Moontan is the ninth album by Dutch rock band Golden Earring, released in 1973. It contains the radio hit "Radar Love", and was voted ninth-best Dutch pop album ever by readers of music magazine Oor in 2008.[3] In the Q & Mojo Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock, the album rated No. 32 in its list of "40 Cosmic Rock Albums".[4] Moontan is the band's most successful album in the United States, being the only Golden Earring album to be certified Gold by the RIAA.[5]

Quick facts: Moontan, Studio album by Golden Earring, Rele...
Moontan
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 1973
GenreHard rock, progressive rock
Length40:19
39:41 (US version)
LabelTrack, MCA, Polydor
ProducerGolden Earring
Golden Earring chronology
Together
(1972)
Moontan
(1973)
Switch
(1975)
Alternative cover
United States rerelease cover
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Table info: Review scores, Source, Rating...
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
Christgau's Record GuideC+[2]
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"Vanilla Queen" twice samples Marilyn Monroe's character in There's No Business Like Show Business: "Well, in simple English I'm..." from the "Lazy" performance and "What's your name, Honey?" from the "Heat Wave" performance.

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