Off the Coast of Me

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Off The Coast Of Me
Studio album by Kid Creole and the Coconuts
Released August 1980
Recorded Chappell Hall and Blank Tapes, N.Y.C[1]
Label ZE Records
Island
Producer August Darnell
Kid Creole and the Coconuts chronology
Off The Coast Of Me
(1980)
Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places
(1981)
Singles from Off The Coast Of Me
  1. "Maladie D'Amour" b/w "Adnaloy"
    Released: August 1980[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]
Smash Hits 8/10[4]

Off The Coast Of Me is a studio album by Kid Creole and the Coconuts, released in 1980. It is the début studio release of the August Darnell fronted group. The album was reissued in 2003 with additional bonus tracks by Universal Island Records.

Track listing[edit]

  • All tracks by August Darnell; except where indicated
Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Mister Softee" (Written by Darnell, Hernandez) 4:25
2. "Maladie d'Amour"   4:59
3. "Yolanda"   4:23
4. "Off The Coast Of Me"   4:51
Side two
No. Title Length
5. "Darrio"   4:02
6. "Lili Marlene" (Written by Leip, Schulze, Connor) 3:55
7. "Bogota Affair"   4:29
8. "Calypso Pan American" (Written by Darnell, Browder) 5:22
2003 Reissue Bonus tracks
No. Title Length
9. "There But For The Grace Of God Go I (12" Mix)" (Written by Darnell, Nance) 5:27
10. "He's Not A Such A Bad Guy After All" (12" B-side) 5:13
11. "Darrio" (12" B-side) 5:12
12. "Yolanda (12" Mix)"   6:42
13. "Maladie D'Amour (Mutant Disco Version)"   6:15

Personnel[edit]

  • Bass - Tommy Browder
  • Drums - Winston Grennan
  • Guitar - Franz Krauns, Ken Mazur
  • Percussion - Andrew Lloyd
  • Piano - Peter Schott
  • Vibes - Coati Mundi
  • Vocals - Adriana Kaegi, Brooksie Wells, Fonda Rae, Kid Creole, Lourdes Cotto

References[edit]

  1. ^ Listing: Off The Coast Of Me. Discogs. Retrieved on 2010-01-06.
  2. ^ http://www.45cat.com/record/wip6619
  3. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Review: Off The Coast Of Me. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-01-06.
  4. ^ Starr, Red. "Albums". Smash Hits (July 24 – August 6 1980): 29.