Antenna (ZZ Top album)

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Antenna
Studio album by ZZ Top
Released January 18, 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Blues rock, hard rock
Length 50:55
Label RCA
Producer Billy Gibbons, Bill Ham
ZZ Top chronology
ZZ Top's Greatest Hits
(1992)
Antenna
(1994)
One Foot in the Blues
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[2]

Antenna is the eleventh studio album by the American blues rock band ZZ Top, released in 1994. It was the band's first album to be released on the RCA label. It was also the first time ZZ Top had a song with the album title in its name ("Antenna Head"). The opening track and first single from the album, "Pincushion", reached #1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in the US.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Pincushion"   4:33
2. "Breakaway" (Gibbons) 4:58
3. "World of Swirl" (Gibbons) 4:08
4. "Fuzzbox Voodoo"   4:42
5. "Girl in a T-Shirt" (Gibbons) 4:10
6. "Antenna Head"   4:43
7. "PCH"   3:57
8. "Cherry Red" (Gibbons) 4:38
9. "Cover Your Rig"   5:50
10. "Lizard Life"   5:09
11. "Deal Goin' Down"   4:06
European and Japanese versions
No. Title Length
12. "Everything"   3:54

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers – Billy Gibbons, Bill Ham
  • Engineers – Joe Hardy, Tom Harding
  • Mixing – Joe Hardy
  • Mastering – Bob Ludwig
  • Photography – Bill Bernstein, Barbara LaBarge
  • Text – Jim Bessman

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1994 The Billboard 200 14

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1994 Breakaway Mainstream Rock Tracks 7
1994 Fuzzbox Voodoo Mainstream Rock Tracks 30
1994 Girl in a T-Shirt Mainstream Rock Tracks 27
1994 Pincushion Mainstream Rock Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review