The album, also produced by Thomas, was enormously successful both critically and commercially, attaining Top 40 and platinum status by selling more than one million copies.
Holy Water was the band's first album on the Atlantic subsidiary Atco.
In addition, they hired Steve Price as the new bass player and Greg Dechert (ex-Uriah Heep) on keyboards.
Howe's vocal style brought more of a pop-rock sound to the band, which Atlantic Records, looking to bring the band back up to arena status, was looking for after declining turnouts to previous live performances and the dismal sales of Rough Diamonds.
Dangerous Age fared better than its predecessor, spawning several MTV videos and the AOR hits "No Smoke Without A Fire" (#4), "One Night" (#9) and "Shake It Up" (#9, also No. Price and Oakes both left at the conclusion of the tour.
The band's next album, Holy Water, written mostly by Brian Howe and Terry Thomas, was released in June 1990.
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A three-year hiatus from the studio ended with the release of Rough Diamonds in 1982. After the release of Rough Diamonds, Bad Company disbanded.
This would be the sixth and final LP in the group's original incarnation until four new songs were recorded in 1998. Mick Ralphs said, "Paul wanted a break and truthfully we all needed to stop.
The album was the worst selling Bad Company album of those that had Paul Rodgers as the front man. Bad Company had become bigger than us all and to continue would have destroyed someone or something.
The band's 1974 debut album Bad Company was recorded at Headley Grange, Hampshire in Ronnie Lane's Mobile Studio. Their third album, Run With the Pack, was released in 1976 and reached No. This double headline tour was scheduled to commence on 25 April 1976 but was halted due to Kossoff's death on 19 March 1976. Desolation Angels also embellished the group's sound with synthesisers and strings. By the end of the 1970s, however, the band grew increasingly disenchanted with playing large stadiums.
The album also spawned two hit singles, "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" at No. 1977's Burnin' Sky fared the poorest of their first four records, reaching No. It had two charting singles: "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy" at No. In addition, Peter Grant lost interest in the group and management in general after Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died on 25 September 1980.