Taking On the World

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Taking on the World
Studio album by Gun
Released July 5, 1989
Genre Hard rock
Length 43:50
Label A&M
Producer Kenny MacDonald
Gun chronology
Taking On the World
Professional ratings
Review scores
ARTISTdirect4/5 stars[1]

Taking on the World is the debut album from Scottish rock band Gun. The single 'Better days', taken from this album charted in the UK top 40.

"Better Days", "Inside Out", "Money (Everybody Loves Her)", "Taking On the World" and "Shame On You" all currently receive regular airplay on Scotland's 96.3 Rock Radio due to the station's support of Gun's reunion in 2007.

In September 2010, the album was included in Classic Rock magazine's list of the 150 Greatest Debut Albums of All Time.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Giuliano Gizzi and Mark Rankin.

  1. "Better Days" - 4:33
  2. "Feeling Within" - 4:41
  3. "Inside Out" - 4:11
  4. "Money (Everybody Loves Her)" - 4:34
  5. "Taking On the World" - 4:50
  6. "Shame on You" - 4:34
  7. "Can't Get Any Lower" - 4:22
  8. "Something to Believe In" - 4:38
  9. "Girls in Love" - 3:16
  10. "I Will Be Waiting" - 4:50


  1. ^ "Taking on the World by Gun @ARTISTdirect". Artistdirect.com. Retrieved 2016-06-22.