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Celebrity Skin

Album information
NameCelebrity Skin
ReleasedSeptember 8, 1998
RecordedConway Studios & Record Plant, Los Angeles; Quad Studios, New York City; Olympic Studios, London
GenreAlternative rock
ProducerMichael Beinhorn, Eric Erlandson
Previous albumLive Through This
Next albumNobody's Daughter

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'Celebrity Skin' is the third studio album by American alternative rock band Hole, released worldwide by Geffen Records on September 7, 1998 and one day later in the United States. Similarly to vocalist and guitarist Courtney Love's refined image during this era, the sound of the album itself moved away from Hole's harder alternative rock past and toward a cleaner and more radio friendly pop rock format.

The album was the group's first to feature bassist Melissa Auf der Maur after the death of Kristen Pfaff, and was the band's last album before their eventual departure in 2002.

Celebrity Skin proved to be Hole's most commercially successful album, garnering them a #1 hit single on the Modern Rock Tracks chart with the title track. Critical reaction to the album was largely positive, though not as universally so as the band's previous record, Live Through This (1994).

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