Stiff Upper Lip


Stiff Upper Lip
Stiff Upper Lip
Studio album by AC/DC
Released 28 February 2000
Recorded September–October 1999 at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia
Genre Hard rock, blues rock
Length 46:57
Label East West
Producer George Young
AC/DC chronology
Ballbreaker
(1995)
Stiff Upper Lip
(2000)
Black Ice
(2008)
Singles from Stiff Upper Lip
  1. "Stiff Upper Lip"
    Released: February 28, 2000
  2. "Safe in New York City"
    Released: February 28, 2000
  3. "Satellite Blues"
    Released: February 28, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Blender 2/5 stars [2]
NME 9/10 stars [3]
Q 4/5 stars [4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[5]
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Stiff Upper Lip is the 14th Australian and 13th international studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC; it was released in 2000. The album was recorded at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia and mastered at Sterling Sound in New York City. The album was produced by George Young, older brother of Malcolm and Angus Young. The three singles to be released from it were the title track, "Safe in New York City", and "Satellite Blues". These three songs plus "Meltdown" were played live on the subsequent world tour.

This album was re-released in the U.S. on 17 April 2007 as part of AC/DC's remasters series. It was re-released in the UK in 2005.

The album is currently certified platinum in the US for sales in excess of 1,000,000 copies.[6]

Contents

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Angus Young and Malcolm Young

No. Title Length
1. "Stiff Upper Lip"   3:34
2. "Meltdown"   3:41
3. "House of Jazz"   3:56
4. "Hold Me Back"   3:59
5. "Safe in New York City"   3:59
6. "Can't Stand Still"   3:41
7. "Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll"   4:02
8. "Satellite Blues"   3:46
9. "Damned"   3:52
10. "Come and Get It"   4:02
11. "All Screwed Up"   4:36
12. "Give It Up"   3:54

Tour Edition

In Australia, New Zealand and Europe, a special two-disc tour edition of Stiff Upper Lip was released by Albert Productions in January 2001. The album includes the Stiff Upper Lip disc, and a bonus disc with a non-album track, five live tracks recorded from a concert at Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain in 1996, and three music videos.

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Angus Young and Malcolm Young, except where noted. 

Disc 1
No. Title Length
1. "Stiff Upper Lip"   3:34
2. "Meltdown"   3:41
3. "House of Jazz"   3:56
4. "Hold Me Back"   3:59
5. "Safe in New York City"   3:59
6. "Can't Stand Still"   3:41
7. "Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll"   4:02
8. "Satellite Blues"   3:47
9. "Damned"   3:52
10. "Come and Get It"   4:02
11. "All Screwed Up"   4:36
12. "Give It Up"   3:54
Disc 2
No. Title Length
1. "Cyberspace" (Non LP Track) 2:59
2. "Back in Black (Live – Plaza De Toros, Madrid, 1996)" (Young, Young, Johnson) 3:41
3. "Hard as a Rock (Live – Plaza De Toros, Madrid, 1996)"   4:51
4. "Ballbreaker (Live – Plaza De Toros, Madrid, 1996)"   4:41
5. "Whole Lotta Rosie (Live – Plaza De Toros, Madrid, 1996)" (Young, Young, Bon Scott) 5:27
6. "Let There Be Rock (Live – Plaza De Toros, Madrid, 1996)" (Young, Young, Scott) 11:53
7. "Stiff Upper Lip" (Music video) 3:50
8. "Safe in New York City" (Music video) 4:01
9. "Satellite Blues" (Music video) 3:55

Video

Stiff Upper Lip Live
Video by AC/DC
Released 2001
Recorded Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany, June 14, 2001
Genre Hard rock, blues-rock
Length 140 min.
Label Warner Music Vision
Director Nick Morris
Producer Rocky Oldham
AC/DC chronology
No Bull
(1996)
Stiff Upper Lip Live
(2001)
Live '77
(2003)

Stiff Upper Lip Live is the name of the live video released in 2001 by AC/DC, recorded on June 14, 2001, on their Stiff Upper Lip Tour at the Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany. The track listing is as follows:

  1. "Stiff Upper Lip" (Young, Young)
  2. "You Shook Me All Night Long" (Young, Young, Johnson)
  3. "Problem Child" (Young, Young, Scott)
  4. "Thunderstruck" (Young, Young)
  5. "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be" (Young, Young, Scott)
  6. "Hard as a Rock" (Young, Young)
  7. "Shoot to Thrill" (Young, Young, Johnson)
  8. "Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution" (Young, Young, Johnson)
  9. "What Do You Do for Money Honey" (Young, Young, Johnson)
  10. "Bad Boy Boogie" (Young, Young, Scott)
  11. "Hells Bells" (Young, Young, Johnson)
  12. "Up to My Neck in You" (Young, Young, Scott)
  13. "The Jack" (Young, Young, Scott)
  14. "Back in Black" (Young, Young, Johnson)
  15. "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" (Young, Young, Scott)
  16. "Highway to Hell" (Young, Young, Scott)
  17. "Whole Lotta Rosie" (Young, Young, Scott)
  18. "Let There Be Rock" (Young, Young, Scott)
  19. "T.N.T." (Young, Young, Scott)
  20. "For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)" (Young, Young, Johnson)
  21. "Shot Down in Flames" (Young, Young, Scott)

Notes

  • There was an original newsflash that was used for the European tour, but an alternate one was used instead for the film after the 9/11 attacks in New York City. However, the original newsflash was made available on the Bonus disc of the 2007 DVD Plug Me In.

Personnel

Additional personnel

Charts

Album

Year Chart Position
2000 The Billboard 200 7

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
2000 "Stiff Upper Lip" Mainstream Rock Tracks 1
2000 "Satellite Blues" Mainstream Rock Tracks 7
2000 "Meltdown" Mainstream Rock Tracks 22
2000 "Safe in New York City" Mainstream Rock Tracks 21

Certifications

Country Sales Certification
United States 1,000,000 Platinum[6]
Canada 500,000 Platinum
Finland 27,427 Gold[7]
United Kingdom 500,000 Platinum
Australia 70,000 Platinum

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Blender review
  3. ^ NME review
  4. ^ Q review, October 2000
  5. ^ Rolling Stone review
  6. ^ a b RIAA.com
  7. ^ Kulta- ja platinalevyt IFPI.fi

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