Featuring many different styles and influences, Nine Lives does manage to be an entertaining piece of work. The album was produced by Aerosmith and Kevin Shirley, and was the band's first studio album released by Columbia Records since 1982's Rock In A Hard Place. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top 200. One of the album's singles, "Pink", won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.


1.Nine Lives 2.Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees) 3.Hole In My Soul 4.Taste Of India 5.Full Circle 6.Something's Gotta Give 7.Ain't That A Bitch 8.The Farm 9.Crash 10.Kiss Your Past Good Bye 11.Pink 12.Attitude Adjustment 13.Fallen Angels


Steven Tyler - lead vocals, keyboards, hand organ, piano, harmonica, hammer dulcimer, percussion, Joe Perry - guitar, slide guitar, dulcimer, backing vocals, Brad Whitford - guitar, acoustic guitar, Tom Hamilton - bass guitar, Chapman Stick, Joey Kramer - drums. Additional musicians: Ramesh Mishra - sarangi, John Webster - keyboards, backing vocals

Release date: March 18, 1997