It's Five O'Clock Somewhere (album)

It's Five O'Clock Somewhere is the debut studio album by American hard rock band Slash's Snakepit, released in February 1995. The album was a moderate commercial success, reaching number 70 on the American Billboard 200 album chart and selling over a million copies worldwide.[4] The songs "Beggars & Hangers-On" and "Good To Be Alive" were released as singles in 1995 and promo videos were made for each track.

It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
Slash's Snakepit It's Five O'Clock Somewhere.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 14, 1995
Recorded1994 (1994) at Conway Studios, Record Plant Studios and Rumbo Recorders
GenreHard rock, blues rock, southern rock, stoner rock
ProducerMike Clink and Slash
Slash's Snakepit chronology
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
Ain't Life Grand
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyA−[2]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[3]

Track listingEdit

1."Neither Can I"Slash, Eric Dover6:44
2."Dime Store Rock"Gilby Clarke, Dover, Slash4:54
3."Beggars & Hangers-On"Slash, Duff McKagan, Dover6:15
4."Good to Be Alive"Slash, Clarke, Dover4:51
5."What Do You Want to Be"Slash, Matt Sorum, Dover6:17
6."Monkey Chow"Clarke4:12
7."Soma City Ward"Slash, Sorum, Dover, Izzy Stradlin3:50
8."Jizz da Pit" (instrumental)Slash, Mike Inez2:48
9."Lower"Slash, Sorum, Dover4:55
10."Take It Away"Slash, Dover, Sorum4:44
11."Doin' Fine"Slash, Dover4:17
12."Be the Ball"Slash5:16
13."I Hate Everybody (But You)"Slash, Dover4:41
14."Back and Forth Again"Slash, Dover5:56
Total length:69:40


Slash's Snakepit
Additional musicians
Production personnel


  • The album cover artwork has been released by ConArt, a graphic company owned by Slash's brother, the art direction was done by Tony Hudson, Slash, and Kevin Reagan and the photos were done by Gene Kirkland and Robert John.
  • "Be The Ball" was written by Slash upon the request of Data East, a company who sells pin ball machines.
  • The band also worked on three more songs that have neither been released nor been played live.[5]


  • "Slash's Snakepit - It's Five O' Clock Somewhere (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved August 9, 2009.
  • "Slash's Snakepit: It's Five O'Clock Somewhere (1995)". Here Today... Gone To Hell!. Retrieved August 9, 2009.
  • "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere > Overview". allmusic. Retrieved August 9, 2009.
  1. ^ allmusic review
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
  4. ^ Slash; Bozza, Anthony (2007). Slash. HarperCollins. p. 381. ISBN 978-0-00-725775-1.
  5. ^ "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere on SlashParadise". November 10, 2012.