Tallulah (album)

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Tallulah
Studio album by The Go-Betweens
Released 1987
Recorded Camden, London, England
Genre Rock, alternative rock, indie rock
Length 39:11
Label Beggars Banquet Records then LO-MAX Records
Producer Richard Preston
The Go-Betweens chronology
Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express
(1986)
Tallulah
(1987)
16 Lovers Lane
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Tallulah was the fifth album by The Go-Betweens. It was released in 1987 in the UK on Beggars Banquet Records. Prior to the recording of the album, the group had expanded to a five-piece with the addition of multi-instrumentalist Amanda Brown. The original release consisted of ten songs. In 2004, LO-MAX Records released an expanded CD which included a second disc of ten bonus tracks and music videos for the songs, "Right Here" and "Bye Bye Pride".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Right Here" – 3:53
  2. "You Tell Me" – 3:38
  3. "Someone Else's Wife" – 4:10
  4. "I Just Get Caught Out" – 2:16
  5. "Cut It Out" – 3:58
  6. "The House That Jack Kerouac Built" – 4:41
  7. "Bye Bye Pride" – 4:06
  8. "Spirit of a Vampyre" – 3:57
  9. "The Clarke Sisters" – 3:22
  10. "Hope Then Strife" – 4:54
  11. "Right Here" (Video on 2004 Expanded CD)
  12. "Bye Bye Pride" (Video on 2004 Expanded CD)

All songs written by Grant McLennan and Robert Forster.

Bonus Tracks on 2004 CD Reissue Disc 2:

  1. "Time in the Desert" – 3:50
  2. "I Just Get Caught Out" [Early Version] – 2:32
  3. "Don't Call Me Gone" – 2:17
  4. "Right Here" [Early Version] – 3:40
  5. "If I Was A Rich Man/The House Jack Kerouac Built" [Radio Session] – 3:34
  6. "When People Are Dead" – 4:29
  7. "The Clarke Sisters" [Early Version] – 3:10
  8. "A Little Romance" – 3:41
  9. "Bye Bye Pride" [Radio Session] – 3:47
  10. "Doo Wop in 'A´ (Bam Boom)" – 2:53

All songs written by McLennan and Forster, except for "If I Was A Rich Man", written by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, and "Doo Wop in 'A´ (Bam Boom), written by Lindy Morrison/Amanda Brown/McLennan/Forster.

Personnel[edit]

The Go-Betweens consisted of:

with:

  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • El Tito – Flamenco guitar
  • Simon Fisher-Turner – backing vocals
  • Colin Lloyd-Tucker – backing vocals

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