The Slider

The Slider is a 1972 album by Marc Bolan's band T. Rex, the seventh since their debut as Tyrannosaurus Rex in 1968, and the third under the name T. Rex. It was released on 21 July by record labels EMI and Reprise. Two singles, "Telegram Sam" and "Metal Guru", were released to promote the album.

The Slider
Studio album by
Released21 July 1972 (1972-07-21)
RecordedMarch–April 1972
StudioRosenberg, Copenhagen; Château d'Hérouville, Paris; Elektra, Los Angeles
GenreGlam rock
Length53:52
LabelT. REX (UK), Reprise (US)
ProducerTony Visconti
T. Rex chronology
Electric Warrior
(1971)
The Slider
(1972)
Tanx
(1973)
Singles from The Slider
  1. "Telegram Sam"
    Released: January 1972
  2. "Metal Guru"
    Released: May 1972

The Slider received acclaim from critics, and reached number 4 in the UK charts and number 17 in the US.