Two Sides of If

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
After his tenure in several of heavy metal's most legendary groups most notably Whitesnake and Def Leppard, Vivian Campbell steps out into the spotlight for his first solo endeavor, and the results are nothing less than impressive. Taking his first vocal bows behind the microphone is a big step for someone who usually lets his fingers do the talking, but Campbell's vocal delivery is surprisingly inoffensive, especially in comparison to some axe slingers who think they have vocal cords. On this 12-song session of gritty, no-frills blues-rock, Campbell pays homage to blues gods like Willie Dixon and Robert Johnson alongside latter-day geniuses like Rory Gallagher. Fans of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
After his tenure in several of heavy metal's most legendary groups most notably Whitesnake and Def Leppard, Vivian Campbell steps out into the spotlight for his first solo endeavor, and the results are nothing less than impressive. Taking his first vocal bows behind the microphone is a big step for someone who usually lets his fingers do the talking, but Campbell's vocal delivery is surprisingly inoffensive, especially in comparison to some axe slingers who think they have vocal cords. On this 12-song session of gritty, no-frills blues-rock, Campbell pays homage to blues gods like Willie Dixon and Robert Johnson alongside latter-day geniuses like Rory Gallagher. Fans of Campbell's shredding may be taken aback by the switch, but those with open minds and ears will be treated to a pleasant surprise.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/27/2005
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • UPC: 060768639829
  • Catalog Number: 86398
  • Sales rank: 129,560

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Messin' With the Kid (3:23)
  2. 2 I'm Ready (3:10)
  3. 3 Calling Card (4:54)
  4. 4 Come on in My Kitchen (4:38)
  5. 5 The Hunter (3:55)
  6. 6 Like It This Way (4:23)
  7. 7 I Ain't Superstitious (4:59)
  8. 8 Spoonful (4:39)
  9. 9 Reconsider Baby (2:58)
  10. 10 Good or Bad Times (3:55)
  11. 11 32/20 Blues (3:14)
  12. 12 Willin' for Satisfaction (4:30)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Vivian Campbell Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Terry Bozzio Drums
Mark Browne Bass
Billy Gibbons Guitar
Joan Osborne Vocals
Tor Hyams Piano, Hammond Organ, Hammond B3
Michael Fell Harmonica
Bruce Bornett Rhythm Guitar
Bruce Cornett Guitar
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Lowell Fulson Composer
Steve Cropper Composer
Rory Gallagher Composer
Danny Kirwan Composer
Vivian Campbell Producer, Audio Production
Donald "Duck" Dunn Composer
Billy Gibbons Composer
Robert Johnson Composer
Booker T. Jones Composer
Mike Mireau Mastering
James Edward Pryor Composer
Mike Caiati Engineer
Tony Miller Intern
Tor Hyams Producer, Executive Producer, Audio Production
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