Crimes of Passion (album)


Crimes of Passion (album)
Crimes of Passion
Studio album by Pat Benatar
Released August 6, 1980
Recorded 1980
Genre Hard rock,[1] arena rock[1]
Length 36:07
Label Chrysalis
Producer Keith Olsen
Pat Benatar chronology
In the Heat of the Night
(1979)
Crimes of Passion
(1980)
Precious Time
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone (mixed)[3]

Crimes of Passion is the second album by Pat Benatar, released in 1980.

It peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and produced the hits "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" (US No. 9), "You Better Run" (US No. 42), "Treat Me Right" (US No. 18), plus a cover of Kate Bush's international hit, "Wuthering Heights". Crimes of Passion is Benatar's highest selling album to date, certifying 5x platinum (for sales of 5 million units)

Hell Is for Children, which was not released as an A-side single, was also a hit on album-rock stations. However, a live version of this song from her Live from Earth album was released as the B-side of her "Love Is a Battlefield" single three years later.

The music video for the song "You Better Run" was the second music video ever aired on MTV in 1981.

This album featured Myron Grombacher on drums, replacing Glen Alexander Hamilton.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Treat Me Right" (Benatar, Lubahn; Copyright Blackwood Music Inc & White Dog Music-BMI) – 3:24
  2. "You Better Run" (Brigati, Cavaliere; Copyright Downtown Music Company-ASCAP) – 3:02
  3. "Never Wanna Leave You" (Benatar, Geraldo, Neil Giraldo; Copyright Rare Blue Music Inc., Neil Giraldo Music, Red Admiral Music Inc. & Big Tooth Music-ASCAP/BMI) – 3:13
  4. "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" (Eddie Schwartz; Copyright ATV Music-BMI) – 2:51
  5. "Hell Is for Children" (Benatar, Roger Capps, Giraldo; Copyright Rare Blue Music, Neil Giraldo Music, Red Admiral Music, Big Tooth Music & Muscle Tone Music-BMI/ASCAP) – 4:48
  6. "Little Paradise" (Giraldo; Copyright Rare Blue Music & Neil Giraldo Music-ASCAP) – 3:32
  7. "I'm Gonna Follow You" (Billy Steinberg; Copyright Billy Steinberg Music-ASCAP) – 4:28
  8. "Wuthering Heights" (Kate Bush; Copyright Beechwood Music Corp.-BMI) – 4:28
  9. "Prisoner of Love" (Scott St. Clair Sheets; Copyright Rare Blue Music & Discott Music-ASCAP) – 2:05
  10. "Out-A-Touch" (Benatar, Giraldo, Myron Grombacher; Copyright Rare Blue Music, Neil Giraldo Music, Red Admiral Music & Big Tooth Music-ASCAP/BMI) – 4:16

Personnel

  • Pat Benatar: Lead Vocals
  • Neil Giraldo: Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
  • Scott St. Clair Sheets: Rhythm Guitars
  • Roger Capps: Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Myron Grombacher: Drums, Percussion

Production

References

  1. ^ a b "[1]." Crimes of Passion on Allmusic.
  2. ^ allmusic review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review

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