Label: A&M Records – AMLX 65007
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: UK & Europe
Genre: Hard Rock
A1 Rock & Roll’s Gonna Save The World 4:39
A2 Life, Life, Life 4:38
A3 Masters And Slaves 3:58
A4 I’ll Keep On Believin’ (Do You Know) 3:50 Written-By – Bennie La Barge*, Geoffrey Leib
A5 Break Out Tonight! 4:23
B1 Lipstick And Leather 3:25 Written-By – Bennie La Barge*, Geoffrey Leib
B2 Don’t Stop Runnin’ 4:20
B3 (Your Love Is) Drivin’ Me Crazy 4:57
B4 She’s A Liar 3:34
B5 This Time 5:36
Recorded At – Fantasy Studios
Mixed At – Fantasy Studios
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Pressed By – CBS Pressing Plant, Aston Clinton
Published By – Rondor Music (London) Ltd.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records Ltd.
Copyright (c) – A&M Records Ltd.
Bass – Philip Kennemore*
Drums, Percussion, Other [Still Smoking On Matters] – Leonard Haze
Guitar – Joey Alves
Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – Dave Meniketti
Vocals – Joey Alves, Philip Kennemore*
Written-By – Y & T
While bands like Van Halen, KISS, and the Scorpions get most of the credit for the creation of the ultra-successful 80 hard rock and metal sounds, Bay Area institution Y&T deserves a fair share of recognition as well. The band has been rocking since the late 70, and their influence on the hard rock scene – particularly the Hollywood scene – is undeniable.
1984 In Rock We Trust was the band sixth studio album, and it a melodic hard rock monster! I could list the best songs on In Rock We Trust, but really they’re all great. Album opener Rock & Roll Gonna Save the World is just a fantastic rock anthem, Masters and Slaves, Lipstick and Leather, Don’t Stop Runnin’, and Your Love Is Drivin’ Me Crazy are all great Y&T rockers, and closing ballad This Time is downright chilling. As cliche as this sounds, In Rock We Trust is “”all killer, no filler””.
In Rock We Trust is an absolute must-have 80 rock album, and is another in a series of great Y&T releases.
Y&T in Rock we trust has got to rank up there in my “”tape collection”” of the 1980 as one of my most listened to along with Ozzy bark at the moon, AC/DC Who made who, Metallica Kill em all and Cinderella night songs. These are all albums that I can just hit the play button and jam the whole thing! For me, it all started with Y&T and others in my early teens. This is by far Y&T best work of art!
Y&T were one of the 80 s defining hard rock acts, with a succession of ballsy, European styled albums to their credit that quickly established the band as major attractions on the gig circuit. In Rock We Trust , originally released in 1984, is another of those albums that found great favour with European metal fans. Like Earthshaker and Black Tiger before it, the album mixes great hard rockin , foot stomping anthems with great melodies, Dave Meniketti s powerful voice belting out the lyrics like his life depended on it! Also available from Majestic Rock are Open Fire & Down For The Count . One for the rockers out there……