Brigade (album)

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Brigade
Heart - Brigade.jpg
Studio album by Heart
ReleasedMarch 26, 1990
RecordedLate 1989; One on One Recording Studios and A&M Studios (Hollywood, California)
Genre
Length54:41
LabelCapitol
ProducerRichie Zito
Heart chronology
Bad Animals
(1987)
Brigade
(1990)
Rock the House Live!
(1991)
Singles from Brigade
  1. "All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You " / "Call of the Wild"
    Released: March 1990
  2. "I Didn't Want to Need You" / "The Night"
    Released: June 1990
  3. "Stranded" / "Under the Sky"
    Released: September 1990
  4. "Secret" / "I Love You"
    Released: February 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[2]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide2/5 stars[4]

Brigade is the tenth studio album by the American rock band Heart. Released in 1990 after a three-year gap between albums, the album features the No. 2 Billboard Hot 100 hit "All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You"[5] and reached No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.[6] Two other singles from the album reached the Top 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ("I Didn't Want to Need You" at No. 23, "Stranded" at No. 13), and two album tracks reached the Top 25 of Billboard's Mainstream Rock Chart ("Wild Child" which reached No.3 and "Tall Dark Handsome Stranger" which peaked at No. 24.[5] A third track, "Secret" charted on the Hot 100 giving the band six chart hits on one album.

The album was followed by a successful world tour. Like its 1987 predecessor Bad Animals, the album is notable for having fewer writing contributions from lead members Ann and Nancy Wilson, but would be the last of Heart's albums to prominently feature outside writers.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Wild Child"Robert John "Mutt" Lange, Craig Joiner, Anthony Mitman4:31
2."All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You"Robert John "Mutt" Lange5:11
3."Secret"Franne Golde, Bruce Roberts4:14
4."Tall, Dark Handsome Stranger"Holly Knight, Albert Hammond4:04
5."I Didn't Want to Need You"Diane Warren4:10
6."The Night"Sammy Hagar, Denny Carmassi, Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson4:54
7."Fallen from Grace"Sammy Hagar, Denny Carmassi, Jesse Harms4:07
8."Under the Sky"A. Wilson, N. Wilson, Sue Ennis2:53
9."Cruel Nights"Diane Warren4:04
10."Stranded"Jamie Kyle, Jeff Harrington3:59
11."Call of the Wild"Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Howard Leese, Mark Andes, Denny Carmassi, Sue Ennis4:06
12."I Want Your World to Turn"Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg4:36
13."I Love You"A. Wilson, N. Wilson, Knight, Hammond3:48

Japan Special Edition 3" CD bonus tracks[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Cruel Tears"Mark Spiro, A. Wilson, N. Wilson4:17
2."Never Stop Loving You"David Cassidy, John Wetton, Sue Shifrin3:57
3."The Will to Love"Kelly, Steinberg4:22

The track "You're the Voice" was recorded for Brigade and released on a promo-only CD single; it appeared again as a live track for the 1991 live album Rock the House Live!.

Personnel[edit]

Heart[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Kim Bullard – additional keyboards on tracks 1-3, 5, 7-10, and 12
  • Sterling – keyboards on track 13
  • Richie Zito – guitar on track 10

Production[edit]

  • Richie Zito - producer
  • Phil Kaffel - engineer, mixing
  • Mike Tacci, Randy Wine, Chad Munsey, Ed Goodreau, Bill Kennedy, Nick Jerrard - assistant engineers

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Country Organization Year Sales
USA RIAA 1990 2x Platinum (+ 2,000,000)[32]
Canada CRIA 1993 5x Platinum (+ 500,000)[33]
UK BPI 1990 Gold (+ 100,000)[34]

References[edit]

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