Bigger Than Both of Us

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Bigger Than Both of Us
Studio album by Hall & Oates
Released August 1976
Genre Pop, disco
Length 34:51
Label RCA
Producer Christopher Bond
Hall & Oates chronology
Daryl Hall & John Oates
(1975)
Bigger Than Both of Us
(1976)
No Goodbyes
(1977)

Bigger Than Both of Us is the fifth album by Daryl Hall and John Oates, released in 1976. The album included the first of their six #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, "Rich Girl". Hall & Oates released a song titled "Bigger Than Both of Us" on their Beauty on a Back Street album one year later.

"Do What You Want, Be What You Are" was covered by The Dramatics in 1979.

Professional ratings
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone (not rated) link

Track listing[edit]

Side One
  1. "Back Together Again" (John Oates) - 3:25
  2. "Rich Girl" (Hall) - 2:24
  3. "Crazy Eyes" (Oates) - 3:03
  4. "Do What You Want, Be What You Are" (Hall, Oates) - 4:33
  5. "Kerry" (Stephen Dees, Hall) - 3:50
Side Two
  1. "London Luck & Love" (Sara Allen, Daryl Hall, Oates) - 3:01
  2. "Room to Breathe" (Allen, Hall) - 4:13
  3. "You'll Never Learn" (Hall, Oates) - 4:14
  4. "Falling" (Hall) - 6:12

Personnel[edit]

  • Daryl Hall - lead vocals (except tracks 1, 3 and 8), keyboards, mandola, synthesizer, acoustic and electric guitars
  • John Oates - lead vocals on tracks 1, 3 and 8, acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Christopher Bond - guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, string and horn arrangements
  • James Getzoff - keyboards, concertmaster
  • Tom Scott - flute, saxophone, lyricon
  • Charles DeChant - saxophone
  • Tom Hensley - piano
  • Scotty Edwards - bass
  • Leland Sklar - bass
  • Jim Gordon - drums
  • Ed Greene - drums
  • Gary Coleman - percussion

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Christopher Bond (Sole producer)
  • Digital Production: John Snyder
  • Engineers: John Arrias, Joe Lopes, John Mills, Armin Steiner
  • Mastering: Tom Ruff
  • Cover Artwork: Ron Barry