Limited 180g vinyl LP pressing of this album by the German metal band. This heavyweight slab of vinyl is reissued to celebrate Scorpions' 50th Anniversary. Love at First Sting is the ninth studio album by Scorpions. It was released on March 27, 1984 on Harvest/EMI and Mercury. Love at First Sting is notable in that it was one of the first digitally recorded hard rock records ever released. It became the group's most successful album in the USA, where it peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart.