Fool Around

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For the song "Fool Around" by The American Analog Set, see Promise of Love.
For the slang term meanings, see foreplay, joking, and wikt:fool around.
Fool Around
Studio album by Rachel Sweet
Released 1978, 1979
Recorded ???
Genre Pop
Length 34:29
Label Stiff Records, Columbia Records
Producer James Stroud, Liam Sternberg, Dave Mackay, Barrie Guard
Rachel Sweet chronology
- Fool Around
(1978)
Protect the Innocent
(1980)

Fool Around is Rachel Sweet's debut album, released when she was age 16.

The album was originally released in England as Stiff Records SEEZ 12 with some different tracks and ordering from that which appeared on the American release and all other releases since.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B+ [2]

Track listing (English version)[edit]

All tracks composed by Liam Sternberg; except where indicated

  1. "Just My Style" -
  2. "B-A-B-Y" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 3:08
  3. "Who Does Lisa Like?" – 2:54
  4. "Wildwood Saloon" – 4:00
  5. "Stay Awhile" (Michael Hawker, Ivor Raymonde) – 3:04
  6. "Suspended Animation" – 3:09
  7. "It's So Different Here" – 2:45
  8. "Cuckoo Clock" – 2:45
  9. "Pin a Medal on Mary" (Will Birch, John Wicks) – 3:05
  10. "Girl With a Synthesizer" - 2:35
  11. "Stranger in the House" (Elvis Costello) – 4:05

Track listing (American version)[edit]

All tracks composed by Liam Sternberg; except where indicated

  1. "B-A-B-Y" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 3:08
  2. "I Go to Pieces" (Del Shannon) – 2:42
  3. "Who Does Lisa Like?" – 2:54
  4. "Wildwood Saloon" – 4:00
  5. "Stay Awhile" (Michael Hawker, Ivor Raymonde) – 3:04
  6. "Suspended Animation" – 3:09
  7. "Sad Song" (Ken Middler, Mason) – 2:52
  8. "It's So Different Here" – 2:45
  9. "Cuckoo Clock" – 2:45
  10. "Pin a Medal on Mary" (Will Birch, John Wicks) – 3:05
  11. "Stranger in the House" (Elvis Costello) – 4:05

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hamlin, Andrew. Fool Around at AllMusic. Retrieved 30 November 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (July 30, 1979). "Christgau's Consumer Guide: Rachel Sweet Fool Around". The Village Voice. Retrieved 30 November 2011.  Revised version posted at "Rachel Sweet: Fool Around > Consumer Album Guide". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 

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