Under the Influence (Foghat album)

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Under the Influence
Under the Influence (Foghat album).jpg
Studio album by
Released24 June 2016
Genre Southern rock, blues rock
Length53:25
Producer Tom Hambridge
Foghat chronology
Last Train Home
(2010)
Under the Influence
(2016)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating

Under the Influence is the seventeenth studio album by British hard rock band Foghat. Kim Simmonds, the guitarist of Savoy Brown, which Earl and two other men left to form Foghat, makes an appearance. Also, Nick Jameson, who played bass on “Slow Ride,” sat in on a new version of their biggest hit which celebrates the 40th anniversary of the song. The band launched a Pledgemusic Campaign on 10 November 2015. [1] The album is completely fan-funded.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Under the Influence"Hambridge, Bassett, Earl, Huhn, Simmonds4:29
2."Knock It Off"Hambridge, Bassett, Earl, Huhn4:14
3."Ghost"Huhn, Hambridge, Earl, Bassett3:19
4."She’s Got a Ring in His Nose ( Savoy Brown cover)"Christopher Youlden3:57
5."Upside of Lonely ( Tom Hambridge cover)"Hambridge, Nicholson, Thackery4:30
6." Heard It Through the Grapevine ( Gladys Knight & the Pips / Marvin Gaye cover)"Norman Whitfield, Barret Strong4:21
7."Made Up My Mind (Savoy Brown cover)"Youlden3:13
8."Hot Mama"Hambridge, Fleming3:34
9."Heart Gone Cold"Huhn, Hambridge, Earl, Bassett4:26
10."Honey Do List"Holt, Earl, Bassett4:44
11."All Because of You"Holt, Earl, Bassett4:56
12."Slow Ride"Dave Peverett7:43

Personnel

  • Bryan Bassett – lead, slide guitar, background vocals (tracks 1-6, 8-12)
  • Roger Earl – drums, background vocals (all tracks)
  • Charlie Huhn – lead vocals, rhythm guitar (tracks 1-4, 6-9, 12)
  • Craig MacGregor – bass guitar (tracks 2, 4-7, 10-12)
  • Nick Jameson – bass guitar (tracks 1, 8, 12)
  • Rodney O'Quinn – bass guitar, background vocals (tracks 3, 9)
  • Kim Simmonds – guitar (tracks 1, 5, 7)
  • Scott Holt – guitar, vocals (tracks 1, 4-5, 7-8, 10-11)
  • Dana Fuchs – vocals (tracks 6, 10)
  • Tom Hambridge - percussion (tracks 6, 9)

Charts

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Top Hard Rock Albums ( Billboard) [2] 17
US Independent Albums ( Billboard) [3] 40

References

  1. ^ "New Album - 'Under the Influence'". Pledgemusic.
  2. ^ "Foghat Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Foghat Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 23 March 2021.

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