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Precious Time (album)

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Released  July 6, 1981
Precious Time (1981)  Get Nervous (1982)
Release date  6 July 1981
Genres  Rock music, Hard rock
Length  35:30
Artist  Pat Benatar
Label  Chrysalis Records
Producers  Keith Olsen, Pat Benatar
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Studio  Sound City Studios and Goodnight LA Studios at Los Angeles, California
Similar  Get Nervous, Crimes of Passion, In the Heat of the Night, Wide Awake in Dreamland, Seven the Hard Way

Precious Time is the third studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released on July 6, 1981. It peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, chart and produced the top 20 hit and lead single "Fire and Ice"; the song that would later win the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 1982 and reached No. 17 on the U.S. Pop chart and No. 2 on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart.


The album's second single "Promises in the Dark" reached No. 38 on the U.S. Pop chart and No. 16 on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart.

Precious Time was also Benatar's first album to chart in the UK, reaching No. 30.

Precious Time was reissued and remastered on Capitol Records in 2006.

The band

  • Pat Benatar – lead and backing vocals
  • Neil Giraldo – lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Scott St. Clair Sheets – rhythm guitar
  • Roger Capps – bass guitar
  • Myron Grombacher – drums
  • Additional personnel

  • Alan Pasqua – piano
  • Gary Herbig, Joel Peskin, Tom Scott, Larry Williams – saxophones on track 7
  • Keith Olsen – tambourine on track 2
  • Production

  • Produced by Keith Olsen and Neil Giraldo
  • Engineered by Keith Olsen and Chris Minto at Sound City & Goodnight LA
  • Mastered by Greg Fulginiti at Artisan Sound Recorders
  • Art direction and design by Ria Lewerke-Shapiro
  • Songs

    1Promises in the Dark4:49
    2Fire & Ice3:21
    3Just Like Me3:31


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