Midnite Dynamite

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Midnite Dynamite
Kix-Midnite.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 7, 1985
GenreGlam metal, hard rock
Length41:04
LabelAtlantic
ProducerBeau Hill, Bill-Dog Dooley, Keith Lentin
Kix chronology
Cool Kids
(1983)
Midnite Dynamite
(1985)
Blow My Fuse
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]
Kerrang!3.5/5 stars[2]

Midnite Dynamite is the third album released on Atlantic Records in 1985 by the American glam metal band Kix. 7 out of 10 songs were co-written by Purnell with hit songwriter Bob Halligan Jr. (Kiss, Judas Priest, Icon, Blue Öyster Cult) while Kip Winger was credited on one song and Crack the Sky frontman John Palumbo on three. Only one other Kix member contributed to the songwriting, Steve Whiteman on the song "Sex".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Midnite Dynamite" (Halligan Jr./Purnell) – 3:51
  2. "Red Hot (Black & Blue)" (Halligan Jr./Purnell) – 3:23
  3. "Bang Bang (Balls of Fire)" (Halligan Jr./Purnell/Winger) – 4:00
  4. "Layin' Rubber" (Halligan Jr./Purnell) – 3:52
  5. "Walkin' Away" (Halligan Jr./Purnell/Palumbo) – 4:56
  6. "Scarlet Fever" (Halligan Jr./Purnell) – 4:20
  7. "Cry Baby" (Halligan Jr./Purnell) – 4:17
  8. "Cold Shower" (Purnell/Palumbo) – 5:02
  9. "Lie Like a Rug" (Purnell/Palumbo) – 3:41
  10. "Sex" (Purnell/Whiteman) – 3:56

Personnel[edit]

Kix[edit]

  • Steve Whiteman – lead vocals, harmonica, saxophone
  • Ronnie "10/10" Younkins – guitars
  • Brian "Damage" Forsythe – guitars
  • Donnie Purnell – bass, keyboards, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Cold Shower"
  • Jimmy "Chocolate" Chalfant – drums, percussion, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Cold Shower"

Additional musicians[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guarisco, Donald A. "Kix Midnite Dynamite review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  2. ^ Suter, Paul (3 October 1985). "Kix - Midnite Dynamite". Kerrang!. 104. London, UK: Morgan Grampian. p. 17.