Girls, Girls, Girls (Mötley Crüe album)
|Girls, Girls, Girls|
|Studio album by|
|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|
Girls, Girls, Girls is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on May 15, 1987. The album contains the singles "Wild Side" and "Girls, Girls, Girls". It was the band's final collaboration with producer Tom Werman, who had produced the band's two previous quadruple platinum albums, Shout at the Devil and Theatre of Pain. Like those albums, Girls, Girls, Girls would achieve 4x platinum status, selling over 4 million copies.
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||5/10|
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|||
Girls, Girls, Girls has received mixed but generally positive reviews. In their June 12, 1987, issue The Georgia Straight applauded Mick Mars' guitar being featured more prominently in the final mix than it had been on 1985's Theatre of Pain, and called it their best work since 1981's Too Fast for Love. The publication raved that the album "has recaptured some of the excitement of their first release on tunes like 'Dancing on Glass', 'Five Years Dead', and the title track, which sports a catchy guitar riff a la Aerosmith's 'Draw the Line'."
Allmusic's Steve Huey 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 next album Dr. Feelgood (1989) 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||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, Vince Neil||3:39|
|8.||"Sumthin' for Nuthin'"||Sixx, Neil||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, 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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