Digitally remastered and expanded edition. Originally released in 1994, Handful of Rain, the bands ninth studio album, was the first album after Criss Oliva's death, written by Jon Oliva and Paul O'Neill. The album features the song 'Chance' which was the first Savatage song to contain the usage of counterpoint vocals, a style which they continued to use on following albums. The album's final track, 'Alone You Breathe', was a tribute to Criss Oliva. Ear Music.