Van Halen “Van Halen II” Vinyl Record Album, autographed in black marker by Eddie Van Halen, who added the inscription “V.H. ’16” after his signature. (This is a beautiful version of his autograph).
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Van Halen II is the second studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released on March 23, 1979. It peaked at number 6 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.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine from AllMusic rates Van Halen II 4 stars out of 5. He notes the album is “virtually a carbon copy of their 1978 debut,” though goes on to say it is “lighter and funnier” and “some of the grandest hard rock ever made.” Erlewine praises Eddie’s “phenomenal gift” and Roth’s “knowing shuck and jive.