|It's Five O'Clock Somewhere|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||1994 at Conway Studios, Record Plant Studios and Rumbo Recorders|
|Genre||Hard rock, blues rock, southern rock, stoner rock|
|Producer||Mike Clink and Slash|
|Slash's Snakepit chronology|
|Singles from It's Five O'Clock Somewhere|
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere is the debut studio album by American hard rock band Slash's Snakepit, released in February 1995. The album was a moderate commercial success, reaching number 70 on the American Billboard 200 album chart and selling over a million copies worldwide.The songs "Beggars & Hangers-On" and "Good to Be Alive" were released as singles and promo videos were made for each track.
The album was recorded as Guns N' Roses were struggling to come to agreement on musical style on their next album. Slash's Guns N' Roses bandmates Matt Sorum, Dizzy Reed, Gilby Clarke as well as associate Teddy Andreadis all contributed to the album. Sorum stated that it "could have been a Guns N' Roses album, but [lead singer] Axl [Rose] didn't think it was good enough".
|1.||"Neither Can I"||Slash, Eric Dover||6:44|
|2.||"Dime Store Rock"||Gilby Clarke, Dover, Slash||4:54|
|3.||"Beggars & Hangers-On"||Slash, Duff McKagan, Dover||6:15|
|4.||"Good to Be Alive"||Slash, Clarke, Dover||4:51|
|5.||"What Do You Want to Be"||Slash, Matt Sorum, Dover||6:17|
|7.||"Soma City Ward"||Slash, Sorum, Dover, Izzy Stradlin||3:50|
|8.||"Jizz da Pit" (instrumental)||Slash, Mike Inez||2:48|
|9.||"Lower"||Slash, Sorum, Dover||4:55|
|10.||"Take It Away"||Slash, Dover, Sorum||4:44|
|11.||"Doin' Fine"||Slash, Dover||4:17|
|12.||"Be the Ball"||Slash||5:16|
|13.||"I Hate Everybody (But You)"||Slash, Dover||4:41|
|14.||"Back and Forth Again"||Slash, Dover||5:56|
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