Get a Grip

~ Release group by Aerosmith


Get a Grip is the eleventh studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on April 20, 1993 by Geffen Records. Get a Grip was the band's last studio album to be released by Geffen before they returned to Columbia Records.

Get a Grip featured guests including Don Henley, who sang backup on "Amazing", and Lenny Kravitz, who offered backup vocals and collaboration to "Line Up". As on Permanent Vacation and Pump, this album featured numerous song collaborators from outside the band including: Desmond Child, Jim Vallance, Mark Hudson, Richie Supa, Taylor Rhodes, Jack Blades, and Tommy Shaw.

Get a Grip became Aerosmith's best-selling studio album worldwide, achieving sales of over 20 million copies, and is tied with Pump for their second best-selling album in the United States, selling over 7 million copies as of 1995. (Toys in the Attic leads with eight million). This also made it their third consecutive album with US sales of at least five million. Two songs from the album won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, in 1993 and 1994. The album was voted Album of the Year by Metal Edge readers in the magazine's 1993 Readers' Choice Awards, while "Livin' on the Edge" was voted Best Video.

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Release Format Tracks Date Country Label Catalog# Barcode
Get a Grip CD 15 Geffen Records BM650, GED24444 720642444429
Get a Grip CD 15 Geffen Records GEFD-24444 720642444429
Get a Grip CD 14 Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases), Geffen Records 0 20831-4580-2 75, GEFD 24455 0208314580275
Get a Grip CD 14 Geffen Records GEFSD-24455 720642445525
Get a Grip (BMG Direct) CD 14 BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., Geffen Records D 120814, GEFD-24455 [none]
Get a Grip (unknown) 17 Geffen Records
Get a Grip (unknown) 14
Get a Grip (iTunes) Digital Media 14 Geffen Records 602537156603
Get a Grip (96 kHz/24‐bit) Digital Media 14 Geffen Records 602537156597


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