Steel City (album)

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Steel City
Soundtrack album by Tim Finn
Released 1998
Genre Soundtrack
Label Columbia/Sony
Producer Tim Finn, Greg Wales, Greg Hitchcock, Peter Contini, Robert Moore
Tim Finn chronology
Before & After
(1993)
Steel City
(1998)
Say It Is So
(1999)
Singles from Steel City
  1. "Steel City"
    Released: 1997 (1997)

Steel City is a soundtrack by New Zealand-born artist Tim Finn which was released in 1998 on Sony Records.[1] It was used for Steel City, a Sydney Theatre Company dance production created by Australian choreographer Dein Perry, with all tracks written or co-written by Finn.[2] Finn has been a member of Split Enz, Crowded House and Finn Brothers.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Tim Finn unless noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Steel City"   3:16
2. "Ovaerture"   2:20
3. "Truss Dance"   5:43
4. "Spirit Level"   2:54
5. "Old Car"   3:40
6. "Drop Out" (Finn and Marie Azcona) 4:57
7. "Walking"   3:57
8. "Smoko Duet"   3:14
9. "Rock & Roll Girl"   3:05
10. "Absail"   3:23
11. "Forklifts"   3:26
12. "Where I Live" (Finn and Mike Chunn) 3:50
13. "New Car"   4:53
14. "Road Trip"   2:53
15. "Finale"   5:46
16. "Glide"   3:18
Total length:
60:42

Personnel[edit]

All tracks performed by Steel City Band:Laurence Maddy (Hammond organ/Trombone/Guitar/Sound effects), Greg Hitchcock (Guitar), Joe Acaria (Drums), Dario Bortolin (Bass); except:

  • tracks 4 and 16 performed by Greg Wales (Drums), Greg Hitchcock (Guitars/Bass), Tim Finn (Vocals/Piano/Keyboards/Guitars)
  • track 6 performed by Joe Acaria (Drums), Ben Ely (Bass/Dulcimer), Greg Hitchcock (Guitar), Tim Finn (Vocals/Acoustic guitar)
  • track 14 performed by Greg Hitchcock (Electric guitar), Tim Finn (Vocals/Acoustic guitar/Keyboards), Jodi Phillis (Backing vocals)

All tracks recorded at Sun Studios; except:

  • tracks 6 and 14 recorded at Sunshine Studios, Brisbane & Sun Studios, Sydney

Producer – Tim Finn, except:

  • Tracks 4 & 16 – Greg Wales, Tim Finn, Greg Hitchcock
  • Track 1 – Tim Finn, Peter Contini, Greg Hitchcock
  • Tracks 9 & 12 – Tim Finn & Peter Contini
  • Tracks 6 & 14 – Robert Moore

All tracks engineered and mixed by Peter Contini; except:

  • tracks 6 and 14 original engineering by Joe Malone, additional engineering and mixed by Peter Contini;
  • tracks 4 and 16 engineered by Greg Wales at Periscope
  • tracks 4 and 16 mixed by Peter Contini at Sun Studios

Mastering by Tony Learmont

Notes[edit]

A reworked version of "Road Trip" appears on Tim Finn's 1999 album Say It Is So.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmgren, Magnus; Holz, Bill; Warnqvist, Stefan. "Tim Finn". Passagen.se. Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 23 September 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Duncan Kimball, ed. (2002). "SPLIT ENZ". MILESAGO: Australasian Music and Popular Culture 1964–1975. ICE Productions. Retrieved 11 October 2009.