Heart - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters - DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album

This is the EEC release of "Bad Animals" the 1987 studio album released by the American Rock band "HEART", it was produced by Ron Nevison.


HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album album front cover

Album Description:

Heart's "Bad Animals" is an exceptional studio album released in 1987 by the American rock band. Produced by Ron Nevison, this record showcases the musical brilliance and captivating performances of the Wilson sisters, Ann and Nancy, along with their talented bandmates. With its distinct sound, memorable melodies, and powerful vocals, "Bad Animals" remains a classic in the world of rock music.

At the helm of Heart's lineup during this period were Ann Wilson on lead vocals, Nancy Wilson on guitar and keyboards, Denny Carmassi on drums, Howard Leese on guitar and keyboards, and Mark Andes on bass. Together, these musicians created a dynamic blend of rock, pop, and even a touch of glam, resulting in an album that resonated with audiences around the globe.

The album opens with the energetic and infectious hit single "Who Will You Run To", setting the tone for the entire record. Ann Wilson's powerhouse vocals take center stage, expressing both vulnerability and strength, while the Wilson sisters' guitar work weaves a captivating sonic tapestry. The track's catchy chorus and driving rhythm make it an instant favorite.

As the album progresses, it reveals a range of musical styles and emotions. The anthemic "Alone" showcases Ann Wilson's ability to convey raw emotions through her voice, backed by Nancy Wilson's delicate acoustic guitar intro. The song's soaring chorus and passionate lyrics struck a chord with listeners and became one of Heart's biggest hits.

"Bad Animals" also features tracks like "There's the Girl" and "Wait for an Answer", which highlight the band's ability to craft compelling rock ballads. Ann Wilson's heartfelt delivery and the Wilson sisters' harmonies create a mesmerizing atmosphere, while the band's tight instrumentation adds depth and texture to the songs.

The album's title track, "Bad Animals", is a standout moment that captures Heart's signature blend of power and finesse. The song's driving guitar riffs, pulsating rhythm section, and Ann Wilson's commanding vocals create an electrifying experience. It's a true testament to the band's musical prowess and their ability to deliver hard-hitting rock anthems.

Heart's "Bad Animals" is a timeless record that showcases the band at the height of their creative powers. The Wilson sisters' talent and charisma shine through every track, and their chemistry with the rest of the band is undeniable. From the emotional ballads to the hard-hitting rockers, each song on this album is a testament to Heart's ability to connect with their audience on a deep and personal level.

Furthermore, the vinyl LP format enhances the listening experience of "Bad Animals". The warm and rich sound quality of vinyl allows the nuances of the music to come alive, immersing the listener in the full spectrum of Heart's sonic landscape. The 12" LP format also provides ample space for the album art, allowing fans to appreciate the visually stunning cover and liner notes that accompany the music.

Music Genre:

  American Female Rock 

Album  Production information:

Produced by Ron Nevison  

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.

Record Label Information:

  Capitol Records 1A 064-24 0766 ( 064-240766) 

Note that the German/EEC pressing of Heart's Bad Animals has blue-ish record label

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

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl LP Record DMM Direct Metal Mastering  

Year & Country:

  1987 Made in EEC  
Band Members and Musicians on: Heart - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters
    Heart Band: members/musicians
  • Ann Wilson - Lead Vocals
  • Denny Carmassi - Drums
  • Howard Leese - Guitar, Keyboards
  • Mark Andes - Bass
  • Nancy Wilson - Guitar, Keyboards
Track Listing of: Heart - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters

The Song/tracks on "Heart - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters" are:

    Side One:
  1. Who Will You Run To
  2. Alone
  3. There's the girl
  4. I want you so bad
  5. Wait for an Answer
    Side Two:
  1. Bad Animals
  2. You Ain't so Tough
  3. Strangers of the Heart
  4. Easy Target
  5. RSVP


Front Cover Photo Of HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album


HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album album front cover

Photo Of The Back Cover HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album


HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album album back cover

First Photo Of Custom Inner Sleeve HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album


HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album custom inner sleeve

Close up of record's label HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album Side One

Record Label Details: Capitol Records 1A 064-24 0766

HEART - Bad Animals with Wilson sisters DMM 12" Vinyl LP Album enlarged record label

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