- Released: November 1, 2004
- Label: Capitol
- 1.Edge of a Broken Heart
- 2.I Want You to Rock Me
- 4.American Dream
- 6.One Night Alone
- 7.Hell Raisers
- 8.Love Made Me
- 11.Charmed Life
Vixen: Share Pedersen (bass guitar); Janet Gardner, Jan Kuehnemund, Roxy Petrucci.
Personnel: Janet Gardner, Jan Kuehnemund (vocals, guitar, background vocals); Roxy Petrucci (vocals, drums, background vocals); Share Pedersen (vocals, background vocals).
Audio Mixers: David Cole; Brian Foraker.
Recording information: Baby O' Studio; Capitol studios, Los Angeles, CA; Eldorado Recording; Iceberg Studio; Ignited Studio; Rhett Lawrence Studios; Sunset sound; The Pasha Music House, Hollywood, CA.
Photographer: Glen LaFerman.
Arrangers: David Cole; Rick Neigher; Richard Marx; Spencer Proffer.
Formulated from the very glamorous elements that made hair metal in the '80s so decadently enjoyable, Vixen was the female equivalent of Warrant: rocking just hard enough so it was OK for macho hair metal dudes to enjoy and just soft enough so that they would be the darlings of the Dial MTV circuit. The formula paid off in spades, and the Richard Marx-penned lead single "Edge of a Broken Heart" blazed up the charts and usurped the throne from many of the macho hair metal dudes in all of their hair spray and make-up ridden glory. The rest of the album had the predictable, gratuitous power ballads, hard driving party tunes, and everything else in between that rock bands were pontificating about in the late '80s. It's not the best of the era, but certainly not the worst. ~ Rob Theakston