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Extreme II: Pornograffitti [Deluxe]
     

Extreme II: Pornograffitti [Deluxe]

by Extreme
 

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Extreme came into its own on the concept album Pornograffitti, with the band's strongest set of songs and an intellectual theme revolving around the struggle for genuine love and romance in a sleazy, decadent society full of greed and corruption. The band shows a strong desire to experiment and push the

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Extreme came into its own on the concept album Pornograffitti, with the band's strongest set of songs and an intellectual theme revolving around the struggle for genuine love and romance in a sleazy, decadent society full of greed and corruption. The band shows a strong desire to experiment and push the boundaries of the pop-metal format, adding a funky horn section on "Get the Funk Out" and displaying progressive compositional leanings throughout, and virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt puts down his guitar for the enjoyable pseudo-lounge piano ballad of "When I First Kissed You." But of course, the album is best known for its two acoustic-guitar-only hits, the number one ballad "More Than Words" and the equally fine full-band rocker "Hole Hearted." Other highlights include "Decadence Dance" and "Song for Love." [A Deluxe Edition added a second disc of edits and remixes.]

Product Details

Release Date:
01/20/2015
Label:
A&M
UPC:
0600753523544
catalogNumber:
002243002
Rank:
52182

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Extreme   Primary Artist
Pete Christlieb   Tenor Saxophone
Bill Watrous   Trombone
Pat Badger   Bass Guitar,Background Vocals
Nuno Bettencourt   Percussion,Piano,Keyboards,Background Vocals
Gary Cherone   Vocals,Background Vocals
Bob Findley   Trumpet
Chuck Findley   Trumpet
Paul Geary   Percussion,Drums
Joel Peskin   Tenor Saxophone
Dick "Slyde" Hyde   Bass Trombone

Technical Credits

Andy Armer   Horn Conductor
Nuno Bettencourt   Composer,Horn Arrangements
Gary Cherone   Composer,Logo Design
Bob St. John   Engineer
Michael Wagener   Producer
Randy Badazz   Orchestration
Ioannis   Art Direction
Liz Vap   Character Design
Neal Adams   Illustrations
Malcolm Dome   Liner Notes

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