Earthshaker (album)

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Studio album by Y&T
Released 1981
Recorded 1980[citation needed]
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 41:10
Label A&M
Producer Bob Shulman and David Sieff
Y&T chronology
Struck Down
Black Tiger
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Earthshaker is the third studio album by American hard rock/heavy metal band Y&T, released in 1981 through A&M Records. It is their first album under their current name, after changing it from Yesterday and Today. It was re-released in 2006. Several tracks from Earthshaker are commonly played during the band's live shows. The most common songs played are Rescue Me, Hurricane, and I Believe In You, which when performed live usually crosses the 8 minute mark.

Earthshaker was the first of five studio albums recorded through label A&M which Y&T were with from 1981-85. The 10 songs on this track are the first 10 on disc 1 of Earthquake The A&M Years 1981-1985.

The Japanese heavy metal band Earthshaker took their name from this album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hungry for Rock" – 3:47
  2. "Dirty Girl" – 5:06
  3. "Shake It Loose" – 2:55
  4. "Squeeze" – 4:04
  5. "Rescue Me" – 4:44
  6. "Young and Tough" – 3:47
  7. "Hurricane" – 3:23
  8. "Let Me Go" – 3:12
  9. "Knock You Out" – 2:59
  10. "I Believe in You" – 7:13