Great White (album)
|Studio album by|
|Studio||Total Access Recording, Redondo Beach, California|
|Label||EMI America Records|
|Great White chronology|
|Singles from Great White|
|Stick It album cover|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||7/10|
Great White is the first full-length album by the American rock band Great White. Three tracks are taken from the band's previous EP, albeit in re-recorded versions. The musical style of this album is very different from the following highly successful releases of Great White, as they display here a more hard-driving metal sound as opposed to their later, blues-infused rock sound. EMI America judged the album a disaster and Great White were dropped. This led to a rethink by the band, and they became less heavy, introducing a tame hard rock sound for later albums.
The CD reissue of 1999, done under the name Stick It by the French label Axe Killer, features five bonus tracks.
- Side one
- "Out of the Night" (Mark Kendall, Jack Russell, Gary Holland, Lorne Black) - 2:56
- "Stick It" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black, Alan Niven) - 3:56
- "Substitute" (Pete Townshend) - 4:20
- "Bad Boys" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black, Niven) - 4:18
- "On Your Knees" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black, Don Dokken) - 3:50
- Side two
- "Streetkiller" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black) - 3:55
- "No Better Than Hell" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black, Michael Wagener) - 4:05
- "Hold On" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black) - 4:10
- "Nightmares" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black, Niven) - 3:20
- "Dead End" (Kendall, Russell, Holland, Black) - 3:32
Stick It 1999 CD reissue bonus tracks
- "Down at the Doctor" (Mickey Jupp) - 3:40 (Dr. Feelgood cover)
- "Train to Nowhere" (Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden) - 4:27 (Savoy Brown cover)
- "The Hunter" (Carl Wells, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones) - 4:12 (Albert King cover)
- "Red House" (Jimi Hendrix) - 8:46 (Jimi Hendrix cover)
- "Rock 'n' Roll" (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, John Bonham) - 3:44 (Led Zeppelin cover)
- Jack Russell - lead and backing vocals
- Mark Kendall - guitar, backing vocals
- Lorne Black - bass, backing vocals
- Gary Holland - drums, backing vocals
- Alan Niven - backing vocals, management
- Gary Gersh, Mark Wesley, Phylis Koch, Tom The Razzman - backing vocals
- Michael Lardie - backing vocals, assistant engineer
- Michael Wagener - producer, engineer, mixing
- Wyn Davis - assistant engineer
- Greg Fulginti - mastering
|US Billboard 200||144|
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