Stick It to Ya

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Stick It to Ya
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 23, 1990
RecordedMay–June 1989
StudioRed Zone Studios, Studio 55 and Pasha Music House
Slaughter chronology
Stick It to Ya
Stick It Live
Singles from 'Stick It to Ya'
  1. "Up All Night"
    Released: April 17, 1990
  2. "Fly to the Angels"
    Released: July 23, 1990
  3. "Spend My Life"
    Released: December 4, 1990
  4. "Mad About You"
    Released: April 2, 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer GuideD[3]
Sputnikmusic2.5/5 stars[4]

Stick It to Ya is the debut studio album by American rock band Slaughter. It was released in 1990 by Chrysalis Records. It sold over 2 million copies and became one of the biggest albums of 1990. "Up All Night"(#27), "Fly to the Angels"(#19) & "Spend My Life"(#39) all charted in the Top 40 on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 and their videos were in solid rotations on the various music television outlets. "Mad About You" also received considerable airplay on Album Rock stations as the band toured to support the release. The LP was also nominated for a best metal album of the year at the 1991 American Music Awards show. Music videos were made for the singles "Up All Night", "Fly to the Angels", "Spend My Life", and "Mad About You".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, arranged and produced by Mark Slaughter & Dana Strum.

1."Eye to Eye"3:57
2."Burning Bridges"4:07
3."Up All Night"4:16
4."Spend My Life"3:21
5."Thinking of June"1:05
6."She Wants More"3:55
7."Fly to the Angels"5:05
8."Mad About You"4:05
9."That's Not Enough"3:25
10."You Are the One"3:55
11."Gave Me Your Heart"3:51
13."Loaded Gun"4:18
Total length:48:54
Bonus tracks
14."Fly to the Angels" (Acoustic version)3:22
15."Wingin' It"1:11
Total length:53:27
2003 Re-issue
16."Mad About You" (Original Demo)3:27
17."She Wants More" (Original Demo)3:56
18."Up All Night" (Original Demo)3:46
19."Fly to the Angels" (Original Demo)5:05
Total length:69:41


Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Todd Cooper - Horns
  • Gerri Miller - Camera noises


  • Produced By Mark Slaughter & Dana Strum
  • Production Co-Ordination by Scott Cadwallader
  • Engineer: Andy Chappel
  • Mixing: Brian Malouf
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig


  • Up All Night / Eye to Eye - April 17, 1990 - Chrysalis 23486 #27 US Hot 100
  • Fly to the Angels / Desperately - July 23, 1990 - Chrysalis 23527 #19 US Hot 100
  • Spend My Life / She Wants More - December 4, 1990 - Chrysalis 23605 #39 US Hot 100
  • Mad About You / Up All Night (Live) - April 2, 1991 - Chrysalis 23699


Organization Level Date
RIAA – United States[5] Gold May 11, 1990
Platinum September 11, 1990
2x Platinum May 10, 1991

Cover Art[edit]

This image used on the cover of the album was the last project Wexler created using traditional darkroom methods. The Target girl posed in his studio, and a miniature set of the carnival was placed in perspective for the background.


  1. ^ Stick It to Ya at AllMusic
  2. ^ Loftus, Tom (1990-04-19). "Slaughter Stick It to Ya (Chrysalis)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000-10-15). "Slaughter". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 9780312245603.
  4. ^ OFace (2011-06-06). "Slaughter (CAN) - (album review )". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  5. ^ RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America Searchable Database

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