Faster Pussycat (album)
|Studio album by Faster Pussycat|
|Released||July 7, 1987|
|Genre||Hard rock, glam metal, glam punk|
|Faster Pussycat chronology|
|Robert Christgau||(B) |
Faster Pussycat is the first album by the band of the same name. The album reached #97 on the Billboard 200 chart. Videos were made for several of the songs on the album, including Don't Change That Song, which had a video directed by Russ Meyer.
The band performed Cathouse and Bathroom Wall in the film The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, and they were interviewed in the segment as well.
The album was released on CD by UK-based company Rock Candy Records, with expanded liner notes and photos.
- "Don't Change That Song" (Taime Downe, Greg Steele) – 3:40
- "Bathroom Wall" (Downe) – 3:40
- "No Room for Emotion" (Downe, Brent Muscat) – 3:56
- "Cathouse" (Downe) – 3:42
- "Babylon" (Downe, Steele) – 3:14
- "Smash Alley" (Downe, Muscat) – 3:28
- "Shooting You Down" (Downe) – 3:46
- "City Has No Heart" (Downe, Muscat) – 4:19
- "Ship Rolls In" (Downe, Steele) – 3:26
- "Bottle in Front of Me" (Downe, Muscat) – 3:02
In 2005, Faster Pussycat was ranked number 498 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time. In may of 2016, it was favored by glam punks as well do to some of the album's song being glam punk related. This includes the single Bathroom Wall. Witch is a notable glam punk song.
- Taime Downe - lead vocals
- Greg Steele - guitar
- Brent Muscat - guitar
- Eric Stacy - bass guitar
- Mark Michals - drums