BulletBoys (album)

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BulletBoys
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Studio album by BulletBoys
Released September 20, 1988
Recorded One On One Studios, North Hollywood, California, 1988
Genre Glam metal
Length 34:03
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Ted Templeman
BulletBoys chronology
BulletBoys
(1988)
Freakshow
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! 4.5/5 stars [2]

BulletBoys is the self-titled first album from the American glam metal band BulletBoys, released in 1988. It features the hit "Smooth Up in Ya" as well as a cover of The O'Jay's song "For the Love of Money". The album reached No. 34 in the Billboard 200 chart[3] and was certified gold in 1989 selling over 500,000 copies.[4]

UK-based Rock Candy Records reissued this album on CD in 2014.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hard as a Rock" – 3:03
  2. "Smooth Up in Ya" – 4:23
  3. "Owed to Joe" – 2:45
  4. "Shoot the Preacher Down" – 3:37
  5. "For the Love of Money" (The O'Jays cover) – 3:44
  6. "Kissin' Kitty" – 3:06
  7. "Hell on My Heels" – 3:22
  8. "Crank Me Up" – 3:37
  9. "Badlands" – 3:07
  10. "F#9" – 3:19

Singles[edit]

  • "Smooth Up in Ya" (US Hot 100 #71, US Mainstream Rock #23[5])
  • "For the Love of Money" (US Hot 100 #78, US Mainstream Rock #38[5])

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Ted Templeman - producer
  • Jeff Hendrickson - engineer, associate producer
  • Toby Wright - engineer
  • George Marino - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Theakston, Rob. "Bulletboys Bulletboys review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  2. ^ Joy, Alison (17 September 1988). "Going for the Gun". Kerrang!. 205. London, UK: Spotlight Publications ltd. p. 18. 
  3. ^ "Bulletboys Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  4. ^ "RIAA Database Search for Bulletboys". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  5. ^ a b "Bulletboys Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-01.