On March 18, 1997.

On March 18, 1997, “Columbia” label released “Nine Lives”, the twelfth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded September – November 1996, at “Avatar” in New York City, “The Boneyard” (Joe Perry’s home studio, and was produced by Kevin Shirley, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler – lead vocals, keyboards, hand organ, piano, harmonica, hammer dulcimer, percussion, horn arrangements, engineer
  • Joe Perry – guitar, slide guitar, dulcimer, backing vocals, engineer
  • Brad Whitford – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tom Hamilton – bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Joey Kramer – drums
  • John Webster – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ramesh Mishra – sarangi
  • Sander Selover – programming
  • David Campbell – string and horn arrangements, conductor
  • Suzie Katayama – strings, conductor
  • Elliot Scheiner, Kevin Shirley – engineer, mixing
  • Mark Hudson, Rory Romano – engineer
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • David Frangioni – production engineer
  • Christopher Austopchuk, Gail Marowitz – art direction, photography
  • Jeanne Greco – calligraphy
  • F. Scott Schafer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Nine Lives – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  2. Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees) – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  3. Hole in My Soul – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  4. Taste of India – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  5. Full Circle – Steven Tyler, Taylor Rhodes
  6. Something’s Gotta Give – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  7. Ain’t That a Bitch – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  8. The Farm – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  9. Crash – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Mark Hudson, Dominic Miler
  10. Kiss Your Past Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson
  11. Pink – Steven Tyler, Richard Supa, Glen Ballard
  12. Attitude Adjustment – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Fredeiksen
  13. Fallen Angels – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Richard Supa

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