Come an' Get It

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Come an' Get It
Studio album by Whitesnake
Released 11 April 1981
Recorded July and September 1980, January 1981
Studio Startling Studios, Tittenhurst Park, Ascot, England
Genre Hard rock, blues rock
Length 40:24
Label Mirage/Atlantic (North America)
Polydor (Japan)
Liberty (Rest of the world)
Producer Martin Birch
Whitesnake chronology
Live...in the Heart of the City
(1980)
Come an' Get It
(1981)
Saints & Sinners
(1982)
Singles from Come an' Get It
  1. "Don't Break My Heart Again"
    Released: 1981
  2. "Would I Lie to You"
    Released: 1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Martin Popoff 7/10 stars[2]

Come an' Get It is the fourth studio album by English hard rock band Whitesnake, released in 1981. It was, at the time, Whitesnake's highest-charting release in the UK, hitting No. 2[3] and being kept off the top spot by Adam and the Ants' Kings of the Wild Frontier.[4]

"Don't Break My Heart Again" and "Would I Lie to You" were released as singles, the former making the UK Top 20.[3]

EMI remastered the CD in 2007, adding six bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Come an' Get It"   David Coverdale 3:59
2. "Hot Stuff"   Coverdale, Micky Moody 3:22
3. "Don't Break My Heart Again"   Coverdale 4:03
4. "Lonely Days, Lonely Nights"   Coverdale 4:16
5. "Wine, Women an' Song"   Coverdale, Moody, Bernie Marsden, Neil Murray, Jon Lord, Ian Paice 3:45
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "Child of Babylon"   Coverdale, Marsden 4:48
7. "Would I Lie to You"   Coverdale, Moody, Marsden 4:29
8. "Girl"   Coverdale, Marsden, Murray 3:55
9. "Hit an' Run"   Coverdale, Moody, Marsden 3:23
10. "Till the Day I Die"   Coverdale 4:23
2007 remastered bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
11. "Child of Babylon" (Alternate rough mix) Coverdale, Marsden 4:28
12. "Girl" (Alternate version/rough mix) Coverdale, Marsden, Murray 4:07
13. "Come an' Get It" (Rough mix) Coverdale 3:59
14. "Lonely Days, Lonely Nights" (Alternate version/rough mix) Coverdale 4:13
15. "Till the Day I Die" (Rough mix) Coverdale 4:44
16. "Hit an' Run" (Backing track) Coverdale, Moody, Marsden 3:18

Personnel[edit]

Whitesnake[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Country Organization Year Sales
UK BPI 1981 Gold (+ 100,000)[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Whitesnake - Come an' Get It review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Whitesnake - Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  4. ^ Barton, Geoff (2007). Come an' Get It (CD Booklet). Whitesnake. London: EMI. pp. 8–9. 
  5. ^ "Album - Whitesnake, Come An' Get It". Charts.de. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Whitesnake – Come an' Get It (album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Whitesnake – Come an' Get It (album)". Norwegiancharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "Come an' Get it Billboard Albums". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "Search for Artist Whitenake". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 26 April 2015.