It's Not Easy Being Green (album)

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It's Not Easy Being Green
Studio album by Rivermaya
Released February 16, 1999
Recorded Pink Noise and TRACKS Studios
Genre Alternative rock/Pop
Length 55:38
Label BMG Records Pilipinas
Producer Chito Roño and Lizza G. Nakpil
Rivermaya chronology
Atomic Bomb
It's Not Easy Being Green
Singles from It's Not Easy Being Green
  1. "Nerbyoso"
    Released: 1999
  2. "Rodeo"
    Released: 1999
  3. "Shattered Like"
    Released: 1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

It's Not Easy Being Green, the fourth album from the Filipino rock band, Rivermaya. It has 13 tracks and released under Sony BMG Music Philippines, Inc. on 1999. It is also their first studio album since the departure of Bamboo Mañalac.[2]

It is also the last album they recorded for BMG Records Pilipinas.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Rico Blanco except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Grounded Ang Girlfriend Ko"     2:32
2. "Rodeo"     5:43
3. "Shattered Like"     4:24
4. "May Kasalanan"   N. Azarcon 3:30
5. "Strontium 90"     1:10
6. "(A Little) Sorry (Should Make Everything Alright)"     3:26
7. "Bagong Taon"     7:10
8. "It's Getting Late"     5:23
9. "Nerbyoso"   M. Escueta /R. Blanco 3:46
10. "Prodigal Dub 1 & 2"   N. Azarcon 5:01
11. "Never Been Better"     4:14
12. "She's So Uncool"   N. Azarcon 3:58
13. "Homecoming"   N. Azarcon 5:31


Executive Producer for Rana Entertainment, Inc.: Chito Roño & Lizza G. Nakpil
Executive Producers for BMG Records Pilipinas: Rudy Y. Tee
A & R Direction: Vic Valenciano & Rommel Sanchez
Album Photography: Eddie Boy Escudero & Eric Liongoren
Digital Photography: Mark Escueta, Rico Blanco & Ryan Peralta
Package Concept & Design: Mark Escueta & Rico Blanco
Technical Assistant & Additional Layout: John Joel Lopez
Recorded At: Pink Noise & TRACKS Studios
Sound Engineer: Jun Reyes (Pink Noise) & Angee Rozul (TRACKS Studios)
Album Mix: Angee Rozul & Rivermaya
Horn Arrangements on "May Kasalanan" and "Bagong Taon": Mel Villena
Horn Section: JD Villanueva (baritone sax & bass clarinet), Ernesto Abarillo & Glenn Joel Lucero (trumpets), Ronnie Marqueses (trombone) & Dix Lucero (clarinet & alto sax)