Refugee (Bad4Good album)

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Bad4Good Refugee.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 18, 1992
GenreHeavy metal, hard rock
ProducerSteve Vai

Refugee is the only album by Bad4Good, a quartet of teenagers that included Brooks Wackerman and Danny Cooksey, released in August 1992 by Interscope Records. The album was produced by Steve Vai. It is currently out of print. The band toured briefly with Damn Yankees before disbanding in 1993.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Two months after its release in August, the album hit the Billboard Heatseekers chart, at #39.[2] It was later deemed to be a "flop" by Interscope.[3]

One humorous reviewer had noted that singer Cooksey was like "a Muppet Babies version of (Megadeth frontman) Dave Mustaine".

Track listing[edit]

  1. Nineteen (Phil Lynott, Laurence Archer cover) (3:56)
  2. Curious Intentions (3:49)
  3. Bangin' Time Again (4:27)
  4. Mother of Love (3:54)
  5. Devil in the Angel (4:10)
  6. Rockin' My Body (4:00)
  7. Slow and Beautiful (5:22)
  8. Tyre Kickin' (Ya Makin' Me Nervous) (6:04)
  9. Terminate (4:23)
  10. Nothin' Great About A Heartache (4:29)
  11. We're Gonna Fight (4:10)
  12. I Want Everything (4:18)
  13. Felony (3:18)


Danny Cooksey - Lead Vocals

Thomas McRocklin - Lead Guitar

Zach Young - Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals

Brooks Wackerman - Drums

Michael Bower Background Vocals Tracks 5,7,11,12,13

Blake Sennett Background Vocals Tracks 5,7,11,12,13


Nineteen (Failed to Chart)


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  2. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (1992-10-24). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.
  3. ^ Apter, Jeff (2009-12-09). Gwen Stefani and No Doubt: Simple Kind of Life. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857120489.