Dream Evil is the fourth studio album released by the American heavy metal band Dio on July 21, 1987. It features former Rough Cutt members Craig Goldy and Claude Schnell, and includes the singles "All the Fools Sailed Away" and "I Could Have Been a Dreamer". Dream Evil was Dio's last album to feature Murray on the cover and also the last to feature drummer Vinny Appice until the 1993 album Strange Highways.


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All lyrics by Ronnie James Dio, music as stated.

Side one
No. Title Music Length
1. "Night People"   Vinny AppiceJimmy BainDioCraig GoldyClaude Schnell 4:06
2. "Dream Evil"   Dio, Goldy 4:26
3. "Sunset Superman"   Appice, Bain, Dio, Goldy, Schnell 5:45
4. "All the Fools Sailed Away"   Dio, Goldy 7:10
Side two
No. Title Music Length
5. "Naked in the Rain"   Dio 5:09
6. "Overlove"   Appice, Dio, Goldy 3:49
7. "I Could Have Been a Dreamer"   Dio, Goldy 4:42
8. "Faces in the Window"   Appice, Bain, Dio, Goldy, Schnell 3:53
9. "When a Woman Cries"   Appice, Bain, Dio, Goldy, Schnell 4:43


Additional musicians
  • Mitchell Singing Boys – chorus on "All The Fools Sailed Away"


Year Chart Position
1987 Swedish Albums Chart[5] 4
Norwegian Albums Chart[6] 7
UK Albums Chart[7] 8
German Albums Chart[8] 12
Swiss Albums Charts[9] 13
Austrian Albums Charts[10] 15
GfK Dutch Charts[11] 38
Billboard 200 (USA)[12] 43
RPM100 Albums (Canada)[13] 65
Year Title Chart Position
1987 "I Could Have Been a Dreamer" Mainstream Rock(USA)[14] 33
UK Singles Chart[7] 69
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