Eight Arms to Hold You

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All Music Guide - Roch Parisien
Picture Joan Jett at her altruistic peak creating sparks in the studio by chomping at the bit proffered by a calculating -- but astute and sympathetic -- Svengali, and you have a fair grasp of Eight Arms to Hold You. In fact, ferocious lead single "Volcano Girls" holds its own in the classic, dumb-ass, slashing hard rock singles sweepstakes with Jett's own "I Love Rock'n'Roll." This destructive blast only clears the terrain for some of the album's more tuneful missiles like the Bangles-ish "Awesome," the pseudo-orchestrated "Benjamin" has it become impossible to make a rock album without cello, real or synthesized?, and the hook-festooned "The Morning Sad." Throughout, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Roch Parisien
Picture Joan Jett at her altruistic peak creating sparks in the studio by chomping at the bit proffered by a calculating -- but astute and sympathetic -- Svengali, and you have a fair grasp of Eight Arms to Hold You. In fact, ferocious lead single "Volcano Girls" holds its own in the classic, dumb-ass, slashing hard rock singles sweepstakes with Jett's own "I Love Rock'n'Roll." This destructive blast only clears the terrain for some of the album's more tuneful missiles like the Bangles-ish "Awesome," the pseudo-orchestrated "Benjamin" has it become impossible to make a rock album without cello, real or synthesized?, and the hook-festooned "The Morning Sad." Throughout, the dual-tracked siren calls of Kim Gordon and Louise Post ensnare just long enough for the group's rock-amplified guitars-bass-drums to smash you stupid.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/11/1997
  • Label: Outpost Records
  • UPC: 607703000124
  • Catalog Number: 30001
  • Sales rank: 13,930

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Straight (2:32)
  2. 2 Volcano Girls (3:18)
  3. 3 Don't Make Me Prove It (2:29)
  4. 4 Awesome (3:32)
  5. 5 One Last Time (4:45)
  6. 6 With David Bowie (2:25)
  7. 7 Benjamin (4:05)
  8. 8 Shutterbug (4:16)
  9. 9 The Morning Sad (3:08)
  10. 10 Sound of the Bell (3:59)
  11. 11 Loneliness Is Worse (5:00)
  12. 12 Stoneface (2:44)
  13. 13 Venus Man Trap (3:29)
  14. 14 Earthcrosser (5:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Veruca Salt Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Jim McGillveray Percussion
Nina Gordon Guitar, Vocals
Steve Lack Bass, Guitar
Louise Post Guitar, Vocals
Jim Shapiro Guitar, Drums, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Brian Dobbs Engineer
George Marino Mastering
Bob Rock Producer
Randy Staub Engineer
Mike Gilles Digital Editing, Digital Programming
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