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VIXEN “Vixen” /CD/

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    Band: VIXEN
  • Product Code: CDP-7-46991-2
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The debut full-length studio album by legendary American Hard Rock/Glam Metal band.
Formulated from the very glamorous elements that made Hair Metal in the '80s so decadently enjoyable, Vixen was the female equivalent of Warrant: rocking just hard enough, so it was OK for macho Hair Metal dudes to enjoy, and just soft enough, so that they would be the darlings of the Dial MTV circuit. The formula paid off in spades, and the Richard Marx-penned lead single "Edge of A Broken Heart" blazed up the charts and usurped the throne from many of the macho Hair Metal dudes in all of their hair spray and make-up ridden glory. The rest of the album had the predictable, gratuitous power ballads, hard driving party tunes, and everything else in between that Rock bands were pontificating about in the late '80s.
Richard Marx, one of the late 1980s' most successful recording artists, was heavily involved in Vixen's early career, co-producing the album and writing one of their biggest hits, "Edge of a Broken Heart".
The three songs co-written by Jeff Paris, "Cryin'", "One Night Alone" and the bonus track "Charmed Life", were previously released on Paris's 1987 solo album "Wired Up". "Give It Away" is credited to Paris's real name, Geoffrey Leib, and was included on his previous album "Race To Paradise" (1986).
Vixen was featured at No. 43 in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of "50 Greatest Hair Metal Albums of All Time". The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on February 6, 1989.
EMI-Manhattan Records, 1988 (CDP-7-46991-2). Made in Germany. Re-press.

1. Edge Of A Broken Heart 4:25
2. I Want You To Rock Me 3:30
3. Cryin' 3:32
4. American Dream 4:20
5. Desperate 4:18
6. One Night Alone 3:50
7. Hell Raisers 4:28
8. Love Made Me 3:18
9. Waiting 3:12
10. Cruisin' 4:23
11. Charmed Life 4:05
Total playing time: 43:21 min.

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