Waking Up the Neighbours
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Japanese SHM-CD pressing. Universal. 2012.
After a three-year recording hiatus, Bryan Adams made a superstar return with Waking Up the Neighbours--a 15-song opus. Though panned by some for its polish, fans embraced the 1991 release, co-produced and co-written by Adams and "Mutt" Lang. The album won converts, too, thanks largely to the inclusion of the ballad "(Everything I Do) I Do it for You." That single represented Adams's first musical foray onto the silver screen and its tremendous success all but eclipsed that of its cinematic vehicle, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Also powering the disc is the infectious "Can't Stop this Thing We Started," the rock-solid, bluesy lead-off track "Is Your Mama Gonna Miss Ya?" and the guitar-driven, would-be party anthem "House Arrest." Other material, like the keyboard-infused "Do I Have to Say the Words?" and "Thought I'd Died and Gone to Heaven," found Adams playing balladeer, with varying degrees of success. --Chuck Molgat
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Hey Honey - I'm Packin' You In, Can't Stop This Thing We Started, Thought I'd Died And Gone To Heaven, Do I Have To Say The Words?, There Will Never Be Another Tonight, (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, If You Wanna Leave Me (Can I Come Too?), Touch The Hand. If you like classic rock you love this CD.
"Waking Up the Neighbours" marked the end of the Bryan Adams/Jim Vallance songwriting combination that had been the staple of the 1st five albums. Adams and Vallance would combine for only 4 songs on this album as Bryan started a new era with Robert "Mutt" Lange (Better known as Mr. Shania Twain) as his main songwriting partner. It is also worth noting that Lange would be credited as a co-writer on the songs Adams did with Vallance. Another change is that Bob Clearmountain, the master mixer who would co-produce the last 4 studio albums for Bryan Adams was no longer the co-producer. In once again is Lange who also takes the co-producer duties while Clearmountain still stays on as the mixer. Bryan's studio musicians are still in tact as Mickey Curry (Drums), Tommy Mandel (Keyboards), Dave Taylor (Bass), and Keith Scott (Guitar) still prove they are as good you can get in the business.Read more ›
Is Your Mama Gonna Miss Ya? 10/10 because its got a nice ring to it and makes ya wonder if mama is gonna miss her little rollin' stone.
Hey Honey - I'm Packin' You In! 10/10 because someone sounds like they were treating Bryan like crap and he had to get rid of 'em. Nice choice Bry! Put up with no crap.
Can't Stop This Thing We Started 10/10 I don't why really, its just got a nice ring to it and is a very beautiful rocky song!
Thought I'd Died and Gone To Heaven 10/10 Okay, so its horny big deal. Still a good tune and I love how he sings it.
Not Guilty 10/10 He's not guilty for fallen in love people, be happy for him!
Vanishing 10/10 although I don't really get the meaning of it, "Vanishing" is still a very awesome song.
House Arrest 10/10 Haha, I love this track. If I were a party animal this would be one of my anthems.
Do I Have To Say The Words? 10/10 Beautiful love song. Once again, Bry uses a very sincere voice here. Got his voice just makes me melt in every song but ok on with the next track...
There Will Never Be Another Tonight 10/10 on quote "RAISE SOME HELL!" Haha, this is my tune threw and threw.
All I Want Is You 10/10 I love how he compares things in this song. "Don't need a doctor, don't need a nurse. Don't need no prescription baby only make me feel worse." He's just saying he wants to be with his girl.
Depend On Me 10/10 I adore this song, he's saying that no matter what happens you can depend on him for anything. It makes me cry!Read more ›
Most recent customer reviews
I never owned a vinyl version of this album until now. It is better than the CD version in dynamics but still doesn't have enough low end in my opinion. Read morePublished on Feb. 17 2012 by The Seeker
I still listen to my Waking up the Neighbours cassette...still rock'n'roll good! Don't drop that bomb on me is one of my many many very best. Read morePublished on Dec 11 2007 by Amazon Customer
Bryan Adams is my favorite male singer. I remember the first time I heard the lead single from the album "Everything I DO (i do it for you)". I thought it was great song. Read morePublished on July 22 2006 by Jason Hutton
this is one of brys best albums *not that they all arent great* this album has alot of amazing tracks and is really fun to listen too!!Published on Jan. 21 2006 by Dayton
WAKING UP THE NEIGHBOURS is the last great album that Bryan Adams ever did. It sounds a lot like Def Leppard (he used that band's producer, "Mutt" Lange, for this one),... Read morePublished on May 31 2004
Before I mention the other songs from this album, my favorite song on here is "Thought I'd Died and Gone To Heaven. Read morePublished on May 29 2004 by Preston L. Moreaux
Having been a fan of Bryan's since his "Let Me Take You Dancing", I can safely say that Waking Up the Neighbours is his best album of his career. Read morePublished on May 7 2004 by Kelly MacKinnon
As a teenager, I bought this album for "I Do It For You," and it's the only notable song on the album. The songs are boring and formulaic. Read morePublished on Feb. 24 2004
1991's WAKING UP THE NEIGHBORS is atoss up for Adams best cd, the other being RECKLESS. After his very boring and under performing INTO THE FIRE, Adams needed to return to his fun... Read morePublished on Dec 6 2003 by Eric J. Weik