Black 'N Blue (album)
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Black 'N Blue Album
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Studio album by Black 'n Blue
Released August 1984
Recorded Dierks Studios, Stommeln, West Germany, March - April 1984
Genre Glam metal, heavy metal
Length 40:07
Label Geffen
Producer Dieter Dierks for Breeze Music
Black 'n Blue chronology
Black 'N Blue
(1984)
Without Love
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone(very favorable)[2]
No Life til Metal(favorable)[3]

Black 'N Blue is the eponymous debut album from the glam metal band Black 'n Blue. Recorded in March to April, 1984 and released worldwide the following August, the album includes the band's only song to chart as a single, Hold On to 18. In 2015, the album was ranked 28th at Rolling Stone's "50 Greatest Hair Metal Albums of All Time".[2]

The track "Chains Around Heaven" had previously appeared on both the second and third pressings of the compilation album Metal Massacre (1982), perhaps best known for featuring the first commercially released recording by Metallica.

Track listing

Side one
  1. "The Strong Will Rock" (Jaime St. James, Tommy Thayer) - 4:06
  2. "School of Hard Knocks" (St. James, Thayer) - 3:58
  3. "Autoblast" (St. James, Thayer, Jeff Warner) - 3:53
  4. "Hold on to 18" (St. James, Thayer) - 4:12
  5. "Wicked Bitch" (St. James) - 4:17
Side two
  1. "Action" (Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker) - 3:36 (Sweet cover)
  2. "Show Me the Night" (St. James, Thayer)- 4:01
  3. "One for the Money" (St. James, Thayer) - 4:19
  4. "I'm the King" (St. James, Thayer, Patrick Young, Pete Holmes) - 3:42
  5. "Chains Around Heaven" (St. James, Thayer) - 4:00

Personnel

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Production

References

  1. ^ "Black 'N Blue review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ a b Beaujour, Tom; Bienstock, Richard; Eddy, Chuck; Fischer, Reed; Grow, Kory; Johnston, Maura; Weingarten, Christopher R. (13 October 2015). "50 Greatest Hair Metal Albums of All Time". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media LLC. Retrieved 2018. 
  3. ^ Waters, Scott. "Black 'N Blue". CD Gallery. No Life til Metal.com. Retrieved . 

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