... Rage Before Beauty

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... Rage Before Beauty
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Studio album by The Pretty Things
Released 9 March 1999
Recorded 145 Wardour Street, Soho, London 1998 to 1999
Genre Rock and roll, art rock
Length 64:27
Label Snapper Music
Producer Mark St. John, Dave Garland
The Pretty Things chronology
Resurrection
(1999)Resurrection1999
... Rage Before Beauty
(1999)
Balboa Island
(2007)Balboa Island2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

... Rage Before Beauty, released in 1999, is the tenth studio album by the English rock band The Pretty Things, and the first since 1980's Cross Talk.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Passion of Love" (Phil May, Mark St. John) – 3:22
  2. "Vivian Prince" (May, Frank Holland, Jon Povey) – 5:15
  3. "Everlasting Flame" (May, Holland, St. John) – 3:46
  4. "Love Keeps Hanging On" (May) – 8:55
  5. "Eve of Destruction" (P. F. Sloan) – 3:03
  6. "Not Givin' In" (May) – 4:02
  7. "Pure Cold Stone" (May, Dick Taylor) – 5:47
  8. "Blue Turns to Red" (May, Holland) – 4:01
  9. "Goodbye, Goodbye" (May, Povey) – 2:45
  10. "Goin' Downhill" (May, Pete Tolson) – 4:12
  11. "Play with Fire" (Nanker Phelge) - 4:07
  12. "Fly Away" (May) - 4:30
  13. "Mony, Mony" (Tommy James, Bo Gentry, Ritchie Cordell, Bobby Bloom) - 4:45
  14. "God, Give Me the Strength (To Carry On)" (May, St. John) - 6:03

Personnel[edit]

  • Phil May – vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Dick Taylor – lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Frank Holland – lead guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Wally Waller – bass, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Jon Povey – keyboards, vocals
  • Skip Alan – drums, percussion

Studio musicians[edit]

  • Mark St. John
  • Nick Broadway
  • Steve Browning
  • Bob Webb
  • Nigel Ross-Scott
  • David Gilmour – lead guitar on "Love Keeps Hangin' On"
  • Ronnie Spector – vocals on "Mony Mony"

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