Ain't Love Grande! CD (1993)

Artist: X

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Specifications

Label Elektra -- A.d.a. --
SKU 60267250
UPC 075596043021
UPC 14 00075596043021
Format CD
Release Date 8/3/1993
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Author X
Compilation Appearance Kids Are Alright (Ost)
Associated Artist/Work X (Australia)
Technical Info
Engineer Michael Wagener
CatalogID 60430-2
Lable Name Elektra (Label)
Released 06/27/1994
Original Release 1985
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 42m : 11s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00075596043021
Musical Guests
Don Dokken
Album Notes and Credits
X: John Doe (vocals, bass); Exene Cervenka (vocals); Billy Zoom (guitar, saxophone); D.J. Bonebrake (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel includes: Don Dokken (background vocals).
Producer: Michael Wagener.
Reissue producers: Gary Stewart, John Doe.
Recorded at Amigo Studios, North Hollywood, California in 1985. Originally released on Elektra (60430). Includes liner notes by Kristine McKenna.
X: John Doe (vocals, bass); Exene Cervenka (vocals); Billy Zoom (guitar, saxophone); D.J. Bonebrake (drums, percussion).
Recorded at Amigo Studios, North Hollywood, California in winter, 1985.
Personnel: Exene Cervenka, John Doe (vocals); Billy Zoom (guitar, saxophone); D.J. Bonebrake (drums, percussion).
Recording information: Amigo Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
Photographers: Howard Rosenberg; Stuart Watson .
With this, their fifth album, X broke with former producer Ray Manzarek and his no-frills approach (comparable to the first few albums of his original band, the Doors). While the songwriting still carries the same essential character, there's an added production gloss this time out. Tellingly, those production touches now sound like they are indeed from another era, whereas the previous four releases (LOS ANGELES, WILD GIFT, UNDER THE BIG BLACK SUN, and MORE FUN IN THE NEW WORLD) sound positively contemporary.
While this is by no means a weak album--it is X after all--it would not be an effective starting point for anyone unfamiliar with the band's more influential output. However, the great songs here are plentiful, and include "Burning House of Love," "My Soul Cries Your Name," "Around My Heart," and "Little Honey" (co-written with ex-Blaster Dave Alvin, who joined the group briefly when Billy Zoom departed).
Disc 1
1 Burning House Of Love
2 Love Shack
3 My Soul Cries Your Name
4 My Goodness
5 Around My Heart
6 What's Wrong With Me
7 All Or Nothing
8 Watch The Sun Go Down
9 I'll Stand Up For You
10 Little Honey
11 Supercharged
Product Attributes
Artist X
Label Elektra/asylum Records
Music Format Compact Disc
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