On August 21, 1990.

Alice In Chains - Facelift

On August 21, 1990, “Columbia” label released “Facelift” the debut Alice in Chains studio album. It was recorded December 1989 – April 1990, at “London Bridge Studio” in Seattle; “Capitol Recording Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Dave Jerden. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”.


  • Layne Staley– lead vocals
  • Jerry Cantrell– guitar, talkbox, backing vocals
  • Mike Starr– bass, backing vocals
  • Sean Kinney– drums, percussion, piano, backing vocals
  • Kevin Shuss – backing vocals
  • Dave Jerden – recording, mixing
  • Leslie Ann Jones – assistant engineer
  • Ron Champagne – additional engineering
  • Bob Lacivita – mixing assistant
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Peter Fletcher – product manager

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerry Cantrell, except where noted.

  1. We Die Young
  2. Man in the Box
  3. Sea of Sorrow
  4. Bleed the Freak
  5. I Can’t Remember
  6. Love, Hate, Love
  7. It Ain’t Like That
  8. Sunshine
  9. Put You Down
  10. Confusion
  11. I Know Somethin (Bout You)
  12. Real Thing – Layne Staley

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