Holy Water (Bad Company album)

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Holy Water
Bad Company-Holy Water.jpg
Studio album by
Released12 June 1990
GenreHard rock
LabelAtco Records
ProducerTony Harris, Andrew Scarth, Terry Thomas
Bad Company chronology
Dangerous Age
Holy Water
Here Comes Trouble
Singles from Holy Water
  1. "Holy Water"
    Released: 1990
  2. "If You Needed Somebody"
    Released: 1990
  3. "Walk Through Fire"
    Released: 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Holy Water is the ninth studio album by the English hard rock band Bad Company, and their third with Brian Howe as lead vocalist. The album was released on 12 June 1990.[2] It went platinum, selling over 1,000,000 units, and climbed to No. 35 on The Billboard Top Pop Albums chart. The first single, "Holy Water", was a No. 1 Billboard Album Rock Track for two weeks during the summer of 1990 as the band toured the United States with Damn Yankees. The single "If You Needed Somebody" became a major hit in early 1991, reaching No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 2 on the Album Rock Tracks chart. "Boys Cry Tough" (#3), "Stranger, Stranger" (#9) and "Walk Through Fire" (#28 Hot 100 / #14 Album Rock Tracks) also received substantial airplay.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Brian Howe and Terry Thomas, except where noted.

1."Holy Water" 4:06
2."Walk Through Fire" 4:48
3."Stranger Stranger"Brian Howe, Simon Kirke, Terry Thomas4:51
4."If You Needed Somebody" 4:21
5."Fearless" 3:32
6."Lay Your Love on Me"Mick Ralphs4:04
7."Boys Cry Tough" 5:34
8."With You in a Heartbeat" 4:34
9."I Don't Care" 4:33
10."Never Too Late"Mick Ralphs, Terry Thomas3:42
11."Dead of the Night"Mick Ralphs, Terry Thomas3:40
12."I Can't Live Without You"Mick Ralphs, Terry Thomas3:50
13."100 Miles"Simon Kirke1:57



  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Holy Water - Bad Company | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Holy Water by Bad Company on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 19 September 2015.