Night Songs is the debut studio album by Cinderella. It was released on August 2, 1986 through Mercury Records in America and Vertigo Records in Europe.
The album peaked at #3 on the US charts on February 7, 1987. Lead single “Shake Me” failed to chart. However, “Nobody’s Fool” reached #13 while the 3rd single “Somebody Save Me” reached #66. On May 4, 1987, Cinderella filmed parts of their concert in Philadelphia. These live songs were, along with their three MTV videos, released on home video in August 1987 as Night Songs: The Videos.
- Night Songs – 4:12
- Shake Me – 3:44
- Nobody’s Fool – 4:49
- Nothin’ for Nothin’ – 3:33
- Once Around the Ride – 3:22
- Hell on Wheels – 2:49
- Somebody Save Me – 3:16
- In from the Outside – 4:07
- Push, Push – 2:52
- Back Home Again – 3:30
TOM KEIFER — Lead Vocals, Guitar, Piano
ERIC BRITTINGHAM -— Bass, Vocals
JEFF LaBAR — Guitar, Vocals
FRED COURY — Drums
Produced and engineered by ANDY JOHNS
Management: LARRY MAZER
Associate: RONI FELDMAN
A & R Maven: DEREK SHULMAN
Recorded at: Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY.
Kajem Studios, Gladwyn, PA.
Warehouse Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
Sigma Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA
Mixed at The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA
MARK McKENNA, JOE HAUSERMAN, NICK DIDIA,
PAUL WERTHEIMER, DAVID GLOVER
Thanks to our special guests:
All drum tracks JODY CORTEZ.
JON BON JOVI – Background vocals on “Nothin’ for Nothin” and “In from the Outside”.
BILL MATTSON – Background vocals on “Shake Me.”
BARRY BENNEDETTA – Lead guitar on “Nothin’ for Nothin’,” “Push, Push,” and “Back Home Again.”
TONY MILLS – Background vocals.
JEFF PARIS – Keyboards.
All songs written by TOM KEIFER
©1986 Chappel Music/Eve Songs (ASCAP)
Logo design: EMILY PEMBER
Photography/Cover Concept: MARK “WEISSGUY” WEISS
Make-up & Hair: KAREN RAGOZZINE
Art Direction: BILL LEVY
Design: GEORGE CORSILLO
Cinderella would like to thank those who rocked and
those who rolled with us; All our families, Bill Haigh
and all The Galaxy rock dogs, our friends at The
Empire Rock Club, Larry Goldfarb, Mike Vagnoni,
Joe McSorely, Bob Lease, Lori Brittingham, Emily
Pember, Liz, Jim and Jared Van Fossen, Skip
Hempsey, Gene Simmons, Sam Meneged, Ed Miller,
Karen Dumont, our friends in Tangier, The Bon Jovi
Boys?, Craig, Marcia, Gail, Maryann, Mike
Schermick, Ruth, Lori Gallagher, The Brugh Clan,
Peter G., Carl Olsen, Jack Klinger, Georgene Smith,
Daryl Heysham, Marty Star, Jimmy Drnec, Hilda
Coury, Mike Varney, Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne, Eric
Singer, Greg Pecka, Renee, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Jake
E. Lee, Randy Castillo, Phil Soussan, Lynn Seager,
Mr. & Mrs. LaBar, Jack & Lisa, Gaile Snoke, Cindy
Jackson, Doug Gordon, Dennis Penn & Family, Mike
(Thumper) & Paula, Chaz & Reen, Mike (Buzzy)
Buzzone, Pete (Good Tone) Karras at Swarthmore
Music, Lon Luviner & Family, Caruso Sound,
Whitefoxx, Kathy Cantwell, Gina Felfie for
Inspiration, and all the beautiful women everywhere.
Legal Representation: Arthur Mann
Agency Representation: International
Creative Management — Phil Ernst
The Road Crew:
Big Bob Fenton, Bobby Schuman, Dallas, Rich
Wuestenberg, Mr. Groovy, Charlie Caine, Bob Pry,
and Danny Kildare.
Secret Weapon: Rick Criniti.
Very special thanks to: Bruce and Lisa Delany, Larry Mazer, Derek Shulman, and Jon Bon Jovi.
CINDERELLA FAN CLUB
P.O. Box 642, Paoli, PA 19301
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