Skin on Skin (album)

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Skin on Skin
Skin on Skin.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 24, 1986
Fiddlers Recording Studio
Soundcastle Recording Studio
GenreR&B, Pop, Electronic, Rock
ProducerSkip Drinkwater
Tommy Faragher
Vanity chronology
The Last Dragon
Skin on Skin
Action Jackson
Singles from Skin on Skin
  1. "Under the Influence"
    Released: April 12, 1986
  2. "Animals"
    Released: September 5, 1986

Skin on Skin is the second and final studio album by Canadian singer Vanity, released on May 24, 1986 by Motown Records.[1] This out of print recording was originally released on LP (6167ML) and cassette (6167MC) through Motown Records and distributed in Europe by RCA/Ariola. The album features the R&B hit singles "Under the Influence" and "Animals".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
1."Under the Influence"Robbie Nevil, Tommy Faragher, Tony Haynes5:08
2."Manhunt"J.P. Charles, Mark Holding4:08
3."Romantic Voyage"David Paul Bryant, Gardner Cole4:50
4."Confidential"Mark Mueller, Robbie Nevil, Tommy Faragher4:20
Side 2
5."Animals"J.P. Charles, Mark Holding4:46
6."Skin on Skin"Gary Osborne, Johnny Warman4:11
7."Gun Shy"Mark Holding, Tommy Faragher3:44
8."Ouch"Dennis Herring, Michael E. Dunlap, Tommy Faragher4:17
9."In the Jungle"Jay Gruska, Paul Gordon5:24




Chart (1986) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[2] 66
U.S. Billboard Top R&B Albums[2] 18
  • Billboard R&B Albums (spent 19 weeks on the chart).[1]


Year Title U.S. Pop U.S. R&B U.S. Dance
1986 "Under the Influence" 56[3] 9 6[4]


  1. ^ a b "Vanity Music News & Info". Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  2. ^ a b "Vanity > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2003). Top Pop Singles 1955-2002 (10th ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 739. ISBN 0-89820-155-1.
  4. ^ Vanity > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-08-18