On the Fritz
|On the Fritz|
|Studio album by Steve Taylor|
|Recorded||Grand Slam Studios
(West Orange, New Jersey)
|Steve Taylor chronology|
On the Fritz is the title of the third release and second full-length album by singer-songwriter Steve Taylor.
Written and arranged by Steve Taylor.
- "This Disco (Used to Be a Cute Cathedral)" – 4:06
- "On the Fritz" – 3:56
- "It's a Personal Thing" – 2:58
- "To Forgive" – 3:54
- "You've Been Bought" – 2:45
- "You Don't Owe Me Nothing" – 3:22
- "I Manipulate" – 5:07
- "Lifeboat" – 4:35
- "Drive, He Said" – 4:30
- "I Just Wanna Know" – 4:40
"This Disco (Used To Be A Cute Cathedral)" was inspired by the New York Limelight Club which was in operation from 1983-2003. It was once known as the "Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion."
- Steve Taylor: Vocals, Lin Drum 9000 on "I Manipulate"
- Ian McDonald: Percussion, Guitars, keyboards on "Lifeboat," Alto Sax on "You Don't Owe Me Nothing"
- Tony Davilio: Guitars
- Hugh McCracken: Guitars
- George Small: Keyboards
- Alan Childs: Drums
- Carmine Rojas: Bass.
- John McCurry: Guitar Solo on "To Forgive" and "You've Been Bought"
- Cactus Moser: Percussion and Simmons Drums on "I Manipulate"
- Dave Thrush: Alto Sax on "Its A Personal Thing," Tenor Sax on "You Don't Owe Me Nothing"
- Background Vocals by Mary Davis, Beverly Slade, Kitty Markham.
- Finger Snaps on "Drive He Said" by Cactus Moser & Debbie Taylor.
- Produced and engineered by Ian McDonald and Steve Taylor.
- Synthesizer Programming: Larry Fast & George Small.
- Engineered by Alan Douches.
- Recorded & Mixed at Grand Slam Studios, West Orange, New Jersey.
- Assistant Engineers: Joey Flamingo & Jay Healy.
- Mixed by Ian McDonald & Alan Douches.
- Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, New York, New York.