Hot Wire (Kix album)

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Hot Wire
Studio album by Kix
Released July 9, 1991
Genre Glam metal, hard rock
Length 46:08
Label East West
Producer Taylor Rhodes
Kix chronology
Blow My Fuse
(1988)
Hot Wire
(1991)
Live
(1993)
Singles from Hot Wire
  1. "Hot Wire"
    Released: 1991
  2. "Girl Money"
    Released: 1991
  3. "Tear Down the Walls"
    Released: 1991
  4. "Same Jane"
    Released: 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Hot Wire is the fifth studio album by the glam metal band Kix. It was released on July 9, 1991 on East West Records.

Background[edit]

Hot Wire peaked at number 64 on the Billboard 200 in October 1991.[2] It failed to match the sales of Kix's previous album, Blow My Fuse, selling slightly over 200,000 copies.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hot Wire" (Donnie Purnell, Taylor Rhodes) – 5:22
  2. "Girl Money" (Purnell, Rhodes) – 3:58
  3. "Luv-a-Holic" (Purnell) – 4:39
  4. "Tear Down the Walls" (Purnell, Rhodes) – 4:35
  5. "Bump the La La" (Purnell, Rhodes) – 3:28
  6. "Rock & Roll Overdose" (Purnell, Rhodes) – 4:29
  7. "Cold Chills" (Halligan, Purnell) – 5:19
  8. "Same Jane" (Halligan, Purnell) – 4:33
  9. "Pants on Fire (Liar, Liar)" (John Palumbo, Purnell) – 4:12
  10. "Hee Bee Jee Bee Crush" (Palumbo, Purnell) – 5:33

Personnel[edit]

Kix[edit]

  • Steve Whiteman – lead vocals, harmonica, saxophone
  • Ronnie "10/10" Younkins – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Brian "Damage" Forsythe – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Donnie Purnell - bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jimmy "Chocolate" Chalfant - drums, percussion

References[edit]