Tuesday 10/11/22 11pm ET: Feature LP: Van Halen – Van Halen II (1979)

Van Halen II is the second studio album by American rock band Van Halen. Released on March 23, 1979, it peaked at number six on the Billboard 200 and spawned the singles “Dance the Night Away” and “Beautiful Girls”. As of 2004, it has sold almost six million copies in the United States. Critical reaction to the album has been positive as well, with The Rolling Stone Album Guide praising the “feel-good, party atmosphere” of the songs.

  1. “You’re No Good” 3:16
  2. “Dance the Night Away” 3:06
  3. “Somebody Get Me a Doctor” 2:52
  4. “Bottoms Up!” 3:05
  5. “Outta Love Again” 2:51
  6. “Light Up the Sky” 3:13
  7. “Spanish Fly” (instrumental) 1:00
  8. “D.O.A.” 4:09
  9. “Women in Love…” 4:08
  10. “Beautiful Girls” 3:56

David Lee Roth – lead vocals
Eddie Van Halen – guitar, backing vocals
Michael Anthony – bass guitar, backing vocals
Alex Van Halen – drums