Assisted by a popular MTV music video, it reached #12 on Billboard ' s Album Rock Tracks in early October. Dio's Rainbow In The Dark: the story behind the song. The revamped group went in to write and record what many critics and fans consider Dio’s most mature and finest hour, ‘Lock Up The Wolves’. One of the great depression metaphors, in this song lead singer Ronnie James Dio is feeling isolated and trapped, unable to release the tremendous potential inside him - like a rainbow in the dark. Robertson and Dio seemed to have a … Dio performs in the music video "Rainbow in the Dark" from the album "Holy Diver" recorded for Vertigo Records. Rainbow In The Dark Producer – Ronnie James Dio Written-By – Bain*, Dio*, Appice*, Campbell* B1: Stand Up And Shout Written-By – Bain*, Dio* B2: Straight Through The Heart Written-By – Bain*, Dio* Ronnie James Dio sings as he stands on the rooftop of London buildings. "Let Sleeping Dust Lie" is a bit more obscure but most likely a reference to a track from Michael Schenker Group's 1981 album "MSG". Subscribe to the Rhino Channel! By Mick Wall (Classic Rock) 22 April 2020. Rainbow in the Dark" was the second single released by heavy metal band Dio, taken from their platinum-selling 1983 debut album, Holy Diver. The music video begins in London with a man following a woman throughout the city. At just 17, Robertson was a member of Dio. "Rainbow in the Dark" is a track and a single from Ronnie James Dio's 1982 "Holy Diver" album. With Dio, Vinny Appice, Rowan Atkinson, Jimmy Bain. You're watching the official music video for Dio - "Rainbow In The Dark" from the album 'Holy Diver' (1983). Members of the band scare the man away from the woman. The track is titled "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie" "Turun Palo" is the Finnish name for the Great Fire of Turku. Dio told Rowan that he hoped things would work out and they did. Lyrics to 'Rainbow In The Dark' by Dio: When there's lightning You know it always brings me down 'cause it's free And I see that it's me Who's lost and never found