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01. SUCKER TRAIN BLUES
02. DO IT FOR THE KIDS
03. BIG MACHINE
04. ILLEGAL i SONG
06. FALL TO PIECES
09. SET ME FREE
10. YOU GOT NO RIGHT
12. DIRTY LITTLE THING
13. LOVING THE ALIEN
PRODUCED BY JOSH ABRAHAM & VELVET REVOLVER
All songs written by Scott Weiland, Slash, Duff, Matt Sorum, Dave Kushner
“Dirty Little Thing” written by Scott Weiland, Slash, Duff, Matt Sorum, Dave Kushner, Keith Nelson
Published by Velvet Revolver Songs (ASCAP), Slash & Cash Publishing (ASCAP)
Lyrics reprinted by permission of Scott Weiland.
Copyright Velvet Revolver 2004. All Rights Reserved.
“Set Me Free” Produced by Nick Raskulinecz
Associate Producer: Douglas Grean
Mixed by Andy Wallace at Enterprise Studios, CA
Second Assistant Mixer: Chris Young
Recorded by Ryan Williams at NRG and Pulse Recording
Additional Engineering and Vocal Production: Douglas Grean
Assistant Engineers: Rocco Guarino and Brandon Belsky
Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound, NY
Douglas Grean: Keyboards on Tracks 6, 10 and 13
Additional Background Vocals: Duff, Matt Sorum and Slash
Management: Immortal Entertainment
A&R: Ashley Newton
Art Direction: Brett Kilroe & Robin C. Hendrickson
Photography: Dan Winters
In Dedication to Randy Castillo “We Miss You Brother”
SCOTT WEILAND: Voices
DUFF: Bass Guitar
The Godfather Clive Davis, Charles Goldstuck, Ashley Newton, Richard Sanders, Tim Prescott, Tim Delaney, John Voigtmann, Richard Palmese, Bill Burrs, Dennis Blair, Brett Kilroe, Abbe Chant, Scott Givens, Lorin Finkelstein, Dave Gottlieb, Jon Salter, Emio Zizza, Pamela Murphy, Maggie Wang, Angel Barnard, Julie Swidler and everyone at RCA. // The Immortals – Happy Walters, David Codikow, Dana Millman-DuFine, Tina Nguyen, Angel Scott. / MSO – Mitch, Kristine, Todd; CAA – Rob Light, Darryl Eaton, Jenna Adler, Don Mueller; Legal Masters Michael Guido, Rosemary Carroll; Best supporting crew – Chris Huwiler, Swiss Chris, Jon Perkins, Robin Nolan, Beth Sabbaugh; Can’t forget Cathy Nelson, Chapman Baehler, Pete Angelus, Vicky Hamilton, Scott Carlson, Marsha Vlasic, Rod MacSween, Beno, Andrew and everyone at Streetwise, Bobby & Jimmy at Mates Rehearsal, Keith Nelson, Matt O’Connor, Linda Scott, Carl Larson, Mike Fasano, Jason Markey, Kyle Ellis, Dominica Johnson, and Izzy Stradlin.
SCOTT: To Mary, the only woman for me. It’s been a rough yet wonderful journey that God has lead us through and laid out before us, but I am so incredibly grateful for where we are standing today. To my beautiful children Noah and Lucy. To Mom & Dad, my father Kent, Grampa (Grammy God Bless), my brother Michael and his wife Michael, daughters Sophia & Claudette, and my brothers Seth and Matt. To my woman’s family: Mary’s mom and stepfather Mark, sisters Julie and Susie, brother Johnnie, father Mike, Gramma Rosa, Gramma Mousecakes. To my Producer Partner, Studio Partner, and friend Doug Grean. To my Personal Assistant and loyal friend Rocco. To Jeff Cramer, a.k.a. Heavy C, a.k.a. Lance Mead, thank you for your continued athletic support. To Dana Millman-DuFine, you’ve been such a great friend to me, way beyond the call of duty. You’re the sister I never had. To my rock-n-roll band… Immediate M.W.A. Mass World Annihilation!
SLASH: My Beautiful and Courageous wife Perla, without whom I probably wouldn’t be here. My awesome little man London Emilo, whom I love with ALL my heart & soul. My newest little boy Cash Anthony, whose impatiently on his way… Ola and Anthony Hudson for bringing me into this world an artist. My brother Ash for just being Ash. My beloved Wayne, Edward and Aunt Johnny for your undying strength and devotion always. My Mother-in-law Carmine Perla for loving me unconditionally. Armando Suarez for giving me the faith. Adam Day for 16 years of invaluable loyalty & expertise (I couldn’t do it without you). Arlett Verecke for always being there. Dr. Cannon for resuscitating me. Steve Chattoff for getting my head straight. And last but not least anybody & everybody that supported VR during the making of this album. Thank you… S.
DUFF: To my beautiful and everlasting wife Susan…you are my love and foundation. Our two daughters Grace and Mae, your innocence will always inspire me to be a better man. The clans McKagan and Holmes for your unconditional love and support, may I always be thankful. Everyone at The Jet’s Gym (especially my everwise teacher Benny Urquidez), for giving my life a second chance. Ki Fighting Concepts (Wenatchee, Wa.), for spiritual triage and a new perspective. Andy Fortier, Eddy Huletz and Geoff Reading…friends forever. Mike “Mcbob” Mayhue for 17 years of friendship, guidance and humor…always my backbone and anchor. Glen Miskel for your expert counsel and steady hand. Beth and Robin at V.W.C. for your no-nonsense approach. TO THE FANS past, present and future…let’s fucking rock!
MATT: David & Linda Sorum, Bob & Joanne Alexander, to my brothers Mike, Marc, Dave Jr., Daniel, Mirele Ribeiro, Barbara Icaza, Emily Deann, Bob Raymar, Denny Seiwell, Drac and Anya.
DAVE: My Wife Christine (You’ve made me the man I am today & I love you with all my heart!). My Mom & Dad (I couldn’t have done this without you). My families (Costa, Kushner, Torres, Singleton, Kohout & La Bua) I love you all. SS711, Marciano, Paul Hughes, Dave Navarro, Brian Ray & Joey Castillo (for helping me keep my head on straight) and all my friends I didn’t have room for…thank you.
VR GEAR: Remo (drum heads), D.W. Drum Workshop (drums, hardware, pedals), Latin Percussion, Zildjian (cymbals & sticks), X.L. Specialty (drum cases), Levy’s Leathers (stick bags & soft cases), Line 6 (guitar effects), Fernandes Guitars, Rotosound (bass strings), Gallien Krueger (bass amplification), Jim Dunlop Mfg. (picks, straplocks, effects, straps), Seymour Duncan (guitar pickups), Samson Mfg. (wireless), Fender U.S.A. (bass guitars), Guitar Center, Mates Rehearsal Studios, B.C. Rich (guitars), Gibson Guitars, G.T. Electronics (tubes), Guitars R Us, Ernie Ball (guitar strings), Marshall Amplification, Monster Cable, Nady Systems (wireless), Digital Music Corp.
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