House of Lords (House of Lords album)

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House of Lords
House of lords 1988.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 18, 1988
Recorded1988 at Oceanway Studios and O'Henry Studios, Los Angeles, CA
GenreHard rock, glam metal
Length44:35
LabelSimmons/RCA
ProducerGregg Giuffria, Andy Johns, Gene Simmons
House of Lords chronology
House of Lords
(1988)
Sahara
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

House of Lords is the debut album by House of Lords, a Giuffria spin-off band, featuring keyboardist Gregg Giuffria. It was released in 1988 on Kiss bassist Gene Simmons' own label and distributed by RCA Records. The album reached position No. 78 in The Billboard 200 Chart on February 25, 1989.[2]

Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick (with whom the band would later tour) co-wrote the song "Slip of the Tongue". Jeff Scott Soto of Talisman can be found on backing vocals throughout the whole album. Many other popular hard rock musicians has contributed to the songwriting of the songs on the album, including Stan Bush, David Glen Eisley of Giuffria, Johnny Warman and Mandy Meyer of Asia.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Pleasure Palace"Gregg Giuffria, David Glen Eisley6:21
2."I Wanna Be Loved"Mandy Meyer, Steve Johnstad3:22
3."Edge of Your Life"Lanny Cordola, Chuck Wright, Bret Taylor Aldstadt5:19
4."Lookin' for Strange"Cordola, Wright, Giuffria, James Christian4:03
5."Love Don't Lie"Stan Bush4:19
6."Slip of the Tongue"Giuffria, Eisley, Rick Nielsen3:30
7."Hearts of the World"Giuffria, Cordola, Wright4:17
8."Under Blue Skies"Giuffria, Eisley, Johnny Warman4:36
9."Call My Name"Giuffria, Wright, Christian, Cordola4:04
10."Jealous Heart"Giuffria, Eisley, David Roberts4:38
2000 re-issue bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
11."Love Don't Lie" (Remix)Bush3:37

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "House of Lords House of Lords review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-31.
  2. ^ "House of Lords Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-31.
  3. ^ "Chuck Wright Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 3 July 2013.

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