Good to Be Bad

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Good to Be Bad
Studio album by Whitesnake
Released 21 April 2008 (Europe)
Recorded 2007
Genre Hard rock, blues-rock
Label SPV/Steamhammer
Producer David Coverdale, Doug Aldrich, Michael McIntyre
Whitesnake chronology
Live: In the Shadow of the Blues
Good to Be Bad
Singles from Good to Be Bad
  1. "Lay Down Your Love"
    Released: 2008
  2. "All For Love"
    Released: 2008
  3. "Summer Rain"
    Released: 2008
  4. "Can You Hear the Wind Blow (Promo)"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
IGN (8.1/10)[2]
Metal Invader 4.5/5 stars[3]

Good to Be Bad is the tenth studio album by Whitesnake released in April 2008.

This is the first album of new studio material in a decade, since 1997's Restless Heart, not including the four new tracks recorded for the 2006 live album Live: In the Shadow of the Blues. The album charted at number 8 on the Top Independent albums, number 23 on the Top Canadian albums, number 62 on The Billboard 200[4] and number 7 on the UK Albums Chart.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Best Years"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:16
2. "Can You Hear the Wind Blow"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:03
3. "Call on Me"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:01
4. "All I Want All I Need"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:40
5. "Good to Be Bad"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:13
6. "All for Love"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:13
7. "Summer Rain"   Coverdale, Aldrich 6:10
8. "Lay Down Your Love"   Coverdale, Aldrich 6:01
9. "A Fool in Love"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:50
10. "Got What You Need"   Coverdale, Aldrich 4:15
11. "'Til the End of Time"   Coverdale, Aldrich 5:32

Still Good To Be Bad (2011 Japanese Expanded Special Edition)[edit]


Additional information[edit]

  • Recorded at Casa DALA, Los Angeles & Snakebyte Studios, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • Mixed at Hook City, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • Mastered at DNA, Los Angeles by David Donnelly
  • Produced, Engineered & Mixed by The Brutal Brothers


After the release of the album, a tour began on 23 March 2008 in Wellington, New Zealand. The Australian concerts were followed by concerts in South America, Europe, Japan and North America. The tour went to forty countries. It ended on 14 June 2009 in Download Festival, Donington Park, UK. Seven songs from the new album were performed. Former Whitesnake band member Adrian Vandenberg guested on two concerts.


In November 2008, Good to be Bad won the Classic Rock Award for "Album of the Year".[6]

The Dinosaur Rock Guitar forum honored the album with a 2008 Dino Award for "Best Album of the Year".[7]


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