|The Best of Warrant|
|Greatest hits album by|
|Released||April 2, 1996|
|Recorded||1989 - 1992|
|Producer||Beau Hill, Michael Wagener, Al Quaglieri, Chris Parker, Erwin Musper|
The Best of Warrant is the first greatest hits compilation album by the American rock band Warrant, released in 1996. It features the band's greatest tracks (singles) from their first three studio albums, "Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich", "Cherry Pie" and "Dog Eat Dog". It does not contain any material from the band's 1995 album Ultraphobic .
Also on the album are two bonus tracks: "Thin Disguise" which is a B-side from the Cherry Pie single (not included on any studio album) and "We Will Rock You" which is a cover of the Queen song of the same name and was released on the soundtrack to the 1992 film Gladiator starring Cuba Gooding Jr.. The Warrant version of "We Will Rock You" charted at number 83 on The Billboard Hot 100.The version of I Saw Red is the acoustic version previously released as a B-side from the single of the same song. The acoustic version features a music video and was also released as a single in its own right.
"Whole Lotta Rosie" is a song by Australian hard rock band AC/DC. It is the eighth and final track on the band's fourth Australian album, Let There Be Rock, released in Australia in March 1977, and was written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Bon Scott. It is also the eighth and final track on the international version of the album, released in June the same year.
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", 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.
Jani Lane was an American recording artist and the lead vocalist, frontman, lyricist and main songwriter for the glam metal band Warrant. From Hollywood, California, the band experienced success from 1989 to 1996 with five albums reaching international sales of over 10 million. Lane left Warrant in 2004 and again in 2008 after a brief reunion. Lane also released a solo album, Back Down to One, in 2003, and the album Love the Sin, Hate the Sinner with a new group, Saints of the Underground, in 2008. Lane contributed lead vocals and songwriting to various projects throughout his career.
Erik Turner is best known as the rhythm guitarist in American glam metal band Warrant. Turner co-founded Warrant in Los Angeles, California in July 1984 with bassist Jerry Dixon. Turner was influenced by bands Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith and guitarists Jimmy Page and Joe Perry.
Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich is the debut studio album by American rock band Warrant, released in 1989.
We Die Young is a song and single EP by the American rock band Alice in Chains, engineered and co-produced by Dave Jerden. It was released in July 1990 and is their first studio EP. This was a promo-only EP released on vinyl and cassette, and is thus a sought-after collector's item amongst Alice in Chains fans.
Dog Eat Dog is the third studio album by American rock band Warrant. It was released on August 25, 1992 on the Columbia label of Sony Music. The album peaked at number 25 on The Billboard 200.
Cherry Pie is the second studio album by American rock band Warrant, released September 11, 1990. The album is the band's best-known and highest-selling release and peaked at number 7 on the Billboard 200. The album featured the hits "Cherry Pie", "I Saw Red", "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and "Blind Faith".
Steven Sweet is a Los Angeles-based drummer who is most famous for being a member of Warrant.
"Beast of Burden" is a song by English rock band The Rolling Stones, featured on the 1978 album Some Girls. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked the song No. 435 on their list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" and No. 433 on the 500 Greatest Rock and Roll Songs of All Time.
"Awake" is the lead single and title track from Godsmack's second studio album.
Everything Under the Sun is a 2006 box set of rarities from the band Sublime. It is composed in large part of tracks that can be found on previously released bootleg albums. The collection features material from throughout the band's career, from their earliest demos to other rare recordings, mostly live performances, which never saw release. A DVD is also included and features videos of the band's most well-known songs as well as unreleased tracks. The box set peaked at number 97 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in December 2006.
Greatest & Latest is a music album by American rock band Warrant originally released in 1999. The album features new recorded studio versions of their (greatest) material. It also features three previously unreleased (latest) songs "The Jones", "Southern Comfort", and "Bad Tattoo".
"Cherry Pie" is a song by the American glam metal band Warrant. It was released in September 1990 as the lead single from the album of the same name. The song became a Top Ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 10 and also reached number 19 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks. The song has been cited by many as a "rock anthem". In 2009, it was named the 56th best hard rock song of all time by VH1.
Warrant Live 86–97 is the first live compilation album by American glam metal band Warrant released in 1997. It was recorded live at Harpos Concert Theatre, Detroit, Michigan on November 22, 1996 in support of their most recent album Belly to Belly. The album features tracks from all of the band's previous albums which include most of Warrant's hit singles, including the band's biggest two singles "Heaven" and "Cherry Pie", all of which charted on the Mainstream Rock charts and The Billboard Hot 100.
Then and Now is the second greatest hits album from the American rock band Warrant, released May 4, 2004. The album features the best tracks (singles) from Belly to Belly and Warrant Live 86-97, which are albums released after the first compilation The Best of Warrant (1996). The compilation also features tracks from the 1995 album Ultraphobic, which do not feature on the first compilation. No songs from the albums Greatest and Latest and Under the Influence are included.
"I Saw Red" is a breakup ballad by American rock band Warrant. It was released in December 1990 as the second single from Warrant's second album Cherry Pie. The song was one of Warrant's most successful singles, reaching number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February 1991, number 14 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and number 36 on the Australian charts and spawning two music videos.
Rockaholic is the eighth studio album by American rock band Warrant, released on May 17, 2011. This is the first album to feature the band’s third lead singer Robert Mason, who replaced original lead singer Jani Lane in 2008. Lane returned to the band for a 2008 reunion tour but by the end of the year, he and the band parted ways for the second time. Lane had previously replaced former lead singer Jaime St. James, who performed lead vocals on the band's last album, Born Again, and who initially replaced Lane in 2004.
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" is a song by American band Warrant. It was released in April 1991 as the third single from Warrant's second album Cherry Pie. The song charted at #78 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #19 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. In Australia, the single peaked at #85 on the ARIA singles chart in May 1991.
The Bitter Pill is the title of the fifth power ballad by American hard rock band Warrant. The song was released in 1992 as the second single from Warrant's third album Dog Eat Dog which charted at #25 on The Billboard 200.