Ain't Love Grand!

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Ain't Love Grand
Studio album by X
Released July 1985
Recorded 1985, Amigo Studios, North Hollywood
Genre Alternative rock
Length 42:11
Label Elektra
Producer Michael Wagener
X chronology
More Fun in the New World
(1983)
Ain't Love Grand!
(1985)
See How We Are
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B [2]
Rolling Stone favorable [3]

Ain't Love Grand is the fifth album by X. This album was their first not produced by Ray Manzarek. It was reissued with four bonus tracks by Rhino Records in 2002.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by John Doe and Exene Cervenka unless otherwise indicated.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Burning House of Love" – 3:54
  2. "Love Shack" – 3:06
  3. "My Soul Cries Your Name" – 3:37
  4. "My Goodness" – 4:40
  5. "Around My Heart" – 4:43

Side two[edit]

  1. "What's Wrong with Me" – 3:43
  2. "All or Nothing" (Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane) – 3:08 moved to bonus tracks on 2002 reissue
  3. "Watch the Sun Go Down" – 3:50
  4. "I'll Stand Up for You" – 4:00
  5. "Little Honey" (Dave Alvin, Doe) – 3:43
  6. "Supercharged" – 3:47

Bonus tracks (2002 reissue)[edit]

  1. "Wild Thing" (Long version) (Chip Taylor) – 6:19
  2. "I Will Dare" (Demo) (Paul Westerberg) – 3:18
  3. "My Goodness" (Demo) – 5:08
  4. "All or Nothing" (Marriott, Lane) – 4:52

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1985 The Billboard 200 89

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1985 "Burning House of Love" Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 27

References[edit]