Suzi Quatro's top five albums according to Fuzz Music magazine

Collected for you a selection of albums by one of the first women to explode the male glam scene of the 70s - Suzi Quatro.

Suzi Quatro's Top 5 Best Albums

Susie Quattro is American rock legend, vocalist, bassist, songwriter, producer, actress and radio host. She was born on 3 June 1950 in Detroit. Her father was an Italian jazz musician and her mother was Hungarian. Her musical background path began at the age of 14, when she became a member of the women's club. groups Pleasure Seekers, in which her sisters participated.

The first two years, when she moved to Britain, were for Quattro full of labours. She had arrived there with one of her sisters, but after she flew home, Susie was left all alone one. She had no money and recorded songs in the studio every day. She would return home in the evening and fall asleep with tears in her eyes.

Susie Quatro when she was young
Susie Quatro when she was young

Her first Rolling Stone single was a success only in Portugal, where it unexpectedly reached No. 1 on the charts. In 1971, she signed contract with British producer Mickey Most and moved to London. She became one of the first female rock musicians and has sold over 55 million albums. Her famous songs include "Can The Can," "Devil Gate Drive," and "Stumblin' In." She also played a role in the American television series "Happy Days."

Susie Quattro changed the music world forever. Before this fiery little leather-clad girl appeared on the predominant male in the '70s glam scene, the role of rock and pop singers was insignificant and unnoticed. Suzi Quatro changed all that. She had an undeniable charismaignored established boundaries and displayed an exuberant and instinctive rock 'n' roll that inspired (directly or indirectly) a generation of aspiring female artists.

Suzi Quatro (1973)

The album "Suzi Quatro" is the first. studio a recording by an American rock star, released in October 1973 on the RAK Records label. In Australia, the album was released under the title Can the Can, after the eponymous hit. The album includes 12 songs in glam rock and hard rock styles, among which "48 Crash" and "All Shook Up" are also famous. The album received enthusiastic reviews from critics and reached high places in the charts in various countries, including Australia, Austria, the UK, Norway and the FRG.

Suzi Quatro album cover.
Suzi Quatro album cover.

To producing Mike Chapman and Nikki Chinn, known as the writers and producers of many glam rock hits of the 1970s, were responsible for the "Suzi Quatro" album. They have also collaborated with the likes of executorslike Sweet, Smokie, Mud, Racey and Blondie.

Cover of the album "Suzi Quatro" draws attention with its contrast. In the foreground stands Suzi in a leather jacket and jeans, with her hand on her hip and looking straight into the camera. She looks defiant and confident. In the background stand her musicians in suits and ties, looking thoughtful and subservient. It was a colourful challenge to the masculine dominance on the '70s glam scene.

Quatro (1974)

The album "Quatro" is second Susie Quatro's studio work, released in October 1974 on the RAK Records label. The album was also produced Mike Chapman and Nikki Chinn, as well as Suzy's previous album. The album consists of. 12 songsincluding the singles "The Wild One", "Too Big" and "Devil Gate Drive". The album received favourable reviews from critics and has charted high in various countries, including Australia, the UK, Norway and the FRG.

The album "Quatro" showcases diversity of Susie's styles and moods. She can be energetic and driving in the rock 'n' rolls of "Devil Gate Drive" or "The Wild One", melodic and lyrical in the ballads "Fever" or "Cat Size", or unusual and experimental in the songs "Your Mamma Won't Like Me" or "I Bit Off More Than I Could Chew".

Aggro-Phobia (1976)

The album "Aggro-Phobia" is. fourth Susie Quatro's studio work, recorded in the autumn of 1976. It was the only album of Susie's that was produced by Mickey Most, owner of the RAK Records label. The album includes 10 songsincluding the singles "Tear Me Apart" and "Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)".

The song "Tear Me Apart" reached the top 30 of the UK chart in October 1977. "Aggro-Phobia" represented refund to more classic rock, albeit with country elements that became more prominent on her next album, 1978's If You Knew Suzi.

If You Knew Suzi (1978)

The album "If You Knew Suzi" is. sixth Susie Quatro studio album released in 1978 on the RAK Records label. The album contains duo with Chris Norman of the Smokie band "Stumblin' In", which reached number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1979. The album also reached number 37 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Susie Quattro
Susie Quattro

"If You Knew Suzi" represents. mixture of different styles and moods. The songs include the well-known hit "If You Can't Give Me Love", the melodic "Don't Change My Luck", the calm "Suicide" and "Wiser Than You", which are especially liked by the listeners.

Some songs have a slight country tinge to them, but Suzy doesn't forget her rock and roll sound and proves it with "Evie", "Breakdown" and "Non-Citizen".

Rock Hard (1980)

The album "Rock Hard" is seventh Susie Quatro's studio work, released in October 1980 on the Dreamland Records label. It was Susie's only album on the label, which soon afterwards ceased its existence.

The album includes 10 songsThe album did not receive critical acclaim and failed to chart in the US and UK, but it did feature the singles "Rock Hard", "Glad All Over" and "Lipstick". The album did not receive unequivocal praise from critics and did not enter the US and UK charts, but it did chart in the US and UK. good result in Australia and Germany, where he finished 9th and 11th respectively.

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