L7 (album)

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L7
Studio album by L7
Released 1988
Recorded 1987
Genre Punk rock, grunge, heavy metal
Length 31:58
Label Epitaph
Producer Brett Gurewitz
L7 chronology
L7
(1988)
Smell the Magic
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[2]

L7 is the first album by the Los Angeles band L7. Recorded in 1987 and released in 1988, the album demonstrates the band's punk rock origins, although there are traces of the heavier grunge sound that dominated their later work.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Length
1. "Bite the Wax Tadpole[3]"   Gardner 2:16
2. "Cat-O'-Nine-Tails"   Gardner 2:12
3. "Metal Stampede"   Sparks 2:25
4. "Let's Rock Tonight"   Gardner, Sparks 3:12
5. "Uncle Bob"   L7, Sparks 6:32
6. "Snake Handler"   Gardner 2:29
7. "Runnin' from the Law"   Gardner, Sparks 3:10
8. "Cool Out"   Sparks 2:54
9. "It's Not You"   Gardner 1:45
10. "I Drink"   L7, Sparks 2:55
11. "Ms. 45"   L7, Sparks 2:40
Total length:
31:58

Personnel[edit]

L7
Productions
  • Brett Gurewitz - producer
  • Jordan Tarlow - guitar technician
  • Suzy Beal - artwork
  • Donnell Cameron - engineer
  • Jeff Campbell - CD layout
  • Al Flipside - photography, cover photo
  • Bruce Kalberg photography
  • Randall Martin - logo
  • Eddy Schreyer - mastering
  • N.Todd Skiles - design

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "L7 - L7". Allmusic. Retrieved March 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 500. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  3. ^ The title of this track is taken from the urban legend which says that it is a Chinese transliteration of "Coca-Cola" [1].

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