New York Dolls - (Import CD)
New York Dolls
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- Rock & Pop
- Glam Rock
- New York Dolls
- Country of Origin
- Mono / Stereo
Rolling Stone (4/27/00, p.74) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Captures both the glory and sorrow of glam, the high jinx and wasted youth, with electric photorealism....[It] remains definitive glitter, the perfect eulogy for a short, spangled era..."
Q (5/02 SE, p.139) - 5 stars out of 5 - Included in Q's "100 Best Punk Albums" - "...A lurid clarion call to the musically disaffected."
Mojo (Publisher) (3/03, p.76) - Ranked #13 in Mojo's "Top 50 Punk Albums" - "...Oozing with seedy, late-night NYC glamour, it has fared excellently with age..."
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Personality Crisis
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Looking for a Kiss
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Vietnamese Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Lonely Planet Boy
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Frankenstein
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Trash
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Bad Girl
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Subway Train
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Pills
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Private World
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Jet Boy
New York Dolls: Arthur Harold Kane (bass instrument); Johnny Thunders, Sylvain Sylvain (background vocals); David Johansen, Jerry Nolan.
Personnel: Sylvain Sylvain (vocals, guitar, piano); Johnny Thunders (vocals, guitar); David Johansen, Dave Hansen (vocals, harmonica, gong); Buddy Bowser (saxophone); Todd Rundgren (piano, keyboards, Moog synthesizer); Alex Spyropoulos (piano); Jerry Nolan (drums).
Additional personnel: Buddy Bowser (saxophone); Todd Rundgren.
Recording information: Record Plant Studios, New York, NY.
Unknown Contributor Roles: David Johansen; Johnny Thunders; Sylvain Sylvain; Jerry Nolan; Arthur Kane.
Arranger: New York Dolls.
Along with the Stooges, the New York Dolls were largely responsible for pioneering the sound and attitude of punk, and this, their self-titled debut, is one of the founding documents of post-'60s rock. Outrageous, shambolic, and bursting with energy, the Dolls borrowed from the amped-up, bluesy swagger of the Rolling Stones, the pop confections of Phil Spector, and the campy theatricality that would flower with the glam movement, yet brought it all together with a visceral impact that recalled the jolt of early rock & roll.
- 42m 44s
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- New York Dolls
- Todd Rundgren; Todd Rundgren
- Universal Distribution
- Ed Sprigg; Jack Douglas
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