Poison Greatest Video Hits

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Poison Greatest Video Hits
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Released2001
Genre Hard rock, glam metal
Label Capitol

Poison Greatest Video Hits is the fifth DVD/video from the rock band Poison, released in 2001.

Poison (American band) American glam metal band

Poison is an American rock band which achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s. Poison has sold over 45 million records worldwide and has sold 15 million records in the United States alone. The band has also charted ten singles to 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 and they hit their peak with their second album, Open Up and Say... Ahh!, which became the band's most successful album, being certified 5x platinum in the US. The popularity continued into the new decade with their third consecutive multi-platinum selling album, Flesh & Blood.

Contents

Background

The DVD was released following the Poison album Power to the People and features every Poison music video up to this point including the latest video, the album titled track "Power to the People" .

<i>Power to the People</i> (Poison album) 2000 live album with studio tracks by Poison

Power to the People is an album by the American rock band Poison, released on June 13, 2000 on the band's independent label, Cyanide Music. It marked the return of the original lineup, together for the first time since 1991's Swallow This Live with the return of C.C. DeVille who replaced Blues Saraceno.

Power to the People (Poison song) 2000 single by Poison

"Power to the People" is a song by American Hard rock band Poison, it was the first single and album title track from their 2000 Power to the People album. "Power to the People" is the first single with the original line up since the So Tell Me Why single from Swallow This Live in 1991, featuring the return of C.C. Deville.

Every Poison album featured music videos up to this point except for the album Crack a Smile...and More!.

The DVD consists of the first two Poison video releases "Sight for Sore Ears" and "Flesh, Blood, & Videotape" (which have not been released on DVD) and also features behind the scenes footage, in depth interviews, various clips and music videos from 'Swallow This Live', 'Native Tongue' and 'Power to the People' albums.

Sight For Sore Ears is the first video album from the rock band Poison, featuring all the Poison music videos from the first two albums, Look What the Cat Dragged In and Open Up and Say...Ahh! and also features behind the scenes footage and in depth interviews. The video compilation received gold certification. It was re-released on DVD in 2001 as part of Poison Greatest Video Hits. It has also been certified by CAN gold.

Flesh, Blood, & Videotape is the 2nd video album from the rock band Poison, featuring the singles / music videos from Poison's 3rd studio album Flesh & Blood and also features behind the scenes footage and in depth interviews. The album titled track and single "(Flesh & Blood) Sacrifice" featured a music video which was initially banned from MTV due to its explicit nature and was eventually released on this compilation.

<i>Swallow This Live</i> 1991 live album by Poison

Swallow This Live is the first live album by American glam metal band Poison. It was released in 1991 through Capitol Records. The album peaked at number 51 on The Billboard 200, and was certified Gold platinum in 2001 by the RIAA.

The DVD received US Gold certification in 2003. [1]

Track listing

  1. Cry Tough
  2. I Want Action
  3. Talk Dirty To Me
  4. I Won't Forget You
  5. Nothin' but a Good Time
  6. Fallen Angel
  7. Every Rose Has Its Thorn
  8. Your Mama Don't Dance
  9. Unskinny Bop
  10. Ride the Wind
  11. Something To Believe In
  12. Life Goes On
  13. (Flesh & Blood) Sacrifice
  14. So Tell Me Why
  15. Stand
  16. Until You Suffer Some (Fire And Ice)
  17. Power to the People

Band members

Bret Michaels American musician, actor, director, screenwriter, producer and reality television personality

Bret Michael Sychak, professionally known as Bret Michaels, is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He gained fame as the lead singer of the glam metal band Poison who have sold over 40 million records worldwide and 15 million records in the United States alone. The band has also charted 10 singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and a number-one single, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn".

Bobby Dall American musician

Robert Harry Kuykendall, also known as Bobby Dall, is an American musician best known as the bassist for the multi-platinum selling hard rock band Poison. The band has sold over 45 million records worldwide and has sold 15 million records in the United States alone. The band has also charted ten singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and the Hot 100 number-one, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn".

Rikki Rockett American musician

Richard Allan Ream, better known by the stage name Rikki Rockett, is an American drummer for glam metal band Poison. The band has sold more than 45 million records worldwide and 15 million records in the United States alone.

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C.C. DeVille American musician

C.C. DeVille is the lead guitarist of the multi-platinum-selling glam metal band Poison. His work with the band has sold over 45 million records worldwide, including 15 million in the United States. He named himself after his favorite car, the Cadillac Coupe Deville.

<i>Flesh & Blood</i> (Poison album) 1990 studio album by Poison

Flesh & Blood is the third studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1990 through the Enigma label of Capitol Records. The album peaked at #2 on the Billboard charts and it sold over 7.2 million copies worldwide.

<i>Native Tongue</i> (Poison album) 1993 studio album by Poison

Native Tongue is the fourth studio album by American hard rock band Poison, released in 1993 through Capitol Records. It peaked at #16 on the Billboard 200, #20 on the UK Albums Chart and was certified Gold by the RIAA on April 21, 1993. It has also been certified by CAN platinum. The album features new lead guitarist Richie Kotzen. Kotzen was hired as the band's guitarist following the firing of C.C. DeVille in late 1991. The album features the singles "Stand", "Until You Suffer Some " and "Body Talk".

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

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<i>Poisons Greatest Hits: 1986–1996</i> 1996 greatest hits album by Poison

Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–1996 is the first greatest hits compilation CD from the glam metal band Poison. The album was released on November 26, 1996 by Capitol Records. The album contains 16 tracks from the band's first four studio albums and also the live double-album Swallow This Live. The compilation includes most of Poison's hit singles which all charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and Mainstream rock charts.

<i>Best of Ballads & Blues</i> 2003 greatest hits album by Poison

Best of Ballads & Blues is a greatest hits compilation album from the American hard rock band Poison. It was released August 5, 2003 on Capitol Records. Unlike Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986-1996, this compilation focuses on the group's power ballads and blues-oriented songs and also includes two new acoustic recordings of "Something to Believe In" and "Stand".

<i>The Poison: Live at Brixton</i> 2006 video by Bullet for My Valentine

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<i>Poison – Rock Champions</i> 2001 compilation album by Poison

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<i>Poisond!</i> 2007 studio album (part compilation) by Poison

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<i>Swallow This Live: Flesh & Blood World Tour</i> 1992 video by Poison

Swallow This Live: Flesh & Blood World Tour is a Poison concert video, recorded in southern California 1991. The concert featured from Poison's 1990/91 world tour in support of Poison's third studio album Flesh & Blood and was the first concert from the band to be released on VHS video.

<i>Seven Days Live</i> 1993 video by Poison

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<i>Nothing but a Good Time! Unauthorized</i> album by Poison

Nothing but a Good Time! Unauthorized is a Poison music DVD released in 2003 following the release of Poison's studio album Hollyweird. Taking its title from the 1988 Poison song, "Nothin' but a Good Time", it features interviews with Bret Michaels and C.C. DeVille.

<i>Live, Raw & Uncut</i> 2008 live album by Poison

Live, Raw & Uncut is a music DVD/CD combo from the Hard rock band Poison, released in 2008 for their summer tour. It sold around 2,400 copies in its first week of release to debut at position No. 8 on Billboard's Top Music Videos chart.

Poison – Box Set Collector's Edition is a three disc box set collection of songs from the hard rock band Poison. It was released in 2009 on Madacy Records, the same year that the group toured with Def Leppard and Cheap Trick.

References

  1. "RIAA - Gold & Platinum (Poison)" . Retrieved 2010-06-04.