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Mötley Crüe - Dr. Feelgood

8.2 | 257 votes |
Release date: 1989
Style: Glam rock


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01. T. N. T. (Terror 'N Tinseltown)
02. Dr. Feelgood
03. Slice Of Your Pie
04. Rattlesnake Shake
05. Kickstart My Heart
06. Without You
07. Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)
08. Sticky Sweet
09. She Goes Down
10. Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)
11. Time For Change
12. Dr. Feelgood [demo] [bonus]
13. Without You [demo] [bonus]
14. Kickstart My Heart [demo] [bonus]
15. Get It For Free [bonus]
16. Time For Change [demo] [bonus]

Staff review by
You know, when you already have 4 succesful releases it's difficult to keep it up for the fifth time in a row. Well, Motley Crue managed to keep it up in the most appropriate way, offering to the glam world another masterpiece after the fabulous "Girls Girls Girls", the renowned "Dr. Feelgood".

published 05.01.2006 | Comments (2)

Guest review by
Hermann Langke
Mötley Crüe is one of the most or perhaps the most notorious band in the history of rock n' roll. When it comes to sex, drugs and rock n' roll Mötley Crüe are way up there in the premier league. They didn't so much write the book on archetypal bad-boy behaviour (or much less even read it!). What they did was chainsawing it in half and torching it with napalm. In their time they nearly did it all: marrying Playboy centrefolds, nearly killing themselves and those around them, and allegedly taking every kind of narcotics known to man. They are the gods of that self-destruct rockstar lifestyle and lived it throughout the 80's and into the 90's. Dr. Feelgood was the high point in the CV of this highly volatile band and was the manifestation and embodiment of all that hedonism and decadence that characterized the 80's.

published 12.08.2010 | Comments (9)

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20.05.2010 - 18:10
Boxcar Willy
yr a kook
Best MC album
Checkout my band here!
22.04.2012 - 01:06
Rating: 8
Definitely one of their best albums, vince neil's vocals here work really well.
22.07.2014 - 13:32
Rating: 7
Ace Frawley
The Spaceman
Written by deadone on 22.07.2014 at 05:09

Amazingly hit n miss. Some of it is awesome and other bits are just embarrassing ala Rattlesnake Shake and a lot of it just bland. Certainly got nothing on G N R or Skid Row's later efforts.

Yeah, some average stuff here but at least it does have some killer in the form of "Kickstart My Heart" and the very decent "Dr. Feelgood". I love the production of the album as well (Bob Rock, I think). Agree that not the calibre of Gunners or Skid Row.
The sun shines over The Fool...
22.07.2014 - 13:55
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Written by Ace Frawley on 22.07.2014 at 13:32

I love the production of the album as well (Bob Rock, I think).

It is indeed Bob Rock that did the production. Metallica liked the production of Dr. Feelgood so much that wanted Bob Rock to do their self-titled for them so they could break it big time.
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22.07.2014 - 19:46
Troy Killjoy
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 22.07.2014 at 13:55
Metallica liked the production of Dr. Feelgood so much that wanted Bob Rock to do their self-titled for them so they could break it big time.

I would say, financially, that was the best decision Metallica ever made.
Prettier than BloodTears.
22.07.2014 - 20:28
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I like Rattlesnake Shake. That swing piano is funky.

If there's any song that shouldn't be on here, it's that awful ballad Don't Go Away Mad. Everything else on here, though, is adequate, if standard for glam metal. Best MC album will always be Shout At The Devil.
09.05.2015 - 12:58
lord artan
05.06.2016 - 16:47
Au Pays Natal
I was listening to the radio in the car yesterday and the song "Dr. Feelgood" was playing. I am not a musician, I can only go by the "ear test", so am I wrong thinking Mick Mars is one helluva guitar player? Does he often get overlooked when discussing "the best" guitar players, especially in glam metal? Underrated? I'd like to hear your opinions, especially guitar players. Marcel, what do you think?

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