Ham Fisted

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Ham Fisted
Local H Ham Fisted.jpg
Studio album by Local H
Released January 24, 1995
Recorded 1995
Studio Reflection Studios
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
Genre Grunge
Length 47:52
Label Island
Producer Steven Haigler
Local H chronology
Drum
(1991)Drum1991
Ham Fisted
(1995)
As Good as Dead
(1996)As Good as Dead1996
Singles from Ham Fisted
  1. "Cynic"
    Released: 1994
  2. "Mayonnaise and Malaise"
    Released: 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)[2]

Ham Fisted is the first album by the alternative rock band Local H. It was released in 1995 through Island Records. Though the tracks "Cynic" and "Mayonnaise and Malaise" were released as airplay singles, the album failed to chart. The track "Feed" was featured in the movie The Great White Hype.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Scott Lucas and Joe Daniels.

No. Title Length
1. "Feed" 2:38
2. "Cynic" 5:01
3. "Mayonnaise and Malaise" 4:46
4. "User" 2:50
5. "Manipulator" 4:09
6. "Bag of Hammers" 2:39
7. "Scott-Rock" 3:27
8. "Sports Bar" 5:37
9. "Chicago Fanphair '93" 4:01
10. "Strict-9" 6:12
11. "Skid Marks" 5:04
12. "Grrrlfriend" 1:28

Personnel[edit]

  • Scott Lucasvocals, guitar
  • Joe Danielsdrums
  • Steve Haigler – producering, engineering, mixing
  • Tracy Schroeder – additional engineering
  • Janet DeMatteis - art direction
  • David Caldery - design
  • Joe Bosso - A&R
  • Bud Ludwig - mastering
  • Jana Leon - photography
  • Dave Cozzie - assistant engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ham Fisted - Local H". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ "Album: Local H: Ham Fisted". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 2017-09-20. 
  3. ^ n/a. "Happy 20th Anniversary Ham Fisted". kilscene.com. KilScene. Retrieved 2015-01-25.