Dead Ringer is a 1981 album by Meat Loaf and is the second of his four albums written entirely by Jim Steinman. The album cover features an illustration by comic book artist and horror illustrator Bernie Wrightson.
The follow-up to 1977's Bat Out of Hell, Meat Loaf released Dead Ringer in 1981, after the release of Jim Steinman’s album Bad for Good (originally meant to be the follow up to Bat Out Of Hell). The album was produced by Meat Loaf and Stephan Galfas, with backing tracks produced by Jimmy Iovine and Steinman.
Four singles were released from Dead Ringer: "Dead Ringer for Love" (featuring Cher), "I'm Gonna Love Her for Both of Us", "Read 'Em and Weep" and "Peel Out".
SIDE A 1. Peel Out 2. I'm Gonna Love Her For Both Of Us 3. More Than You Deserve
SIDE B 1. I'll Kill You If You Don't Come Back 2. Read 'Em and Weep 3. Nocturnal Pleasure 4. Dead Ringer For Love 5. Everything Is Permitted