Bad Company - Run with the Pack - White Label Island Records 12" Vinyl LP Album

  "Run With The Pack" was recorded in France with The Rolling Stones Mobile Truck in September of 1975 with engineer Ron Nevison and mixed in Los Angeles by Eddie Kramer. The album was the only original Bad Company album not to feature artwork from Hipgnosis as it featured artwork from Kosh instead .

 

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 Album Description: 

In the realm of rock music, Bad Company emerged as a formidable force in the 1970s. Their distinct blend of blues-infused hard rock and captivating songwriting captivated audiences around the world. Released in 1976, the "Run with the Pack" album solidified their status as one of the era's premier rock bands.

"Run with the Pack" was recorded in September 1975 in France, utilizing The Rolling Stones Mobile Truck, a renowned mobile recording studio. This allowed the band to capture their performances with authenticity and a raw energy that defined their sound. Assisted by esteemed engineer Ron Nevison, who had previously worked with artists like Led Zeppelin, Bad Company delivered a collection of tracks that showcased their tight musicianship and powerful chemistry.

Following the recording sessions, the album was mixed in Los Angeles by Eddie Kramer, a highly respected engineer known for his work with legendary bands such as Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix. Kramer's expertise in capturing the essence of a band's live performance added a layer of sonic depth and ensured that the album maintained the energy and passion of Bad Company's live shows.

"Run with the Pack" solidified Bad Company's standing as one of the era's most influential rock bands. The album's commercial success, including reaching the Top 5 in the United States and the United Kingdom, highlighted the band's ability to connect with a wide audience. Bad Company's music resonated with listeners, capturing their hearts with its melodic hooks, powerful riffs, and heartfelt lyrics.

The album's enduring impact is evident in its influence on subsequent generations of rock musicians. The band's distinctive sound and songwriting style became a blueprint for countless artists, shaping the development of rock music for years to come. Moreover, "Run with the Pack" remains a cherished record in the collections of vinyl enthusiasts, serving as a testament to the timeless quality of Bad Company's music.

 

Ron Nevison is an esteemed American record producer and audio engineer, renowned for his exceptional work during the 1970s and 1980s. Born with an innate passion for music, Nevison dedicated his life to honing his craft and shaping the sounds of numerous iconic hard rock and rock albums. With an impressive resume that includes collaborations with legendary bands such as Bad Company, Thin Lizzy, UFO, Kiss, Heart, Ozzy Osbourne, and Led Zeppelin, Nevison's contributions have left an indelible mark on the music industry.

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Ron Nevison was born and raised in the United States, where he developed a deep fascination for music at an early age. His natural talent and unwavering dedication to his craft propelled him into the world of audio engineering and production. In the 1970s, Nevison emerged as a highly sought-after professional known for his remarkable technical skills, keen musical instincts, and ability to capture the essence of a band's sound.

Nevison's breakthrough came when he worked with the British rock band Bad Company on their eponymous debut album in 1974. The album achieved great commercial success and established Nevison as a producer to watch. Building on this triumph, he went on to collaborate with other notable acts of the era, including Thin Lizzy, UFO, and Kiss, solidifying his reputation as a master of hard rock production.

Throughout his illustrious career, Nevison consistently demonstrated his versatility and adaptability by working with artists across a wide spectrum of musical styles. He played a vital role in shaping the sound of Heart, contributing to the band's chart-topping albums like "Heart" (1985) and "Bad Animals" (1987). Nevison's meticulous attention to detail and ability to enhance the emotional impact of each track cemented his status as a producer of exceptional caliber.

One of Nevison's most notable collaborations occurred when he joined forces with the legendary Ozzy Osbourne, producing the critically acclaimed album "The Ultimate Sin" (1986) . Nevison's expertise brought out the raw energy and powerful dynamics that became synonymous with Osbourne's music.

Perhaps one of the most significant milestones in Nevison's career was his involvement with Led Zeppelin. He worked on the posthumous release "Coda" (1982) , skillfully preserving the band's signature sound while honoring their legacy. Nevison's technical prowess and deep understanding of the band's musical vision were instrumental in delivering an album that resonated with fans and critics alike.

Over the years, Ron Nevison continued to collaborate with numerous artists, leaving an indelible impact on the music industry. His ability to capture the essence of a band's sound, his unparalleled technical skills, and his unwavering commitment to excellence have earned him the respect and admiration of his peers.

Ron Nevison's contributions to the rock and hard rock genres have shaped the sonic landscape of the 1970s and 1980s. His work remains a testament to his talent and dedication, leaving an enduring legacy that continues to inspire and influence aspiring musicians and producers.

Music Genre:

  English Blues Rock, Prog Rock 

Collector's info:

  Gatefold/FOC (Fold Open Cover) Album Cover Design.

Album Production information:

  Produced by Bad Company

Eddie Kramer: Iconic producer & engineer behind Hendrix, Zeppelin, & many more. Explore his life & work that shaped rock music history.

Record Label Information:

  Island Records ILPSP 9346   ( White Label )

Media Format:

  12" Full-Length Vinyl LP 
Album weight: 300 gram  
Year: 1976  
Band Members and Musicians on: Bad Company Run with the Pack
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Paul Rodgers - Vocals, Piano, Guitar
  • Mick Ralphs - Lead Guitar
  • Boz Burrell - Bass Guitar
  • Simon Kirke - Drums
Track Listing of: Bad Company Run with the Pack

The Song/tracks on "Bad Company Run with the Pack" are

  • Live for the Music (Ralphs) 3:58
  • Simple Man (Ralphs) 3:37
  • Honey Child (Burrell/Ralphs/Rodgers) 3:15
  • Love Me Somebody (Rodgers) 3:09
  • Run With the Pack (Rodgers) 5:21
  • Silver, Blue and Gold (Rodgers) 5:03
  • Young Blood (Leiber/Stoller/Pomus) 2:37
  • Do Right by Your Woman (Rodgers) 2:51
  • Sweet Lil' Sister (Ralphs) 3:29
  • Fade Away (Rodgers) 2:54
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