Stakk Attakk

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Stakk Attakk
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 30 1984
RecordedDJM Studio, London, 1984
GenreHeavy metal, glam metal
Length40:19
LabelHeavy Metal Records
ProducerRobin George
Wrathchild chronology
Stakk Attakk
(1984)
Trash Queens
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal4/10[1]

Stakk Attakk is the debut album by the British glam metal band Wrathchild, released in June 1984.

Recorded at DJM Studio in London and mastered at Abbey Road, the album was engineered by Murray Harris[2] and produced by former Magnum guitarist Robin George, in addition to him contributing guitar work, drum programming and background vocals.[3]

The lead single from the album was "Alrite with the Boyz", a cover of Gary Glitter's 1975 single "Doing Alright with the Boys".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Wrathchild, except where indicated.

Side one
  1. "Stakk Attakk" - 4:32
  2. "Too Wild to Tame" - 3:18
  3. "Trash Queen" - 3:13
  4. "Shokker" - 4:07
  5. "Kick Down the Walls" - 4:05
Side two
  1. "Alrite with the Boyz" (Gary Glitter, Mike Leander) - 3:39
  2. "Sweet Surrender" - 4:09
  3. "Law Abuzer" - 4:11
  4. "Tonite" - 4:16
  5. "Wreckless" - 4:49

Personnel[edit]

Wrathchild
  • Rocky Shades - vocals
  • Lance Rocket - guitar
  • Marc Angel - bass
  • Eddie Starr - drums
Additional musicians
  • Robin George - guitar synthesizer, drum programming, backing vocals
Production
  • Robin George - producer
  • Mark Fishlock, Murray Harris - engineers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 419. ISBN 978-1894959315.
  2. ^ "Murray Harris | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  3. ^ "Wrathchild - Stakk Attakk (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-08-14.