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Women and Children First is the third album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1980. It basically continues the trends laid out on the first two albums, relying on the vocals of David Lee Roth and the guitar playing of Eddie Van Halen.

This is the first Van Halen album to feature all original band compositions. This album strays from the more pop-sounding Van Halen II and has a more raw sound. For example, the opening track… read more



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  • Yeah, this one's very good, and most fans and critics share that opinion. Shocked to see so many people calling it weak on here.
  • I can't fathom why people think this album is weak, IMO this is one of their best albums, right next to fair warning :) Very diverse album and every song is great, and contains some of the most underrated VH songs of all time!
  • not their best album, but i will take any of their albums without sammy hagar... they mellowed way the hell out.....
  • Only loved the A-side of this album, the rest aren't very good
  • Woah, I love this album. Flawless!
  • freak z i dont know about you but i see green, homeboy must be color blind.
  • Someone needs to remove the "(Album Version)" off all the tracks. <_<
  • ehh, weak album. still some good cuts like "Romeo Delight" and "Everybody Wants Some"
  • I was wondering that too, Co-Z. I was also wondering why last.fm feels the need to throw "(album version)" on the ends of the tracks, since that makes it so none of the real, correctly titled tracks actually scrobble as being on this album.
  • Their best album ever!!

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