Walls Have Eyes

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Walls Have Eyes
Studio album by Robin Gibb
Released November 1985
Recorded August - September 1985
Criteria Studios, Miami
Genre New Wave, synthpop, soft rock
Language English
Label EMI America (US)
Polydor (UK)
Producer Maurice Gibb, Tom Dowd
Robin Gibb chronology
Secret Agent
(1984)
Walls Have Eyes
(1985)
Magnet
(2003)
Singles from Walls Have Eyes
  1. "Like a Fool"
    Released: November 1985
  2. "Toys"
    Released: February 1986

Walls Have Eyes is the fourth solo album released by British singer-songwriter Robin Gibb. It was released in November 1985 on EMI America Records in the US and Polydor Records throughout the rest of the world, and produced by Maurice Gibb and Tom Dowd. The two singles from the album, "Like a Fool" and "Toys", did not chart in the US and UK.

Barry Gibb co-wrote eight of the ten songs, but he was in the studio only to contribute a part lead vocal to "Toys". The credits for the songs are precisely stated as R. B. & M. Gibb in most cases, and B. R. & M. Gibb in others. Although the songs all have Robin's signature simplicity of form, Barry's hand is evident in the improved melody lines, especially in the verses. The only regulars from previous Gibb recordings was George Terry on guitar with Steve Farris of Mr. Mister.[1] Phil Chen was credited as the bass player on the song "Gone with the Wind".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Robin, Barry and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "You Don't Say Us Anymore" (Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) 4:05
2. "Like a Fool"   3:58
3. "Heartbeat in Exile"   4:13
4. "Remedy"   3:26
5. "Toys"   5:03
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Someone To Believe In"   3:31
2. "Gone with the Wind" (Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb) 3:35
3. "These Walls Have Eyes"   4:20
4. "Possession"   3:07
5. "Do You Love Her?"   3:13

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph Brennan. "Gibb Songs: 1985". 
  2. ^ Discogs.com. "Robin Gibb - Walls Have Eyes (original release)".