Vixen (Vixen album)

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Vixen
Studio album by Vixen
Released September 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Glam metal
Length 43:18
Label EMI
Producer David Cole, Richard Marx, Spencer Proffer & Rick Neigher
Vixen chronology
Vixen
(1988)
Rev It Up
(1990)
Singles from Vixen
  1. "Edge of a Broken Heart"
    Released: 1988
  2. "Cryin'"
    Released: 1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Vixen is the self-titled debut by the American all-female hard rock/glam metal band Vixen. It was released in 1988 in the United States and Europe, and featured the hit singles "Edge of a Broken Heart" and "Cryin'".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Edge of a Broken Heart" (Richard Marx, Fee Waybill) - 4:24
  2. "I Want You to Rock Me" (David Cole, Janet Gardner) - 3:30
  3. "Cryin'" (Gregg Tripp, Jeff Paris) - 3:32
  4. "American Dream" (Jon Butcher) - 4:19
  5. "Desperate" (Brian Miku, Leah Santos, Jan Kuehnemund) - 4:16
  6. "One Night Alone" (G. Tripp, J. Paris) - 3:50
  7. "Hell Raisers" (Scott Metaxas, Kenneth Dubman, Vixen, Spencer Proffer) - 4:27
  8. "Love Made Me" (John Keller, Marcy Levy, Michael Caruso) - 3:18
  9. "Waiting" (J. Kuehnemund, Janet Gardner) - 3:11
  10. "Cruisin'" (J. Kuehnemund, J. Gardner, Keith Krupp) - 4:24
  11. "Charmed Life (Bonus Track)" (G. Tripp, J. Paris) - 4:05
  12. "Give It Away (Bonus Track)" - 3;32

Tracks 11 and 12 are bonus tracks from the 2006 Japanese Remastered release.

Personnel[edit]

  • With: Derek Nakamoto - Keyboards
  • With: Richard Marx - Keyboards

Production[2][edit]

  • Track 1 arranged and produced by Richard Marx. Recorded and Mixed by Brian Foraker.
  • Tracks 2, 3, 5 and 8-11 arranged and produced by Rick Neigher and David Cole. Recorded and mixed by David Cole.
  • Tracks 4, 6 and 7 arranged and produced by Spencer Proffer. Recorded and mixed by Hans Peter Huber.

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1988-1989 The Billboard 200[3] 41
Album chart (UK)[4] 66
Singles
Year Single Chart Position
1988 "Edge of a Broken Heart" Billboard Hot 100[5] 26
1989 "Cryin'" Billboard Hot 100[6] 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ Theakstone, Rob. "Vixen Vixen". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  2. ^ Production at discogs
  3. ^ "Vixen Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  4. ^ "Chart Stats Vixen". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  5. ^ "Vixen Billboard Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  6. ^ "Vixen Billboard Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-09-04.