Thursday, July 30, 2009

Mr. Big - Discography

Mr. Big is a hard rock super-group that formed in 1988. The band is a quartet composed of Eric Martin (vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitar), Billy Sheehan (bass), and Pat Torpey (drums); Mr. Big also included Richie Kotzen, a reputable blues-based guitarist who replaced Paul in 1999 when Paul decided to focus on a solo career. The band is noted especially for their "shred guitar" musicianship, intense live performances, and well-crafted songs.

Identified early on as a "musicians' band", Mr. Big was able to produce Justify Fullnumerous hit songs that ranged across a wide array of rock genres, be it ballad, heavy metal, or blues rock. Prior to the formation of the group, each of the members already had a reputation of being virtuosos as well as established song-writers/ composers.[2] Their songs were often marked with strong vocals and vocal harmonies, and a technical proficiency in all instruments. Their hits include "To Be With You" (Billboard Hot 100 number one single in 15 countries for weeks, in 1991), "Wild World", "Green-Tinted Sixties Mind", "Just Take My Heart", other ballads, and a host of heavy metal songs that were played mostly during their live performances, such as "Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy", "Addicted to that Rush", "Colorado Bulldog", and "Take Cover", among the rest.

Mr. Big's following and reputation remained strong for over two decades, despite the band being challenged by personal internal conflicts and the changing trends in mainstream music. Over the years, through the different heights of the band's career, the fan-base of the group has remained steadfast - even after the demise of the band in 2002. Fans have always asked for the band's reunion.

In February 2009, as a result of fan-demand and also after several coincidences over the past couple of years that have gradually brought the group back together again, Eric, Pat, Paul, and Billy finally announced their decision to reunite. This announcement was marked with celebration and excitement amongst fans all over the world, especially in Japan. The band members themselves are very happy to be together again as friends, and to perform once more for fans all over the world. Their first tour is in Japan in June 2009.

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Mr. Big - Mr. Big (1989)


Tracks: (Click each song to Listen Online or Download for Study)
01. Addicted to that Rush
02. Wind Me up
03. Merciless
04. Had Enough
05. Blame it On My Youth
06. Take A Walk
07. Big Love
08. How Can you Do What you Do?
09. Anything For You
10. Rock and Roll Over
11. 30 Days in The Hole

NOTE:
Track 11 originally recorded by Humble Pie on the album Smokin'.

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Mr.Big - Lean Into It
(1991)

Tracks: (Click each song to Listen Online or Download for Study)
01. Daddy Brother Lover Little Boy (The Electric Drill Song)
02. Alive And Kickin
03. Green-tinted Sixties Mind
04. CDFF-Lucky This Time
05. Voodoo Kiss
06. Never Say Never
07. Just Take My Heart
08. My Kinda Woman
09. A Little Too Loose
10. Road To Ruin
11. To Be With You
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Mr. Big - Bump Ahead (1993)

Tracks: (Click each song to Listen Online or Download for Study)
01. Colorado Bulldog
02. Price you Gotta Pay
03. Promise Her the Moon
04. What's It Gonna Be
05. Wild World
06. Mr. Gone
07. The Whole World's Gonna Know
08. Nothing But Love
09. Temperamental
10. Ain't Seen Love Like That
11. Mr. Big
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Mr. Big - Hey Man (1996)

Tracks: (Click each song to Listen Online or Download for Study)
01. Trapped in Toyland
02. Take Cover
03. Jane Doe
04. Goin' Where the Wind Blows
05. The Chain
06. Where Do I Fit In?
07. If That's What It Takes
08. Out of the Underground
09. Dancin' Right into the Flame
10. Mama D.
11. Fool Us Today


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Mr.Big - BIG, BIGGER, BIGGEST! The Best Of MR.BIG (1996)

Tracks: (Click a song to Listen Online or Download for Study)
01 - Addicted To That Rush
02 - Rock & Roll Over
03 - Green-Tinted Sixties Mind
04 - To Be With You
05 - Just Take My Heart
06 - Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy
07 - Wild World
08 - Colorado Bulldog
09 - Promise Her The Moon
10 - Nothing But Love
11 - Take Cover
12 - Goin' Where the Wind Blows
13 - Seven Impossible Days (unreleased track)
14 - Not One Night (unreleased track)
15 - Unnatural (unreleased track)
16 - Stay Together (unreleased track)

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Mr. Big - Get Over it (2000)

Tracks: (Click each song to Listen Online or Download for Study)
01. Electrified
02. Static
03. Hiding Place
04. Superfantastic
05. A Rose Alone
06. Hole In The Sun
07. How Does It Feel
08. Try To Do Without It
09. Dancin' With My Devils
10. Mr. Never In A Million Years
11. My New Religion
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Mr.Big - Actual Size (2001)

Tracks: (Click each song to Listen Online or Download for Study)
01. Lost In America - 4:52
02. Wake Up - 3:44
03. Shine - 3:43
04. Arrow - 3:42
05. Mary Goes Round - 4:00
06. Suffocation - 4:42
07. One World Away - 4:05
08. I Don't Want to Be Happy - 4:50
09. Crawl Over Me - 5:08
10. Cheap Little Thrill - 3:11
11. How Did I Give Myself Away - 4:15
12. Nothing Like It In the World - 5:01

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Mr. Big - What If...(2011)
The 7th full-length studio album by hard rock band Mr. Big, which was released on January 21, 2011 through Frontiers Records. It was the band's first album since their 2009 reunion, their first album in 10 years since 2001's Actual Size and their first album with the original line-up featuring guitarist Paul Gilbert since 1996's Hey Man.

The album was recorded between September–October 2010 in a Los Angeles-area studio with producer Kevin Shirley (Iron Maiden, Aerosmith, Rush), and will be supported by a world tour in 2011. The first single from the album, "Undertow", was released on November 27, 2010. A music video has been filmed for the single and will be featured on the special edition DVD of the album. The album's US release date is set for February 8, 2011, through Frontiers Records as well.

Tracks: (Download each song for Study)
01. Undertow
02. American Beauty
03. Stranger In My Life
04. Nobody Left To Blame
05. Still Ain't Enough For Me
06. Once Upon A Time
07. As Far As I Can See
08. All The Way Up
09. I Won’t Get In My Way
10. Around The World
11. I Get The Feeling
12. Kill Me With A Kiss (Japan Bonus Track)

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