Psychotic Supper

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Psychotic Supper
Tesla Psychoticsupper.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 10, 1991[1]
Recorded1991
Genre
Length67:59
LabelGeffen
Producer
Tesla chronology
Five Man Acoustical Jam
(1990)
Psychotic Supper
(1991)
Bust a Nut
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyC+ [4]
Rock Hard10/10[5]

Psychotic Supper is the third studio album from the American glam metal band Tesla, released in 1991. The album was certified platinum by RIAA on November 5, 1993.[1]

Reception[edit]

In 2005, Psychotic Supper was ranked number 475 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Change in the Weather"Keith, Skeoch, Hannon3:38
2."Edison's Medicine"Keith, Barbiero, Hannon, Skeoch, Wheat4:47
3."Don't De-Rock Me"Keith, Barbiero, Skeoch5:11
4."Call It What You Want"Keith, Barbiero, Wheat4:29
5."Song & Emotion"Keith, Barbiero, Hannon, Skeoch8:29
6."Time"Keith, Hannon5:13
7."Government Personnel"Keith, Hannon0:58
8."Freedom Slaves"Keith, Hannon, Skeoch, Wheat6:40
9."Had Enough"Keith, Skeoch4:49
10."What You Give"Keith, Hannon7:15
11."Stir It Up"Keith, Skeoch5:41
12."Can't Stop"Keith, Hannon, Skeoch, Wheat5:27
13."Toke About It"Keith, Barbiero, Hannon5:27
Total length:68:58

Personnel[edit]

Tesla

Production

  • Lee Anthony – mixing assistant
  • Michael Barbiero – arranger, composer, engineer, mixing, producer
  • George Cowan – engineer
  • Victor Deyglio – engineer
  • Lolly Grodner – mixing assistant

Art

  • Nick Egan – art direction, design
  • Michael Halsband – photography

Charts[edit]

Album

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Billboard 200[7] 13

Singles and album tracks

Year Song title Chart Position
1991 Edison's Medicine Mainstream Rock Tracks[8] 20
1992 Call It What You Want Mainstream Rock Tracks[8] 19
1992 What You Give Mainstream Rock Tracks[8] 7
1992 What You Give Billboard Hot 100[9] 86
1992 Song & Emotion Mainstream Rock Tracks[8] 13
1992 Stir It Up Mainstream Rock Tracks[8] 35

Certifications[edit]

Country Organization Year Sales
USA RIAA[1] 1993 Platinum
Total available sales: (+ 1,000,000)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gold & Platinum". RIAA. Retrieved April 22, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Bust a Nut - Tesla | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic, retrieved March 28, 2021
  3. ^ a b c Psychotic Supper - Tesla | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic, retrieved March 28, 2021
  4. ^ Garza, Janiss (September 13, 1991). "Psychotic Supper Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
  5. ^ Trojan, Frank. "Rock Hard". issue 54. Retrieved May 22, 2013.
  6. ^ Best of Rock & Metal - Die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten (in German). Rock Hard. 2005. p. 17. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.
  7. ^ "Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved April 22, 2021.
  8. ^ a b c d e "Mainstream rock". Billboard. Retrieved April 22, 2021.
  9. ^ "Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved April 22, 2021.