Love + War (Lillian Axe album)

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Love + War
Lillian axe love b& war.jpg
Studio album by
Released1989
GenreHard rock, glam metal
Length47:42
LabelMCA
ProducerTony Platt
Lillian Axe chronology
Lillian Axe
(1988)
Love + War
(1989)
(1987–1989) Out of the Darkness – Into the Light
(1991)

Love + War is the second studio album by the American glam metal band Lillian Axe, released in 1989. The album was reissued and remastered by Metal Mind Productions in 2007. "My Number" was originally written and recorded by the NWOBHM era band Girl for their first album, Sheer Greed (1980).

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard (de)8/10[2]

In 2005, Love + War was ranked number 296 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Steve Blaze.

No.TitleLength
1."All's Fair in Love and War"5:59
2."She Likes It on Top"3:56
3."Diana"4:47
4."Down on You"4:24
5."The World Stopped Turning"5:01
6."Ghost of Winter"6:19
7."My Number"3:32
8."Show a Little Love"4:36
9."Fool's Paradise"4:43
10."Letters in the Rain"4:25

Personnel[edit]

  1. Ron Taylor – lead vocals
  2. Steve Blaze – lead guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
  3. Jon Ster – rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
  4. Rob Stratton – bass guitar
  5. Danny King – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foss, Richard. "Lillian Axe Love + War review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  2. ^ Schäfer, Wolfgang. "Rock Hard review". issue 35. Retrieved June 1, 2013.
  3. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 94. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.