Slippery When Wet [DualDisc]

Slippery When Wet [DualDisc]

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by Bon Jovi
     
 

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It is probably true that Bon Jovi's breakthrough success with Slippery When Wet, their third album, had more to do with lead singer Jon Bon Jovi's mop of curls and winning smile than with anything in the grooves of the record. Nevertheless, the album contained competent contemporary pop
ock, from its See more details below

Overview

It is probably true that Bon Jovi's breakthrough success with Slippery When Wet, their third album, had more to do with lead singer Jon Bon Jovi's mop of curls and winning smile than with anything in the grooves of the record. Nevertheless, the album contained competent contemporary pop
ock, from its Eddie Van Halen-inspired guitar solos to the singer's enthusiastic, husky wail (which owed a lot to Bruce Springsteen). Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, and songwriter-for-hire Desmond Child had little more on their minds than girls and rock-as-mythology (even the working-class anthem "Livin' on a Prayer" featured a character who was forced to hock his "six string"), but that may only mean they had identified their audience -- young white adolescent males -- and were targeting it accurately. [This DualDisc version contains bonus material.]

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Product Details

Release Date:
09/20/2005
Label:
Mercury
UPC:
0602498842577
catalogNumber:
000526482

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bon Jovi   Primary Artist
Jon Bon Jovi   Vocals,Background Vocals
Richie Sambora   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Background Vocals,Synthesizer Guitar,Talk Box
Alec John Such   Bass,Background Vocals
Tico Torres   Percussion,Drums
Davee Bryan   Keyboards,Background Vocals,Noise

Technical Credits

Jon Bon Jovi   Composer
Richie Sambora   Composer
Desmond Child   Composer
Bruce Fairbairn   Producer
Bill Levenson   Executive Producer
George Marino   Mastering
Bob Rock   Engineer
Bill Levy   Art Direction
Mike Rew   Digital Editing
Wayne Isham   Video Director
Jeff Fura   Producer
Paul Bishow   Executive Producer

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