For the Laura Ingalls Wilder novel, see The Long Winter.
is the second Long Cold Winter studio album by American glam metal band Cinderella. It was released in 1988 on Mercury Records.
Background [ edit ]
Long Cold Winter, Cinderella started to move away from the glam metal music of their previous album and into a more blues rock-oriented direction, akin to early 1970s Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Humble Pie, Bad Company, and Deep Purple.  
The record reached No. 10 in the US and became double-platinum for shipping 2 million copies in the US by the end of the year, just as their debut album
had done earlier. It was later certified triple platinum. Night Songs 
Reception [ edit ]
Long Cold Winter was ranked number 457 in magazine's book of Rock Hard The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time. 
Singles [ edit ]
The album features four singles, which all charted in the US. "
Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)", which was to be Cinderella's highest-charting single, reached No. 12, " The Last Mile", reached No. 36, " Coming Home" reached No. 20, and " Gypsy Road" hit No. 51, a year after the release of the album. 
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs are written by Tom Keifer, except where noted
"Bad Seamstress Blues/Fallin' Apart at the Seams" - 5:19
Gypsy Road" - 3:55 "
Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)" - 5:56 "
The Last Mile" - 3:51 "Second Wind" - 3:59
"Long Cold Winter" - 5:24
"If You Don't Like It" - 4:10 (Brittingham/Keifer)
Coming Home" - 4:56 "Fire and Ice" - 3:22
"Take Me Back" - 3:17
Personnel [ edit ]
Cinderella [ edit ]
Additional personnel [ edit ]
Production [ edit ]
Andy Johns, Tom Keifer and Eric Brittingham Engineered by Thom Cadley, Ryan Dorn and Andy Johns
Mixed by Steve Thompson, Michael Barbiero and George Cowan
Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Huey, Steve. "Cinderella - Long Cold Winter review". . AllMusic Rovi Corporation . Retrieved . 2011-09-26
^ a b Neely, Kim (3 November 1988). "Cinderella - Long Cold Winter". . Archived from Rolling Stone the original on 2006-08-26 . Retrieved . 2011-09-26
^ a b "American album certifications – Cinderella – Long Cold Winter". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH
^ Barton, Geoff (January 2011). "Cinderella - Long Cold Winter". . No. 153. London, UK: Classic Rock Future plc. p. 113.
^ Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 73. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.
^ Hotten, Jon (2 July 1988). "Cinderella - 'Long Cold Winter '". . No. 194. Kerrang!
^ Stratmann, Holger (1988). "Review Album: Cinderella - Long Cold Winter". (in German). No. 28 Rock Hard . Retrieved . 22 May 2013
^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 25. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.
^ a b c "Cinderella Album & Song Chart History | Billboard.com". billboard.com . Retrieved . 16 May 2011
^ "Long Cold Winter - Cinderella | Billboard.com". billboard.com . Retrieved . May 16, 2011
External links [ edit ]