The album was produced by Michael Beinhorn. White Light, White Heat, White Trash" is the last Social Distortion album to feature guitarist Dennis Danell who died on February 29, 2000, of a cerebral aneurysm at the age of 38. It is also the band's last release on Epic Records. The album received Social Distortion's highest ever chart position, entering the Billboard 200 album chart at #27.
White Light, White Heat, White Trash is the fifth album by American punk rock band, Social Distortion, released on September 17, 1996, by Epic Records. The album was produced by Michael Beinhorn. White Light, White Heat, White Trash is the last Social Distortion studio album to feature guitarist Dennis Danell before his death on February 29, 2000. He did however appear on live album Live at the Roxy in 1998.
With White Light, White Heat, White Trash, Social Distortion made a conscious attempt to cash in on the alternative "revolution" of the early '90s. Underneath the layers of glossy hard rock production, the band still hold fast to some of their punk roots, but too often they sound like a heavy hard rock band. In trying to appeal to a wider audience, Social Distortion have lost much of their identity on White Light, White Heat, White Trash.
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Social Distortion song lyrics for album White Light, White Heat, White Trash. Tracks: Dear Lover, Don't Drag Me Down, Untitled, I Was Wrong, Through These Eyes, Down on the World Again, When the Angels Sing, Gotta Know the Rules, Crown of Thorns, Pleasure Seeker, Down Here (With the Rest of Us), Untitled. Social Distortion lyrics. Album: White Light, White Heat, White Trash.
On September, 17, 1996, Social Distortion released its fifth album, White Light, White Heat, White Trash. The band, which had formed in Los Angeles in 1978, had long been known for its streetwise punk rock that over the years had grown to include influences from outlaw country and blues, but with White Ligh. named as a play on The Velvet Underground’s 1968 album White Light/White Heat) it stripped back to the basics, and produced the heaviest, hardest-rocking album of its career to date
|2||Don't Drag Me Down||3:51|
|4||I Was Wrong||3:59|
|5||Through These Eyes||3:16|
|6||Down On The World Again||3:22|
|7||When The Angels Sing||4:15|
|8||Gotta Know The Rules||3:28|
|9||Crown Of Thorns||4:16|
|11||Down Here (w/ The Rest Of Us)||4:20|
- Art Direction – Giulio Costanzo, Jolie Clemens, Mike Ness
- Bass, Backing Vocals – John Maurer
- Drums – Chuck Biscuits
- Illustration [Illustrations By] – Kalynn Campbell
- Management – Rebel Waltz
- Mastered By – George Marino
- Mixed By – John Travis, Mike Ness
- Producer – Michael Beinhorn
- Recorded By – John Travis
- Rhythm Guitar – Dennis Danell
- Vocals – Mike Ness
- Written-By – Mike Ness (tracks: A1 to B5)
NotesMastered at Sterling Sound N.Y.
©℗ 1996 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Manufactured by 550 Music/Epic
©1996 Sony/ ATV Tunes LLC, Rebel Waltz Music (ASCAP), except B6 ABKCO Music Inc. (BMI)
Back cover photos taken from the following publications: The Klan © 1978; CAD: A Handbook For Heels © 1992; The Golden Age Of Exotic Gals; Horizon, Winter, 1972, Volume IX, Number 1
Includes inner sleeve with lyrics & credits
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 9399700021059
|B 64380||Social Distortion||White Light White Heat White Trash (LP, Album)||550 Music||B 64380||US||1996|
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|484374 4||Social Distortion||White Light White Heat White Trash (Cass, Album)||Epic, Sony 550 Music||484374 4||Philippines||1996|
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