15/05/2015

City Boy "The Day The Earth Caught Fire" (1979) -AOR-



Label : Vertigo Records


01 - The Day The Earth Caught Fire (Lol Mason, Max Thomas & Mike Slamer)
02 - It's Only The End Of The World (Lol Mason, Steve Broughton, Roy Ward & Robert John "Mutt" Lange)
03 - Interrupted Melody (Lol Mason, Max Thomas & Mike Slamer)
04 - Modern Love Affair (Lol Mason, Max Thomas & Mike Slamer)
05 - New York Times (Lol Mason & Steve Broughton - Instrumental Theme Originated by Mike Slamer, Steve Broughton & Max Thomas)
06 - Up In The Eighties (Lol Mason & Max Thomas)
07 - Machines (Lol Mason, Mike Slamer & Roy Ward)
08 - Ambition:
       a. Ambition (Lol Mason, Steve Broughton & Mike Slamer)
       b. Me And My Tarot (Lol Mason, Steve Broughton & Max Thomas)
       c. Rev-On (The Crunch) (Lol Mason, Steve Broughton, Mike Slamer, Roy Ward, Max Thomas & Robert John "Mutt" Lange)
       d. The End (Came Easy) (Lol Mason & Steve Broughton)


Produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Engineered by Tim Friese-Greene
Strings Arranged by Louis Clarke
Album Recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas


City Boy :

Lol Mason : Lead & Backing vocals
Steve Broughton : Lead & Backing vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Mike Slamer : All Electric Guitars
Roy Ward : Lead & Backing vocals, Drums, Percussion
Max Thomas : Keyboards & Backing vocals
Chris Dunn : Bass Guitar & Acoustic Guitar


Additional musicians :

Kendal Stubbs : Bass Guitar & Percussion on "Modern Love Affair"
Robert John "Mutt" Lange : Bass Guitar & Backing vocals on "It's Only The End Of The World"
Huey Lewis : Harp on "It's Only The End Of The World"
Tim Friese-Greene : Honky Synthesizer on "Rev-On (The Crunch)"
Derek "Calorie" King : Piano


01 - The Day The Earth Caught Fire 

Lead vocal : Lol Mason

02 - It's Only The End Of The World 

Lead vocal : Roy Ward

03 - Interrupted Melody

Lead vocal : Lol Mason 

04 - Modern Love Affair

Lead vocal : Lol Mason

05 - New York Times

Lead vocal : Roy Ward

06 - Up In The Eighties

Lead vocal : Lol Mason

07 - Machines

Lead vocal : Roy Ward

08 - Ambition:
       a. Ambition

Lead vocal : Roy Ward, Lol Mason & Steve Broughton

       b. Me And My Tarot

Lead vocalSteve Broughton

       c. Rev-On (The Crunch)

Lead vocal : Steve Broughton & Roy Ward

       d. The End (Came Easy)

Lead vocal : Steve Broughton, Lol Mason & Roy Ward