Open Up and Say...Ahh! [Bonus Tracks]

Open Up and Say...Ahh! [Bonus Tracks]

by PoisonPoison

CD(Remastered / Bonus Tracks)

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Poison's best album still has a bit of filler that fails to deliver the big hooks and catchy riffs of their best material; when that happens, Bret Michaels' affected "rawk & rowl" singing accent begins to grate. But thankfully, that doesn't happen very often on Open Up and Say...Ahh!, which solidified the group's status as hair metal's top party band. The ballad "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," Poison's only number one hit, and the Top Ten "Nothin' But a Good Time" became their most widely recognized signature songs; a cover of Loggins & Messina's "Your Mama Don't Dance" also hit the Top Ten, and the sometimes-overlooked "Fallen Angel," one of their best songs, got plenty of MTV airplay. But the agreeable raunch of album tracks like "Love on the Rocks," "Good Love," and "Look But You Can't Touch" helps make Open Up and Say...Ahh! Poison's best overall album. [The 2006 Capitol reissue contains two bonus tracks.]

Product Details

Release Date: 08/01/2006
Label: Capitol
UPC: 0094634572125
catalogNumber: 45721
Rank: 21260

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Poison   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Bret Michaels   Vocals,Track Performer
John Purdell   Keyboards
Bobby Dall   Bass Guitar,Track Performer
C.C. DeVille   Guitar,Track Performer
Rikki Rockett   Drums,Track Performer

Technical Credits

Kenny Loggins   Composer
Jim Messina   Composer
Poison   Arranger,Concept,Direction,Clothing Design
Duane Baron   Engineer
Richard McKernan   Engineer
Bret Michaels   Arranger,Composer
John Purdell   Engineer
Tom Werman   Producer
Mark Williams   Special Effects
Bobby Dall   Arranger,Composer
C.C. DeVille   Arranger,Composer
Rikki Rockett   Arranger,Composer
Neil Zlozower   Cover Photo
Kevin Flaherty   Reissue Producer

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