Ain't Life Grand (Slash's Snakepit album)

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Ain't Life Grand
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Studio album by Slash's Snakepit
Released October 10, 2000
Recorded 1999 at Ocean Way Studios and Snakepit Studios
Genre Hard rock, blues rock
Length 58:37
Label Koch International
Producer Jack Douglas
Slash's Snakepit chronology
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
(1995)
Ain't Life Grand
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[2]

Ain't Life Grand is the second and final studio album by American hard rock band Slash's Snakepit, released in October 10, 2000. "Mean Bone" was released as a single.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Slash's Snakepit; additional writers noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Been There Lately" 4:28
2. "Just Like Anything" 4:23
3. "Shine" 5:21
4. "Mean Bone" 4:40
5. "Back to the Moment" 5:33
6. "Life's Sweet Drug" 3:53
7. "Serial Killer" 6:19
8. "The Truth" 5:17
9. "Landslide" 5:30
10. "Ain't Life Grand" 4:54
11. "Speed Parade" 3:52
12. "The Alien" 4:27
Japanese edition
No. Title Length
13. "Rusted Heroes" 4:51
14. "Something About Your Love" 2:53

Notes

Personnel[edit]

Slash's Snakepit

Additional musicians

  • Teddy Andreadis – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Collin Douglas – percussion
  • Jimmy "Z" Zavala – saxophone, harmonica
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet
  • Jeff Paris – backing vocals
  • Karen Lawrence – backing vocals
  • Kelly Hansen – backing vocals
  • Kim Nail – backing vocals
  • Raya Beam – vocals on "Mean Bone"

Production

  • Jack Douglas – production, sitar, backing vocals
  • Jay Messina – mixing
  • Jim Mitchell – additional production, engineering
  • Ales Olssen – engineering assistance
  • John Tyree – engineering assistance
  • Maurizio "Maui" Tiella – engineering assistance
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • The album cover artwork has been released by ConArt, a graphic company owned by Slash's brother.
  • The first promo version of Ain't Life Grand featured two unreleased tracks: "Breed" and "What Kind Of Life".[4]
  • The cassette promo version KOC-PRO-1062 entitled Snippet's From: Slash's Snakepit Ain't Life Grand contains 3 unreleased tracks that contain a "personal message from Slash".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, S. (2011). "Ain't Life Grand – Slash's Snakepit | AllMusic". allmusic. Retrieved July 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ Sheffield, R. (2011). "Slash's Snakepit: Ain't Life Grand : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on March 30, 2009. Retrieved July 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.slashparadise.com/discography/albums-slash-snakepit-2000-aint-life-grand.php
  4. ^ "Ain't Life Grand on SlashParadise". www.slashparadise.com. November 10, 2012. 

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