Blackout in the Red Room

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Blackout in the Red Room
Love Hate debut album cover.jpg
Studio album by Love/Hate
Released February 22, 1990
Recorded One on One Studios, North Hollywood, California;
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, California
Genre Hard rock
Length 40:44
Label Columbia
Producer Tom Werman, David Kahne
Love/Hate chronology
Blackout in the Red Room
Wasted in America
Singles from 'Blackout in the Red Room'
  1. "Blackout in the Red Room"
    Released: 1990
  2. "She's an Angel"
    Released: 1990
  3. "Why Do You Think They Call It Dope?"
    Released: 1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Blackout in the Red Room is the debut studio album by American Hard Rock band Love/Hate. It was released on 22 February 1990 on Columbia Records. It reached #154 on the Billboard 200 album chart.[2] The video for the single "Why Do You Think They Call It Dope?" received good rotation on MTV, chiefly on Headbanger's Ball.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Skid Rose.

1."Blackout in the Red Room"2:33
2."Rock Queen"2:21
4."Why Do You Think They Call It Dope?"3:57
5."Fuel to Run"3:18
6."One More Round"3:22
7."She's an Angel"4:08
8."Mary Jane"4:31
10."Slutsy Tipsy"3:09
11."Slave Girl"3:51
12."Hell, Ca., Pop.4"2:44


  • Jizzy Pearl – vocals
  • Jon E. Love – guitar
  • Skid (Rose) – bass, rhythm guitar on "Slave Girl", 12-string guitar on "She's an Angel"
  • Joey Gold – drums
Additional musicians
  • Greg Gottlieb – cellos on "Why Do You Think They Call It Dope?" and "Mary Jane"
  • Paul Lewolt – bagpipes on "Why Do You Think They Call It Dope?"
  • David Kahne – cellos on "She's an Angel"