Talk Dirty to Me

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"Talk Dirty to Me"
Talk Dirty To Me.jpg
Single by Poison
from the album Look What the Cat Dragged In
B-side"Want Some, Need Some"
ReleasedFebruary 18, 1987
Format
Recorded1986
GenreGlam metal[1]
Length3:44
LabelEnigma/Capitol
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Ric Browde
Poison singles chronology
"Cry Tough"
(1986)
"Talk Dirty to Me"
(1987)
"I Want Action"
(1987)

"Talk Dirty to Me" is the second single from American glam metal band Poison, originally from the album Look What the Cat Dragged In. It's the band's first big international hit, a staple at their live shows, and VH1 ranked it the 40th greatest hard rock song of all time. It is considered a glam metal classic and is often heard on rock radio stations around the globe. It peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the band's first top 40 hit in the United States. The single has since been certified platinum.[2]

The song, along with "I Won't Forget You", "Fallen Angel", and "Ride the Wind", was the subject of a lawsuit in 2011 by members of the defunct band Kid Rocker, who claimed that the songs were based on Kid Rocker songs played to Poison guitarist C.C. DeVille before he was a member of Poison.[3]

Albums[edit]

"Talk Dirty to Me" is on the following albums:

Covers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christopher, Michael (May 25, 2017). "Rock Music Menu: Chris Cornell: The last great rock star". Delaware County Daily Times. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "Allmusic (Poison charts and awards) Billboard singles".
  3. ^ "POISON Responds To Song Theft Allegations". Blabbermouth.net. 27 October 2011. Archived from the original on 27 October 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011.

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