Dancing Undercover

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Dancing Undercover
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 9, 1986 (1986-08-09)
Recorded Village Recorder, Los Angeles. California
Genre Glam metal [1]
Label Atlantic
Producer Beau Hill
Ratt chronology
Invasion of Your Privacy
Dancing Undercover
Reach for the Sky
Singles from Dancing Undercover
  1. "Dance" / "Take a Chance"
    Released: 1986
  2. "Body Talk" / "Slip of the Lip"
    Released: 1986 (Japan only)
  3. "Slip of the Lip"
    Released: 1987 (promo)
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Dancing Undercover is the third studio album by American glam metal band Ratt, released in 1986. The album was produced by Beau Hill and contains the hit single/video "Dance", which appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Down For The Count". Two other videos were made, "Body Talk", which was used on the soundtrack for Eddie Murphy's film, The Golden Child , and "Slip of the Lip". It charted at No. 26 on the Billboard 200 chart and at No. 14 on Rolling Stone's Album Chart. The album went platinum.


Ratt's opening acts on the tour in support of the album included Poison, Cinderella, Cheap Trick, [4] Queensrÿche and Vinnie Vincent Invasion.

Track listing

Side one
1."Dance" Robbin Crosby, Stephen Pearcy, Warren DeMartini, Beau Hill 4:17
2."One Good Lover"Crosby, Pearcy3:06
3."Drive Me Crazy"Crosby, Pearcy, DeMartini, Bobby Blotzer 3:42
4."Slip of the Lip"DeMartini, Pearcy, Juan Croucier 3:15
5."Body Talk"DeMartini, Pearcy, Croucier3:44
Side two
6."Looking for Love"Crosby, Pearcy, Croucier3:09
7."7th Avenue"DeMartini, Pearcy3:11
8."It Doesn't Matter"Pearcy, Croucier3:08
9."Take a Chance"DeMartini, Pearcy, Croucier4:00
10."Enough Is Enough"DeMartini, Crosby, Pearcy, Croucier3:23

Early pressings of the CD had "Slip Of The Lip" and "Body Talk" errantly mastered into one track as track 4.






US RIAA 1987Platinum (+1,000,000) [10]

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