Real Thing - (Import CD)
Faith No More
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- Rock & Pop
- Hard Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- Matt Wallace; Faith No More
- The Real Thing
Faith No More: Michael Patton (vocals); Jim Martin (guitar); Roddy Bottum (keyboards); Bill Gould (bass); Mike Bordin (drums).
Engineers: Matt Wallace, Jim "Watts" Vereecke, Craig Doubet.
Up until Faith No More's third release, 1989's THE REAL THING, the San Francisco quintet was considered too eccentric for rock's mainstream. Unlike other bands of the era, FNM refused to be limited to just one musical style--the group was indeed heavy, but it also touched upon many other styles (alternative, rap, Middle Eastern, punk, funk, jazz, etc.). But prior to the writing and recording of the album, the band parted ways with its longtime singer, Chuck Mosely, and hired newcomer Mike Patton.
Unlike his predecessor, Patton was a very talented and versatile vocalist who could easily adapt to any of the different musical styles his new bandmates threw at him. While it took a few months for sales to crest, THE REAL THING went on to become the group's much sought-after commercial breakthrough. The rap-metal anthem "Epic" was a surprise Top-10 smash (pushing the album to multi-platinum status), while such other tracks as "From Out of Nowhere," "Falling to Pieces," "Zombie Eaters," and "Underwater Love" were just as exceptional. Although the band had been waiting years for mainstream success, FNM decided to challenge its newly acquired pop audience with its next release.
- Country of Origin
- Studio / Live
- Faith No More
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] From Out of Nowhere
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Epic
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Falling to Pieces
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Surprise! You're Dead!
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Zombie Eaters
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Real Thing, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Underwater Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Morning After, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Woodpecker From Mars
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] War Pigs
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Edge of the World
- WEA (Distributor)
- 55m 28s
- Video Disabled
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