Get a Grip
|Get a Grip|
|Released||April 20, 1993|
|Recorded||January–February 1992 at |
September–November 1992 at
Get a Grip is the eleventh studio album by American
Get a Grip featured guests including
Get a Grip became Aerosmith's best-selling studio album worldwide, achieving sales of over 20 million copies, and is tied with
The album originally had 12 songs and would be released on the third quarter of 1992, but Geffen A&R executive
Regarding songs that reflect on the band's history with drug abuse such as "Get a Grip" and "
Many songs were written and recorded for the album that were either used as b-sides or never released. "Don't Stop" and "Head First" were released as b-sides, as well as "Can't Stop Messin'", which also appears on several special editions of the album as an addition in the track list. Other songs were listed on the official Aerosmith website in the late 1990s. "Black Cherry", "Devil's Got A New Disguise", "Dime Store Lover", "Legendary Child", "Lizard Love", "Meltdown", "Rocket 88", "Wham Bam", and "Yo Momma" were listed on the lyrics page of the website, which can be accessed via the Wayback Machine. In 2005, Aerosmith A&R man John Kalodner confirmed the existence of several of the songs above, as well as "Trouble", "Strange", "13", and "Keep On Movin'". "Deuces Are Wild" was possibly recorded again during these sessions. Several songs are also listed on copyright repertoires, including "Ain't Gonna Break My Heart", "Good Thang", and "Jake". These songs can be traced to the year 1991. Reworked versions of "Devil's Got A New Disguise", "Deuces Are Wild", "Lizard Love", and "Legendary Child" have since been released on various albums and soundtracks.