The Human Menagerie

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The Human Menagerie
Studio album by Cockney Rebel
Released November 1973
Recorded Air Studios, London - June and July 1973
Genre Glam rock[1][2]
Length 44:18
Label EMI
Producer Neil Harrison
Cockney Rebel chronology
The Human Menagerie
(1973)
The Psychomodo
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

The Human Menagerie is the debut studio album by Cockney Rebel. Produced by Neil Harrison, it was released by EMI Records in November 1973.[4] The album failed to appear on British or American charts.[4]

The album was re-released in 2004 with the original charting single of "Judy Teen" included as a bonus track.

Production[edit]

The album was recorded in June and July 1973 in Air Studios, London, produced by Neil Harrison. At that time the studios were located in Oxford Street above a department store.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Steve Harley.

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Hideaway" – 3:50
  2. "What Ruthy Said" – 2:30
  3. "Loretta's Tale" – 4:11
  4. "Crazy Raver" – 3:44
  5. "Sebastian" – 6:56

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Mirror Freak" – 5:11
  2. "My Only Vice (Is the Fantastic Prices I Charge for Being Eaten Alive)" – 2:48
  3. "Muriel the Actor" – 4:08
  4. "Chameleon" – 0:49
  5. "Death Trip" – 9:51

Bonus tracks[edit]

From 2004 re-release: contains the original single release of "Judy Teen" and the B side of the "Sebastian" single

  1. "Judy Teen" - 3:41
  2. "Rock And Roll Parade" - 2:53

Personnel[edit]

Band
Production

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Thompson, David. "The Human Menagerie album review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-03-05. 
  2. ^ Buckley 2003, p. 211
  3. ^ Allmusic review
  4. ^ a b Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 424–425. ISBN 1-84195-017-3. 

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