Red Hot and Heavy

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Red, Hot and Heavy
Pretty Maids Red Hot And Heavy.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 29, 1984
RecordedPuk Studios, 1984
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
ProducerBilly Cross, Tommy Hansen
Pretty Maids chronology
Pretty Maids
Red, Hot and Heavy
Future World
Singles from Red, Hot and Heavy
  1. "Waitin' for the Time"
    Released: 1984
  2. "Red, Hot and Heavy"
    Released: 1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard (de)9/10[2]

Red, Hot and Heavy is the first full-length studio album by the Danish hard rock/heavy metal band Pretty Maids. The album was released in 1984 by CBS Records. The song "Night Danger" was used in the soundtrack for the horror film Demons (1985) by Lamberto Bava. In 2005, Red, Hot and Heavy was ranked number 437 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[3]

Track listing[edit]

1."Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi (Carmina Burana)" Carl Orff0:22
2."Back to Back"Ronnie AtkinsKen Hammer, Alan Owen3:34
3."Red, Hot and Heavy"AtkinsHammer3:58
4."Waitin' for the Time"AtkinsHammer4:45
5."Cold Killer"AtkinsHammer4:42
6."Battle of Pride"AtkinsHammer3:14
7."Night Danger"AtkinsHammer, Owen3:52
8."A Place in the Night"AtkinsHammer, Owen3:58
9."Queen of Dreams"AtkinsHammer4:45
10."Little Darling"Phil LynottLynott2:59


  • Ronnie Atkins – vocals
  • Ken Hammer – lead guitar
  • Kim Rikke Hansen - lead guitar
  • Pete Collins – lead guitar
  • Phil Moorhead – drums
  • John Darrow – bass guitar
  • Alan Owen – keyboards
  • Billy Cross – producer, lead guitar (track 10)
  • Tommy Hansen – producer, Fairlight CMI programming, organ (track 10)
  • Knud Lindhard – backing vocals (track 4, 5, 8, 10)


  1. ^ "Pretty Maids Red, Hot & Heavy review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  2. ^ Lerch, Uwe. "Album review". Rock Hard issue 9. Retrieved 22 May 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. 34. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.