Volts (album)

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Volts
Compilation album by AC/DC
Released 18 November 1997
Genre Hard rock
Length 57:12
Label East West
Producer George Young
AC/DC chronology
Ballbreaker
(1995)
Volts
(1997)
Stiff Upper Lip
(2000)

Volts is an album by AC/DC released as a part named "Disc Four" on the Bonfire box set. Released in November 1997, the album is a compilation of some alternative versions of songs recorded for the albums Let There Be Rock and Highway to Hell, and some songs previously released.

A hidden track containing various interviews appears after a short amount of silence following the last track. The album is the first rarity album by AC/DC, followed by Studio Rarities in 2009. Both albums are discs in rarity boxsets (in Studio Rarities case, the box set is Backtracks).

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dirty Eyes" – 3:21
  2. "Touch Too Much" – 6:34
  3. "If You Want Blood (You've Got It)" – 4:28
  4. "Back Seat Confidential" – 5:23
  5. "Get It Hot" – 4:17
  6. "Sin City" (live) – 4:58
  7. "She's Got Balls" (live) – 7:57
  8. "School Days" – 5:23
  9. "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" – 5:14
  10. "Ride On" – 5:47
  11. "Hidden Track" Interviews and Audio after 5:56

Australian Version[edit]

  1. "Dirty Eyes" – 3:21
  2. "Touch Too Much" – 6:34
  3. "If You Want Blood (You've Got It)" – 4:26
  4. "Back Seat Confidential" – 5:23
  5. "Get It Hot" – 4:15
  6. "Sin City" (live) – 4:53
  7. "Walk All Over You" (live) - 5:06
  8. "T.N.T." (live) - 4:13
  9. "She's Got Balls" (live) – 7:56
  10. "School Days" – 5:21
  11. "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" – 5:16
  12. "Ride On" – 9:44

Track information[edit]

  • "Dirty Eyes" is an early recording, which essentially later turned out as the song "Whole Lotta Rosie" which is found on both versions of Let There Be Rock, though with different lyrics.
  • "Touch Too Much" is a different track from the one found on Highway to Hell, the only similarity being the title.
  • "If You Want Blood (You've Got It)" is the same track found on Highway to Hell, but with some different lyrics.
  • "Back Seat Confidential" is an early recording, which essentially turned into the song "Beating Around the Bush", which is found on Highway to Hell, though with different lyrics.
  • "Get It Hot" is a different track from the one found on Highway to Hell, the only similarity being the title.
  • "Sin City" was recorded live from Midnight Special on September 6, 1978.
  • "Walk All Over You" and "T.N.T." were recorded live from Let There Be Rock: The Movie in the Australian version.
  • "She's Got Balls" was recorded live from the Bondi Lifesaver, and is also found as a b-side to the single "You Shook Me All Night Long".
  • "School Days" is from T.N.T., and was previously unreleased outside of Australia.
  • "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" was previously released on T.N.T. a different version appears on the international version of High Voltage.
  • "Ride On" was previously released on the Australian and international releases of Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, and there are several hidden interview tracks after this song.

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