CC Deville w/ SP's Mark Battaglia
DeVille co-wrote Poison's debut album with Bret Michaels. Look What the Cat Dragged In was released on May 16, 1986. It included three hits, "Talk Dirty to Me," "I Want Action," and "I Won't Forget You." Sales for the album topped 2 million copies. DeVille also wrote much of the material for Poison's second album, Open Up And Say...Ahh!, which was released on May 21, 1988 and would ultimately go on to sell 8 million copies worldwide. It included the hit song "Nothin' But A Good Time", co-written by DeVille.
In 1990, DeVille performed lead guitar on Warrant's hit song "Cherry Pie" (from the album of the same name). A significant growth in DeVille's songwriting prowess and musicianship became evident on the Poison record Flesh and Blood, released the the same year.
DeVille appeared on VH1's reality television show The Surreal Life in March 2006. DeVille recently tasted Billboard chart success with the Poison release The Best Of Poison: 20 Years Of Rock which charted at #17; the compilation celebrates Poison's 20th anniversary, a large United States tour followed the release.
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