"BAD ENGLISH - Backlash" is the second and final album by American supergroup Bad English, released in 1991.


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Summary: Bad English's "Backlash" is their second album, released in 1991 on 12" LP Vinyl format. The album features a mix of rock ballads and upbeat tracks. The band's signature sound, with soaring vocals and polished instrumentation, is on full display in this album. "Backlash" solidified Bad English's place in the mainstream rock scene of the early 1990s.

Music Genre:

 American English Hard Rock 
Album Production information:

The album: "BAD ENGLISH - Backlash" was produced by: Ron Nevison for Sausalito and Global Inc

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.

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.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Gill Morales

This album was recorded at: Conway recording Studios,

Album cover design: Hugh Syme

Album cover photography: Brian Aris

Record Label Information:

 White Label Epic 468569

Media Format:

 12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 1991 Made in Holland / Netherlands
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: BAD ENGLISH - Backlash
    Bad English's Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • John Waite - lead vocals
  • Neal Schon - lead guitar, background vocals
  • Ricky Phillips - bass, background vocals
  • Jonathan Cain - keyboards, background vocals
  • Deen Castronovo - drums, background vocals
  • Mark Spiro - background vocals
  • Tommy Funderburk - background vocals
Complete Track-listing of the album "BAD ENGLISH - Backlash"

The detailed tracklist of this record "BAD ENGLISH - Backlash" is:

  1. "So This Is Eden" (John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Russ Ballard) - 5:09
  2. "Straight to Your Heart" (John Waite, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Mark Spiro) - 4:09
  3. "Time Stood Still" (John Waite, Ricky Phillips, Jesse Harms) - 5:23
  4. "The Time Alone with You" (John Waite, Diane Warren, Jonathan Cain) - 4:41
  5. "Dancing Off the Edge of the World" (John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon) - 4:54
  6. "Rebel Say a Prayer" (John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Russ Ballard) - 4:23
  7. "Savage Blue" (John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon) - 4:33
  8. "Pray for Rain" (John Waite, Mark Spiro, Jonathan Cain) - 5:03
  9. "Make Love Last" (John Waite, Jonathan Cain) - 5:19
  10. "Life at the Top" (John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Mark Spiro, Tim Pierce) - 4:51


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BAD ENGLISH - Backlash 12" LP VINYL ALBUM front cover

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"Backlash" Record Label Details: Epic 468569 ℗ 1991 Sony Music Sound Copyright

"Backlash" Record Label Details: Epic 468569 ℗ 1991 Sony Music Sound Copyright