Poison - Look What The Cat Dragged in 12" Vinyl LP Album

  "Look What the Cat Dragged In" was Poison's debut-album and was released on 2 August 1986. This page has album photos of the covers, inner sleeves and record labels together with detailed description

 

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Description / Collector's info: 

"Look What the Cat Dragged In" is the debut studio album by the American glam metal band Poison. It was released on 2 August 1986, through Enigma Records and was produced by Ric Browde. The album contains ten tracks and has a total runtime of approximately 38 minutes.

The album features the hit singles "Talk Dirty to Me," "I Want Action," and "I Won't Forget You," which helped to propel the band to commercial success. The album's sound is characterized by its heavy use of guitar riffs, catchy hooks, and flamboyant stage personas.

The 12" vinyl LP version of "Look What the Cat Dragged In" features the same track listing as the CD and cassette versions of the album. The vinyl LP format allowed for a larger cover art and a more tactile experience for the listener.

The album received mixed reviews from critics upon its release but has since become a classic of the glam metal genre. It has sold over four million copies in the United States alone and has been certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA.

This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Poison and band-photos.

Music Genre:

  Glam Rock Glam Metal Music

Album  Production information:

Produced by Ric Browde for Piranha Brothers Production Inc.

Mixed by Michael Wegener for Double Trouble Production Inc at the Amigo Studios, Los Angeles.

Recorded at Music Grinder, Hollywood, Los Angeles

Photography Rob Jones, John Scarpati / Rosa

  John Scarpati a professional photographer whose photography has appeared on hundreds of album and CD covers for bands and individual musicians. In the 1980s he has photographed Heavy Metal bands including: Rigor Mortis, Sound Barrier, Armored Saint, Ruthless, Rush, Wrathchild America, Eden, Bitch, Stryper, Black Sheeo, Rage, Trauma, Poison and many others..

Record Label Information:

  Enigma / Capitol Records ST-12523

Media Format:

  12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 

Year & Country:

  1986 Made in Canada
Band Members and Musicians on: Poison Look What The Cat Dragged In
  • Brad Michaels - Lead Vocals
  • Rikki Rockett - Drums
  • Bobby Dall - Bass
  • C.C. Deville - Guitars
Track Listing of: Poison Look What The Cat Dragged in
    The Song/tracks on "Look What The Cat Dragged in " are:
  • Cry Tough
  • I Want Action
  • I Won't Forget You
  • Play Dirty
  • Look What the Cat Dragged In
  • Talk Dirty to Me
  • Want Some, Need Some
  • Blame It On You]]
  • #1 Bad Boy
  • Let Me Go To The Show

 

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Poison line-up and band-member biographies

  Bobby Dall (Full-name: Robert Harry Kuykendall) is an American musician and bassist, and founding member of the glam metal band Poison. He was born on 02/11/1963 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

 Dall formed Poison in 1983 along with Bret Michaels, C.C. DeVille, and Rikki Rockett. He played bass guitar for the band, contributing to their hard-hitting sound and flamboyant image. Dall wrote and co-wrote several of Poison's hit songs, including "Talk Dirty to Me," "Something to Believe In," and "Life Goes On."

 Poison became one of the most successful glam metal bands of the 1980s, with multiple platinum-selling albums and hit singles. Dall has remained a constant member of the band throughout its history, and continues to tour and perform with Poison to this day.

 Aside from his work with Poison, Dall has also collaborated with other musicians and bands on various projects over the years. He is known for his energetic and dynamic bass playing, and continues to be an influential figure in the world of rock and metal music.

  Bret Michaels (Full-name: Bret Michael Sychak) an American musician and reality TV personality, and the lead singer and front man of the glam metal band Poison. He was born on March 15, 1963, in Butler, Pennsylvania.

 Michaels formed Poison in 1983 along with Bobby Dall, C.C. DeVille, and Rikki Rockett. He quickly established himself as the band's charismatic lead singer and main songwriter, writing and co-writing several of Poison's biggest hit songs, including "Talk Dirty to Me," "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," and "Something to Believe In."

 In addition to his work with Poison, Michaels has also pursued a successful solo career and has appeared on several reality TV shows, including "Rock of Love with Bret Michaels" and "Celebrity Apprentice." He is known for his energetic and dynamic stage presence, as well as his charitable work and advocacy for diabetes research.

  C.C. DeVille (Full-name: Bruce Anthony Johannesson) is an American guitarist and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the glam metal band Poison. He was born on 14 May 1962, in Brooklyn, New York.

 DeVille formed Poison in 1983 along with Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, and Rikki Rockett. He quickly established himself as one of the band's key musical contributors, providing the distinctive guitar work that helped define Poison's sound and style. DeVille also wrote and co-wrote several of the band's biggest hit songs, including "Talk Dirty to Me," "Unskinny Bop," and "Fallen Angel."

 Aside from his work with Poison, DeVille has also pursued a solo career, and has collaborated with other musicians and bands on various projects over the years. He is known for his virtuosic guitar playing, as well as his flamboyant and theatrical stage presence.

  Rikki Rockett (Full-name: Richard Allan Ream) an American drummer and musician, best known as a founding member of the glam metal band Poison. He was born on August 8, 1955, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

 Rockett formed Poison in 1983 along with Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, and C.C. DeVille. He quickly established himself as one of the band's key members, providing the driving drum beats and rhythms that helped define Poison's sound and style. Rockett also contributed to the band's songwriting and has co-written several of their hit songs, including "Talk Dirty to Me" and "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

 Aside from his work with Poison, Rockett has also pursued a solo career and has collaborated with other musicians and bands on various projects over the years. He is known for his powerful and energetic drumming style, and continues to be an influential figure in the world of rock and metal music.

POISON - Look What The Cat Dragged In ( Netherlands )
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Enigma 3202-1 / 08-023714-1 , 1986 , Holland

"Look What the Cat Dragged in" was Poison's debut-album and was released on 2 August 1986. This is the Dutch release.

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POISON - Look What The Cat Dragged In ( Canada )
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Enigma / Capitol Records ST-12523 , 1986 , Canada

"Look What the Cat Dragged in" was Poison's debut-album and was released on 2 August 1986. This is the Canadian release.

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POISON - Open Up and Say AH
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Enigma Capitol 1C 064-7 48493 DMM , 1988 , Holland / Germany

This album was banned somehow because some retailers objected to this sleeve on the grounds that it was too "raunchy". Whether you're a fan of glam rock, heavy metal, or just good old-fashioned rock and roll, this album has something for everyone. It remains one of Poison's most enduring works, and a testament to the band's lasting legacy in the world of rock music.

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POISON - Open Up And Say Ah censored Album Cover
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Enigma Capitol 1C 064-7 48493 DMM , 1988 , Germany and Holland

The original album cover was banned somehow because some retailers objected to this sleeve on the grounds that it was too "raunchy". "Open Up and Say... Ahh!" is the second studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1988 through the Enigma label. The album is widely considered a classic in the glam metal genre.

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POISON - Swallow This Live
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Capitol Records 064-7 98038 , 1991 , Germany

This album was partially recorded Live in front of an audience and partially in the studio.

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