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On June 13, 1985, Ratt released "Invasion of Your Privacy," the album that launched a curious fashion

On 13 June 1985, Ratt's second album, 'Invasion of Your Privacy', was released. The heavy metal band from San Diego (California), formed in 1978, had previously debuted with the eponymous EP in 1983, with which they were noticed by Atlantic Records, the record company that produced the second album mentioned here.

A curiosity of 'Invasion of Your Privacy' concerns the album cover. On it appears playmate Marianne Gravatte, who also appears in the video 'Lay It Down' (single from the album).

Ratt was the first band to use the presence of a model on the cover of a heavy metal album, opening a fashion in this respect.

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The release of "Invasion of Your Privacy" by Ratt
On 13 June 1985, Ratt's second album, 'Invasion of Your Privacy', was released. The heavy metal band from San Diego (California), formed in 1978, had previously made their debut with the eponymous EP in 1983, with which they came to the attention of Atlantic Records, the record company that produced the second album mentioned here.
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The album cover
A curiosity of 'Invasion of Your Privacy' concerns the album cover. On it appears playmate Marianne Gravatte, who also appears in the video 'Lay It Down' (single taken from the album).
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The start of the fashion of models on albums
Ratt was the first band to use the presence of a model on the cover of a heavy metal album, opening a fashion in this respect. Marianne Gravatte herself had later appeared in the videos of other bands such as Bon Jovi and Van Halen.
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The singles taken from the album
From the album 'Invasion of Your Privacy' came the singles 'Lay It Down', 'You're in Love' and 'What You Give Is What You Get', all of which were very popular on MTV and radio at the time.
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Album tracks
Tracks on the album include these: 'You're in Love', 'Never Use Love', 'Lay it Down', 'Give it All', 'Closer to My Heart', 'Between the Eyes', 'What You Give Is What You Get', 'Got Me on the Line', 'You Should Know by Now', 'Dangerous but Worth the Risk'.
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