Stick It to Ya

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Stick It to Ya
Studio album by Slaughter
Released January 27, 1990
Recorded Red Zone Studios, Studio 55 and Pasha Music House. May–June 1989
Genre Glam metal
Hard rock
Length 49:02
Label Chrysalis Records (#21702)
Producer Dana Strum & Mark Slaughter
Slaughter chronology
Stick It to Ya
(1990)
Stick It Live
(1990)
Singles from 'New Jersey'
  1. "Up All Night"
    Released: April 17, 1990 (1990-04-17)
  2. "Fly to the Angels"
    Released: July 23, 1990 (1990-07-23)
  3. "Spend My Life"
    Released: December 4, 1990 (1990-12-04)
  4. "Mad About You"
    Released: April 2, 1991 (1991-04-02)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Sputnikmusic 2.5/5 stars [2]

Stick It to Ya is the debut album from hard rock band Slaughter. It was released in 1990 by Chrysalis Records. It sold over 2 million copies and became one of the biggest CDs of 1990. "Up All Night"(#27), "Fly to the Angels"(#19) & "Spend My Life"(#39) all charted in the Top 40 on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 and their videos were in solid rotations on the various music television outlets. "Mad About You" also received considerable airplay on Album Rock stations as the band toured to support the release. The LP was also nominated for a best metal album of the year at the 1991 American Music Awards show. Music videos were made for the singles "Up All Night", "Fly to the Angels", "Spend My Life", and "Mad About You".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, arranged and produced by Mark Slaughter & Dana Strum.

No. Title Length
1. "Eye to Eye"   3:57
2. "Burnin' Bridges"   4:07
3. "Up All Night"   4:16
4. "Spend My Life"   3:21
5. "Thinking of June"   1:05
6. "She Wants More"   3:55
7. "Fly to the Angels"   5:05
8. "Mad About You"   4:05
9. "That's Not Enough"   3:25
10. "You Are the One"   3:55
11. "Gave Me Your Heart"   3:51
12. "Desperately"   3:34
13. "Loaded Gun"   4:18

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Todd Cooper - Horns
  • Gerri Miller - Camera noises

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Mark Slaughter & Dana Strum
  • Production Co-Ordination by Scott Cadwallader
  • Engineer: Andy Chappel
  • Mixing: Brian Malouf
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig

Singles[edit]

  • Up All Night / Eye to Eye - April 17, 1990 - Chrysalis 23486 #27 US Hot 100
  • Fly to the Angels / Desperately - July 23, 1990 - Chrysalis 23527 #15 US Hot 100
  • Spend My Life / She Wants More - December 4, 1990 - Chrysalis 23605 #39 US Hot 100
  • Mad About You / Up All Night (Live) - April 2, 1991 - Chrysalis 23699

Certifications[edit]

Organization Level Date
RIAA – United States[3] Gold May 11, 1990
Platinum September 11, 1990
2x Platinum May 10, 1991

Cover Art[edit]

This image used on the cover of the album was the last project Wexler created using traditional darkroom methods. The Target girl posed in his studio, and a miniature set of the carnival was placed in perspective for the background.

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