Ooh Yeah!

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This article is about the Hall & Oates album. For the Moby song, see Ooh Yeah (song).
Ooh Yeah!
Studio album by Hall & Oates
Released 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Pop, rock
Length 49:24
Label Arista
Producer Daryl Hall, John Oates, Tom "T-Bone" Wolk
Hall & Oates chronology
Live at the Apollo
(1985)
Ooh Yeah!
(1988)
Change of Season
(1990)

Ooh Yeah! is the thirteenth studio album by Daryl Hall & John Oates, released in 1988. Though it went platinum and produced a hit with "Everything Your Heart Desires", it charted lower and sold fewer copies than the band's early-to-mid-eighties albums.

In 2009, Sony Music Custom Marketing Group released a triple pack of Hall & Oates albums. Along with this album, the pack included Daryl Hall & John Oates and H2O.

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link
Robert Christgau C+ link

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "Downtown Life" (Hall, Oates, Rick Iantosca, Sara Allen) - 4:28
  2. "Everything Your Heart Desires" (Hall) - 5:00
  3. "I'm In Pieces" (Hall, Janna Allen) - 4:50
  4. "Missed Opportunity" (S. Allen, Hall, Oates) - 4:47
  5. "Talking All Night" (Hall, Oates) - 4:34
Side A
  1. "Rockability" (S. Allen, Hall, Oates) - 4:45
  2. "Rocket to God" (Hall) - 5:49
  3. "Soul Love" (Hall, Holly Knight) - 4:25
  4. "Realove" (Hall, Oates) - 5:24
  5. "Keep on Pushin' Love" (Oates) - 5:18

Production[edit]

  • Arranged & Produced By Daryl Hall, John Oates & Tom "T-Bone" Wolk
  • Recorded By Mike Scott; Assisted By Gary Wright
  • Tracks 1, 3, 6, 10 mixed by Bob Clearmountain; assisted by Roger Tarkov & Craig Vogel
  • Tracks 4, 7, 9 mixed by Chris Porter; assisted by Mark Corbin & Scott Forman
  • Tracks 2, 5, 8 mixed by Mike Scott; assisted by Gary Wright

Personnel[edit]

The Band[edit]

  • Daryl Hall: Vocals, Electric Guitars, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Vibes
  • John Oates: Vocals, Electric Guitars, Synthesizers, Linn 9000 Programming
  • Tom "T-Bone" Wolk: Synth Bass, Guitars, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Vibes, Accordion
  • Pat Buchanan: Lead & Rhythm Guitars
  • Tony Beard: Drums, Percussion
  • Mark Rivera: Saxophone
  • Jimmy Bralower: Drum Programming, Sequencing
  • Sammy Merendino: Drum Programming, Sequencing, Percussion
  • Jeff Bova: Synthesizer Programming
  • Sammy Figueroa: Percussion

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Phillipe Saisse: Keyboards, Synthesizer Programming
  • Jimmy Ripp, Paul Pesco: Guitars
  • Lenny Pickett, Danny Wolensky: Saxophones
  • Bashiri Johnson: Percussion
  • Jerry Goodman: Electric Violin
  • Rick Iantosca: Tom Toms
  • Keisuke Kuwata: Vocals on "Realove"

Singles[edit]

  • Everything Your Heart Desires (Promotional USA CD)
  1. "Everything Your Heart Desires (Single Version)"
  2. "Everything Your Heart Desires (54th Street Extended Remix)"
  3. "Everything Your Heart Desires (If You Want The World Extended Remix)"
  4. "Everything Your Heart Desires (54th Street Edited Remix)"
  5. "Everything Your Heart Desires (7th Avenue Remix)"
  6. "Everything Your Heart Desires (No Words Can Help Dub Mix)"
  • Everything Your Heart Desires (German CD)
  1. "Everything Your Heart Desires (If You Want The World Extended Remix)"
  2. "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) (Extended Version)"
  3. "Realove"
  • Missed Opportunity (12")
  1. "Missed Opportunity (Unlimited Mix)"
  2. "Missed Opportunity (Radio Mix)"
  3. "Missed Opportunity (Smooth Mix)"
  4. "Soul Love"
  • Downtown Life (12")
  1. "Downtown Life (Downtown Remix)"
  2. "Downtown Life (Baccapella)"
  3. "Downtown Life (Downtown Radio Remix)"
  4. "Downtown Life (Dubtown Life)"
  5. "Downtown Life (Album Version)"
  • Downtown Life (German CD release)
  1. "Downtown Life"
  2. "Downtown Life (Remix)" (4'01)
  3. "Dubtown Life"
  4. "Keep On Pushin' Love" (4'24)
  • Downtown Life (Japan 3" CD)
  1. "Downtown Life"
  2. "Downtown Life (Urban Mix)"
  • Talking All Night
  1. "Talking All Night (Extended Remix)"
  2. "Talking All Night (A Cappella)"
  3. "Talking All Night (Radio Remix)"
  4. "Talking All Night (Dub Mix)"
  5. "Talking All Night (Album Version)"
  • Special Mix on CD (a "Best Of" of the remixes)
  1. "Everything Your Heart Desires (54th Street Extended Remix)"
  2. "Everything Your Heart Desires (World Extended Remix)"
  3. "Everything Your Heart Desires (Dub Mix)"
  4. "Missed Opportunity (Unlimited Mix)"
  5. "Missed Opportunity (Smooth Mix)"
  6. "Downtown Life (Downtown Remix)"
  7. "Downtown Life (Baccapella)"