Silk + Steel

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Silk + Steel
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Studio album by Giuffria
Released May 1986
Recorded Image Recording Studio, HQ1 Recording Studio, Sound Arts Recording Studio, Village Recording Studio, Los Angeles, California
Genre AOR, glam metal
Length 43:20
Label MCA
Producer Pat Glasser, David Glen Eisley, Gregg Giuffria
Giuffria chronology
Giuffria
(1984)Giuffria1984
Silk + Steel
(1986)
Giuffria III
(2005)Giuffria III2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! 4/5 stars[2]

Silk + Steel was the second album released by 1980s arena rock band Giuffria in 1986. It was produced by Pat Glasser, who was at the time also the producer of Giuffria's MCA labelmates Night Ranger. The band covered "I Must Be Dreaming", a Willy DeVille song that went to No. 52 on the Billboard Hot 100. The record's peak position on The Billboard 200 was No. 60 on June 21, 1986.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Gregg Giuffria and David Glen Eisley, except where indicated

  1. "No Escape" - 5:29
  2. "Love You Forever" - 4:00
  3. "I Must Be Dreaming" (Willy DeVille) - 4:24 (Mink DeVille cover)
  4. "Girl" - 4:29
  5. "Change of Heart" - 3:35
  6. "Radio" (Giuffria, Eisley, Cordola) - 4:27
  7. "Heartache" - 3:48
  8. "Lethal Lover" (Giuffria, Eisley, Cordola) - 4:21
  9. "Tell It Like It Is" - 4:06
  10. "Dirty Secrets" - 4:41

2000 remastered edition bonus track[edit]

  1. "Say It Ain't True" - 3:45 (from the soundtrack of the movie Gotcha!)

Personnel[edit]

  • David Glen Eisley - lead and backing vocals, harmonica, producer on track 7, mixing
  • Lanny Cordola - guitar, backing vocals
  • Gregg Giuffria - keyboards, backing vocals, vocoder, producer on track 7, mixing
  • David Sikes - bass, backing vocals
  • Alan Krigger - drums

Production[edit]

  • Pat Glasser - producer
  • Rick DeLena - additional recordings, engineer, mixing
  • Bill Freesh, John Van Nest - engineers
  • Steve Hirsch - additional recordings, assistant enfineer
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stone, Doug. "Giuffria Silk + Steel review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 
  2. ^ Johnson, Howard (29 May 1986). "Caress of Steel". Kerrang!. 121. London, UK: United Magazines ltd. p. 11. 
  3. ^ "Silk and Steel Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-05.