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. [1 ] [2 ]
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 [3 ]
Reception [ edit ]
Long Cold Winter was ranked number 457 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time. [6 ]
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. [7 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs are written by Tom Keifer, except where noted. (
Copyright Eve Songs, Inc. & Chappell & Co.- ASCAP)
"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 (Tom Keifer/Eric Brittingham; Eve Songs, Inc.-Chappell & Co., Brittingham Music & PolyGram Music Publishing Inc.)
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
^ Stratmann, Holger. "Rock Hard". issue 28 . Retrieved . 22 May 2013
^ Barton, Geoff (January 2011). "Cinderella - Long Cold Winter". Classic Rock 153. London, UK: Future plc. p. 113.
^ [...], 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
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