Girls, Girls, Girls (Mötley Crüe album)
|Girls, Girls, Girls|
|Studio album by Mötley Crüe|
|Released||May 15, 1987|
|Recorded||November 1986 - February 1987|
|Studio||One on One Recording Studios and Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood,|
Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park, California
|Genre||Glam metal, heavy metal, blues rock|
|Mötley Crüe chronology|
|Singles from Girls, Girls, Girls|
The album contains a more blused riffed style than their previous albums. The record contains the hits "Wild Side" and "Girls, Girls, Girls". The record also reflects the band's hard-living lifestyle, and pays homage to their love of riding Harley Motorcycles, drinking whiskey, drug use, life on the Sunset Strip, and spending nights at strip clubs. However, there are darker sides to the album as well, notably "Dancing on Glass" and "Wild Side". The power ballad "You're All I Need" tells the story of the death of a lover, and the song "Nona" is a tribute to Nikki Sixx' grandmother, who died during the recording of the album.
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||5/10|
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|||
Girls, Girls, Girls received a positive review from Allmusic's Steve Huey, who gave the album a rating of four stars and states: "Girls, Girls, Girls continued Mötley Crüe's commercial hot streak, eventually going quadruple platinum as its predecessor, Theatre of Pain, had; meanwhile, the title track brought them their second Top 20 single, and 'Wild Side' became a popular MTV item."
The album peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard charts. On the week it might have reached No. 1, Whitney Houston's second album, Whitney, debuted at the top of the charts. Eventually, the group's 1989 album Dr. Feelgood would go on to claim the top Billboard spot. The album was also the band's third straight album to go quadruple platinum, after Shout at the Devil and Theatre of Pain.
|1.||"Wild Side"||Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil||4:40|
|2.||"Girls, Girls, Girls"||Sixx, Lee, Mick Mars||4:30|
|3.||"Dancing on Glass"||Sixx, Mars||4:18|
|4.||"Bad Boy Boogie"||Sixx, Lee, Mars||3:27|
|6.||"Five Years Dead"||Sixx||3:50|
|7.||"All in the Name Of..."||Sixx, Neil||3:39|
|8.||"Sumthin' for Nuthin'"||Sixx||4:41|
|9.||"You're All I Need"||Lee, Sixx||4:43|
|10.||"Jailhouse Rock (live)" (Elvis Presley cover)||Leiber, Stoller||4:39|
|2003 Remastered Edition bonus tracks|
|11.||"Girls, Girls, Girls" (Tom Werman & band intro, rough mix of instrumental track)||5:38|
|12.||"Wild Side" (rough mix of instrumental track)||4:06|
|13.||"Rodeo" (unreleased track)||4:14|
|14.||"Nona" (instrumental demo idea)||2:42|
|15.||"All in the Name Of..." (live in Moscow)||5:02|
|16.||"Girls, Girls, Girls" (multimedia track)|
2017 Reissue DVD Listing
- Interview with Nikki Sixx
- Wild Side Music Video
- You're All I Need Music Video (Unbanned Version)
- Girls,Girls,Girls Music Video
- Vince Neil - vocals
- Mick Mars - guitars, backing vocals
- Nikki Sixx - bass guitar, backing vocals
- Tommy Lee - drums, piano, backing vocals
- Bob Carlisle, Dave Amato, John Purdell, Pat Torpey, Phyllis St. James, Tommy Funderburk - backing vocals
- Tom Werman - producer
- Duane Baron - engineer, mixing
- Richard McKernon, Ross Hogarth, Toby Wright - assistant engineers
- Bob Ludwig - vinyl mastering at Masterdisk, New York
- Stephen Innocenzi - CD mastering
In popular culture
- "Wild Side" is featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned.
- The title track also appears in the Rocksmith 2014 video game.
|USA||RIAA||1995||4x Platinum (+ 4,000,000)|
|Canada||CRIA||1989||2x Platinum (+ 200,000)|
|UK||BPI||1988||Silver (+ 60,000)|
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