Bang! (Corey Hart album)

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Bang!
Studio album by Corey Hart
Released March 22, 1990
Recorded 1989-1990
Genre Pop, rock
Length 42:57
Label EMI
Producer Corey Hart, Greg Edward
Corey Hart chronology
Young Man Running
(1988)
Bang!
(1990)
Singles
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Bang! is the fifth album by Corey Hart, released in 1990. It was his last album to chart in the U.S., reaching #134, and generated just one hit single, "A Little Love", which reached #37. The track "Ballade for Nien Cheng" was inspired by Cheng's memoir Life and Death in Shanghai.[2]

"Chase the Sun" is a re-recorded version of a track from Hart's previous album Young Man Running.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Corey Hart.

  1. "A Little Love" 4:09
  2. "Bang! (Starting Over)" 3:48
  3. "Rain On Me" 4:38
  4. "Chase the Sun" 3:15
  5. "Diamond Cowboy" 4:32
  6. "Icon" 3:52
  7. "Can't Stand Losin' You" 4:30
  8. "Kisses on the Train" 4:15
  9. "Art of Color" 4:17
  10. "Slowburn" 2:50
  11. "Ballade for Nien Cheng" 2:51

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Corey Hart and Greg Edwards
  • Engineers: Matt D'Arbanlay-Butler, Greg Edwards
  • Assistant engineers: Jeff Poe, Andy Udoff, Toby Wright
  • Mixing: Greg Edwards
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig

Personnel[edit]

  • Drums, Percussion: Kenny Aronoff
  • Bass guitar: John Pierce
  • Guitars: Mike Byron-Hehir, Michael Landau
  • Keyboards: Corey Hart, Charles Judge, Randy Kerber
  • Saxophone: Gerald Albright
  • Harmonica: Jimmy Z.
  • Violin, concertmaster: Doug Cameron
  • Backing vocals: Greg Edwards, Ruby Turner, Kenny Aronoff

Singles[edit]

The following singles were released from the album, with the highest charting positions listed.

# Title Date CAN US
1. "A Little Love" 1990 9 37
2. "Bang! (Starting Over)" 1990 30
3. "Rain on Me" 1990

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bang! at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-12-28.
  2. ^ Bang! album liner notes