Go for Your Guns

Go for Your Guns

by The Isley BrothersThe Isley Brothers
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Every ten years the Isley Brothers reinvented themselves and managed to snatch as many consumer dollars and generate enough chart action to remain contemporary. Go for Your Guns was a further attempt by the Isleys to broaden their fan base; earlier in the decade they redid many rock standards to expand from the R&B base they were mired in. The Isleys shoot for the moon and never make it, but they always land among the stars. This seven-song set got played to death on urban radio. "Living in the Life" rocks so hard it makes cheap speakers pop; "Go for Your Guns" is an instrumental jam featuring the second generation Isley Brothers: Ernie, Marvin, and Chris Jasper (Rudolph Isley's brother-in-law). The lovely, mystical "Voyage to Atlantis" is a staple of their live concerts, its opening strains acknowledged by deafening, enthusiastic applause. Like many Isley tunes, the loping, mid-tempo love tale "Footsteps in the Dark" has been sampled silly; "Pride" is a steady beater with uplifting words for the downtrodden. Nothing dull, no filler.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/01/2008
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0886972389424
catalogNumber: 723894
Rank: 22875

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Isley Brothers   Primary Artist
Ernie Isley   Guitar,Drums
Chris Jasper   Keyboards
Marvin Isley   Bass
O'Kelly Isley   Vocals
Ronald Isley   Vocals
Rudolph Isley   Vocals
Everett Collins   Conga

Technical Credits

Isley Brothers   Arranger,Producer
Ernie Isley   Composer,Producer
Chris Jasper   Composer,Producer
John Holbrook   Engineer
Marvin Isley   Composer,Producer
O'Kelly Isley   Composer,Producer
Ronald Isley   Composer,Producer
Rudolph Isley   Composer
Thomas Mark   Engineer

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