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VIXEN “Rev It Up” /CD/


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    Band: VIXEN
  • Product Code: CDP-7-92923-2
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  • € 11.90

  • Price in bonus-scraps: 119

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The second full-length studio album by legendary American Hard Rock/Glam Metal band.
Exalted as "the female Bon Jovi," Vixen spent several years paying dues on L.A.'s Hard Rock circuit before enjoying national exposure in 1988 with a self-titled album and the mega-hit "Edge of A Broken Heart". The all-female band's popularity was short-lived, however. EMI had high hopes for Vixen's next album, "Rev It Up", but was disappointed when it didn't do nearly as well as expected. The album entered the UK Albums Chart at No. 20, and placed two songs inside the Billboard Hot 100. However, it did not match up to its predecessor in the USA, and EMI dropped the band shortly thereafter. Therefore, this album is the band's last release from a major label.
But hearing this album, it isn't anything to be ashamed of, because such slick Pop-Metal songs as "Bad Reputation", "Love Is A Killer", and the single "How Much Love" are, in fact, slightly stronger than previous songs of Vixen. One thing, EMI wouldn't give Vixen was a lot of chances to return to the top of the charts, because, by the mid-'90s, Alternative Rock had become the rage, and the type of Pop-Metal, Vixen specialized in, was out of vogue...
The race car on the US cover belonged to local racing legend and all around hero Bobby Baldwin. The European and Japanese covers show a picture of the band, which is on the back cover for the US release.
EMI USA, a division of Capitol Records Inc., 1990 (CDP-7-92923-2). Made in Austria. Re-press.


Tracklist:
1. Rev It Up 5:00
2. How Much Love 4:42
3. Love Is A Killer 4:43
4. Not A Minute Too Soon 4:26
5. Street In Paradise 4:33
6. Hard 16 4:06
7. Bad Reputation 4:09
8. Fallen Hero 5:18
9. Only A Heartbeat Away 5:07
10. It Wouldn't Be Love 4:42
11. Wrecking Ball 5:12
Total playing time: 51:58 min.

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