
Rating : 9-

2.Go Go Girls - Cyber Dance (A-Beat C)
When discussing the Go Go Girls you can't avoid the use of the word 'Dance' in their songs. I at some point wondered how many songs they made as I can right away pinpoint many... Cyber Dance, Do You Wanna Dance, Go Go Dance, Dirty Dance, The Beat Of The Dance & Dance On A Volcano to begin with, so at some point I wondered that with similar titles like these why am I not mixing them up? The answer is simple: The Go Go Girls songs are distinctive and different from each other, even though they have the similar energy and similar vocals, the songs still manage to amaze by their differences. And this time we hear another song that is typical on all fields, yet very catchy and effective, not the most memorable one but still very well done.
Rating : 9+

3.Tokyo Future - Listen To Eurobeat (Delta)
The people doing Eurobeat really do know what the music is as they constantly keep on repeating the genre's name in the songtitles and the lyrics. The classic Eurobeat song is possibly the most memorable one, and Delta tries to reproduce another hit like that when they want us to Listen To Eurobeat. And by all means that we do, but we're not talking about another classic song unfortunately. The song is pretty typical eurobeat on all levels, the song works pretty well but doesn't leave a very huge print on the mind. Fun for a while, not for a lot of heavy airplay.
Rating : 8+

4.Norma Sheffield - Your Body Call (A-Beat C)
What I can't comprehend is that why do they even fit Norma on the albums so often as she generally just makes the level go down. Yet this time I am not here to whine, as this is possibly one of the most upbeat and energetic songs she's done (and no, we're not talking about huge amounts of energy, but on Norma Sheffield levels, this is rather energetic). The intro is pretty speedy and sounds great, and as the vocals and the melody kicks in we're taken back to the calmer grounds but fortunately the great c-melody brings the speed back and the faster moments are clearly the best part about this song. A good song on Norma Sheffield levels and not that bad in comparison to others either.
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5.Giselle - My Love Is Happiness (Time)
Another marvellous intro by Time, it seems that they use all of their talent in doing cool intros for their songs. Once the intro is over we just get a lot of basic beat and a huge dose of synths. The track sounds good from time to time, mainly the intro, chorus and the c-melody and that's at least a huge portion of the song, but the verses on the other hand are actually quite bad and don't sound good at all. Rather mediocore, not much more to say.
Rating : 7-

6.Madison - Dangerous (Delta)
The typical Delta-eurobeat is again here, and in every sense I can think of. The song has energy, the basic beat, the basic synths, the basic pointless lyrics and decent vocals. The track isn't bad though, but the real problem is that the song sounds so similar to many other songs and I can't really find much of a special edge from this song, the chorus is the best element in the song and it's easy to sing along to the dangerouses.
Rating : 7+

7.Mr. M - Crazy (Time)
The level of the album seems to have notched down a bit and this song just carries with the same. What we know already, is that Time uses a lot of acoustic elements, and the basic beat: Conclusion, one more song that goes by without lighting any kind of a spark what so ever. Not bad, nor good.
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8.Powerful T. - Wild On The Street (A-Beat C)
The album gets better as we're treated to the wonderful vocalist from A-Beat C. The song is also heavy on the electric guitars which is not a huge surprise, and also the vocals going from one end to the other is something we've already gotten used to. A killer chorus is the main player for this song, the verses aren't very effective but when the chorus along with the c-melody works really well the results are all positive. A good song, but not the best one by Powerful T..
Rating : 9

9.Za-Za - Come And Go (Delta)
This album has had a load of cool intros and this song follows on the lines, and unlike some of the previous songs it manages to break free from the 'only a good intro'-pattern. The track has a really energetic melody and the vocals flow in pretty damn well. The only problem with this song is that the backgrounds are really transparent and light, so they just slightly back up the vocals and don't really create a huge edge.
Rating : 8+

10.Mike West - Pop Musik (Time)
The album surely hasn't so far managed to impress by any originality what so ever, and when Avex has picked up songs like these what can you expect? I had slight expectations from the song as the intro sounded cool (yet again) but the song turned out to be just a speedy song without any actual kind of a melody. The vocals are kind of mellow and don't fit the song very well, and only managed to leave me cold.
Rating : 6

11.Allen Cox - Funky Baby (Delta)
Yet another title I thought would be the opposite gender it turned out to be. This time we get more guitars, more beat, more synths, a huge surprise of course. After the intro and the female vocals are over the song takes an U-Turn back to the boredom. I like how the c-melody manages to set loose from the boring theme the rest of the song has, but it's only a small portion of the song, unfortunately yet another unoriginal song and a boring one at it as well.
Rating : 6

12.Kim Loren - Happy News (Time)
From Kim Loren I've always had a bit more hope than from other Time artists, as she's done some nice songs, but well I guess even she can't escape the wrath of Time. This song is pretty upbeat and well can you expect anything else from a song that has happy in the title. This song suffers from the biggest flaw with eurobeat in general: originality. I love the genre, but from time to time I understand what some people complain about eurobeat, how it all sounds alike, and well when songs like these are released I can agree.
Rating : 6

13.Karen - Lookin' At The Sun (A-Beat C)
More from the previous one came from. A-Beat C generally has a habbit of making their big names' songs original and different but Karen has suffered from a long list of songs that are okay but just don't stick out from the crowd. This song has a serious Eurobeat Disney tone to it, and I could hear similarities to the awesome Lolita & Domino song You Can Fly! You Can Fly! You Can Fly! Though this song is just boring in comparison. But not bad when compared to the previous 3 songs.
Rating : 7+

14.Toby Ash - Feeling Of The Night (Time)
As a slight surprise it's Time who manage to lift the level back to the general SEB level. This track starts out with a rather typical intro, and the song also flows on sounding very unoriginal (which is a flaw of course). But the song has a rather good melody and also the vocals function pretty well. The c-melody sounds yet again great and the whole song as a package works pretty well considering the level of the album so far.
Rating : 8

15.Suzy Lazy - Da-Du-Ri-Dan (Delta)
This title is almost legendary when eurobeat is discussed and no wonder with true jewels in the past. This song starts out with an exceptionally cool intro and even the song carries the good level with a very very upbeat song. The vocals are plain nonsense and the songtitle probably has nothing to do with the rest of the vocals, just some silly saying they came up with. An excellent chorus (though the Da-Du-Ri-Dan starts to get repetitive very quickly) and the c-melody also works well making this one of the better songs on this album, but not a legend like Din Don Dan.
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16.Nik Key - Burning Fever (A-Beat C)
This song is definitely one of the biggest confusions for me. I began listening to it and didn't first take a look at the booklet, I was 100% sure it would be Mega NRG Man but then as a huge surprise it turned out to be something else. The typical elements we know from Mega NRG Man are present but they're all good and this song also works really well. The intro is really energetic and catchy, the vocals sound awesome and in addition the song has a killer melody, so this song easily sticks out from the album.
Rating : 9+

17.Dave & Karen - Living In Peace (A-Beat C)
Peace in the songtitle, calmness ensues, or does it? This song is also one of the songs in the Eurobeat Disney lines, as I somehow combine Karen to that series everytime I hear her. Anyways this song is pretty upbeat and midtempo, which works pretty well, but when the song itself isn't very good you can't expect a whole lot. An okay duet again, but we've heard many much better ones as well.
Rating : 7+

18.Ayumi Hamasaki - Audience (Euro-Power Mix)
The album is finished off with one of the most legendary Ayumi Hamasaki songs (in my opinion that is). Her voice sounds beautiful as always and this song itself is plain terrific. The melody is cool and when we're moving on J-Euro grounds we get to hear more variety in the sounds anyways, and that's a good thing considering how this album has been so far. A great way to end the album, and for anybody who loves Ayumi this is a definite hit.
Rating : 9+

Final Words :
The series takes a dive deeper with this album. The level of the album in general is pretty low and the only few peaks up and down don't really make the album a whole lot better. There are no real huge hits on the album and the amount of bad songs is pretty overwhelming. I'm just going back and forth if I should take the ½ away from the album's final grade, as I really didn't like the album a whole lot. But in the end it was decent, so I guess I'll compromise and give the album a 7+. Not very good when compared to the other albums from the 110's. Don't get it, if you're not a hardcore fan or anything.

Final Score : 7+

Reviewed by Bore