Gravity's Rainbow (album)

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Gravity's Rainbow
Studio album by Pat Benatar
Released May 24, 1993
Recorded Spyder Mae's Soul Kitchen, Los Angeles, California
Genre Rock
Length 45:27
Label Chrysalis
Producer Don Gehman, Neil Giraldo
Pat Benatar chronology
True Love
(1991)
Gravity's Rainbow
(1993)
Innamorata
(1997)
Singles from Gravity's Rainbow
  1. "Everybody Lay Down"
    Released: June 1993
  2. "Somebody's Baby"
    Released: July 5, 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]

Gravity's Rainbow is the ninth studio album, and tenth album overall, by American singer Pat Benatar, released in 1993. The album is named after, though bears little other relation to, the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. It peaked at No. 85 on the US Billboard 200,[3] and sold close to 160,000 copies - according to Nielsen SoundScan. Gravity's Rainbow would be Benatar's last studio album recorded on the Chrysalis Records label.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Pictures of a Gone World"   Neil Giraldo 0:41
2. "Everybody Lay Down"   Giraldo, Pat Benatar 4:25
3. "Somebody's Baby"   Giraldo, Benatar 4:24
4. "Ties That Bind"   Giraldo, Myron Grombacher 3:36
5. "You & I"   Giraldo, Benatar, Grombacher 4:24
6. "Disconnected"   Giraldo, Grombacher, Frank Linx 3:43
7. "Crazy"   Giraldo, Benatar, Grombacher, Linx 4:24
8. "Every Time I Fall Back"   Giraldo, Benatar 5:02
9. "Sanctuary"   Giraldo, Grombacher 3:52
10. "Rise (Part 2)"   Giraldo, Benatar, Grombacher, Linx 3:03
11. "Kingdom Key"   Giraldo, Benatar, Grombacher 4:22
12. "Tradin' Down"   Giraldo, Grombacher 3:31

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Pat Benatar - vocals, executive producer
  • Neil Giraldo - guitar, keyboards, percussion, executive producer
  • Frank Linx - bass, percussion
  • Myron Grombacher - drums, percussion

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Greg Piccolo - saxophone on "Crazy"
  • Richard Dodd - cello on "Somebody's Baby"
  • Donte Scher - violin on "Somebody's Baby"

Production[edit]

  • Don Gehman - producer, engineer
  • Rick Will - engineer, mixing of "Tradin' Down"
  • Ed Thacker - mixing
  • Sheldon and Nicholas Devane - mixing of "Pictures of a Gone World" and "Rise (Part 2)"
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering

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