The album has been known under three different names; the spine of the original vinyl release had Winged Assassins printed on it, while early cassette releases of the Sleeping (In The Fire) - W.A.S.P. - W.A.S.P. had the name of the album's first Track 3 - Skratchy Seal - Super Seal Giant Robo V.2 (Right Arm), "I Wanna Be Somebody", printed in bold letters on the cover.
The album is officially entitled simply W. Prior to its original release, the controversial track " Animal Fuck Like a Beast " was deleted from the album. The Parents Music Resource Center had labeled the song as one of its "Filthy 15", songs that the group not the public determined to be morally objectionable. Capitol Records subsequently bowed to pressure and pulled the song. The band released the song on the independent label Music for Nations in the UK as a single inand it was reinstated on the album's reissue.
The song "I Wanna Be Somebody", released as the album's first single with accompanying Sleeping (In The Fire) - W.A.S.P. - W.A.S.P. videoachieved such success that it was ranked No.
Several of the album's songs have been covered by other bands. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 31, Retrieved November 29, Rock Hard in German. Retrieved October 17, Retrieved October 16, Media Control Charts. Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Library and Archives Canada. October 27, Billboard Albums". Archived from the original on January 29, Retrieved October 29, First Blood Last Cuts.
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