Why is the STP album called purple?

“Then they heard some of his songs and fell in love with them, and we all began listening to it. And he had this one song where he was singing about his second album and how they are twelve gracious melodies, and thought it was perfect for Purple. So we are very lucky we got to tack it on at the end as a hidden track.

How many albums did Stone Temple Pilots Purple sell?

The album, building on the foundation laid by the band’s debut album Core, was a huge success for the band, selling 252,000 copies in its first week and debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and remaining there for three weeks, eventually selling over six million copies.

Did Stone Temple Pilots copy Pearl Jam?

Listeners couldn’t read or hear about Stone Temple Pilots without obligatory comparisons to Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam. Although annoyed by copy-cat notions, the Pilots handled the situation well in the press, pointing out that “Plush” had been written back in 1989 (two years before Pearl Jam had released anything).

Who has a Purple album cover?

The Line of Purples: The Color Purple on Album Covers

1 1.School Food Punishment Futuristic Imagination (2009) [Single]
2 2.Joshua Burkett Gold Cosmos (2001)
3 3.Terrestre Secondary Inspection (2004)
4 4.Litmus You Are Here (2004) Thank you Egbert1971.
Thank you Egbert1971.

What album is Vaseline on?

PurpleVasoline / Album

How did STP get its name?

Inspired by the STP Motor Oil stickers that the band members were fans of in their youth, various ideas on the initials “STP” were shared by the band before they settled on the name “Stone Temple Pilots”.

What genre is STP?

Alternative/IndieStone Temple Pilots / Genre

Who was the most successful of the grunge bands?

Obviously Nirvana. They’re the pinnacle of grunge and their album, Nevermind, is basically a “how to do grunge” manual. They had the whole world listening before Kurt Cobain’s tragic suicide in 1994, aged just 27.

What year did Stone Temple Pilots release Purple?

Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop Purple (stylized in Chinese text) is the second studio album by the American rock band Stone Temple Pilots, released on June 7, 1994, by Atlantic Records.

What are some of the best Stone Temple Pilots records?

Stone Temple Pilots. Atlantic Records. 2000. PRCD 300323. ^ Revolution (track listing). Stone Temple Pilots. Atlantic Records. 2001. PRCD 300711. ^ Wonderful (track listing). Stone Temple Pilots. Elektra Records. 2002. PRCD-1762-2. ^ Plush (Acoustic) (track listing). Stone Temple Pilots. Atlantic Records. 2003.

Is Stone Temple Pilots a grunge band?

Stone Temple Pilots had hits with Core, but they got no respect. They suffered a barrage of savage criticism and it must have hurt, since their second effort seems a conscious effort to distinguish themselves as a band not indebted to grunge.

When did Stone Temple Pilots release Big Empty?

In the spring of 1994, Stone Temple Pilots returned to the studio to work on their next album and completed it in less than a month. The album’s first single, “Big Empty”, made its debut at STP’s MTV Unplugged acoustic performance in 1993.