7 Wishes (Night Ranger album)
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|Released||May 20, 1985 |
|Night Ranger chronology|
7 Wishes is the third studio album by the band Night Ranger, released in 1985 and produced by Pat Glasser. The album features three Billboard Hot 100 chart hits "Sentimental Street" (#8), "Four In The Morning" (#19) and "Goodbye" (#17).
The title of "Four in the Morning (I Can't Take Anymore)" describes the time of day Jack Blades wrote the song. In an interview with the Songfacts website, he explained, "Literally, I wrote that song at 4 in the morning. I mean, I woke up, and I had an idea, (singing) 'I can't take anymore, I can't fake anymore, it's such a hard time loving you.'"
- "Seven Wishes"† (Blades) — 4:53
- "Faces" (Keagy, Blades, Fitzgerald) — 4:12
- "Four in the Morning"‡ (Blades) — 3:54
- "I Need a Woman" (Blades) — 4:40
- "Sentimental Street" (Blades) — 4:13
- "This Boy Needs to Rock" (Blades, Gillis) — 3:59
- "I Will Follow You" (Fitzgerald, Blades) — 4:15
- "Interstate Love Affair" (Blades) — 3:15
- "Night Machine" (Blades, Keagy, Gillis) — 4:35
- "Goodbye" (Watson, Blades) — 4:19
†Although the album title is rendered 7 Wishes on the label, the song is "Seven Wishes"
‡Single release title: "Four in the Morning (I Can't Take Anymore)"
- Jack Blades - bass, lead vocals
- Jeff Watson - lead and rhythm guitars
- Brad Gillis - lead and rhythm guitars
- Alan Fitzgerald - keyboards, synthesizers, piano, vocal
- Kelly Keagy - drums, percussion, lead vocals
- Vince Neil - backing vocals on "Night Machine"
- Tommy Lee - backing vocals on "Night Machine"
- Kevin Charles - backing vocals on "Night Machine"
- David Sykes - backing vocals on "Night Machine"
- Fishdog - backing vocals on "Night Machine"
- Pat Glasser - producer
- John VanNest - engineer, associate producer
- Duane Aslaksen - assistant engineer
- Steve Krause - assistant engineer
- David Luke - assistant engineer
- Brian Gardner - mastering
- Robinson, Alan (2006). [Liner notes]. 7 Wishes (Re-Mastered) [CD]. Catalog: BGOCD732. Beat Goes On Records.
- Allmusic review
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