After the Rain

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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Led by brothers Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, Nelson brought Rick Nelson's sons a lot of exposure in the early 1990s. Like that celebrated '50s icon, Matthew and Gunnar went for a polished, boy-next-door image -- wholesome sex symbols, if you will -- but their music didn't sound anything like their father. Instead, this debut album boasted a glossy, '80s-sounding blend of corporate rock and arena rock sort of White Lion meets Loverboy meets Bon Jovi, minus the "bad boy" element. Rock critics tend to deplore and rail against albums like After the Rain, but say what you will -- "I Can Hardly Wait," "Fill You Up," the chart-topping "Can't Live Without Your Love and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Led by brothers Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, Nelson brought Rick Nelson's sons a lot of exposure in the early 1990s. Like that celebrated '50s icon, Matthew and Gunnar went for a polished, boy-next-door image -- wholesome sex symbols, if you will -- but their music didn't sound anything like their father. Instead, this debut album boasted a glossy, '80s-sounding blend of corporate rock and arena rock sort of White Lion meets Loverboy meets Bon Jovi, minus the "bad boy" element. Rock critics tend to deplore and rail against albums like After the Rain, but say what you will -- "I Can Hardly Wait," "Fill You Up," the chart-topping "Can't Live Without Your Love and Affection" and other melodic tunes are both catchy and likable. Granted, this type of pop
ock can easily become bloodless and mechanical, but the Nelson siblings come across as sincere. For all its slickness, After the Rain has heart.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/19/1996
  • Label: Geffen Gold Line Sp.
  • UPC: 720642429020
  • Catalog Number: 224290
  • Sales rank: 7,464

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nelson Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Brett Garsed Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Background Vocals, 12-string Guitar, Rhythm
Stephen Klong Drums
Paul Mirkovich Piano, Strings, Keyboards, Background Vocals, Multi Instruments, Piano (Grand)
Gunnar Nelson Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Drums, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, 12-string Guitar, Gut String Guitar
Matthew Nelson Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Electric Bass, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, 12-string Guitar
Joey Cathcart Vocals, Multi Instruments
Bobby Rock Drums
Technical Credits
Marc Tanner Producer
Greg Fulginiti Mastering
Stephen Klong Programming
Gunnar Nelson Programming, Concept, Clothing Image Concept
Matthew Nelson Concept, Clothing Image Concept
David Thoener Producer, Engineer
Gabrielle Raumberger Art Direction
Gail Ananighian Assistant Clothes Design
Marie Blom Assistant Clothes Design
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    GOOD MUSIC

    Sad,but true, nelson never made it to the glorys that other rock groups of their time did.a favorite of mine since kindergarten,(I'm 16.),Nelson had a good, quality sound.

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    Posted October 30, 2009

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