Stiletto (album)

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Stiletto
Stiletto cover.jpg
Studio album by Lita Ford
Released May 15, 1990
Recorded 1989-1990
Studio RCA Recording Studios, New York City,
Cove City Sound Studios, Glen Cove, New York,
Horizon Studios, Wilton Connecticut,
Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, California
Genre Glam metal
Length 51:31
Label RCA Records
Producer Mike Chapman
Lita Ford chronology
Lita
(1988)Lita1988
Stiletto
(1990)
Dangerous Curves
(1991)Dangerous Curves1991
Singles from Stiletto
  1. "Hungry" / "Big Gun"
    Released: July 1990
  2. "Lisa" / "The Ripper"
    Released: 1990 (UK only)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Stiletto is the fourth studio album by rock musician Lita Ford. It included the singles "Hungry" and "Lisa". The album reached position No. 52 in the US Billboard 200 chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one

  1. "Your Wake Up Call" (Mike Chapman, David Ezrin, Lita Ford, Myron Grombacher, Don Nossov) – 1:59
  2. "Hungry" (Michael Dan Ehmig, Ford) – 4:57
  3. "Dedication" (Chapman) – 3:34
  4. "Stiletto" (Ford, Holly Knight) – 4:37
  5. "Lisa" (Ehmig, Ford) – 4:45
  6. "The Ripper" (Ezrin, Ford) – 5:20
Side two
  1. "Big Gun" (Ford, Grombacher, Nossov) – 4:37
  2. "Only Women Bleed" (Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner) – 6:03
  3. "Bad Boy" (Ford, Mark Spiro) – 3:59
  4. "Aces & Eights" (Ford, Grombacher, Kevin Savigar) – 4:20
  5. "Cherry Red" (Ehmig, Ford) – 4:09
  6. "Outro" (Ezrin, Ford, Grombacher, Nossov) – 1:56

Personnel[edit]

Band members

  • Lita Ford – guitar, vocals
  • David Ezrin – keyboards
  • Don Nossov – bass guitar
  • Myron Grombacher – drums, percussion

Additional musicians

  • Pablo Calagero - baritone saxophone
  • Richie Cannata - tenor saxophone, horns arrangements
  • Barry Danelian - trumpet
  • Kevin Osborne - trombone, backing vocals, horns arrangements
  • Mike Chapman, Tim Lawless, Ozzie Melendez - backing vocals
  • Ralph Schuckett - strings arrangements

Production

  • Mike Chapman - producer, mixing
  • Marc DeSisto, Steve Marcantonio, Brian McGee, Dave Wittman - engineers
  • Neal Avron, Dan Hetzel, Mike Kloster, Jay Newland, Ingrid M. Paaske, Steve Rossi, Tommy Skarupa, Vic Steffans, Ted Trewhalla, Thomas R. Yezzi - assistant engineers
  • Ted Trewhalla, William Wittman - mixing
  • George Marino at Sterling Sound, NYC - mastering

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Lita Ford Stiletto review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Stiletto Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  3. ^ "Lita Ford - Stiletto". Hitparade.ch (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Lita Ford – Stiletto (album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 52, No. 15, August 25, 1990". Library and Archives Canada. 25 August 1990. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Artist Chart History – Lita Ford". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Stiletto Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Hungry by Lita Ford Search". The Official Charts Company. 17 July 2014.