Double Dose: Ultimate Hits

Last updated
Double Dose:Ultimate Hits
Double Dose Ultimate Hits.jpg
Greatest hits album by
Released2011
Recorded1986-2007
Genre Hard rock, glam metal
Label Capitol / EMI
Poison chronology
Poison – Box Set (Collector's Edition)
(2009)
Double Dose:Ultimate Hits
(2011)

Poison - Double Dose: Ultimate Hits is a double disc greatest hits compilation album released May 3, 2011 by the hard rock band Poison to celebrate the band's 25th anniversary. The career-spanning collection features thirty-five of the multi-platinum band's top hits and fan favorites. The album charted at #23 on the Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums chart [1] and #17 in Canada. [2]

Contents

Release and promotion

Poison also announced a 2011 summer tour with fellow rockers Mötley Crüe and the New York Dolls to celebrate the band's 25th anniversary and also Mötley Crüe's 30th anniversary. [3]

The compilation features tracks from the following albums: Look What the Cat Dragged In , Open Up and Say... Ahh! , Flesh & Blood , Swallow This Live , Native Tongue , Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–1996 , Crack a Smile... and More! , The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock and Poison'd . Only the albums Power to the People and Hollyweird are not represented.

The compilation includes all of Poison's hit singles that charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and Mainstream rock charts. [4]

Track listing

Disc 1
No.TitleFrom albumLength
1."Nothin' But a Good Time" Open Up and Say... Ahh! 3:44
2."Talk Dirty to Me" Look What the Cat Dragged In 3:44
3."Look What the Cat Dragged In"Look What the Cat Dragged In3:11
4."Be the One" Crack a Smile... and More! 5:39
5."We're an American Band" The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock 3:10
6."Life Goes On" Flesh & Blood 4:48
7."Every Rose Has Its Thorn"Open Up and Say... Ahh!4:19
8."Stand" Native Tongue 5:14
9."Livin' for the Minute" Open Up and Say... Ahh!: 20th Anniversary edition 2:41
10."Little Willy" Poison'd 3:18
11."(Flesh & Blood) Sacrifice"Flesh & Blood4:41
12."I Won't Forget You"Look What the Cat Dragged In3:35
13."Rock and Roll All Nite" Less Than Zero (soundtrack)3:35
14."Love on the Rocks"Open Up and Say... Ahh!3:33
15."Suffragette City"Poison'd2:56
16."Lay Your Body Down" Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–1996 5:27
17."Until You Suffer Some (Fire and Ice)"Native Tongue4:13
18."No More Lookin' Back (Poison Jazz)" Swallow This Live 3:18
Disc 2
No.TitleFrom albumLength
1."Unskinny Bop"Flesh & Blood3:49
2."Cry Tough"Look What the Cat Dragged In3:37
3."I Want Action"Look What the Cat Dragged In3:05
4."Your Mama Don't Dance"Open Up and Say... Ahh!3:00
5."Something to Believe In"Flesh & Blood5:30
6."Fallen Angel"Open Up and Say... Ahh!3:57
7."Ride the Wind"Flesh & Blood3:52
8."Bastard Son of a Thousand Blues"Native Tongue4:56
9."Sexual Thing"Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–19963:34
10."Can't You See"Poison'd4:56
11."So Tell Me Why"Swallow This Live3:22
12."What I Like About You"Poison'd2:58
13."Face the Hangman"Crack a Smile... and More!3:19
14."Cover of the Rolling Stone"Crack a Smile... and More!3:08
15."Poor Boy Blues"Flesh & Blood4:52
16."Look But You Can't Touch"Open Up and Say... Ahh!3:26
17."Theatre of the Soul"Native Tongue4:41

Personnel

Charts

Chart (2011)Peak
position
Canada [5] 17
Top Hard Rock Albums [6] 23

Related Research Articles

Mötley Crüe American rock band

Mötley Crüe is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles in 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee, lead guitarist Mick Mars and lead singer Vince Neil. Mötley Crüe has sold over 100 million albums worldwide. They have also achieved seven platinum or multi-platinum certifications, nine Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, twenty-two Top 40 mainstream rock hits, and six Top 20 pop singles. The band experienced several short-term lineup changes in the 1990s and 2000s; these included the introduction of vocalist John Corabi and drummers Randy Castillo and Samantha Maloney, both of whom filled in for Lee following his departure from Mötley Crüe in 1999; he returned to the band in 2004.

Poison (American band) American glam metal band

Poison is an American heavy metal/glam metal band which achieved commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s and has sold 15 million records in the United States and over 50 million albums worldwide. The band has charted ten singles in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and the Hot 100 number-one, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". The band's breakthrough debut album, the multi-platinum Look What the Cat Dragged In, was released in 1986, followed by Open Up and Say... Ahh!, which was certified 5× platinum in the US. Their third consecutive multi-platinum and best selling album was Flesh & Blood. The most successful incarnation of the band consists of founding members lead singer and rhythm guitarist Bret Michaels, drummer Rikki Rockett, bassist and pianist Bobby Dall and longtime lead guitarist and backing vocalist C.C. DeVille. In the 1990s following the release of the band's first live album, Swallow This Live, the band experienced some line up changes and the fall of pop metal with the grunge movement. But the band's fourth studio album, Native Tongue, still achieved Gold status and the band's first compilation album, Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–1996, went double platinum.

Def Leppard British rock band

Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield. Since 1992, the band has consisted of Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Rick Allen, Phil Collen, and Vivian Campbell. They established themselves as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement of the early 1980s.

Slaughter (band) American glam metal band

Slaughter is an American glam metal band formed in Las Vegas by lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum. The band reached stardom in 1990 with their first album Stick It to Ya, which spawned several hit singles including "Up All Night", "Spend My Life", "Mad About You" and "Fly to the Angels". The album reached double platinum status in the United States. The band remains a steady act in national tours, mainly in the Rock Never Stops Tour which features several bands of the same era.

Warrant (American band) Glam metal band from the United States

Warrant is an American glam metal band formed in 1984 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, that experienced success from 1988 to 1996 with five albums reaching international sales of over 10 million. The band first came into the national spotlight with their double platinum debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich and one of its singles, "Heaven", which reached No. 1 in Rolling Stone and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The band's success continued in the early 1990s with the double platinum album Cherry Pie, which provided the hit song of the same name.

<i>Theatre of Pain</i> 1985 studio album by Mötley Crüe

Theatre of Pain is the third studio album by American glam metal band Mötley Crüe, released on June 21, 1985. Released in the aftermath of lead vocalist Vince Neil's arrest for manslaughter on a drunk driving charge, the album marked the beginning of the band's transition away from the traditional heavy metal sound of Too Fast for Love and Shout at the Devil, towards a more glam metal style.

<i>Mötley Crüe</i> (album) 1994 studio album by Mötley Crüe

Mötley Crüe is the eponymous sixth studio album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on March 15, 1994. It is the band's only album released without singer Vince Neil, who was replaced by ex-The Scream singer John Corabi. It was also the first album of new material released by the band since their 1989 album, Dr. Feelgood.

<i>Decade of Decadence 81–91</i> 1991 greatest hits album by Mötley Crüe

Decade of Decadence 81–91 is a greatest hits compilation album by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on October 19, 1991. It peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It was the band's sixth album overall and the first of many greatest hits compilations.

<i>Greatest Hits</i> (1998 Mötley Crüe album) 1998 compilation album by Mötley Crüe

Greatest Hits is the second compilation album by American heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe. It was released on November 14, 1998 on Mötley/Hip-O.

<i>The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock</i> 2006 greatest hits album by Poison

The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock is a compilation album from the American rock band Poison, released to celebrate the band's 20 year anniversary. It has sold more than 1 million copies to date in the U.S as of September 2009. The album was released on April 3, 2006 on EMI

Kickstart My Heart 1989 single by Mötley Crüe

"Kickstart My Heart" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, originally released on their 1989 album, Dr. Feelgood. Released as the album's second single in 1989, "Kickstart My Heart" reached #27 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States in early 1990. The track has been used in various media, and was also included on the soundtrack album to the 2019 biographical film The Dirt and the official trailer of Battlefield 2042 remixed by 2WEI.

Dr. Feelgood (Mötley Crüe song) 1989 single by Mötley Crüe

"Dr. Feelgood" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released as the lead single from their fifth studio album of the same name.

Too Young to Fall in Love 1984 single by Mötley Crüe

"Too Young to Fall in Love" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was originally released on their 1983 album Shout at the Devil.

Home Sweet Home (Mötley Crüe song) 1985 single by Mötley Crüe

"Home Sweet Home" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was originally released in 1985 on the album Theatre of Pain, and again in 1991 for the Decade of Decadence 81-91 compilation album. It has been recorded as a cover version by several artists, most notably country singer Carrie Underwood, who released her version as a single in 2009.

Mötley Crüe discography

The discography of Mötley Crüe, a heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, consists of nine studio albums, three live albums, three EPs, six compilation albums, two box sets, nine DVD, 30 singles, and 32 music videos.

Nothin but a Good Time 1988 single by Poison

"Nothin' but a Good Time" is the first single from the glam metal band Poison's second studio album Open Up and Say... Ahh! The B-sides are "Livin' For the Minute" and "Look But You Can't Touch".

<i>Saints of Los Angeles</i> 2008 studio album by Mötley Crüe

Saints of Los Angeles is the ninth studio album by the American hard rock band Mötley Crüe, released on June 24, 2008. It was the first full-length studio album with the band's original lineup since 1997's Generation Swine, following the return of long-time drummer Tommy Lee, and their final one before their three-year hiatus from 2015 to 2018.

"Primal Scream" is a song by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. The single was released on their 1991 album Decade of Decadence 81-91, which was the band's first of many greatest hits compilations. The song charted at No. 63 on Billboard Hot 100 and No. 21 on the Mainstream rock charts. The album Decade of Decadence was released on October 19, 1991 and "Primal Scream" was one of three newly recorded songs for the album, the other two being "Angela" and "Anarchy in the U.K."

<i>Greatest Hits</i> (2009 Mötley Crüe album) 2009 greatest hits album by Mötley Crüe

Greatest Hits (2009) is a re-issue of Mötley Crüe's 1998 compilation of the same name. The album contains a remix version of "The Animal In Me". Its first pressing is packaged with a second disc entitled Crüe Fest 2: Behind The Scenes. The reissue excludes the songs, "Enslaved", the remix of "Glitter" and "Bitter Pill". The jewel case packaging is a red version of the original's cover.

<i>40</i> (Foreigner album) 2017 compilation album by Foreigner

40: Forty Hits From Forty Years 1977-2017 is a two-disc compilation album by British-American rock band Foreigner, released on May 19, 2017. The album includes three new recordings, two live tracks and one acoustic version.

References

  1. "Allmusic (Poison charts and awards) Billboard albums".
  2. "Chart watch Canada".
  3. "Poison and Mötley Crüe to Tour". 2011.
  4. "Allmusic (Poison charts and awards)".
  5. "Chart Canada". VVN Music.
  6. "Poison - Top Hard Rock Albums". Retrieved August 19, 2021.