Van Halen 1984 (30th Anniversary Edition, 180 Gram Vinyl)
Van Halen: David Lee Roth (vocals); Eddie Van Halen (guitar, keyboards); Michael Anthony (bass, background vocals); Alex Van Halen (drums, percussion, background vocals).
Recorded at 5150 Studios, Hollywood, California.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
This was vocalist David Lee Roth's final record for the band and as such, the album stands as a testament of worth somewhere between high camp and high class. Eddie Van Halen's venerable, rolling guitar pulled immaculately into place, while his new-found love of the keyboard gave them their first international smash with "Jump." However, it is the quite demented rush of "Panama," and the hilarious "Hot For Teacher," with Roth exuding a droll litany of school-yard fantasies over a thunderous Alex Van Halen backbeat, that gives ultimate credence to the rock 'n' roll party that was the Roth/Van Halen partnership.
- RSD Release Date: n/a
- Format: Vinyl
- Genre: Rock
- Released: 03/31/2015