11/12/2014

Elton John "Too Low For Zero" (1983)



Label : Geffen Records


01 - Cold As Christmas (In The Middle Of The Year) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
02 - I'm Still Standing (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
03 - Too Low For Zero (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
04 - Religion (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
05 - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues (Elton John, Bernie Taupin & Davey Johnstone)
06 - Crystal (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
07 - Kiss The Bride (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
08 - Whipping Boy (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
09 - Saint (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
10 - One More Arrow (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)

Bonus Tracks 

11 - Earn While You Learn (Elton John)
12 - Dreamboat (Elton John, Gary Osborne & Tim Renwick)
13 - The Retreat (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)


Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Bill Price
Recorded at Air Studios, Montserrat
Additional Recording at Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, California
Mixed at Air Studios, London, England
Mastered by Chris Thomas


The Band :

Elton John : Keyboards & Lead vocals
Davey Johnstone : Guitars & Vocals
Dee Murray : Bass & Vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums & Vocals


Additional vocals on "Cold As Christmas (In The Middle Of The Year)" : Kiki Dee
Strings on "One More Arrow" Arranged & Conducted by James Newton Howard
Additional Percussion on "Cold As Christmas (In The Middle Of The Year)" : Ray Cooper
Harp on "Cold As Christmas (In The Middle Of The Year)" : Skaila Kanga
Harmonica on "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" : Stevie Wonder 


Bonus Tracks

11 - Earn While You Learn

Released as A UK B-side in 1983 
Clive Franks : Bass
Steve Holly : Drums
Tim Renwick : Guitar
Elton John : Piano
Ray Cooper : Percussion

12 - Dreamboat

Released as A UK B-side in 1983 
Clive Franks : Bass
Steve Holly : Drums
Tim Renwick : Guitar
Elton John : Piano
Ray Cooper : Percussion

13 - The Retreat

Released as A UK B-side in September, 1982
Reggie McBride : Bass
Alvin Taylor : Drums
Steve Lukather : Guitar
David Paich : Organ
Elton John : Synthesizer