Under My Skin (Stephen Pearcy album)

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Under My Skin
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Studio album by Stephen Pearcy
Released July 22, 2008 (2008-07-22)
Label Top Fuel Records, Airline Records
Stephen Pearcy chronology
Stripped
(2006)Stripped2006
Under My Skin
(2008)
Suckerpunch
(2011)Suckerpunch2011

Under My Skin is the third solo album by Stephen Pearcy, the founder, lead singer and songwriter of the rock band Ratt. Featured on the album is the single "Round and Round (Featuring The Donnas)" which is a remake of the 1984 Ratt hit "Round and Round". The album was released on July 22, 2008 by Top Fuel Records and Airline Records. The track "Are You Ready", like previous recordings "Drive With Me" and the rerecorded Arcade track "Hott Racin'", was heard on NHRA/ESPN 2. A video was done for "You're A lot Like Me" and "In Outta Love" was chosen as a single.

Stephen Pearcy American musician

Stephen Eric Pearcy is an American musician. He is best known as the founder, singer, and songwriter of the heavy metal band Ratt. He has also created the bands Firedome, Crystal Pystal, Mickey Ratt and Ratt Arcade, Vicious Delite, Vertex. He has also recorded five records as a solo artist.

Ratt American glam metal band

Ratt is an American heavy metal band that had significant commercial success in the 1980s, with their albums having been certified as gold, platinum, and multi-platinum by the RIAA. The group is perhaps best known for hit singles such as "Round and Round" and "Lay It Down", tracks that ranked on Billboard's top 40 at No. 12 and No. 40, respectively, as well as other songs such as "Wanted Man", "You're in Love" and "Dance". Along with groups such as friendly rivals Mötley Crüe, Ratt has been recognized as instrumental in the formation of the early 1980s Los Angeles glam metal scene, also known as "hair metal" or "pop metal".

The Donnas band

The Donnas were an American rock band formed in Palo Alto, California in 1993. They consisted of Brett Anderson, Allison Robertson, Maya Ford and Amy Cesari. Cesari replaced Torry Castellano, who left the band in 2009 due to tendonitis. They draw inspiration from Ramones, The Runaways, AC/DC, Bachman–Turner Overdrive and Kiss. Rolling Stone has stated that "the Donnas offer a guileless take on adolescent alienation; they traffic in kicks, not catharsis, fun rather than rage". MTV has stated that the band offers "a good old-fashioned rock & roll party". After gathering a cult following in the punk scene since their 1997 debut, the band achieved major label commercial success in the early 2000s and afterward as their music mixed punk, metal and classic rock sounds.

Track listing

  1. "You're a Lot Like Me" – 2:38
  2. "Big Nothin'" - 3:31
  3. "Watcha Doin'" - 2:30
  4. "Time Slips Away" - 3:05
  5. "Under My Skin" - 3:26
  6. "In Outta Love" - 3:12
  7. "Here We Go Again" - 2:43
  8. "Bottoms Up" - 2:29
  9. "Are You Ready" - 3:08
  10. "Injector" - 2:30
  11. "Round and Round (Featuring The Donnas)" - 4:30

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