Woke Up with a Monster

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Rick Nielsen personalized autographed Vinyl or CD (new condition only opened to sign cover). Due to the personalized autograph please allow up to 6-8 weeks for your order to be fulfilled.

Woke up with a Monster is the twelfth studio album by Cheap Trick released on Warner Bros. Records in 1994 and produced by Ted Templeman.

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Track listing

  1. “My Gang” (Tom Petersson, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen) – 4:22
  2. “Woke Up with a Monster” (Nielsen, Petersson, Zander) – 4:32
  3. “You’re All I Wanna Do” (Nielsen, Petersson, Zander, Jim Peterik, J. Raymond, Terry Reid) – 4:03
  4. “Never Run Out of Love” (Nielsen, Peterik) – 4:08
  5. “Didn’t Know I Had It” (Nielsen, Todd Cerney) – 4:31
  6. “Ride the Pony” (Zander, Mark Spiro) – 4:31
  7. “Girlfriends” (Nielsen, Petersson, Zander, Bun E. Carlos) – 4:32
  8. “Let Her Go” (Zander, N. Graham/Publishers still pending) – 4:28
  9. “Tell Me Everything” (Zander, Petersson, Nielsen, Michael McDonald, Julian Raymond) – 3:59
  10. “Cry Baby” (Petersson, Nielsen, Zander) – 4:18
  11. “Love Me for a Minute” (Zander, Nielsen, Petersson) – 4:12

Japanese version

  1. “Sabre Dance”

The band also recorded a cover of John Lennon’s “Cold Turkey” during these sessions. It went to the Working Class Hero: A Tribute to John Lennon album while an alternate version was released on one of the Bun E.’s Basement Bootleg albums.

Singles

All singles were promotional singles only.

  • (1994) “Woke up with a Monster” – #16 US Mainstream Rock
  • (1994) “You’re All I Wanna Do”/”Cry Baby”
  • (1994) “Girlfriends”
  • (1994) “Never Run Out of Love”
  • (1994) “Didn’t Know I Had It”

Unreleased outtakes

  • “Don’t Blame It On Love”
  • “All Those Years” (Later re-recorded for the 2006 album Rockford)
  • “Down, Down” (Later re-recorded with different lyrics in 1996 as “Baby Talk” and released on the 7 inch single Baby Talk/Brontosaurus)
  • “Anytime” (Later re-recorded for Cheap Trick (1997 album)

Personnel

Cheap Trick

  • Robin Zander – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rick Nielsen – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson – bass, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos – drums, percussion

Guest musician

  • Jimmie Wood – harmonica

Technical

  • Ted Templeman – producer
  • Lenny Waronker – executive producer
  • Jeff Hendrickson – engineer
  • Bino Espinoza, Judy Kirschner, Kenji Nakai, Kimm James, Scott Blockland, Ulrich Wild – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Dave Wilmer – guitar technician
  • Chuck Elias – drum technician
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Mark Seliger – photography

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