Psychotic Supper

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Psychotic Supper
Studio album by Tesla
Released August 30, 1991
Recorded 1991
Genre Hard rock, blues rock
Length 67:59
Label Geffen
Producer Michael Barbiero
Tesla chronology
Five Man Acoustical Jam
(1990)
Psychotic Supper
(1991)
Bust a Nut
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly C+ [2]
Rock Hard (de) 10/10[3]

Psychotic Supper is the third studio album from the American rock band Tesla, released in 1991. It was reissued outside the US in 2000 with 3 bonus tracks. The album was certified platinum by RIAA on November 5th, 1993.

Reception[edit]

In 2005, Psychotic Supper was ranked number 475 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Change in the Weather" (Frank Hannon, Jeff Keith, Tommy Skeoch) - 3:38
  2. "Edison's Medicine" (Michael Barbiero, Frank Hannon, Jeff Keith, Tommy Skeoch, Brian Wheat) - 4:47
  3. "Don't De-Rock Me" (Michael Barbiero, Tommy Skeoch) - 5:11
  4. "Call It What You Want" (Michael Barbiero, Jeff Keith, Brian Wheat) - 4:29
  5. "Song & Emotion" (Michael Barbiero, Frank Hannon, Jeff Keith, Tommy Skeoch) - 8:29
  6. "Time" (Frank Hannon, Jeff Keith) - 5:13
  7. "Government Personnel" (Frank Hannon) - 0:58
  8. "Freedom Slaves" (Frank Hannon, Brian Wheat) - 6:40
  9. "Had Enough" (Tommy Skeoch) - 4:49
  10. "What You Give" (Frank Hannon, Jeff Keith) - 7:15
  11. "Stir it Up" (Jeff Keith, Tommy Skeoch) - 5:41
  12. "Can't Stop" (Frank Hannon, Jeff Keith, Tommy Skeoch, Brian Wheat) - 5:27
  13. "Toke About It" (Michael Barbiero, Frank Hannon) - 5:27
  14. "Rock the Nation" (Montrose) [import version bonus track] - 3:31
  15. "I Ain't Superstitious" (Dixon) [Import version bonus track-Original B-Side of "Love Song" single-Released in 1989] - 3:12
  16. "Run Run Run" (Ferguson, Andes) [Import version bonus track-Original B-Side of "The Way It Is" single-Released in 1990] - 2:47

Personnel[edit]

Tesla

Production

  • Lee Anthony - Mixing Assistant
  • Michael Barbiero - Arranger, Composer, Engineer, Mixing, Producer
  • George Cowan - Engineer
  • Victor Deyglio - Engineer
  • Lolly Grodner - Mixing Assistant

Art

  • Nick Egan - Art Direction, Design
  • Michael Halsband - Photography

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1991 The Billboard 200 13

Singles and Album Tracks

Year Single Chart Position
1991 Edison's Medicine Mainstream Rock Tracks 20
1991 Call It What You Want Mainstream Rock Tracks 19
1992 What You Give Mainstream Rock Tracks 7
1992 What You Give Billboard Hot 100 86
1992 Song & Emotion Mainstream Rock Tracks 13
1992 Stir It Up Mainstream Rock Tracks 35

References[edit]

  1. ^ Psychotic Supper at AllMusic
  2. ^ Garza, Janiss (1991-09-13). "Psychotic Supper Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  3. ^ Trojan, Frank. "Rock Hard". issue 54. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  4. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 17. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.