Quiet Riot (1977 album)

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Quiet Riot
Quiet Riot 1977.jpg
Studio album by Quiet Riot
Released March 2, 1978[1]
Genre Hard rock, glam rock
Length 38:23
Label CBS Sony
Quiet Riot chronology
Quiet Riot
(1978)
Quiet Riot II
(1979)Quiet Riot II1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [2]

Quiet Riot is the self-titled debut studio album by Quiet Riot, released exclusively in Japan in March 1978.[3] It features guitarist Randy Rhoads, who would later gain recognition for performing on Ozzy Osbourne's first two solo albums.

Analyzing it decades later, music critic Martin Popoff said that the album was more "glam pop" than hard rock or glam rock.[1]

The song "Back to the Coast" was originally written by Rhoads and his brother Kelle when they were teenagers. It was originally called "West Coast Tryouts".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "It's Not So Funny" 3:22
2. "Mama's Little Angels"
  • DuBrow
  • Rhoads
3:04
3. "Tin Soldier" (Small Faces cover) 3:33
4. "Ravers"
  • DuBrow
  • Rhoads
3:08
5. "Back to the Coast"
  • R. Rhoads
  • Kelle Rhoads
2:49
6. "Glad All Over" (Dave Clark Five cover) 3:09
7. "Get Your Kicks"
  • DuBrow
  • Rhoads
2:49
8. "Look in Any Window" Rhoads 3:41
9. "Just How You Want It" DuBrow 2:45
10. "Riot Reunion"
  • DuBrow
  • Rhoads
2:08
11. "Fit to Be Tied"
  • DuBrow
  • Rhoads
  • Ron Sobol
3:27
12. "Demolition Derby"
  • DuBrow
  • Rhoads
4:23

Personnel[edit]

Quiet Riot[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Popoff, Martin (2014). The Big Book of Hair Metal. Voyageur Press. p. 21. ISBN 9780760345467. 
  2. ^ Quiet Riot at AllMusic
  3. ^ Strong, Martin C. "The Great Metal Discography." Canongate Books Ltd. Edinburgh, Scotland. 1998. p. 271.