Uh-Oh (David Byrne album)

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Uh-Oh
Studio album by David Byrne
Released March 3, 1992 (1992-03-03)
Recorded April 1991–October 1991
Genre Alternative rock, worldbeat
Length 52:47
Label Luaka Bop/Warner Bros.
Producer Nick Launay
David Byrne chronology
The Forest
(1991)
Uh-Oh
(1992)
David Byrne
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Uh-Oh is an album by David Byrne which was released in 1992. A single, "She's Mad", reached #3 on the U.S. Modern Rock Tracks chart and its music video received two nominations on the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.[citation needed]

"A Million Miles Away" was the theme song to the television series Flying Blind.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by David Byrne; except where indicated

  1. "Now I'm Your Mom" – 4:43 (Byrne, Angel Fernandez)
  2. "Girls on My Mind" – 3:52
  3. "Something Ain't Right" – 3:37 (Byrne, Terry Allen)
  4. "She's Mad" – 5:20
  5. "Hanging Upside Down" – 4:31 (Byrne, Fernandez)
  6. "A Walk in the Dark" – 4:21
  7. "Twistin' in the Wind" – 4:14
  8. "The Cowboy Mambo (Hey Lookit Me Now)" – 3:37
  9. "Monkey Man" – 4:07
  10. "A Million Miles Away" – 4:24
  11. "Tiny Town" – 5:03 (Byrne, Fernandez)
  12. "Somebody" – 4:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Arranged By – Angel Fernandez (tracks: 6, 11, 12), David Byrne (tracks: 6, 11, 12)
  • Arranged By [Horns, Woodwinds & Strings], Conductor [Horns, Woodwinds & Strings] – Angel Fernandez (tracks: 1, 2, 4 to 12)
  • Artwork [Drawings] – Mr. Chick, Scott Stowell
  • Backing Vocals – Billy Cliff (tracks: 3, 7, 12), Dolette McDonald (tracks: 1, 3, 7, 9, 10, 12), John James (5) (tracks: 3, 7, 12), Joyce L. Bowden (tracks: 1, 9, 10), Nicky Holland (tracks: 4, 8, 11), Nona Hendryx (tracks: 3, 7, 12)
  • Bata – Milton Cardona (tracks: 4)
  • Bongos, Percussion [Blocks], Bells [Bell], Agogô [Ago-go], Tamborim, Surdo [Surdu] – Café
  • Clarinet [Bass] – Ronnie Cuber (tracks: 1, 6, 11)
  • Congas, Maracas, Triangle, Percussion [Tambora] – Hector Rosado
  • Drums, Timbales, Cowbell, Percussion [Woodblock], Surdo [Surdu], Bells [Bell], Shaker [Shakere] – Oscar Salas
  • Flugelhorn – Angel Fernandez (tracks: 1, 11)
  • Flute, Clarinet – Steve Sacks (tracks: 1, 11)
  • French Horn – Fred Griffen (tracks: 1, 11), John Clark (2) (tracks: 1, 11)
  • Oboe – Melanie Feld (tracks: 1, 11)
  • Saxophone [Alto] – Dick Oatts (tracks: 3, 9, 12), Steve Sacks (tracks: 3, 5, 8)
  • Saxophone [Baritone] – Ronnie Cuber (tracks: 5, 8, 9, 12)
  • Saxophone [Tenor] – Ken Hitchcock (tracks: 9, 12), Lawrence Feldman (tracks: 5, 8)
  • Synthesizer, Clavinet, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ashley Cadell
  • Trombone – Christopher Washburne (tracks: 5, 8, 9, 12), Gerald Chamberlain (tracks: 4, 12)
  • Trombone [Tenor] – Christopher Washburne (tracks: 3, 11)
  • Trumpet – Ite Jerez* (tracks: 4, 5, 8, 9, 12), Angel Fernandez (tracks: 4, 5, 8, 9, 12), Charlie Sepulveda (tracks: 3, 11), Joe Shepley (tracks: 3, 4, 9, 12)
  • Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Effects [Prepared Pens], Whistle – David Byrne
  • Written-By – Angel Fernandez (tracks: 1, 5, 11), David Byrne, Terry Allen (tracks: 3)
  • Engineer [Assistant At Electric Lady] – Michael White
  • Engineer [Assistant At Platinum Island] – Axel Niehaus
  • Engineer [Assistant At Power Station] – Dan Gellart
  • Engineer [Assistant At Sigma Sound] – Brian Kinkead, Michael Scalcione
  • Engineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Michael Gilbert
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Producer, Recorded By, Mixed By – Nick Launay
  • Painting [Cover Painting] – Brian Dewan
  • Photography By [Band Photos] – David Byrne
  • Photography By [David Byrne Photo] – Chris Nofzinger

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
Worldwide 1991 Luaka Bop/Warner Bros. CD 26799
Cassette tape 4-26799
1992 CD 926799
26799
1995 7599 26799

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