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Encyclopedia > Fly on the Wall (album)
Fly on the Wall
Fly on the Wall cover
Studio album by AC/DC
Released June 28, 1985
Recorded November 1984–February 1985
Genre Hard rock
Heavy metal[1]
Length 40:20
Label Albert
Producer Angus Young, Malcolm Young
Professional reviews
AC/DC chronology
'74 Jailbreak
(1984)
Fly on the Wall
(1985)
Who Made Who
(1986)
For other uses, see Fly on the wall (disambiguation).

Fly on the Wall is a hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC. It was released on June 28, 1985. The album was recorded over a period from November 1984 until February 1985 at Mountain Studios in Montreux, Switzerland. It was the first album to feature drummer Simon Wright, who replaced Phil Rudd in 1983. The album was produced by Angus and Malcolm Young. A studio album is a collection of studio-recorded tracks by a recording artist. ... This article is about the band. ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Heavy metal redirects here. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Albert Records is an Australian record label founded in 1964 by Ted Albert. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Angus Young (born on 31 March 1955) is a guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, known for his wild stage energy and schoolboy-uniform stage outfits. ... Malcolm Mitchell Young (born January 6, 1953) is a British guitarist, best known as a founding member, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and co-songwriter for the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. He has been with them since he co-founded the band in November 1973. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 2_stars. ... Blender is an American magazine that bills itself as the ultimate guide to music and more. ... Image File history File links 1_stars. ... This article is about the magazine. ... This article is about the band. ... 74 Jailbreak is a hard rock/blues oriented EP by Australian band AC/DC, compiled of earlier tracks that had been released only in Australia. ... Who Made Who is a hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC, released as the soundtrack to the Stephen King movie Maximum Overdrive. ... Fly on the wall can mean: Fly on the wall, a TV documentry Fly on the Wall (album), an album by popular rock band AC/DC Fly on the Wall (song), a song by AC/DC This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... This article is about the band. ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... For other uses, see Montreux (disambiguation). ... Simon Wright is also the name of the creator of Whirlpool. ... Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd (born Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis, on May 19, 1954) is an Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian rock band AC/DC. He held the position from 1975 until 1983, and again from 1994 to present. ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ... Angus Young (born on 31 March 1955) is a guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, known for his wild stage energy and schoolboy-uniform stage outfits. ... Malcolm Mitchell Young (born January 6, 1953) is a British guitarist, best known as a founding member, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and co-songwriter for the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. He has been with them since he co-founded the band in November 1973. ...


The album was re-released in 2003 as part of the AC/DC Remasters series. Blow Up Your Video, an example of a remastered AC/DC disc. ...


The album reached #7 in the UK and #32 in the US


Fly on the Wall is considered by some fans as one of the weaker albums in the band's catalogue, while others consider it a highlight. Videos for the songs "Shake Your Foundations" and "Sink the Pink" were popular and both songs were included on the Who Made Who soundtrack/compilation released the following year. Fly on the Wall is the band's second consecutive, and final, self-produced LP. Who Made Who is a hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC, released as the soundtrack to the Stephen King movie Maximum Overdrive. ...


Some fans consider the title track, with its majestic power chords and nail-driver drum beat, to be one of the band's loudest and most energetic studio recordings. The album has gained respect in recent years as fans have discovered the staying power of such basic rock 'n' roll tracks as "Send for the Man," "Back in Business," and "Hell or High Water."

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Fly on the Wall" – 3:43
  2. "Shake Your Foundations" – 4:10
  3. "First Blood" – 3:40
  4. "Danger" – 4:22
  5. "Sink the Pink" – 4:14
  6. "Playing With Girls" – 3:44
  7. "Stand Up" – 3:53
  8. "Hell or High Water" – 4:31
  9. "Back in Business" – 4:22
  10. "Send for the Man" – 3:26

Fly on the Wall is a song by the popular Australian Hard Rock band, AC/DC. This appears as the first track on their less successful album with the same name. ... Shake Your Foundations is a song by the Australian Hard Rock band AC/DC. The song was released on Fly on the Wall in 1985 as the second track. ... Danger is the fourth track on the album Fly on the Wall by rock band AC/DC. It is written by Brian Johnson, Angus Young, and Malcolm Young. ... Sink the Pink is a song the Australian Hard Rock band AC/DC. It was released on two of their albums, Fly on the Wall from 1985, and Who Made Who the following year. ... Angus Young (born on 31 March 1955) is a guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, known for his wild stage energy and schoolboy-uniform stage outfits. ... Malcolm Mitchell Young (born January 6, 1953) is a British guitarist, best known as a founding member, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and co-songwriter for the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. He has been with them since he co-founded the band in November 1973. ... For other uses, see Brian Johnson (disambiguation). ...

Video Version

Video cover For other uses, see Fly on the wall (disambiguation). ...

Personnel

For other uses, see Brian Johnson (disambiguation). ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... Angus Young (born on 31 March 1955) is a guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, known for his wild stage energy and schoolboy-uniform stage outfits. ... Lead guitar refers to a role within a band, that provides melody or melodic material, as opposed to the rhythm of the rhythm guitar, bass, and drums. ... Malcolm Mitchell Young (born January 6, 1953) is a British guitarist, best known as a founding member, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and co-songwriter for the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. He has been with them since he co-founded the band in November 1973. ... Rhythm guitar is a guitar that is primarily used to provide rhythmic and harmonic accompaniment for a singer or for other instruments in an ensemble. ... A backup vocalist is a vocalist that sings in harmony with the lead vocalist, with other backup vocalists, or alone but in the background of a song. ... For other persons named Clifford Williams, see Clifford Williams (disambiguation). ... A sunburst-colored Fender Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass[1][2]; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... A backup vocalist is a vocalist that sings in harmony with the lead vocalist, with other backup vocalists, or alone but in the background of a song. ... Simon Wright is also the name of the creator of Whirlpool. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ...

Sound samples

  • "Sink the Pink"
    Image:ACDC SinkThePink.ogg
    The second single of the album.
  • Problems playing the files? See media help.

References

  1. ^ Steve Huey. Fly on the Wall > Overview. All Media Guide. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.

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External links

  • Lyrics on AC/DC's official website
This article is about the band. ... Angus Young (born on 31 March 1955) is a guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, known for his wild stage energy and schoolboy-uniform stage outfits. ... Malcolm Mitchell Young (born January 6, 1953) is a British guitarist, best known as a founding member, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and co-songwriter for the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. He has been with them since he co-founded the band in November 1973. ... For other uses, see Brian Johnson (disambiguation). ... For other persons named Clifford Williams, see Clifford Williams (disambiguation). ... Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd (born Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis, on May 19, 1954) is an Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian rock band AC/DC. He held the position from 1975 until 1983, and again from 1994 to present. ... Ronald Belford Bon Scott (July 9, 1946 – February 19, 1980) was an Australian rock musician, most well-known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. ... Simon Wright is also the name of the creator of Whirlpool. ... To see the American football player see Chris Slade (football player) Chris Slade (born Christopher Rees, 30 October 1946) is a British rock drummer who has enjoyed a long and varied career. ... Mark Whitmore Evans (born March 2, 1956) is an Australian bassist best known for his membership in Australian hard rock band AC/DC from March 1975-June 1977. ... High Voltage is the first studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in February 1975. ... T.N.T. is an album by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in December 1975 (see 1975 in music). ... Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap is the third studio album by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in September 1976 (see 1976 in music). ... Let There Be Rock is the fourth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in March 1977. ... Alternate cover Original European cover High Voltage is the first internationally-released album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in May 1976. ... Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap is the second international studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in December 1976 in Europe and delayed for release in the U.S. until April 1981. ... “Let There Be Rock” redirects here. ... Powerage is the fifth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in May 1978. ... Alternate cover Australian cover Highway to Hell is the sixth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released in July 1979. ... This article is about the album. ... This article is about the album by AC/DC. For the title track, see For Those About to Rock (We Salute You). ... Flick of the Switch is an album by Australian band AC/DC, recorded shortly after their European Tour at the beginning of 1983. ... Who Made Who is a hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC, released as the soundtrack to the Stephen King movie Maximum Overdrive. ... Blow Up your Video is an album by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, first released on January 18, 1988. ... The Razors Edge is an album by AC/DC, released on September 21, 1990. ... Ballbreaker is an album by the iconic hard rock band AC/DC, released in 1995. ... Stiff Upper Lip is a 2000 hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC. The album was recorded at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia and mastered at Sterling Sound in New York City. ... 74 Jailbreak is a hard rock/blues oriented EP by Australian band AC/DC, compiled of earlier tracks that had been released only in Australia. ... Bonfire is a 5 disc box set* by the Australian band AC/DC, released in 1997. ... Volts is an album by AC/DC released on the Bonfire box set. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Live is a 1992 album by Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. It was released both as a single album and as a double album (known as Live: 2 CD Collectors Edition). The album has been considered the closest thing to a greatest hits album in the AC/DC... Live From the Atlantic Studios is a live album by AC/DC released on the Bonfire box set. ... Video cover For other uses, see Fly on the wall (disambiguation). ... Who Made Who is a hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC, released as the soundtrack to the Stephen King movie Maximum Overdrive. ... Cover of the AC/DC video. ... The cover of the Clipped DVD. Clipped is a video released by AC/DC in 1991. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... For Those About To Rock is the name of a video containing live performances by AC/DC, The Black Crowes, Metallica and Pantera. ... The cover of the No Bull DVD. No Bull is a live video released by AC/DC on November 1996, recorded in Madrid, Spain, produced by Rocky Oldham and filmed on Super 16mm film. ... Stiff Upper Lip is a 2000 hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC. The album was recorded at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia and mastered at Sterling Sound in New York City. ... The cover of the Live 77 DVD. Live 77 is a DVD released by AC/DC on September 2004 in Japan. ... Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto is a benefit rock concert that was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 30, 2003. ... Family Jewels cover. ... Plug Me In is a DVD to be released by the hard rock group AC/DC on October 16, 2007. ... Harry Vanda (born Johannes Hendricus Jacob Vandenberg, 22 March 1946, in The Hague, The Netherlands), is a Dutch-Australian popular music singer, guitarist, songwriter and record producer. ... George Redburn Young (born 6 November 1947 in Glasgow, Scotland) is an Australian rock musician, songwriter and record producer, best-known as the co-writer of the international hits, Friday On My Mind and Love Is In The Air; and for his production of the hard rock band, AC/DC... Robert John Mutt Lange (IPA of surname: [1]) (born November 16, 1948) is an award-winning record producer and songwriter of popular music. ... Bruce Fairbairn press photo Bruce Earl Fairbairn (born in Vancouver, Canada on December 30, 1949, died May 17, 1999) was a music producers who was prominent during the 1980s and 1990s, producing songs for bands such as Bon Jovi, Aerosmith and Loverboy. ... 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