Queens of Noise

Queens of Noise

by The RunawaysThe Runaways


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The Runaways didn't compromise a bit on their outstanding sophomore effort, Queens of Noise. Melodic yet tough and aggressive, this is hard rock that pulls no punches either musically or lyrically. Classics like "Neon Angels (On the Road to Ruin)," "Take It or Leave It," and "I Love Playing with Fire" wouldn't have been shocking coming from Aerosmith or Kiss, but suburban adolescent girls singing openly and honestly about casual sex, intoxication, and wild all-night parties was certainly radical for 1977. Joan Jett and Cherie Currie articulated the thoughts and feelings of the "bad girls" Kiss and countless others were describing, and they didn't hesitate to say that yes, women fantasized about sex. "Johnny Guitar" is a fine vehicle for guitarist/singer Lita Ford, who had solid chops before she was old enough to vote. Queens of Noise would be Currie's last album with the groundbreaking band.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/04/2003
Label: Cherry Red
UPC: 5013929123823
catalogNumber: 238

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Runaways   Primary Artist
Lita Ford   Guitar,Vocals
Joan Jett   Guitar,Vocals,Group Member
Cherie Currie   Keyboards,Vocals,Group Member
Jackie Fox   Bass,Vocals,Group Member
Sandy West   Drums,Vocals,Group Member

Technical Credits

Mick Jagger   Composer
Joan Jett   Contribution
Runaways   Arranger
Cherie Currie   Contribution
Kim Fowley   Arranger,Producer
Kenny Laguna   Contribution
Earle Mankey   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
Keith Richards   Composer
Mara Fox   Contribution
Michael Heatley   Liner Notes
Barry Levine   Original Photography
Iain McNay   Liner Notes
Niva Bringas   Contribution
Phillipe Carly   Contribution
Paula Heerdink   Contribution
Brian Lucey   Contribution
Bob Mandoki   Contribution
Lauren Varga   Contribution
John Zapolski   Contribution
B. Bizeau   Composer

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