Women & Children First CD (2000)

Artist: Van Halen

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Product Overview


Label Wea/warner Bros.
SKU 60435097
UPC 093624773924
UPC 14 00093624773924
Format CD
Release Date 9/19/2000
Author Van Halen
Compilation Appearance Detroit Rock City
Compilation Appearance Revolutions In Sound:warner Bros. Rec
Technical Info
Engineer Donn Landee
Producer Ted Templeman
CatalogID 947739
Lable Name Warner Bros.
Released 09/19/2000
Original Release 1980
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 33m : 13s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00093624773924
Album Notes and Credits
Van Halen: David Lee Roth (vocals); Eddie Van Halen (guitar); Michael Anthony (bass); Alex Van Halen (drums).
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Also available with "Fair Warning" on 1 cassette.
WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST reached #6 in April 1980 and shows a band progressing towards their eventual peak. "And The Cradle Will Rock" is one of the album's two radio staples, along with "Everybody Wants Some." These two anthems set the stage for one hell of a rock & roll party album.
"Fools," a relatively obscure VH tune, features thumping rhythm, the piercing background vocals of bassist Michael Anthony and some David Lee Roth scatting at the end. Roth declares "I'm takin' whiskey to the party tonight and I'm lookin' for somebody to squeeze" in "Romeo Delight." Preferring sneaky licks and heavy riffs, Eddie Van Halen does fit some excellent acoustic work into "Could This Be Magic" and "In A Simple Rhyme." WACF shows a hungry, talented rock band delivering the goods. Longtime producer Ted Templeman helps the band achieve their signature sound, producing a fantastic album.
Professional Reviews
Q (1/01, p.131) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Tricky...the band had become a world power and were busy banning brown M&M from their backstage rider..."
Disc 1
1 And The Cradle Will Rock...
2 Everybody Wants Some!!
3 Fools
4 Romeo Delight
5 Tora! Tora!
6 Loss Of Control
7 Take Your Whiskey Home
8 Could This Be Magic?
9 In A Simple Rhyme
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