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Cinderella - Still Climbing

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Title: Still Climbing
Artist: Cinderella
Released: 1994

Tracks:
1 - Bad Attitude Shuffle - 5:31
2 - All Come Down - 5:04
3 - Talk Is Cheap - 3:59
4 - Hard to Find the Words - 5:45
5 - Blood From a Stone - 4:51
6 - Still Climbing - 5:22
7 - Freewheelin' - 3:07
8 - Through the Rain - 5:06
9 - Easy Come Easy Go - 4:34
10 - The Road's Still Long - 6:08
11 - Hot & Bothered - 3:57

Overview:
Still Climbing is the fourth and final studio album by American rock band Cinderella, released in 1994 by Mercury Records. Musically, it consists of more gritty blues-rock, following in the footsteps of their previous effort, Heartbreak Station.

Unfortunately the album was the victim of new MTV policy that ignored it, and a record company that barely promoted it, all in order to test different markets, a pattern that would continue all throughout the rest of the 1990s and 2000s.

While Cinderella's first three albums all went platinum, the domination of grunge and alternative rock in the mid-1990s was so strong that it forced Still Climbing to chart at a lowly #178 and drop out after a mere few weeks.Despite featuring the minor hits "Bad Attitude Shuffle" (which was released as a single), "Hard to Find the Words", and "Hot and Bothered" from the Wayne's World soundtrack, the album went nowhere, and the band's last studio album stands as a prime example of the loss of popularity among 1980s glam metal bands after the 1990s.

The intro to the single "Hot and Bothered" bares a strong resemblance to the AC/DC song Ain't No Fun (Waiting 'Round to Be a Millionaire).

Album credits:
Tom Keifer - vocals, guitar, piano
Eric Brittingham - bass
Jeff LaBar - guitar
Kenny Aronoff - drums
Fred Coury - drums on "Hot and Bothered"



Art Direction – Margery Greenspan
Backing Vocals – Annette Hardeman (tracks: 4 to 6), Carla Benson (tracks: 11), Charlene Halloway* (tracks: 4 to 6), Evette Benton (tracks: 11), John Purdell, Luana Norman (tracks: 10), Tom Keifer
Bass – Eric Brittingham
Co-producer – Tom Keifer
Design – Jeffrey L. Schultz*
Drums – Kenny Aronoff (tracks: 1 to 10)
Lead Guitar – Jeff Labar, Tom Keifer
Lead Vocals, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Slide Guitar – Tom Keifer
Management – Larry Mazer
Mastered By – George Marino
Organ [Hammond B-3], Percussion, Piano – John Purdell
Photography By – Anthony Artiaga
Producer, Recorded By, Mixed By – Duane Baron, John Purdell
Rhythm Guitar – Jeff Labar
Technician [Cinderella's Studio Technician] – Richard "Sven" Granert*



Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc. – Tracks 1-10
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Reprise Records Inc. – Track 11
Copyright (c) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Kajem Studios
Recorded At – Devonshire Studios
Mixed At – Unique Recording
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
 
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