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|Released||April 9, 1991|
|Pat Benatar chronology|
|Singles from True Love|
True Love is the eighth studio album, and ninth album overall, by American singer Pat Benatar, released in 1991. The album is a combination of covers and original tracks of jump blues, which Benatar recorded with husband Neil Giraldo, Myron Grombacher and the Roomful of Blues horn section and drummer. The CD edition of the album included the seasonal standard "Please Come Home for Christmas" as a bonus track, which was released to the US Troops serving in the Gulf War, and was not included on foreign vinyl and cassette pressings of the album.
True Love reached No. 37 on the U.S. Billboard album chart.
Benatar was the May artist of the month for VH-1 in 1991 in support of the album.
|1.||"Bloodshot Eyes"||Hank Penny, Ruth Hall||2:49|
|2.||"Payin' the Cost to Be the Boss"||B.B. King||3:15|
|3.||"So Long"||Remus Harris, Russ Morgan, Irving Melsher||3:59|
|4.||"I've Got Papers on You"||King, Jules Taub||2:23|
|5.||"I Feel Lucky"||Neil Giraldo, Myron Grombacher||4:31|
|6.||"True Love"||Giraldo, Pat Benatar||4:42|
|7.||"The Good Life"||Giraldo, Grombacher||4:11|
|8.||"Evening"||Mitchell Parish, Harry White||3:43|
|9.||"I Get Evil"||Tampa Red||3:12|
|10.||"Don't Happen No More"||Obie Jessie||2:43|
|11.||"Please Come Home for Christmas" (CD edition bonus track)||Gene Redd, Charles Brown||3:09|
|Australian Albums (ARIA)||53|
|Canada Top Albums/CDs ( RPM )||22|
|Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)||52|
|European Albums ( Music & Media )||79|
|Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)||17|
|New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)||30|
|Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)||30|
|Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)||39|
|UK Albums (OCC)||40|
|US Billboard 200||37|
|Canada||CRIA||1991||Gold (+ 50,000)|
Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally as Pat Benatar, is an American rock singer and four-time Grammy Award winner. In the United States, she has had two multi-Platinum albums, five Platinum albums, and 15 Billboard Top 40 singles, while in Canada she had eight straight Platinum albums and sold over 35 million albums worldwide.
In the Heat of the Night is the platinum-certified debut studio album by American recording artist Pat Benatar, released by Chrysalis Records on August 27, 1979. The album debuted on the United States' Billboard 200 the week ending October 20, 1979, peaking at No. 12 in March 1980 almost six months after its release.
Crimes of Passion is the second studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released on August 5, 1980, by Chrysalis Records. The album is the first to feature Myron Grombacher on drums, beginning a long tenure in Benatar's band that would last into the late 1990s.
Precious Time is the third studio album by American singer Pat Benatar, released on July 6, 1981, through the Chrysalis label. The album peaked at number one on the United States' Billboard 200, her only album to do so in any country, and was certified as Double Platinum in sales in the US.
Get Nervous is the fourth studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released in October 1982. It debuted on the Billboard 200 album chart the week ending November 20 and peaked at No. 4, staying on the charts for 46 weeks.
Tropico is American rock singer Pat Benatar's fifth studio album, and sixth album overall, released in late 1984 by Chrysalis Records. This is the first album to feature one-time John Waite bassist Donnie Nossov, who replaced Roger Capps in Benatar's band.
Seven the Hard Way is American rock singer Pat Benatar's sixth studio album, and her seventh album overall, released on October 30, 1985. It debuted on the US Billboard 200 album chart the week of December 14 and peaked at No. 26, producing the hits: "Invincible", "Sex as a Weapon", and "Le Bel Age". The album was certified Gold in US.
Gravity's Rainbow is the ninth studio album and tenth album overall by American singer Pat Benatar. It was released in 1993 on Chrysalis Records. The album is named after, though bears little other relation to, Thomas Pynchon's 1973 novel of the same name. It peaked at No. 85 on the US Billboard 200, Gravity's Rainbow would be Benatar's last studio album recorded for Chrysalis.
Innamorata is American rock singer Pat Benatar's tenth studio album, and her eleventh album overall, released in 1997. It charted a single week on the US Billboard album chart, at No. 171.
"Love Is a Battlefield" is a song by American singer Pat Benatar, released on September 12, 1983, as a single from Benatar's live album Live from Earth (1983), though the song itself was a studio recording. It was written by Holly Knight and Mike Chapman. The song was ranked at number 30 in VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Songs of the 1980s. "Love Is a Battlefield" went on to sell over a million records.
"We Belong" is a song written by Eric Lowen and Dan Navarro. It was made popular by American rock singer Pat Benatar after being released as the lead single from her sixth studio album, Tropico (1984). It matched the success of "Love Is a Battlefield" on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the United States, peaking at #5. It reached #3 on Billboard's Top Rock Tracks chart and #34 on the Adult Contemporary.
Roomful of Blues is an American blues and swing revival big band based in Rhode Island. With a recording career that spans over 50 years, they have toured worldwide and recorded many albums. Roomful of Blues, according to the Chicago Sun-Times, "Swagger, sway and swing with energy and precision". Since 1967, the group’s blend of swing, rock and roll, jump blues, boogie-woogie and soul has earned it five Grammy Award nominations and many other accolades, including seven Blues Music Awards. Billboard called the band "a tour de force of horn-fried blues…Roomful is so tight and so right." The Down Beat International Critics Poll has twice selected Roomful of Blues as Best Blues Band.
Wide Awake in Dreamland is the seventh studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, and her eighth album overall, released in 1988. After a string of successful albums, this was her last rock-oriented album of the 1980s, before she would go on to try a blues-based sound with True Love in 1991.
Rattling Sabres were an Australian country rock group formed in 1986 by Leyton Greening on drums, Lindsay Hodgson on bass guitar, Robert Price on lead vocals and Kerryn Tolhurst on lead guitar. Greening was soon replaced on drums by John Lee. They issued a single, "All Fired Up", in 1987 which had been written by Tolhurst. It peaked in the lower reaches of the Kent Music Report's top 100 singles chart.
Kerryn William Tolhurst is an Australian country rock musician, songwriter and producer. He was based in the United States from late 1970s to the late 1990s, although he periodically returned to Australia. He was a founder of the Australian group, the Dingoes and co-wrote their top 40 hit single, "Way Out West". It was covered by fellow Australians, James Blundell and James Reyne in 1991, which reached No. 2 on the ARIA Singles Chart. He also formed a short-lived group, Rattling Sabres, and wrote their single, "All Fired Up" (1987). The track was reworked by Pat Benatar and released as her single in June 1988, which peaked at No. 2 in Australia and reached the top 20 in the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand.
Live from Earth is the first live album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, and was released in October 15, 1983. The album was recorded during Benatar's sold out 'Get Nervous' world tour in late 1982 and early 1983. It also contains two studio tracks, "Love Is a Battlefield" and "Lipstick Lies", which were produced by Neil Giraldo and Peter Coleman. The album peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and shipped more than a million copies. "Love Is a Battlefield" was an international hit single and garnered Benatar her fourth consecutive Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 1984.
This is the discography of American singer Pat Benatar. It consists of 12 studio albums, nine live albums, 27 compilation albums, 39 singles, and 34 music videos.
Neil Thomas Giraldo is an American musician, record producer, arranger, and songwriter best known as the musical partner of Pat Benatar for more than 40 years. He has also performed, written and produced for artists including Rick Derringer, John Waite, Rick Springfield, Kenny Loggins, Steve Forbert, The Del-Lords, Scott Kempner, and Beth Hart. Giraldo's diverse work has sold over 45 million records and his contributions have produced five Grammy Awards and an additional four Grammy nominations.
"Don't Walk Away" is a song by American singer Pat Benatar, which was released in 1988 as the second single from her seventh studio album Wide Awake in Dreamland. The song was written by Nick Gilder and Duane Hitchings, and produced by Peter Coleman and Neil Giraldo.
"Everybody Lay Down" is a song by American singer Pat Benatar, which was released in 1993 as the lead single from her ninth studio album Gravity's Rainbow. The song was written by Neil Giraldo and Benatar, and produced by Don Gehman and Giraldo. "Everybody Lay Down" reached No. 3 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart in June 1993.