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Old 04-30-2006, 04:35 AM   #1
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Def Leppard 'Adrenalize' 1992 Nostalgia!

Okay, in all probability this thread will sink like a lead balloon to the darkest depths of B&C. But I couldn't resist the temptation in making this thread. Just copied my Adrenalize CD to itunes and ended up listening to it. I'd forgotten how much I enjoy this album even though it was quite unpopular back then amid all the grunge scene hype! Ironically, Let's Get Rocked was what got me into these guys and that video was my first visual of them. And then I back tracked and discovered Hysteria, Pyromania etc. But at the end of the day, these songs will always be playing in my room...
  • Let's Get Rocked
  • Heaven Is
  • Make Love Like A Man
  • Tonight
  • White Lightning
  • Stand Up (Kick Love Into Motion)
  • Personal Property
  • Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
  • I Wanna Touch You
  • Tear It Down














Def Leppard lovers unite here and relive the rock!

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I have always had a hard time taking Def Leppard seriously.
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I have always had a hard time taking Def Leppard seriously.
Oh I don't think they're meant to be taken seriously!

It's just adrenalin fueled rock IMO, no pun intended. And some of the songs on this album are cheesy as hell I admit... like I Wanna Touch You and Make Love Like A Man! But there are some solid rockers here such as Tear It Down, Personal Property, White Lightning and Heaven Is.

As for Let's Get Rocked, as hilariously bad as the lyrics are, I have a nostalgic attachment to it.
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I have always had a hard time taking Def Leppard seriously.
How can you when the lead singer wears shorts like that?

Seriously one of the worse bands ever...
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I remember this came out back in 1992, on the same day as Springsteen's two albums (Human Touch and Lucky Town). That was an expensive day (Def Leppard was always a guilty pleasure of mine through high school and college).

Adrenalize wasn't that great though. I actually still have the CD and haven't listened to it in years.

But Hysteria is an all-time classic for late 80's rock - I don't care what anyone says.
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they actually have a song called Make Love Like a Man??
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I'm woman enough to admit I have the cassette single for Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad?

Power ballads
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I was a fan, but that was back when I was in my teens, the early 80s. I was a Joe Elliott fan. Got into the hotel to get his autograph on an 8x10 photo of him. He was pissed that the hotel let me in. I just wanted an autograph and then left. Hell, the staff could have taken the pic from me & gotten it signed. Saw them a couple of times in concert too. They opened for Billy Squire before they went out on their own to headline.

Oh well... Had the Marilyn Monroe shirt he wore as well...

Stopped following them about mid-80s. The first album has some cool songs as well. Rock Brigade, Hello America, ...
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Hysteria was my favorite album for probably 2 years. I listened to side one over and over and over again. Pour Some Sugar On Me ruled. Remember that was #1 on MTV for like 3 months? I bet that record still stands. Awesome.
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Re: Def Leppard 'Adrenalize' 1992 Nostalgia!

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Def Leppard lovers unite here and relive the rock!

lmao Zootles. Some things from the 90's should stay in the 90's!
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