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XYZ is the 1989 self-titled debut album released by the mid-1980s American glam metal band XYZ. There were two hits off the album; "Inside Out" and "What Keeps Me Loving You". The album was a moderate success, charting at No. 99 on the Billboard 200. There were two music videos made for the songs "Inside Out" and "What Keeps Me Loving You" which both aired on MTV between 1989 and 1990.

XYZ
XYZ (XYZ album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 17, 1989
RecordedLos Angeles, California, United States, 1988
GenreGlam metal
Hard rock
Length41:12
LabelEnigma Records
Axe Killer
ProducerDon Dokken
XYZ chronology
XYZ
(1989)
Hungry
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]

Contents

Track listingEdit

All songs are written by Terry Ilous, Marc Richard Diglio, Patrick Fontaine except noted.

  1. "Maggy" - 4:40
  2. "Inside Out" - 4:10
  3. "What Keeps Me Loving You" - 4:42
  4. "Take What You Can" - 4:28
  5. "Follow the Night" - 3:25
  6. "Come On n' Love Me" - 3:49
  7. "Souvenirs" (Terry Ilous, Patrick Fontaine) - 3:56
  8. "Tied Up" - 4:14
  9. "Nice Day to Die" - 5:06
  10. "After the Rain" - 2:50
  11. "On the Blue Side of the Night" [2001 Reissue bonus track] - 3:28

Bonus track is excerpted from "Inside Out / Take What You Can" single 12" (March 1990)

PersonnelEdit

  • Marc Richard Diglio – guitar, backing vocals
  • Patrick Fontaine – bass, backing vocals
  • Terry Ilous – vocals
  • Paul Monroe – drums, snare drums, backing vocals

ProductionEdit

  • Eddie Ashworth – engineer
  • Wyn Davis – engineer
  • Eddie DeLena – engineer, mixing
  • Pat Dillon – art direction
  • Don Dokken – producer
  • Faun Clothing – wardrobe
  • John Goodenough – engineer
  • Dennis Keeley – photo enhancement
  • Jeannine Pinkerton – typography
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Melissa Sewell – engineer
  • Neil Zlozower – photography

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