|Studio album by|
|Released||July 6, 1999|
|Studio||Rumbo Recorders (Canoga Park, California)|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||8/10|
Ratt is the self-titled sixth studio album by American glam metal band Ratt. Often referred to as "1999" by fans (partially to avoid confusion with their EP, which was also self-titled), the album saw the band's musical direction shift to a more blues-influenced hard rock sound and further away from their previous glam metal roots. This is the first studio album to feature bassist Robbie Crane.
|1.||"Over the Edge"||Todd Jeremias, Stephen Pearcy, Warren DeMartini||4:22|
|2.||"Live for Today"||Bobby Blotzer, Pearcy, DeMartini, Jack Russell||4:38|
|3.||"Gave Up Givin' Up"||DeMartini, Pearcy, Marti Frederiksen||4:04|
|4.||"We Don't Belong"||DeMartini, Pearcy, Frederiksen||6:11|
|5.||"Breakout"||Blotzer, Pearcy, DeMartini, Russell||4:24|
|6.||"Tug of War"||DeMartini, Pearcy, Taylor Rhodes||4:17|
|7.||"Dead Reckoning"||DeMartini, Pearcy, Jack Blades||4:32|
|8.||"Luv Sick"||DeMartini, Pearcy, Rhodes||5:09|
|9.||"It Ain't Easy"||Pearcy, DeMartini, Rhodes, Richie Zito||4:02|
|10.||"All the Way"||Pearcy, DeMartini, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas||4:41|
|11.||"So Good, So Fine"||DeMartini, Pearcy||4:22|
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