"Trick or Treat" is a song by British heavy metal band Fastway. It was released in 1986 as the lead single from their fourth album, Trick or Treat. The song was written by Fastway members Dave King, "Fast" Eddie Clarke, and Pete Way, and produced by Keith Olsen.
The song is a fast-paced, heavy metal anthem about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. The lyrics warn of the destructive power of these substances, and the song's driving guitars and pounding drums reflect the intensity of the message.
"Trick or Treat" was a commercial success, reaching number 26 on the UK Singles Chart and number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. The song has also been praised by critics, with AllMusic calling it "one of the best heavy metal songs of the 1980s."
The song's music video was directed by Nigel Dick and features the band performing the song in a variety of locations, including a cemetery, a haunted house, and a high school. The video also features cameos from actors such as Gene Simmons, Ozzy Osbourne, and Alice Cooper.
"Trick or Treat" has been covered by a number of bands, including Skid Row, Anthrax, and Dokken. The song has also been featured in a number of films and television shows, including The Simpsons, The Crow, and South Park.
The song is a classic example of heavy metal music, and it remains one of Fastway's most popular songs. It is a powerful and moving song about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and it is a reminder of the destructive power of these substances.
|Original Release: 1986.|
|Catalog No: CK 40549.|
|Type: Jewel Case.|