Hold Your Fire (FireHouse album)

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Hold Your Fire
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 16, 1992
Recorded1991–1992
GenreGlam metal, heavy metal
Length51:34
LabelEpic
ProducerDavid Prater
FireHouse chronology
Firehouse
(1990)
Hold Your Fire
(1992)
3
(1995)
Singles from Hold Your Fire
  1. "Reach for the Sky"
    Released: 1992
  2. "When I Look into Your Eyes"
    Released: 1992
  3. "Sleeping With You"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune2/4 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer GuideC–[3]
Entertainment WeeklyD[4]

Hold Your Fire is the second studio album of the hard rock band FireHouse. It was released in June 1992. The album spent thirty weeks in the Billboard 200 Top Albums chart peaking at No. 23.[5]

The album spawned several hit singles like "Reach for the Sky", "Sleeping With You" and "When I Look into Your Eyes". The album was certified Gold by the RIAA in the United States.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Bill Leverty and C.J. Snare, except where noted.

  1. "Reach for the Sky" – 4:47
  2. "Rock You Tonight" – 4:35
  3. "Sleeping With You" – 3:51
  4. "You're Too Bad" – 3:38
  5. "When I Look into Your Eyes" – 4:00
  6. "Get in Touch" – 5:24
  7. "Hold Your Fire" – 3:51
  8. "The Meaning of Love" – 4:12
  9. "Talk of the Town" – 4:38
  10. "Life in the Real World" – 3:36
  11. "Mama Didn't Raise No Fool" (Foster, Leverty, Richardson, Snare) – 4:00
  12. "Hold the Dream" – 5:02

Singles[edit]

  • "Reach for the Sky" No. 83 U.S.
  • "When I Look into Your Eyes" No. 8 U.S.
  • "Sleeping with You" No. 78 U.S.

Personnel[edit]

Production

  • David Prater – producer
  • Michael Caplan – executive producer
  • Doug Oberkircher – engineer
  • Steve Regina – assistant engineer
  • David Prater – mixing
  • Doug Oberkircher – mixing
  • Vladimir Meller – mastering

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification
US Gold


References[edit]

  1. ^ Hold Your Fire at AllMusic
  2. ^ Herrmann, Brenda (July 16, 1992). "Firehouse Hold Your Fire (Epic)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (October 15, 2000). "Firehouse". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan. p. 104. ISBN 9780312245603.
  4. ^ Altman, Billy (June 26, 1992). "Hold Your Fire". Entertainment Weekly.
  5. ^ Album Chart Position @ Billboard.com Retrieved May 2009