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Slip of the Tongue

Slip of the Tongue is an album by the rock band Whitesnake, released in 1989. This is the band's ninth studio album overall. It features guitar virtuoso Steve Vai on guitars. Three singles were released from the album: "Fool for Your Loving", "The Deeper the Love" and "Now You're Gone". Slip of the Tongue sold over four million copies.

"Fool For Your Loving" originally appeared on the Ready an' Willing album, but it was re-recorded for this album.

Track listing

All songs written by David Coverdale and Adrian Vandenberg except as noted.

  1. "Slip of the Tongue" – 5:20
  2. "Cheap an' Nasty" – 3:28
  3. "Fool For Your Loving 89" (Coverdale, Micky Moody, Bernie Marsden) – 4:10
  4. "Now You're Gone" – 4:11
  5. "Kittens Got Claws" – 5:00
  6. "Wings of the Storm" – 5:00
  7. "The Deeper the Love" – 4:22
  8. "Judgment Day" – 5:15
  9. "Slow Poke Music" – 3:59
  10. "Sailing Ships" – 6:02

For Fool For Your Loving, the "89" is not part of the song title. However it is included here to avoid confusion with the original 1980 version.



Guest Musicians

Other credits


  • Due to an injury, Adrian Vandenberg was unable to perform on this recording. Steve Vai played all guitars on the album. However, Adrian Vandenberg was credited as a bandmember and included in the group photoshoot in the album sleeves.
  • David Coverdale's wife (1989–1991), Tawny Kitaen was on a video for the song "The Deeper the Love".


External Link(s)

Official site

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