Over My Head (album)

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Over My Head
Studio album by Gerry Rafferty
Released 1994
Recorded 1993-1994, Tye Farm, Hartfield, East Sussex
Genre Rock/Pop
Label Avalanche Records
Producer Gerry Rafferty and Hugh Murphy
Gerry Rafferty chronology
On a Wing and a Prayer
(1993)
Over My Head
(1994)
Another World
(2000)

Over My Head is the eighth studio album by Gerry Rafferty, released in 1994. It is the follow-up to his album On a Wing and a Prayer and features many of the same musicians. The album includes songwriting contributions from Joe Egan and a John Lennon cover. This was the last album Hugh Murphy produced before his death in 1998.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Gerry Rafferty except where noted:

No. Title Length
1. "Bajan Moon"    
2. "The Waters of Forgetfulness"    
3. "Down and Out"    
4. "Over My Head"    
5. "The Girl's Got No Confidence"    
6. "Wrong Thinking (Joe Egan)"    
7. "Lonesome Polecat (Gene Paul, Johnny Mercer)"    
8. "Right or Wrong (Egan, Rafferty)"    
9. "Late Again (Egan, Rafferty)"    
10. "Clear Day (Egan, Rab Noakes, Rafferty)"    
11. "Out the Blue (John Lennon)"    
12. "A New Beginning"    
13. "Her Father Didn't Like Me Anyway"    

Personnel[edit]

  • Gerry Rafferty - guitar, vocals
  • Arran Ahmun - percussion
  • Bryn Haworth - guitar, mandolin, harpolek, National guitar
  • Pavel Rosak - piano, keyboards, drum programming, bass, harmonica, brass, marimba
  • Mo Foster - bass
  • Rab Noakes - guitar
  • Mel Collins - soprano & baritone saxophone
  • Pete Zorn - bass
  • Ian Lynn - string conductor, keyboards, synth pad
  • Julian Dawson - harmonica
  • Lianne Carroll - background vocals
  • Nicky Moore - background vocals
  • Brad Dawson - shaker