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Contraband (Velvet Revolver album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Contraband is the debut studio album by American hard rock band Velvet Revolver, released on June 8, 2.
[править править вики-текст]. 2004 — Contraband #1 (дважды платиновый в США и Канаде); 2007 — Libertad #5.
RCA Records. A commercial success, Contraband debuted at number one on the American Billboard 2. RIAA.Background and recordingVelvet Revolver formed when Guns N' Roses musicians Slash (guitar), Duff Mc.
Kagan (bass) and Matt Sorum (drums) combined to play at a benefit concert for fellow musician Randy Castillo in 2. They decided to form a band and recruited guitarist Dave Kushner who had previously played with Suicidal Tendencies, Wasted Youth, and Dave Navarro. The quartet then set about recruiting a lead singer with the recruitment process filmed by VH1. Several lead singers auditioned including Josh Todd of Buckcherry, Kelly Shaefer of Neurotica and Travis Meeks of Days of the New.
Scott Weiland had become friends with Mc. Kagan and had played on the same bill as Kushner when Stone Temple Pilots were known as Mighty Joe Young and Kushner was in the Electric Love Hogs. Weiland heard the material and offered his services as the lead singer and the band clicked.
Slash suggested the name Revolver for the project and Weiland suggested the addition of "Black Velvet"" to the title. Black" was dropped to create the band's name, Velvet Revolver.
Velvet Revolver recorded its first track "Set Me Free" for The Hulk soundtrack in 2. Pink Floyd's "Money" for The Italian Job.
The band played their first live gig at the El Rey in Los Angeles in July 2. It recorded Contraband in the latter part of 2. Weiland's court appearances for drug charges and his subsequent sentencing to undertake rehabilitation. In February 2. 00. RCA Records released a "Tour Edition" of the album in Europe, which included a bonus disc containing three songs: "Surrender" (originally by Cheap Trick), "No More, No More" (originally by Aerosmith), and an acoustic version of "Fall to Pieces".
The United States release of the disc uses the Media. Max CD- 3 system for copy protection, while Macrovision CDS- 2. European release.
The album cover features a silhouette of American actress Rena Riffel.Chart successContraband debuted at #1 on the Billboard 2. Notably, this marked the best- ever debut for a new rock artist in the Sound. Scan era. The album would eventually sell over 2. United States, and 4 million worldwide. The first single, "Slither", topped a composite world modern rock chart in June, and later hit #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart for 8 weeks. The follow- up, "Fall to Pieces", was a major crossover hit that reached #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart for 1. In 2. 00. 5, Velvet Revolver won the Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance, an award Weiland had previously won for the Stone Temple Pilots song "Plush" in 1.
At the ceremony, they were asked to play the music for a cover of The Beatles' "Across the Universe". The live recording was a hit on i. Tunes, with all proceeds going to charity. In January 2. 00. Velvet Revolver were also asked to play the music for a cover of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven".
The single was to aid victims of the 2. Indian Ocean earthquake, with all proceeds going to Save the Children Foundation. Critical responseMetacritic. Contraband an average score of 6. Mojo rated the album as "a perpetually guilty pleasure."[1.
Q magazine said it was "astonishingly good" rating it as four stars.[1. Rolling Stone rated it as 4 stars out of 5 and said, "it is a rare, fine thing: the sound of the perfect A& R sales pitch turning into a real band.
Now we can find out if these guys can stay together, and go somewhere new."[1. Shaking. Through. Contraband, the debut result of said pairing, never does transmute its elements into something new and exciting.
Mostly, it sounds like no more and a little less than one might hope for from such a union."[1. Entertainment Weekly gave it a Bв€’, saying, "[E]ven at its sharpest, Contraband feels secondhand, and much of it is also hobbled by a disconnect between singer and band."Allmusic rated it as 3 stars out of 5 saying, "With Contraband, Velvet Revolver has pulled off something tidy, fashioning music that manages both hedonism and maturity. It upholds legacies while grading a new route." Best tracks: "Big Machine", "Fall to Pieces" "Slither"Blender said it was "A showcase for Weiland's vocals".Playlouder rated it as three candles out of five saying it sounded more like Stone Temple Pilots and "anyone who'd hoped for Guns N' Roses mark II (or III) will be very seriously disappointed." Best track "Fall to Pieces"[1.
In 2. 00. 5, Contraband was ranked number 3. Rock Hard magazine's book of The 5. Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[1.
Track listingAll songs written by Scott Weiland, Slash, Duff Mc. Kagan, Matt Sorum and Dave Kushner, except where noted.
All lyrics by Scott Weiland. Sucker Train Blues" 4: 2. Do It for the Kids" 3: 5. Big Machine" 4: 2. Illegal i Song" 4: 1.
Spectacle" 3: 4. Fall to Pieces" 4: 3. Headspace" 3: 4. Superhuman" 4: 1.
Set Me Free" 4: 0. You Got No Right" 5: 3. Slither" 4: 0. 81. Dirty Little Thing" (Weiland/Slash/Mc. Kagan/Sorum/Kushner/Keith Nelson[1. Loving the Alien" 5: 4. Singles - Billboard (North America)Year.
Single. Chart. Position. Slither"Mainstream Rock Tracks. Modern Rock Tracks. The Billboard Hot 1. Fall to Pieces"Mainstream Rock Tracks. Modern Rock Tracks. The Billboard Hot 1.
Dirty Little Thing"Mainstream Rock Tracks. Modern Rock Tracks. Fall to Pieces"Adult Top 4. PersonnelAll information is excerpted from the album's stated information.[1.
MiscellaneousThe version of "Set Me Free" on the album is different from the version on The Hulk soundtrack with different mixing and also contains a slightly different ending. The song "Big Machine" was an inspiration in record executive Scott Borchetta choosing the name of his label Big Machine Records.[2.
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