Heaven in This Hell

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Heaven in This Hell
Studio album by Orianthi
Released 12 March 2013
Recorded 2011-13; Nashville, Tennessee (Blackbird Studios)
Genre Hard rock, blues rock, country rock
Length 41:26
Label Robo Records
Producer Dave Stewart
Orianthi chronology
Believe
(2009)
Heaven in This Hell
(2013)
Singles from Heaven in This Hell
  1. "Frozen"
    Released: 7 February 2013
  2. "Sex E Bizarre"
    Released: 3 September 2013
  3. "Better with You"
    Released: 29 March 2014

Heaven in This Hell is the third studio album by Australian singer and guitarist Orianthi. Produced by Dave Stewart, the album was released on Robo Records on 12 March 2013. Orianthi cited modern country and blues as the main inspirations on the album's sound on an interview for Guitar World in January 2013.[1] A deluxe version with three extra tracks was released on 3 September 2013.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
AltSounds 53%[3]
ThisIsNotAScene 8/10 stars[4]
Ultimate Guitar Archive 3.7/10[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Heaven in This Hell"   Orianthi Panagaris, Dave Stewart, Gavin Brown, John Feldmann 4:32
2. "You Don't Wanna Know"   Panagaris, Zac Maloy, Clint Lagerberg 3:40
3. "Fire"   Panagaris, Stewart 2:53
4. "If U Think U Know Me"   Panagaris, Stewart 3:35
5. "How Do You Sleep?"   Panagaris, Stewart 4:14
6. "Frozen"   Panagaris, Kevin Griffin 3:40
7. "Rock"   Panagaris, Stewart, Brian Chiusano 4:34
8. "Another You"   Panagaris, Blair Daly, Bobbie Huff 3:43
9. "How Does That Feel?"   Panagaris, Stewart 3:08
10. "Filthy Blues"   Panagaris, Stewart 3:17
11. "If U Were Here with Me"   Panagaris, Stewart 4:10
Total length:
41:26

Fire EP[edit]

Five of the songs from Heaven in This Hell were previously released on Fire, Orianthi's first EP. Fire was produced by Dave Stewart, and released independently on 13 October 2011.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Fire"   2:53
2. "How Does It Feel?"   3:07
3. "How Do You Sleep?"   4:14
4. "Heaven in This Hell"   4:33
5. "If You Were Here with Me"   4:10

Personnel[edit]

Per liner notes[7]

  • Orianthi – vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, nylon string guitar, bass, 12 string guitar, banjo, foot stomps
  • Tom Bukovac – guitars
  • Michael Rhodes – bass
  • Dan Dugmore – lap steel guitar
  • Chad Cromwell – drums
  • Mike Rojas – piano
  • Jimmy Z. – harmonica
  • Drea Rhenee – backing vocals
  • Wendy Moten – backing vocals
  • Shannon Forest – drums
Recording personnel
  • Dave Stewart – producer, rhythm guitar
  • Rob Christie – A&R, additional piano
  • Ned Douglas – engineer
  • John McBride – mixing
  • Nathan Yarborough – assistant engineer
  • Leland Elliott – assistant engineer
  • Lowell Reynolds – assistant engineer

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Independent Albums[8] 35

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitmore, Laura B. (January 4, 2013). "Guitar Girl'd: Interview with Orianthi on the Release of 'Heaven In This Hell'". Guitar World. NewBay Media. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ Collar, Matt. "Review: Heaven in This Hell". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Lauren (March 13, 2013). "Review: Orianthi - Heaven In This Hell [Album]". AltSounds. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  4. ^ Jervis, Marcus (June 24, 2013). "Orianthi – Heaven In This Hell". ThisIsNotAScene.com. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  5. ^ Geddes, Duncan (March 19, 2013). "Heaven In This Hell Review". Ultimate Guitar Archive. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Orianthi’s New EP “Fire” Released". Dave Stewart. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  7. ^ Heaven in This Hell (CD liner notes). Orianthi. Robo Records. 2013. 
  8. ^ "Orianthi — Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved May 14, 2014.