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Purple (album)

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Purple
Purple
LP by Stone Temple Pilots
Released June 7, 1994
Recorded 1993, 1994
Genre Alternative rock
Length 46 min 56 sec
Record label Atlantic
Producer Brendan O'Brien
Professional reviews
Allmusic.com 4 stars out of 5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=A8sj20r6at48b)
Stone Temple Pilots Chronology
Core
(1992)
Purple
(1994)
Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop
(1996)

Purple (also known as 12 Gracious Melodies) was the second CD released by Stone Temple Pilots on June 7, 1994, by Atlantic Records. It contains one of the band's biggest hit songs, "Big Empty", which was also featured on The Crow soundtrack.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Meat Plow" - 3:37
  2. "Vasoline" - 2:56
  3. "Lounge Fly" - 5:18
  4. "Interstate Love Song" - 3:14
  5. "Still Remains" - 3:33
  6. "Pretty Penny" - 3:42
  7. "Silvergun Superman" - 5:16
  8. "Big Empty" - 4:54
  9. "Unglued" - 2:34
  10. "Army Ants" - 3:46
  11. "Kitchenware & Candybars" - 8:06

Personnel

  • Stone Temple Pilots - Design
  • Dean DeLeo - Guitar (Acoustic), Percussion, Drums, Guitar (Electric)
  • Robert DeLeo - Bass, Guitar, Percussion
  • Nick DiDia - Engineer
  • Clay Harper - Assistant Engineer
  • Eric Kretz - Percussion, Drums
  • Paul Leary - Guitar, Percussion, Mellotron
  • Brendan O'Brien - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Scott Weiland - Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
  • Dale Sizer - Illustrations
  • Caram Costanzo - Assistant Engineer
  • John Heiden - Design

Chart positions

Album

1994	Purple	                The Billboard 200	  No. 1

Singles

1994	Big Empty	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	  No. 3
1994	Interstate Love Song	Mainstream Rock Tracks	  No. 1
1994	Vasoline	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	  No. 1
1994	Big Empty	        Modern Rock Tracks	  No. 7
1994	Interstate Love Song	Modern Rock Tracks	  No. 2
1994	Vasoline	        Modern Rock Tracks	  No. 2
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