Open Up and Say… Ahh! – Poison – 1988


Album Open Up and Say… Ahh! by the band Poison
Album Open Up and Say… Ahh! by the band Poison

Open Up and Say… Ahh! is the second studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1988.

The album was a huge commercial success, peaking at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart and selling over five million copies in the US alone. It spawned four hit singles: “Nothin’ but a Good Time”, “Fallen Angel”, “Your Mama Don’t Dance” and the power ballad “Every Rose Has Its Thorn”, which became the band’s only number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100. The album’s cover art, featuring a model with a long tongue and fangs, was controversial and was censored in some markets.

The album is widely regarded as one of the best and most influential albums of the glam metal genre, and has been certified five times platinum by the RIAA.

Open Up and Say… Ahh! is a quintessential glam metal album, capturing the genre’s spirit at its peak. It’s brimming with catchy hits, flamboyant energy, and polished production. While it might not be groundbreaking musically, it remains a fun and nostalgic listen for fans of the era and genre. Whether you love it or find it cheesy, its impact on the music scene is undeniable.

The personnel of the album Open Up and Say… Ahh! by Poison, released in 1988, are:

  • Bret Michaels – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • C.C. DeVille – lead guitar, background vocals, keyboards
  • Bobby Dall – bass, background vocals
  • Rikki Rockett – drums, background vocals

Source: Wikipedia

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