Was (Not Was) - Born To Laugh At Tornadoes album download
Born To Laugh at Tornadoes is a 1983 album by the art-funk band Was (Not Was). Rolling Stone declared it "conceptually, the best album of the year" shortly after its release. It did manage to become the band's first release to make it onto Billboard's album chart, peaking at in a nine-week stay in the fall of 1983.
Complete sua coleção de Was (Not Was). The tune "Shake Your Head (Let's Go To Bed)" originally recorded with Ozzy Osbourne and Madonna on vocals just feels like Was (Not Was) already had all the ingredients for happy piano house music back in 1983, way ahead of time! Steve "Silk" Hurley later remixed it in 1992 with Kim Basinger and Ozzy again on vocals.
The tune "Shake Your Head (Let's Go To Bed)" originally recorded with Ozzy Osbourne and Madonna on vocals just feels like Was (Not Was) already had all the ingredients for happy piano house music back in 1983, way ahead of time! Steve "Silk" Hurley later remixed it in 1992 with Kim Basinger and Ozzy again on vocals.
Born to Laugh at Tornadoes. The Was brothers provide a strange bunch of songs with irresistible dance beats, plus an array of guest singers that is, well, unusual to say the least: Mitch Ryder, Doug Fieger (of The Knack), Ozzy Osbourne, and, on the ballad "Zaz Turned Blue," Mel Tormé.
This album has an average beat per minute of 117 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 84/164 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Born to Laugh at Tornadoes. BPM Profile Born to Laugh at Tornadoes. Album starts at BPM, ends at 84BPM (+84), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Was (Not Was).
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Was (Not Was) is an American eclectic pop group founded by David Weiss (. David Was) and Don Fagenson (. They gained popularity in the 1980s and early 1990s. Style:MLA Chicago APA. "Born to Laugh at Tornadoes Album.
Album · 1982 · 15 Songs. More By Was (Not Was). See All. (The Woodwork) Squeaks. Crazy Water - Single.
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|A1||Knocked Down, Made Small (Treated Like A Rubber Ball)
Arranged By [Strings And Horns] – Paul RiserBacking Vocals – Carol Hall, David Was, Donny Ray Mitchell*, Harry Bowens, Kathy KosinsBass – Jervonny CollierDrums – Yogi HortonGuitar – Bruce NazarianLead Vocals – Sweet Pea AtkinsonSynthesizer [Oberheim Obsx], Clavinet – Don WasSynthesizer [Oberheim Obxa] – Luis RestoSynthesizer [Prophet 5 And Moog] – John Robie
|A2||Bow Wow Wow Wow
Backing Vocals – Carol Hall, Chris Ewen*, David Was, Kathy Kosins, Lamont Zodiac, Lynn Halper, Sweet Pea AtkinsonBass – Red BannerElectronic Drums [Simmons] – Reggie MocamboGuitar – Bruce Nazarian, Roscoe ParadisePercussion [Bavarian Cheese Cymbal] – Tom SwiftPiano [Acoustic], Organ, Synthesizer [Oberheim Obxa And Moog] – Luis RestoSaxophone – David McMurraySynthesizer [Obsx], Drum Machine [Linn Drums] – Don WasVocals [Guest] – Mitch Ryder
Bass, Synthesizer [Oberheim Obsx], Sampler [Emulator], Drum Machine [Linn Drums] – Don WasDrums – Yogi HortonFlute – David WasGuitar – Bruce Nazarian, Joe LoDuca*Piano [Acoustic] – Luis RestoSaxophone [Solo On Fade] – Branford MarsalisSaxophone [Solo] – David McMurraySynthesizer [Oberheim Bells] – Analisa TrajanoVocals [Guest] – Doug Fieger
|A4||Shake Your Head (Let's Go To Bed)
Backing Vocals – Carol Hall, Kathy Kosins, Luis Resto, Professor Goss, Puppet Blum, Randy JacobsGuitar – Randy JacobsPercussion – Larry FratangeloSaxophone – David McMurraySynthesizer [Moog Bass] – Felix MorrisSynthesizer [Oberheim Obxa And Moog], Vocoder – Luis RestoSynthesizer [Oberheim Obxa], Drum Machine [Linn Drums], Electronic Drums [Simmons] – Don WasVocals [Guest] – Carol Hall, Kathy Kosins, Ozzy Osbourne
|A5||Man Vs. The Empire Brain Building
Backing Vocals – Anthony Kaczynski, Carol Hall, David McMurray, Donny Ray Mitchell*, Harry Bowens, John Sinclair , Kathy Kosins, Mark J. Norton, Nikki Corvette, Pam Brown, Sweet Pea Atkinson, Valerie LedbetterBacking Vocals [Ooh Wah Oohs] – Lori Jeri, Peter JamesBass, Guitar – Randy JacobsDrum Machine [Linn Drums], Sampler [Emulator Horns], Cello, Timpani – Don WasFlute, Trumpet – David WasLead Vocals – Ada Griffin, Carol Hall, Chris Blackwell, Felix And Jarvis*, Was Bros, The*Performer [The Wasaquarium Foot Choir] – Christine Reeves, Duane Bradley, Evelyn Werner, Larry Provost, Michael Edwards, Randy JacobsSynthesizer [Moog Bass And Oberheim Obxa], Piano [Acoustic] – Luis RestoTrumpet – Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson*
|B1||(Return To The Valley Of) Out Come The Freaks
Backing Vocals – Harry*, St. Was Brothers*Lead Vocals – Harry BowensOrgan [Korg], Flute – David WasPercussion – Larry FratangeloPiano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Hate] – Fred ZarrSoprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – David McMurraySynthesizer [Synthetic Trumpet] – Luis RestoTimpani, Drum Machine [Linn Drums] – Don Was
Backing Vocals – Carol Hall, David Was, Donny Ray Mitchell*, Harry Bowens, Kathy KosinsBass – Felix MorrisDrums – Yogi HortonElectronic Drums [Simmons Toms] – Mike Smith Guitar – Randy JacobsLead Vocals – Harry BowensSynthesizer [Oberheim Obsx] – Don WasSynthesizer [Oberheim Obxa], Synthesizer [Moog] – Luis Resto
|B3||The Party Broke Up
Guitar – Wayne KramerLead Vocals, Vibraphone, Harmonica – David WasOrgan [On "feelings"], Vocals [On "feelings"] – Marshall CrenshawSynthesizer [Moog Bass], Bells [Sea Bell], Cello, Drum Machine [Linn Drums], Sampler [Emulator] – Don Was
Backing Vocals – Carol Hall, David Was, Doug*, Fred Todd, Kathy Kosins, Lynn Halper, Rick Cioffi, Susan BoreyDrums [Bass], Synthesizer [Oberheim Obsx], Rhythm Guitar – Don WasGuitar [Power Chord Guitar] – Bob KulickLead Guitar – Marshall CrenshawLead Guitar [2nd] – Vinnie VincentPiano [Acoustic] – Luis RestoVocals [Guest] – Doug Fieger
|B5||Zaz Turned Blue
Arranged By, Conductor, Piano – Mike RenziBass – Jay LeonhartCello – Beverley Lauridsen*Performer – String FeverSampler [Emulator] – Luis RestoSynthesizer [Oberheim Bells] – Don WasViola – Jill B. Jaffe*Violin – Carol Poole-Grass*, Marin AlsopVocals [Starring] – Mel Torme*
- Manufactured By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
- Distributed By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
- Lacquer Cut At – McClear Place
- Pressed By – Quality Records Limited
- Art Direction [Album Cover Design] – Jeri McManus
- Artwork [Front Cover Illustration After Compton's] – Dan Chapman
- Coordinator [Production] – Debbie Caponetta
- Engineer [Additional Overdubs] – Bruce Nazarian, David Thoener, Gregory Mann*, Jan Mathias, Jay Mark, Jerry Thichaya*, Lincoln Clapp, Michael Brauer*, Mike Fuller, Steven Guardigli*
- Engineer [Assistant Additional Overdubs] – Carol Cafiero, Gretchen Williamson, Jim Ball, Mark Cobrin, Melanie West, Michael Christopher , Bob Kinkel*, Tom Swift
- Engineer [Assistant] – Michael Brown*, Warren D. Woods, Jr.*
- Engineer [Mr. Horton's Drums] – Michael Brauer*
- Engineer [Recording Zengineer] – Don Was
- Executive Producer – Michael Zilkha
- Lacquer Cut By – Joe Webster
- Mastered By [Originally Mastered By] – Greg Fulginiti
- Mixed By – David Thoener (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B3), The Detroit Wasmopolitan Mixing Squad (tracks: A3, B4, B5)
- Photography [Back Cover] – Larry Williams
- Photography [Liner] – Vickie Johnson-Was
- Producer – David St. Was*, Don St. Was*, Jack Tann
- Written-By – D. Was* (tracks: A1 to B1, B3 to B5), D. Was* (tracks: A1 to B1, B3 to B5), Felix Morris (tracks: A2), Jarvis Stroud* (tracks: B4), Thomas Brzezina (tracks: B2)
NotesProduced in Detroit by Don St. Was, David St. Was and Jack Tann. Licenced from ZE Records. November 1982-June 1983
Recorded at Sound Suite Recording Studios
Additional Overdubs at: Media Sound, NYC, Record Plant, NYC, 39TH ST. Music Studios, NYC, Criteria, Miami, Sigma, NYC and Gnome, Detroit
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7599-24016-1
- Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout, etched): XGHS-4016-A McCLEAR__JW Qu
- Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout, etched): XGHS-4016-B McCLEAR__JW Qu
- Pressing Plant ID (Centre labels): Q
|GHS 4016||Was (Not Was)||Born To Laugh At Tornadoes (LP, Album)||Geffen Records||GHS 4016||US||1983|
|9 24251-2||Was (Not Was)||Born To Laugh At Tornadoes (CD, Album, Rei)||Geffen Records||9 24251-2||US||1989|
|25AP 2701||Was (Not Was)||Born To Laugh At Tornadoes (LP, Album, Promo)||Geffen Records||25AP 2701||Japan||1983|
|M5G 4016||Was (Not Was)||Born To Laugh At Tornadoes (Cass, Album)||Geffen Records||M5G 4016||US||1983|
|DNW 2922||Was (Not Was)||Born To Laugh At Tornadoes (LP, Album)||Geffen Records||DNW 2922||South Africa||1983|