Eliminator (album)


Eliminator (album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Eliminator
Type = Album
Artist = ZZ Top


Released = March 23, 1983
Recorded = 1982
Genre = Rock
Hard rock
Blues-rock,
Length = 45:22
1:18:10 (Collector's Edition)
Label = Warner Bros.
Producer = Bill Ham
Engineer = Terry Manning
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:zmec97u7krst link]
*Robert Christgau (B+) [http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=zz+top link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|3|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/zztop/albums/album/238158/review/5945819/eliminator link]
Last album = "El Loco"
(1981)
This album = "Eliminator"
(1983)
Next album = "Afterburner"
(1985)

"Eliminator" is the eighth studio album by American blues-rock band ZZ Top, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). It was the band's most successful album, having reached Diamond status. The album is a successful blend of blues rock and analog synthesizers. In 1989, it was ranked #39 on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s. RS500|396

It is their first album since "ZZ Top's First Album" not to have a title related to Hispanic culture, although when asked about this Gibbons quipped that it's "El Iminator".

In the UK, it was the band's first album to be certified by the British Phonographic Industry, attaining Silver (60,000 units) in 1984. By the year end, it was certified Platinum (300,000 units)and currently it is certified 4 x Platinum.

The song "Thug" was featured in the 2008 video game "Grand Theft Auto IV".

Track listing

All songs written by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard.All lead vocals by Billy Gibbons, except "I Got the Six" Performed by Dusty Hill.tracklist
title1 = Gimme All Your Lovin'
length1 = 4:03
title2 = Got Me Under Pressure
length2 = 4:02
title3 = Sharp Dressed Man
length3 = 4:17
title4 = I Need You Tonight
length4 = 6:18
title5 = I Got the Six
length5 = 2:53
title6 = Legs
length6 = 4:33
note6 = Original Album Version
title7 = Thug
length7 = 4:19
title8 = TV Dinners
length8 = 3:50
title9 = Dirty Dog
length9 = 4:06
title10 = If I Could Only Flag Her Down
length10 = 3:39
title11 = Bad Girl
length11 = 3:22

"Collector's Edition"

tracklist
title12 = Legs
length12 = 3:35
note12 = Single Version
title13 = Gimme All Your Lovin'
length13 = 4:45
note13 = Live
title14 = Sharp Dressed Man
length14 = 5:14
note14 = Live
title15 = I Got the Six
length15 = 3:05
note15 = Live
title16 = TV Dinners
length16 = 4:13
note16 = Live
title17 = Got Me Under Pressure
length17 = 4:06
note17 = Live
title18 = Legs
length18 = 7:50
note18 = Dance Mix

Charts

Album

Album - Billboard (North America)

Personnel

ZZ Top

*Frank Bearddrums
*Billy Gibbonsguitar, lead vocals
*Dusty Hillbass, vocals

Production

*Producer – Bill Ham
*Engineer – Terry Manning
*Mastering - Bob Ludwig
*Art direction – Bob Alford

References


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