Social Distortion (album)


Social Distortion (album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Social Distortion
Type = Album
Artist = Social Distortion


Released = March 27, 1990
Recorded = August–October 1989 at Track Record in North Hollywood, California
Length = 41:16
Label = Epic Records
Producer = Dave Jerden
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:me7ibks96akb link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|3|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/socialdistortion/albums/album/284273/review/5944834/social_distortion link]
Last album = "Prison Bound" (1988)
This album = "Social Distortion" (1990)
Next album = "Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell" (1992)

"Social Distortion" is the third and self-titled album by punk group Social Distortion, which was released on March 27, 1990 as their first album on Epic Records. It furthered the country music experimentation of 1988's "Prison Bound" with songs like "Drug Train" and the radio hit "Ball and Chain." It is widely considered to be their best releaseFact|date=June 2008, and it includes their most well-known songs "Story of My Life" and "Ball and Chain".

In 2006, the album was ranked as the 1st highest rated punk albums of 1990 on Sputnikmusic. [ cite web | last = | first = | url = http://www.sputnikmusic.com/charts.php?genreid=3&year=1990&type=1 | title = Highest Rated Albums: 1990| format = HTML| work = Sputnikmusic | publisher = | accessdate = November 11| accessyear = 2006]

Track listing

All songs written by Mike Ness unless otherwise noted.

# "So Far Away" (Maurer/Ness) – 3:37
# "Let It Be Me" – 4:16
# "Story of My Life" – 5:48
# "Sick Boy" – 3:19
# "Ring of Fire" (June Carter Cash, Merle Kilgore) – 3:51
# "Ball and Chain" – 5:44
# "It Coulda Been Me" – 3:52
# "She's a Knockout" – 3:52
# "A Place in My Heart" – 3:15
# "Drug Train" – 3:42
# "Shame on Me" - (Japanese 1997 Sony reissue)
# "It's All Over Now" - (Japanese 1997 Sony reissue)

Personnel

* Mike Ness – Vocals, Guitars
* Dennis Danell – Guitars
* John Maurer – Bass
* Christopher Reece – Drums

Charts

Album

*Peak position: Billboard 200 #128 on September 22, 1990

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References


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