Hollywood Forever (album)

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Hollywood Forever
Hollywood Forever LA Guns.jpg
Studio album by L.A. Guns
Released June 5, 2012 (2012-06-05)
Genre Hard rock
Length 55:12
Label Cleopatra
Producer Andy Johns
L.A. Guns chronology
Covered in Guns
Hollywood Forever

Hollywood Forever is an album by the Phil Lewis-fronted version of L.A. Guns. The album is produced by Andy Johns, and is on Cleopatra Records.[1][2] The album is available as a CD, vinyl record and digital download.[1]

Early work, including pre-production and songwriting, on the album began in late 2011, with recording beginning in early 2012 in Los Angeles.[3] The album title was chosen by Phil Lewis to express the band's connection to the Los Angeles area in general and Hollywood in particular.[3]

The album was one of the final albums to feature production work from Andy Johns, who died in the spring of 2013.


The track listing for Hollywood Forever is as follows; the iTunes version of the album will also include unidentified bonus tracks:[1]

No. Title Length
1. "Hollywood Forever"   4:42
2. "You Better Not Love Me"   4:17
3. "Eel Pie"   2:40
4. "Sweet Mystery"   4:01
5. "Burn"   4:01
6. "Vine St. Shimmy"   2:48
7. "Dirty Black Night"   4:50
8. "Underneath The Sun"   4:40
9. "Queenie"   3:44
10. "Crazy Tango"   4:40
11. "Venus Bomb"   2:36
12. "I Won't Play"   3:09
13. "Requiem (Hollywood Forever)"   4:05
14. "Araña Negra (Black Spider)" (Cover of The Bicicletas song) 4:59
15. "Rattlesnake (Bonus)"    
Total length:


The band recorded music videos for the songs "You Better Not Love Me," "Requiem (Hollywood Forever)" and "Araña Negra."[2]


  1. ^ a b c "PHIL LEWIS-Fronted L.A. GUNS Reveals New Album Details". Blabbermouth.net. March 7, 2012. Archived from the original on March 13, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "L.A. Guns Shoot Three Music Videos for Hollywood Forever". AntiMusic. 8 March 2012. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "L.A. GUNS Drummer Discusses New Album". Blabbermouth.net. 5 May 2012. Archived from the original on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012.