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Artist: Poison

Title: Look What The Cat Dragged In

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Poison Look What The Cat Dragged In Album Cover

 

Category: Glam

Year: 1986

Label: Capitol

Catalog Number: 07777-4673525

Personnel

Bret Michaels lead vocals
Rikki Rocket drums
Bobby Dall bass
C.C. Deville guitar

Tracks

1.  Cry Tough  
2.  I Want Action  
3.  I Won't Forget You  
4.  Play Dirty  
5.  Look What The Cat Dragged In  
6.  Talk Dirty To Me  
7.  Want Some, Need Some  
8.  Blame It On You  
9.  Number One Bad Boy  
10.  Let Me Go To The Show  

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Existing comments about this CD

From: carlos Date: May 1, 2001 at 1:33
the best

From: mary jo Date: August 7, 2001 at 21:44
I think this tape and the band kick ass. I love everything they do. I saw every show they do in Pittsburgh,PA, and they all rocked. I love them, there will never be anyone greater than Poison. I have every record they ever made and they have never made a song that didn't kick ass. I hope to see more of Poison for a very long time yet,(ecspecially in Pittsburgh,PA.) I love you guys more than everything and always will.

From: LSN Date: August 15, 2001 at 8:29
Even when Poison looked like transvestites as they did during the period of this album they could still rock. Songs like 'Talk dirty to me', and the title song of the album shows that they had great potensial, something the second album 'Open up..' prooved to the fullest.

From: Glam-Blood Guy Date: August 21, 2001 at 23:38
What's the problem if they looked like transvestites? Would you like they looked like bad guys: unshaved, no great clothes, no lipstik? Where's your poser spirit? Women like that! All posers like that!

From: Rob Date: October 10, 2001 at 11:12
I don't care if it's glam metal. I like it.

From: James Date: February 16, 2002 at 6:25
Why does the first album always seem to be the best? That is what happened to Poison but the rest of the albums are also great. I can't get enough of this album. It is raw and real.

From: HG Date: February 16, 2002 at 20:48
I can't believe people still give me that look when I tell them I like Poison. These guys wrote about what they knew, chasing girls and trying to make it as a rock band. Whenever someone sticks to what they know, the results are usually good. It beats the hell out of some multi-platinum grunge band singing about how no one likes them.

From: Lullä Milanese Date: February 25, 2002 at 14:59
Look What The Cat Dragged In is amazing... it's 100 0lam. If we could translate glam to just one word it would be: POISON.

From: GIORGOS Date: March 8, 2002 at 11:49
Poison are certainly one of the 80s' trademarks but I was expecting this album to be kinda more memorable. No catchy songs,except maybe 'I want Action'.

From: dokken6008 Date: March 11, 2002 at 7:20
'Look What The Cat Dragged In' is an absolute essential to any serious fan/collector of 80's glam rock. These guys wrote and sang about girls, sex and cars.....all that's wonderful in life! Rockett's drumkit can be a bit annoying at times, Dall's bass is a bit too low and Michaels' voice is not that impressive---but hey, it's all good, right? C.C. is the highlight of this record (as he is with all of Poison's albums) and his guitar-playing kicks total ass--anywhere! Buy this record.

From: CHIRO Date: April 17, 2002 at 2:18
IT IS A GREAT ALBUM!!!BUT NOT THEIR BEST ONE

From: Desslar Date: April 18, 2002 at 2:28
Good pop metal album. Silly at times but always fun.

From: Motley Date: May 14, 2002 at 12:27
Fuckin superb glam record. This is what glam is all about. Th eiamge and production is totally great and I love Cry tough!!!!!

From: dokken6008 Date: May 18, 2002 at 19:50
For those that are unaware, 'Cry Tough' FLOPPED as a single. It was 'Talk Dirty To Me' that saved Poison's asses from termination from their record label, and boy did it hit big.

From: richierocker Date: May 26, 2002 at 21:24
Awesome glam album, definatly one of the best ever. I wish they still made music like this. Album is a 9/10. I cant wait to see them this summer!

From: dokken6008 Date: May 29, 2002 at 3:53
Bullshit. I love Poison but this cd is chalk-full of filler. Maybe the filler on this one may be some of the better you have heard but this cd was a good start for the band and not much more. The cd was completed in two weeks and Poison has released much more solid albums since their debut. I have heard much better first-album glam rocker cds than this one, including Hericane Alice's 'Tear The House Down'. There's no difference between the early 90's rock and the late 80's glam--it's all good.

From: Cotton C. Lover Date: June 20, 2002 at 4:30
Very raw sound. Personal favorite song is 'want some, need some'. Also, I'll argue with anyone about 'Talk Dirty to Me'.....it's a combination punk/surf song (funny, the critics like both of those styles). Great tune, perfect combination of hooks. Mama Let Me Go To the Show is a total throw away, though.

From: RichieRocker Date: June 30, 2002 at 11:25
This Glam classic is easily my favorite Poison album. Im Going to see them Tuesday in New Hampshire, and Wednesday in Massachusetts. I really hope they dont promote Hollyweird, I hope they play a ton of old stuff. Every year I see them they always play new tunes that are not that good, I hope they just stick to the basics and kick ass as usual.

From: RichieRocker Date: July 4, 2002 at 8:52
I just came back from both shows in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, and it was a blast. Poison really appreciates there fans man! they cant stop saying how great the fans are and how loyal they are.

From: Rick Rock Date: July 22, 2002 at 18:32
Oh man! What a triumph, have I yet to see another band smack the back of sleaze like poison. Only Spread Eagle have touched the drenched twat of glam so well. And Brett Michaels is more than just a man whore he is a lip pucker upper!

From: jason (FA - Q) Date: July 22, 2002 at 20:00
Well, Rick Rock! I have to say that I feel that Faster Pussycat had 'sleaze' down better than just about any other band. If you were to put Poison's debut album up against Faster Pussycat's debut album for 'BEST SLEAZE ALBUM AWARD', Faster Pussycat would win HANDS DOWN!!!! Just ask anyone here.............

From: vicflame Date: July 24, 2002 at 3:37
Glam RULES !!! Lipstick, make-up, cool clothes, spandex and leather, and here we go !!! This album is THE BOMB !!! ABSOLUTELY MARVELLOUS !!! A lot of wonderful catchy songs, really... GET THIS ALBUM, YOU WON'T REGRET IT (except maybe if you're into death-grindcore or rap metal or 'nu' metal)! Long live Poison !!!

From: Rockforever Date: July 24, 2002 at 13:15
No vicflame, you don't have to be into grindcore or death metal to realise that this album is a pile of fucking crap.Mind-numbing, brainless bollocks. I detest nu-metal and all that,but one has to realise that Poison do encapsulate all that was wrong with hair-metal. I agree its cool to sing about cars and girls,but I think you need MUSICAL TALENT

From: Rockforever Date: July 24, 2002 at 13:20
And Poison didn't have it. Bret Michaels had the archetypal glam-metal 'squealing' voice,CC DeVille tried to be Eddie Van Halen (without realising he had none of the power or inventiveness of Eddie),while the rhythm section was basic. I Want Action is perhaps the worst single of the hair metal era. If you want quality hard rock that talks about girls and sex, listen to Van Halen,Aerosmith,AC/DC,Tesla,Motley Crue,Whitesnake,even Dokken or Great White,but not this. Poison,and their partner in crim

From: Rockforever Date: July 24, 2002 at 13:21
Warrant, were responsible for giving 80s rock a bad name. Avoid this album and buy decent rock instead.

From: Rockforever Date: July 24, 2002 at 13:25
I should just say, that is a rant from a serious musical perspective. If you want guitar-based party music to get wasted to, this is a great choice.

From: rocknutter2001 Date: August 15, 2002 at 8:28
this album is a great start to poisons career why a lot of people call it crap and cheesey i dont know to me this sounds like what rock n roll is all about and that is not giving a fuck and enjoying yourself so i say buy this cd and just enjoy it great party album

From: Baris Date: September 13, 2002 at 2:28
A good starting glam album. But the one of Faster Pussycat was better. This is a bit simpler than FP. While listening today it comes more and more simpler than ever. Nonetheless it can be said that songs such as 'Look What ...' and 'Talk Dirty To Me' saved the album. Recently I heard that CC Deville named 'Talk Dirty To Me' a garage-punk classic and his best song in his life. Huh, too bold statement!..

From: purrfect-kat Date: September 13, 2002 at 4:11
HEY sweetheart . . .don't jump in the front . . . . Jump in the back . . . lol . . . . . This is the style of music that makes me come back for more. . . . . I hope Poison goes back to the style they use to play.

From: Pollo Salah Date: October 16, 2002 at 17:32
Great album !!!, this is real glam, i don't care if they look like cheap whores, songs like cry tough makes you forget their looks. Greetings from CHILE to all GLAM fans,

From: jarett r. Date: October 21, 2002 at 22:11
poison recorded demos with original guitarist matt smith before c.c. deville was in the band.

From: robert Date: October 22, 2002 at 9:13
buenisimo album d debut de estos hard rockeros glameros. festivo y cachondo como a mi me mola.

From: j Scott Date: November 1, 2002 at 21:21
Good party album. Llow on production, high on just plain fun. nothing too mystical about this, just straight ahead sex, drugs and rock n roll. What more could you ask for. Maybe that more 80's bands would resurface and start making music again.

From: Gar Date: November 29, 2002 at 2:11
A Glam classic! Technically its their worst album. It was recorded on a low budget and the production was rushed, but Poison's 'party' spirit was fully captured here. Some real standout tracks make up for the filler material.

From: A PRFFFFFFFFFFF Date: January 3, 2003 at 19:14
HOLA JAVI,

From: Date: January 3, 2003 at 19:16
los ratt

From: motley crue Date: January 3, 2003 at 19:18
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ke videos

From: los ratt Date: January 3, 2003 at 19:19
ke videos de puta madre

From: slfjasdklfjasdk Date: January 3, 2003 at 19:21
puta mierda

From: las vixen Date: January 3, 2003 at 19:23
ke cachondas salen en los videos, zorras

From: los ratt Date: January 3, 2003 at 19:23
jajajjajaj la de warrrraaaannntt

From: Roda Date: February 9, 2003 at 20:09
Buen album, por ser el primero, pero no es el mejor///good album, but not the best one

From: Roda Date: February 9, 2003 at 20:12
Buen album, por ser el primero, pero no es el mejor///good album, but not the best one

From: jason (FA - Q) Date: February 9, 2003 at 20:59
Exactly my thoughts Los Ratt (what? ).Any-who, Way to go C.C., you've managed to show the world that you can write a guitar solo with only using one strig. 'C.C., pick up that guitar and talk to me!!' HA! HA!...... And what does that say for the rest of their albums when this happens to be their best?

From: Steve F. Date: February 10, 2003 at 2:44
Poison had to be one of the worst glam bands to have achieved so much success. This album was terrible! Awful production, weak songwriting, and C.C....we won't even go there!

From: samolice Date: February 19, 2003 at 19:22
first album have often something special. It 's the case with this one. A bomb exploded in 1986 with this album! Rock tunes & fun. Great cocktail! 10/10

From: vikingo666 Date: March 9, 2003 at 16:34
GRAN DEBUT DE ESTA GRAN BANDA AUNQUE NO ES EL MEJOR PERO ES EL MAS CAÑERO,TODOS LOS TEMAS SUENA A ROCK ANGELINO Y FESTIVO,ME QUEDO CON TALK DIRTY TO ME Y CRY TOUGH.UN 9/10 Y ES UNO DE MIS DISCOS FAVORITOS

From: jason (FA - Q) Date: March 15, 2003 at 18:22
BRET MICHAELS - POISON 40 years old today. He was born on Fri, Mar 15, 1963.

From: SPOTLIGHT Date: May 29, 2003 at 16:34
TALK DIRTY TO ME. 'NUFF SAID!

From: Scandinavia Date: June 25, 2003 at 6:13
This was where it all started for Poison...Along with TS they helped commercialize the metal genre(although this can't be labeled metal)and therefore you can't have nothing but respect for Poison. As a debut this album was a mediocre affair...Too many sleazy fillers for a 'real' glam album but having said so the hits like 'Talk Dirty..' and 'I want Action' makes it all worth while...Party on boys!

From: Dusty Date: July 26, 2003 at 13:21
this album has some cool songs. Talk dirty to me, look what the cat dragged in, #1 bad boy, I wont forget you. they are all great songs. Maybe CC isn't the greatest guitarplayer, the music is fun to listen to, it's real party music. Great shit!

From: Póizon Date: August 10, 2003 at 0:17
Ei, Scandinavia! Allá de these two grandes canciones que mencionaste, hay as arregazadoras de colo Cry Tough, Look What the Tigreza dragged Dientro and Yo won't forguete usted! So there are no muchas canciones de Glam Sujo preenchedoras.

From: Leebo Date: August 27, 2003 at 9:14
I can't beleive how many people have knocked CC's playing on this board, or the band in general. for christs sake, it's party rock n roll, not a Steve vai album. CC is an awesome guitar player, and as someone who plays, a bit of a hero. Maybe you should all take a listen to Flesh & Blood and have a rethink!

From: Axelinger Date: August 27, 2003 at 9:55
'CC is an awesome guitar player', 'a bit of a hero' Point one: Gary Moore is an awesome guitar player; C.C. DeVille is a tenth-rate, make-up-wearing hack... Point two: This supposed hero looked like a complete fool on some inane Awards show years ago when he pulled out every cheesy onstage pose in the book while performing a bunch of simplistic whammy exercises any kid with 5 lessons under his belt could achieve... Ever hear him talk? The man has the IQ of a walnut...

From: Leebo Date: August 28, 2003 at 5:05
Axelinger? hmmm.. Why the hell are you comparing him to Gary Moore. Mr Moore is a 'million notes a minute' blues player (when he needs the money that is) CC just plays rock n roll. So what if he pulled some shapes at this show, he is after all ....... a rock star! Isn't that what we want them to do? Sounds to me like your a muso guitarist who reads all the gadget mags, and thinks they should be famous cause they know a few scales .. grow up! CC made it with (as you put it) whammy exercises! what

From: Axelinger Date: August 28, 2003 at 13:44
You think a nitwit, who played simplistic music on teenybopper anthems; music so simple that a million other guitarists could play it in their sleep, is talented, and I should grow up??? Moore has played damned near every style throughout his career while little C.C. has only played mediocre, run-of-the-mill, glam claptrap, aimed at impressing adolescents, so who is the talented musician, and who is the posing, wanna-be rock star? That slug couldn't make a Best Of One Million Guitarists list...

From: Leebo Date: September 15, 2003 at 2:02
Gary Moore is a muso twat, who goes back to tired emotionless blues albums when he needs more cash. If not he plays souless fret wanking rock!! CC never pretended to be anything other than a glam guitarist having fun .. go figure. You represent the ugly side of guitar mate, all notes & no fun! Enjoy your twiddly heros!!

From: Axelinger Date: September 15, 2003 at 11:59
And you can enjoy your talentless hacks and their pretty poses while they sink into oblivion... Gary Moore, Steve Morse, Joe Satriani, etc. will leave a legacy of being influential guitarists; C.C. DeVille will be remembered as a complete joke -- if he's remembered at all...

From: Motley Date: September 15, 2003 at 16:11
C.C Deville is one of the most underrated great guitarist ever. Just listen to the solo in SWALLOW THIS LIVE where he kix off for about 12 minutes alone (or something like that) Awesome awesome. I cant think of any glam guitarist to top that!!!!!!!Fantastic band that continued and brought forth the image in which many late 80's and beginning 90's band copied. I fancy this piece to the top. Great fucking groundbreaking cover!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

From: Axelinger Date: September 15, 2003 at 18:09
That's pretty funny; please dazzle us with more of your insight after you turn 12... I can't see an adult even giving this pap a passing listen...

From: Leebo Date: September 18, 2003 at 11:02
you know once Satriani pulled off a triple run tremelo diminished scale with harmonic tap ons! zzzzz ... zzzzzzz etc don't be bitter axelinger, you might have fun one day

From: Axelinger Date: September 18, 2003 at 14:09
Bitter? Why would I be bitter when Poison supplies more unintentional laughs than Krusty The Klown... The fact anyone takes them seriously is further cause for merriment -- THAT really makes me laugh...

From: Leebo Date: September 19, 2003 at 7:23
who's laughing? they're a hugely successful group .. I think they might be laughing.

From: Axelinger Date: September 19, 2003 at 12:13
Oh, sure... They're just a-burnin' up the charts these days... Aside from you, and a handful of other aging juvenile delinquents, who even gives them a passing thought in the here and now? I picture you sitting in a darkened room, playing Poison CDs, and flicking a lighter whilst screeching, 'YOU'RE MY HERO, C.C.!!!!!!' in a futile attempt to recapture your lost youth... But keep praising the eye-shadow boys if that's what floats your boat... Once a gimmick, always a gimmick...

From: Leebo Date: September 19, 2003 at 13:10
How on earth do you know how old I am? They're not 'burnin the charts' but what genuine rock band is? There's no place for that sound in the charts any more and you know that. How's Gazza Moore getting on in the top 10's? what about Ywingie? Grow up mate, each to his own and all that.

From: Axelinger Date: September 19, 2003 at 15:20
I repeat, you sing the praises of kiddie bands, who deal in immature, party-hardy anthems, and I should grow up????? Cheerio, chap -- keep workin' at it, and you might reach adulthood someday...

From: Date: September 19, 2003 at 18:58
Axelinger---Leebo--- you should take your debate to the message board before Dan makes the comment section reserved for the 'subscribers only' again. Let people like what they want to like. we all are different here.

From: Leebo Date: September 22, 2003 at 13:14
Good point .. great album

From: Axelinger Date: September 22, 2003 at 13:57
Good point... Crap album...

From: purrfect-kat Date: September 22, 2003 at 14:58
I listen to a variety of music but whenever I hear this CD it always reminds me of how much fun the 80's were. . I really wish they would make more music like this or better yet resurrect Warrant from the dead. . . . All I hear nowadays is pop and rap with nobody even playing a guitar.. (now there is something to complain about) . . Even Jon Bon Jovi worries more about his movie roles and pearly white teeth then he does about making good music . . (so sad) it is.

From: Motley Date: September 23, 2003 at 7:32
Axelinger, you wisecracker, get off this site, this is only for devoted fans and music lovers and since you cant say anything worthy then just piss off!You are way outnumbered....

From: Dusty Date: September 23, 2003 at 8:40
This is great party music! It shows perfectly you don't need superplayers to make very good music, and Poison is very good music. All you need is a couple of guys having fun, not just a group of extremely good mucicians who all wanna show the world how great they are.

From: Axelinger Date: September 23, 2003 at 17:28
Dang! I guess I'm out of the running for the 'Most Popular Poster Award' this year, huh? I thought it was neck-and-neck between me and freddy dekeyze... Oh, well...

From: Punkiz/obsesivo Date: September 24, 2003 at 7:56
El mejor disco de glam-metal que he escuchado.Es de 9,75 puntos.LLeva canciones cañeras y pagadizas como nunca.Si no lo tienes suicidate porque eres mas tonto que abundio.Gabino escuchalo,jajaaja

From: Brets_Angel15 Date: October 13, 2003 at 1:58
Poison is and always be the #1 glam rock metal band this album has every thing, and i fuckin hate it when people say they are gay. its not their fault they look better than you dead beats walking around. lol but hands down this is 1 of their best albums!

From: Great Dane Date: October 13, 2003 at 17:03
....Sure, they look better than everybody else. Implants is what they should get.........Imagine CC with big hooters......Pamela Anderson, go home. zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

From: TIM Date: October 13, 2003 at 20:53
I don't think they even look gay. Elton John and Freddy Mercury look nothing like these guys. Neither does Rob Halford. The theme of the '80s wasn't to endorse homosexuality or being transexual, but simply shock value as Kevin Steele put it. They wanted to look like the guy your mother said to avoid. If you want boobs- go to a Marilyn Manson concert.

From: TIM Date: October 13, 2003 at 20:56
These guys don't have a chance of looking as good as Pamela Anderson and if you think so you need therapy.

From: TIM Date: October 13, 2003 at 21:09
Nothing personal- just making a point. I have never looked at these guys as pretty. Glam rock is about rebellion and that's all I ever saw it as.

From: Leebo Date: October 24, 2003 at 8:13
Great fun album from a great band. Awesome guitar work throughout...

From: Cóstion Date: November 7, 2003 at 13:18
Best Poison album.

From: Great Dane Date: November 15, 2003 at 15:58
I used to like this, but listening to it today, just makes me think, what a load of crap. Sure its fun, but D A M N they play like fucks. Uhhh compared to others in the genre they suck ```Grande``

From: Stich Date: November 26, 2003 at 6:32
In response to Poison bashers: I'm from Detroit and for the last 4 years they have SOLD OUT Pine Knob(20,000 seats) every year they've come to town. Alot of people love this band, and I'm one of them!! Love Crue,L.A.G's,GnR, but this band started it all out for me!! This music was made for drinking beer, chasing girls, fast cars, and good times!!! Nothing more and nothing less...The Slayer/Megadeth people always gave me much abuse..But you ever see the chicks at a Slayer concert?? Nuff said

From: Stich Date: November 26, 2003 at 6:38
Oh! One more thing....the first concert in '86 I saw alot of 19 yr. old tits being flashed!! The last four years at Pine Knob...I saw alot of 19 yr. old tits still being flashed!!! Also went to see 'Tatto the Earth' a coupla years back in Pontiac featuring Slayer and several other thrash(crap) bands....I saw NO tits being flashed, but I saw A ton of dumb sweaty assholes beating the shit out of each other in mosh pit...lovely......

From: KRISGLAM Date: December 9, 2003 at 17:09
EL MEJOR DISCO DE POISON SIN DUDA,CONSIGUIERON UN SONIDO UNICO QUE LUEGO IMITARON PRETTY BOY FLOYD ,TRYX, WARRANT, TUFF,ETC.

From: jirky Date: December 29, 2003 at 20:56
one of my favourite record... Rikki Rocket doesn't play drums on this album. But songs....I give a 10. Perfect atmosphere.

From: Jay Date: January 16, 2004 at 6:42
One of the essential 80's pop/metal albums. Each song is fun, and full on rock and roll .

From: Alejandro Date: February 6, 2004 at 13:07
He aqui una banda,absolutamente honesta dentro del negocio.Jamàs pretendieron ser màs de lo que eran.Pueden gustarte o no, pero daban todo de sì,y ademàs en sus tres primeros discos,siempre hubo uan suerte de pequeña evoluciòn.Esta placa,transmite la diversiòn en estado puro,màs allà de lo limitado de lo musical,y tiene su valia. Ya con Saraceno intentaron una historia diferente,que no se si resultò. 7/10, con tres himnos de Poison TALK,ACTION y I WON`T. carro_martin2000@yahoo.com.ar

From: rrrr Date: March 3, 2004 at 21:32
cc is a terrible guitarrist, he always does the typical cheesy riff with no flavor, he only wanted to be eddie van halen, but he is only a bad shredder.

From: TIM Date: March 3, 2004 at 22:32
I disagree rrrr. No one sounded like C.C.. He was taught by a violinist to play, that's why it's different along with all the drugs. Glam is not about being technical whatsoever. I'd rather listen to Poison than Yngwie anyday. He can play, but it's boring as hell.

From: Dusty Date: March 4, 2004 at 8:48
I agree with you TIM. CC might not be a super guitarplayer, the music is just fun fun fun! Damn, Poison just kicks ass

From: Date: March 4, 2004 at 17:15
'EVERY BAND HAS IT'S THORN!!'

From: fallen angel Date: March 27, 2004 at 22:43
poison es de los primeros,por no decir el primero,de los grupos ke salio de este tipo.por fa ,recomiendenme algunos parecidos.

From: Alejandro Date: April 17, 2004 at 19:47
I´m from South América. This was the best Poison album. It made glam rock style more international and gave hard rock more influence in the charts ´cause it got fans of convensional rock and made them heavy metal fans. This Poison style was copied by Pretty Boy Floyd in its first album, in 1999. The Poison song: 'talk dirty to me' is the best, although the other songs of the album are great. ¡What a party album! alejandropc29@hotmail.com

From: jack Date: May 11, 2004 at 7:05
POison is not heavy metal! MANOWAR, JUDASPRIEST AND IRON MAIDEN ARE HEAVY METAL!

From: Rockhead Date: May 11, 2004 at 7:11
POISON-SUCK!! They can't play, they can't sing they are bloody awful. But the worst thing about them was /is they don't even have the good grace to realise they suck. They actually believe that they are serious muso's. They should jack it in of all the 80's bands these were the worst followed closely by Warrant. Talk Dirty, Look what etc are bubblegum, throwaway songs, great in a niteclub, but seriously after 3+ plus songs you will want to blow your brains out!!

From: jack Date: May 12, 2004 at 5:53
to Alejandro,nobody can become heavy metal fan after listening to POISON. I mean Poison in some sense is not 'metal band' but if u want to put it in some way,they are!But glam metal, not heavy metal. Heavy metal are bands like judas priest,iron maiden,manowar,black sabbath.etc. Poison music is 'lighter' metal. In my opinion,lighter metal is divided into glam/sleaze metal, blues metal, melodic and pop metal.

From: jack Date: May 12, 2004 at 6:11
1)Glam/sleaze metal band: SKID ROW,MOTLEY CRUE,POISON,GUN'N'ROSES, FASTER PUSSYCAT,PRETTY BOY FLOYD,TWISTED SISTER,HANOI ROCK 2)Pop metal band:BON JOVI,WHITE LION,LATE VAN HALEN AND AEROSMITH AND QUIET RIOT,WARRANT,LITA FORD,VAIN,ENUFF'Z'NUFF 3)Blues metal band: WHITESNAKE,CINDERELLA 4 Melodic metal:EUROPE,DOKKEN,W.A.S.P, DEFLEPPARD. BANDS LIKE RATT,SCORPION AND ALICE COOPER ARE IN THE'LIGHTER' METAL LEVEL BUT ARE NOT COMPLETELY IN ANY OF THE ABOVE CATEGORY.

From: jack Date: May 12, 2004 at 6:20
A alot of metal/hard rock fan may not agree with all my statement above but these are just my opinion and i like to share my thoughts with others.FEEL FREE TO DEBATE ON MY STATEMENT! P.S TO THOSE WHO DON'T GET WHAT I MEAN BY 'LIGHTER' METAL,THEY ARE METAL MUSIC WHICH IS NOT AS HEAVY AS 'REAL' METAL MUSIC LIKE HEAVY,DEATH,BLACK,SPEED,THRASH AND DOOM METAL.

From: Great Dane Date: May 16, 2004 at 12:55
Theyre just a bunch of transvestites, dressed up. They dont have a metal sound, they dont even sound as a rock band........and have made the worst track ever. Even worse than the track Barbie Girl.....Its Unskinny Bop.......What a pile of crap.

From: jack Date: May 28, 2004 at 5:51
POison,in my opinion don't deserve to be criticize like that. So what if their music is not as loud and heavy as motley crue or gun'n'roses or they put their image above music,as some may accuse them of. They do at least stay true to themselves,thefan and the hard rock genre,right? They are the band that fuelled and keep hard rock alive today,not band like the darkness!They have tried hard and remain extremely loyal to the fans. Isn't that something to be proud of and deserve some respect!

From: Rockhead Date: May 28, 2004 at 6:00
Jack how can you make completely contrasting and opposite statements about the same bands in as many threads? Are you MAD?

From: jack Date: May 28, 2004 at 6:21
Well,i am just sick and tired of people giving poison such a hard time. i just think they don't deserve this!

From: Rockhead Date: May 28, 2004 at 6:31
Jack-by your own comments you say musically they are not great. Poison don't treat their fans any better than hundreds of other bands. The reason they are criticised is because they are talentless bozo's plain and simple. When anyone can prove otherwise, then hey maybe they will get some slack, but no-one can. it looks like Poison will be shit on forever.

From: jack Date: May 31, 2004 at 2:59
Actually,i can't find any reason why they are talented or great at producing music and i don't really have much prove about that they are talented and so on. I guess they really do get being criticize. One thing i know is that i think they are one of the most overrated hard rock band,if not the most overrated in the 80's,even more so than warrant,defleppard and bon jovi.

From: jack Date: May 31, 2004 at 3:03
Sorry to all the poison fans out there but i think poison deserve all the criticism they get even through i still believe thet don't really deserve it! I still do not get why there are so many poison fans worldwide,i think more than fans of cinderella,dokken or ratt which is maybe twice as good as poison.

From: Rick Date: May 31, 2004 at 6:48
And your nickname was Poison fan? How can you say that they are without talent Jack?

From: Dean Date: May 31, 2004 at 15:11
I think Jack's user name should be 'Schizo'- somehow it fits him better.

From: jack Date: June 1, 2004 at 2:28
I am not really saying they have no talent at all but they are not exactly the most talented band in the world. My NIckname is poison fan but i am not a big fan of them. Actually i should change my nickname to cinderella fan.

From: AOR freaky Date: June 1, 2004 at 8:05
I agree with Jack concerning Poison. Be realistic guys ! This is only a very, very average talented act. Not half as good as most bands of the same time : Dokken, Crue, Ratt, Winger etc. Maybe they have a lot of fans, good for 'em, but they are so overrated and their music is bubble gum teeny pop ! They miss the talent and the power of their timemates. Sorry !

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From: Blue Charvel Date: June 1, 2004 at 10:09
Damn it, I agree with Freddy again... I thought this was a fun record when it came out, but my roommate at the time who was really into Megadeth used to hide it from me so I couldn't play it... now I rarely if ever pop it in the player...oddly enough now I'm more likely to listen to Megadeth...

From: Christine Date: June 1, 2004 at 21:45
Blue, you mean we BOTH agree with Freddy on this one?? Scary!!! Not the most talented band, but it's still a fun album. Let's just say if a song comes on the radio (XM radio, that is), I won't turn it off. But if you really want to torture me, make me listen to CC's live solos!

From: jack Date: June 2, 2004 at 5:37
CC's live solo is horrible compare to george lynch but its much better to listen to than richie koltzen. Man,that guy should join the darkness!Anyway,I wonder why bands like megadeth who are hard rock band isn't included in this site?

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From: Blue Charvel Date: June 2, 2004 at 8:54
Scary aint it Christine? As far as CC's solos go, the scariest part about 'em is I think CC thinks he really IS good... And jack, please!!! Give me a break, Ritchie Kotzen is an incredibly talented axeman. Whether you like him or not, the guy is quite proficient, unlike the mighty Mr. DeVille...

From: jack Date: June 3, 2004 at 0:40
Ritchie,an incredibly talented axeman?you mean he is as good as slash or george lynch?

From: AOR freaky Date: June 3, 2004 at 4:29
Yes Jack, Blue Charvel has it right ! Ritchie is a very talented and great axeman. As good as Lynch ? I don't think so, but he's certainly far better than CC !!!

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From: Blue Charvel Date: June 3, 2004 at 8:59
Additionally Slash and Lynch aren't even in the same category, how can you compare 'em? It's like comparing Malmsteen to BB King. Totally different styles, both excellent players, so it comes down to personal taste. Whereas with CC, you may like his style, but on a technical level he is most definitely sub par. If that doesn't bother you jack, then it really doesn't matter either way. One man's trash is another man's treasure ...or something like that... personally I'm a big Doug Aldrich fan.

From: jack Date: June 15, 2004 at 8:58
i heard that slash lost out a place as poison's guitarist because he is not pretty enough. i think that is quite absurd cause if slash isn't good enough musically wise,thats fine but looks???Anyway,is cc that good looking?

From: andrew Date: June 15, 2004 at 23:14
megadeth is not hartd rock but trash metal Jack, just as slayer or metallica, and Poison sucks, worst band ever. They were the worst musicians in this genre. They represent all the bad things that hair metal could have,if you want to listen good hard rock listen to motley dokken bon jovi or van halen but not this crap.

From: jack Date: June 17, 2004 at 9:36
I do listen to motley crue,dokken,bon jovi or vanhalen but i also listen to poison (rarely)but much lesser. Poison may not be the greatest glam or hair metal band but they do not suck!bands that suck do not generally have so many fans and sell so many albums!nirvana,incubus and nirvana are the bands that really sucks. Maybe i listen to poison because i get a little bored of listening to appetite,night songs or girls already!

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From: Blue Charvel Date: June 17, 2004 at 11:10
jack, thirteen comments on this album, take it to the boards already. I think we know how you feel about Poison by now.

From: Rockhead Date: June 17, 2004 at 13:34
And so say all of us!! Here's another thought-say something that is relevant!!

From: Date: June 23, 2004 at 4:51
un grandisimo trabajo, marco mi vida, llevo 18 años escuchandolo y me sigue trasmitiendo lo mismo que el primer dia, pocos discos consiguen eso.

From: Big Papa K Date: June 27, 2004 at 22:28
Decent debut by the much maligned Poison. The raw production job is great, and tracks such as 'Talk Dirty To Me', 'Cry Tough', and the title song are very good, but as with most Poison albums, the filler is poor. 6/10

From: iron-roses Date: August 6, 2004 at 14:24
Una de mis bandas favoritas,grandes discos,gran actitud,gran imagen...PERFECTOS. Q se pasen x spain x dios!!!!!

From: Ratt72 Date: August 20, 2004 at 14:20
Can I ask what cat dragged in?The da-da-da songs of this album!!!Thanx God, they made cool things after this s***

From: Dean Date: August 22, 2004 at 11:59
Even though the riff for 'Talk Dirty to Me' was ripped straight from Cheap Trick's 'She's Tight' or the Sex Pistols 'God Save the Queen' Poison will always rank as one of my favorite glam bands. No- they didn't have the most musical talent in the world but for some reason I have always got into these guys. It's easy to rip on Poison but screw ya if you can't take a joke. The songs are catchy as hell. Poor production? What do ya expect for the budget they had?

From: Geoff Date: August 23, 2004 at 5:55
This is one of the albums that got me hooked in the first place. Probably, IMO< the best glam hard rock album of all time, and still to this date Poison's most consistent album. There is not one track I do not love on this album and have never skipped a single track! Love 'em all - purely glam purrfection!!! The cat can drag this one in to me any day!!!

From: Metal Head Date: October 1, 2004 at 2:47
This guys can really rock. Some stupid people who don't know what good music is simply blast this band withoutlistening to this album. This album got enough energy to launch 1000 glam bands. All songs are catchy,fun and pure enjoyment. Poison is just the complete opposite of grunge music. Talk dirty to me is the best,want some,need some are fine rocker while the ballad i won't forget you is a real masterpiece. Too bad they don't produce this kind of album anymore.

From: Chad Date: October 1, 2004 at 22:24
I agree with Geoff, this is the album that latched on to me for good and turned me into a true metal fiend.While I was listening to AC/DC, Priest, Icon, Kiss and numerous others back in the day, Poison really solidified the music scene. Looking at your previous posts all over this site, Geoff and I HAVE to get together and have a few brews and cranks some metal. We would certainly have alot to talk about as we seem to be on the same metal wavelength when it comes to tunage.Keep this stuff alive!

From: jarett r. Date: October 13, 2004 at 1:05
there was also a german black metal band named poison. very different.

From: love metal Date: October 29, 2004 at 13:08
I think poison's a fine sleeze metal band. They were about having fun and the chicks dug them.

From: Fizz Date: October 31, 2004 at 23:09
I won't deny I ever liked these guys. I did--when I was ten years old. But their music hasn't aged very wella t all to these ears. Only the title track remains tolerable, and even so, the best thing about the CD is the guy at the end hollering 'Turn that shit off!'

From: christo Date: November 14, 2004 at 10:25
cmon how can anyone call these four guys who look like transvestites talented is beyond me, brett michaels can't sing, cc deville is a mediocre guitarist, i mean cmon they are succeful as a gimmick band, anyway poison took there style and act from a much more talented band called kix, though i don't want a far superior band that poison ripped off tainted by the name poison, kix rocks, poison suck

From: Geoff Date: November 15, 2004 at 2:26
Hey Chad, just saw your above post and another post the other day you made. I used to check out the site every day but I went to Fiji for a holiday and didn't read for a month, missed quite a bit. Appreciate your words mate and feel free to drop me an email any time at ihaveteeth@hotmail.com BTW, this is still a fave of mine - always will be.

From: Propane Date: November 30, 2004 at 21:09
Bubble gum rock. Nothing to this music (if that's what you want to call it). It's too bad somebody fronted these guys money to record. Totally wasted money, could have been better spent on some band that knew how to write real music.

From: pt88 Date: January 30, 2005 at 19:25
Granted Poison epitomized the over indulgence of the 80's. You either like it or don't. Somehow this band and the time it came out something happened. It was pure fun and escapism. Who cares if they aren't musically inclined. Somehow I never got Bon Jovi and still don't. Sure they looked really silly so did other bands. I saw them live and didn't think much of them but they had energy. Obviously the live show was influenced heavily on Kiss.

From: Date: February 20, 2005 at 20:10
No talent - Propane I actually agree with you for once...but still, L.A. Guns are alot better musically then you think.

From: JACK Date: April 8, 2005 at 4:45
Let's get this straight. THERe may be band that are more talented or rock harder than poison,but few other captured the spirit of hard rock and pop-metal more than poison. Nothing but a good time etopimised the whole 80's hair metal scene while every rose has its thorn may be the greatest rock power ballad ever. Poison was the most successful and popular hard rock acts after def leppard and bon jovi and they scored multi-platinum for 3 consecutive album(this one,open up and say ah,flesh&blood)

From: jack Date: April 8, 2005 at 4:49
They sold million of copies and hit numerous single. How many hard rock band can claim to done that. oNE OF THE overlooked thing bot poison influence. Poison influence the late 80's pop-metal and sleaze glam scene more than anybody else. By taking the best elemnent of def leppard,ratt and motley crue while adding a little specail sleaze of touch in their music,poison may just be the greatest hair metal band of all time and the best hard rock act of the 80's.

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From: Jez Date: April 8, 2005 at 5:23
Best hair metal/hard rock act of the 80's!!!! - Now I really have heard it all!!!

From: anti venom Date: April 8, 2005 at 7:07
'every rose has its thorn may be the greatest rock power ballad ever'-NOT A CAHNCE.'Poison was the most successful and popular hard rock acts after def leppard and bon jovi'-NO WHERE NEAR CLOSE. HUNDREDS OF ROCK BANDS HAS SOLD MORE. 'the greatest hair metal band of all time and the best hard rock act of the 80's'-GLAD TO HAVE YOU BACK JACK_I HAVE MISSED YOUR PEARLS OF WISDOM. WHERE DID YOU GET THESE FACTS? AGAIN YOU ASTOUND WITH YOUR KNOWLEDGE

From: JACK Date: April 9, 2005 at 3:26
antivenom,case you don't knw how to read,i was saying one of the most sucessful n popular hard rock acts. Yeah, hard rock(hair metal band of the 80's,progressive hard rock),not those crappy soft rocker or aor rockre. Bands like queensryche,motley crue, savatage, dokken, slayer,manowar,van halen,death.iron maiden, dreamtheater, tesla,cinderella, etc are the best in the world.

From: GLAM FAN Date: April 15, 2005 at 8:18
I agree with jack! Poison was one of the most successful and popular hard rock act of the 80's. They sold more than 20 million copies and are known by billions of rock fans. Jez and antin venom-why don't you guys just learn to accep facts and don't think you're better than everyone else. Having said that,this album is a very soid and decent abum. The songs here are consistent,not just the hit singles(i want action,talk dirty to me,the title track and i won't forget you)

From: GLAM FAN Date: April 15, 2005 at 8:20
but songs like want some,need some and and play dirty are also very good songs. Without a doubt,one of the best hard rock/glam album of the mid 80's. ratings:9/10

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From: Jez Date: April 15, 2005 at 8:57
GLAM FAN - Fact - Poison were successful and sold a lot of records. but to say they are the best hard rock act of the 80's may be stretching the truth just a little if you're being honest with yourselves!!!

From: Rockhead Date: April 15, 2005 at 14:21
GLAMFAN-Is that you Jack? Sure looks you

From: GLAM FAN Date: April 17, 2005 at 6:37
Rockhead-what the heck are you saying! I don't even know the guy(jack). Why do you make such a silly accusation??? Jez-Poison,i admit was more of a 'hit single' band but that's just my own opinion. To you,they may suck but i still stand firmly on my opinion that they are one of the best hard rock band of the 80's. Are you questioning my opinion?

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From: Jez Date: April 17, 2005 at 10:56
As long as your happy with them being one of the best Hard rock bands of the 80's - then fine!!I will have to agree to disagree i'm afraid.

From: Rockhead Date: April 17, 2005 at 12:19
Well GLAMFAN you should try to find Jack as you and he could have seperated at birth AND you are both in Australia AND you write the same way on the same albums AND you appeared as he disapeared. Poison are very overated copyists who were more interested in the look and lifestyle than the music. 2nd raters who struck lucky by being there at the time. They owe everything to Crue, Ratt et al.

From: GLAM FAN Date: April 18, 2005 at 6:11
What's wrong with worrying about looks and lifestyle? Isn't it the same for all glam band. RATT is o.k,but motley crue is more self-conscious and more about chasing women than poison themselves. Take a look at twisted sister,KISS,Alice cooper,wa.s.p,faster pussycat etc-they are all very image consious too. If you compared the music,poison doesn't necessarily get beaten when compared with crue and RATT. Talent wise,poison definitely is way behind but album wise,posion is still the better bet!

From: GLAM FAN Date: April 18, 2005 at 6:12
And by the way,that's just my opinion,man! No one cares anyway!

From: Rockhead Date: April 18, 2005 at 11:38
Well Glam Fan for stating you don't know Jack-your IP address is now identicle-look in the booth next to you!! YOu missed the point reference image-Ratt and Crue, TS, WASP etc all had an image but they could play and the music was more important to them than the image-Poison do/ did not compare as musicians or songwriters. They were definately 2nd division. NONE of poisons albums compare to Ratt, Crue etc.

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From: Jez Date: April 18, 2005 at 11:55
Doh!!!!!

From: AOR freaky Date: April 18, 2005 at 16:02
GLAM FAN, Rockhead is right. Poison is for children and young kids. They have no class at all ! If you loathe Europe, what the hell should we say about this one ? ! Ha, I miss the keys,which you seem to hate a lot ! ! Pointless record.

From: Geoff Date: April 18, 2005 at 23:54
I am not agreeing with Glam Fan aka Jack (honestly mate, who did you think you were fooling... and I don't even know the history! What is wrong with maintaining one identity and why deny when you're caught out?!!! ) But that said, Poison are awesome at what they did, and once you start reading too much into it you lose the purpose. I am an adult of 25 years old with a mortgage and I love sex and work for a living - unfortunately not a kid anymore... but I f*cking love Poison! So they're not g

From: Geoff Date: April 18, 2005 at 23:55
... geniuses, but 'Nothin' but a good time' says it all. I listen to countless awesome bands and there's still nothing better than sitting down with a simple, killer glam hard rock disc from time to time. Poison never said they were anything they weren't, and if you take it for what it is there is no reason not to enjoy a Poison disc... especially this one. And whilst I like 'The final countdown', I also admit that to me that is 100% cheesier than this... regardless of image (Those keyboards!).

From: GLAM FAN Date: April 20, 2005 at 1:51
Ya,i agreed with geoff. most of the time i listen to music are for enjoyment. What the hell are you listening to music if you weren't,right? I never said that poison was a greatest band in the world but they are certainly one of the most enjoyable band to listen(don't know if its the case with rockhead or AOR freaky). Still this record is wickedly awesome-they aren't any keyboards in it and though the record reeks of filler but isn't that the case with most crue or RATT album? This album

From: GLAM FAN Date: April 20, 2005 at 1:55
still got some top songs like i want action,the title track,cry tough,want some,need some and of course,talk dirty to me,one of the premier glam metal songs of the 80's. Of course,i admit that poison are not in the same level as crue or RATT(I have to face the facts)but then again,there aren't many hair metal acts that are but for enjoyment,i still listen to the album again and again!

From: glam slam Date: May 2, 2005 at 2:29
this is very glammin´n´slammin´ n´ breath takin´ cd! I sing in the bars everytime i want action, talk dirty to me, look what the...., cry tough! Alltime favourite band and album! This is what we called GLAM with a fuckin´ big time! Catchy songs,good rifs,cool voice of bret and rikki twirling the drum sticks!!!!AWESOME!!!!!!Don´t hesitate if you don´t got this cd buy it!

From: memole Date: August 2, 2005 at 9:37
Party glam...THE DEFINITIVE ONE

From: themartin Date: July 24, 2006 at 13:03
Una de las bandas mas sobredimensionadas y una de las musicalemente mas pobres del glam rock - o como se llame- de los 80's. El album tiene su gancho comenzando con un buen tema "Cry Tough", pero a medida que van pasando los minutos (justo despues del tema 6 "Talk Dirty To Me" otro clasico) todo se va al carajo, temas flojos si los hay con una produccion lamentable.Los dos discos que siguen son mejores sin duda. Pura imagen.

From: themartin Date: July 24, 2006 at 13:06
One of the most overrated bands (and one of the poorest musically) of the 80's glam rock/hair metal/whatever.... The album got the hooks, starting with that good song "Cry Tough" but as the minutes rolls on (righ after that classic, track # 6 "Talk Dirty To Me") everything's noisedives, lame tracks here and there with a poor production. The next two albums are better. More image than music. Pity!

From: lucasgordon Date: March 18, 2007 at 18:03
********************************La Capitol decidió hacer una nueva jugada con los fans de Poison y entregarles una reedición remasterizada de “Look what cat dragged in”. Para que ello suene mas sustentoso, agregaron tres temas de los cuales dos son versiones remixadas de “I want action” y “I wont forget you” y la verdadera perla del disco es un demo de un track titulado “Don’t mess around with Jim”, que es un bluesy metal dentro de la linea de “Poor boy blues”, cover del cantautor Jim Croce.

From: lucasgordon Date: March 18, 2007 at 18:03
Para aquellos que no obtuvieron este album, es una excelente oportunidad para no solo poder ver el primer lanzamiento de este pilar del glam sino obtenerlo con un par de extras interesantes. Como dato extra Bret Michales esta detrás de un nuevo cd solista y Poison estaría sacando un nuevo redondo pero de covers de otras bandas.**********************lhgordo yahoo com

From: CS2007 Date: October 9, 2007 at 16:47
Absolutely pathetic.. It is no real surprise that Poison are looked upon in a very negative light today.

From: 80s hero Date: October 9, 2007 at 21:40
CS2007 you are a phatetic stupid, I think you are a big fan of nirvana and "nothing stone" magazine

From: CS2007 Date: October 14, 2007 at 22:48
Nope, not a fan of either. Why does everyone assume that when someone gives a negative review. Not everyone likes the same stuff.

From: shark attack Date: November 17, 2007 at 10:42
Gloriously over the top bubblegum glam,chock a block with good time party tunes and maybe the most grotesque band portraits ever committed to the front cover of a record. Yes its dumb and it sure ain't clever but as a guilty pleasure this is up there with the best of them just don`t let your girlfriend find it!!!! 88/100

From: BIG-TIME Date: February 19, 2008 at 18:01
Only in America can an average band like this make it sooooo big. Yeah it's over the top, childish but I just don't like em...KEEP ROCKIN ALL!!!

From: crashdiet1313 Date: June 7, 2009 at 2:41
By far Poison's best work... pop metal classic.

From: GlamSlam Date: August 11, 2009 at 6:07
This was my comment long time ago n i won´t change it:his is very glammin´n´slammin´ n´ breath takin´ cd! I sing in the bars everytime i want action, talk dirty to me, look what the...., cry tough! Alltime favourite band and album! This is what we called GLAM with a fuckin´ big time! Catchy songs,good rifs,cool voice of bret and rikki twirling the drum sticks!!!!AWESOME!!!!!!Don´t hesitate if you don´t got this cd buy it!

From: Doghouse Reilly Date: August 11, 2009 at 12:55
There was a time when I kinda didn't mind Poison. It was called "fourth grade." But as the years go by, I've grown to hate them more and more. With these guys as the figurehead of pop-metal, it's no wonder so many people laugh off the entire genre. Ridiculous image, amateurish music, feel-stupid-just-listening lyrics that make Kiss sound like Rush, and out front, a prancing, simpering little monkey named Bret, who has emerged as one of the biggest embarrassments in entertainment. The title track is the only salvageable thing on this disc. The rest, pure garbage.

From: Doghouse Reilly Date: August 11, 2009 at 12:56
Hey GlamSlam, you say this is your all-time favorite band and album, but then you said almost the exact same about Skid Row and their debut. Which is it?

From: CC Date: August 11, 2009 at 15:30
A person can have more than one favourite band and album, so what is your problem with that, just because you dont like this band? And just for the record, in the Skid Row thread they said "best HARD ROCK album", here they said fave album and band. Maybe they classify Poison as glam or rock rather than hard rock. You have your opinion, let other people have theirs without jumping on them.

From: edwithmj Date: October 8, 2009 at 17:31
I remember the first time I heard Talk Dirty To Me. It was a few years ago and before then I thought Poison was some punk band. I heard Every Rose... on a TV show and looked it up and decided to get the Best of Posion album and then I got this too. To this day it remains one of my favourite songs. The rest of the album is raw, almost sleazy pop metal. It's much rawer than the subsequent albums and they never caught the same power of this album as they did others. Whoever thinks Native Tongue is better than this should be jailed for life.

From: pie75 Date: August 4, 2010 at 8:14
wow doesn't poison and cc deville create heated passionate debate fact is i was never a poison fan when i was young i started to appreciate them a couple of years ago it's no secret they weren't musically gifted nor was brett michaels a great singer but looking back this is a fun album with singalong songs i think cc does ok on the guitar i like his sound here it's very raw i love cry tough,talk dirty to me,i want action,i won't forget you and the title track fine stuff indeed i understand why people hate and love poison but they should never be taken serious they're nothing more than a good time simple as that

From: rockhardrock Date: February 4, 2011 at 17:06
my third fave album by this band.the glamiest of all the albums they've released till today. the sound is good and the production well done. great party r'n'r album. my faves: look what the cat dragged in, cry tough and I want action.

From: steve72 Date: January 16, 2012 at 1:57
In my humble opinion... The best album to come out in that place & time. It is what it is. An all killer , no filler dose of glam. Often imitated, but never equaled. Poison are an easy target... but they had the songs to back up the image and attitude. The sum of your band isn't always measured by technical proficiency. It is a KKKKKlassik!

From: patriotsfan29 Date: August 18, 2012 at 15:26
My least favorite Poison release. Half the songs are amazing, the other half are pure filler. However, this record does have some awesome songs like Cry Tough, I Want Action, Talk Dirty To Me and Look What The Cat Dragged In.

From: hair metal again Date: October 5, 2012 at 3:44
an absolute classic release of the Hollywood scene!the history of hard rock music is written and POISON is an important part of it!CC is one of the best guitar players in that genre and Bret one of the most charismatic frontmen!ALL the songs are great and i d say that Look What The Cat Dragged In achived perfection!

From: rick kerch vzla Date: August 8, 2015 at 14:56
A cool glammy release!!!...not the best ever but undoubtebly this is a party rock album for sure ...they were sold as "beautiful kids" and that's annoying when you try to be recognized not only for the look but musically instead...tracks 2,3(nice),5,6(the best cut!),7 & 8 are catchy songs all over,so...let's party!!!.88/100


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