Giuffria (album)

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Giuffria
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Studio album by
Released1984
GenreAOR, glam metal
Length45:28
LabelMCA Records
ProducerAndy Johns, Gregg Giuffria, Lee DiCarlo (associate producer)
Giuffria chronology
Giuffria
(1984)
Silk and Steel
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Giuffria is the self-titled debut album from American rock band Giuffria (led by keyboard player Gregg Giuffria), released on MCA Records in 1984, and co-produced by Andy Johns. The album peaked at #26 on the Billboard album charts on March 2, 1985. It was the most successful album from the five released by Giuffria, then House of Lords, from 1984 to 1992. The debut single from the album, "Call to the Heart" reached the top 15 on the Billboard Hot 100.

In 2007, "Call to the Heart" appeared in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories soundtrack, playing on fictional power ballad radio station, Emotion 98.3.

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by David Glen Eisley and Gregg Giuffria, except where noted.
  1. "Do Me Right" 4:12
  2. "Call to the Heart" 4:37
  3. "Don't Tear Me Down" (Eisley, Giuffria, Goldy) 4:54
  4. "Dance" (Eisley, Giuffria, Goldy) 4:08
  5. "Lonely in Love" 4:53
  6. "Trouble Again" 5:24
  7. "Turn Me On" (Eisley, Giuffria, Goldy) 4:25
  8. "Line of Fire" 4:56
  9. "The Awakening" 2:34
  10. "Out of the Blue" 5:32

Personnel[edit]

Giuffria[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Rick Bozzo (Former Sabu Bassist)
  • Jim Cypherd: Fairlight CMI programming
  • Phil Jost: programming

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Andy Johns & Gregg Giuffria
  • Associate Producer: Lee DiCarlo
  • Engineers: Lee DiCarlo, Andy Jones
  • Assistant Engineer: Jim Scott
  • Mixing: Andy Johns, Jim Scott
  • Mastering: Brian Gardner

Chart performance[edit]

The album spent 29 weeks on the U.S. Billboard album charts and reached its peak position of #26 in early March 1985.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chuck Wright Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 3 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Billboard 200: March 2, 1985". Billboard.com. Billboard. 2016. Retrieved August 7, 2016.