Up (Right Said Fred album)

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Up
Studio album by Right Said Fred
Released 16 March 1992
Recorded 1991-1992
Genre Dance-pop
Length 40:10
Label Tug (UK), Charisma (U.S.)
Producer TommyD
Right Said Fred chronology
Up
(1992)
Sex and Travel
(1993)
Singles from Up
  1. "I'm Too Sexy"
    Released: July 1991
  2. "Don't Talk Just Kiss"
    Released: November 1991
  3. "Deeply Dippy"
    Released: March 1992
  4. "Those Simple Things" / "Daydream"
    Released: July 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2]

Up is the debut album of British pop group Right Said Fred, released in 1992 on Charisma Records and Tug Recordings. The album contains the group's only United States Top 40 hit, "I'm Too Sexy", which hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks in February 1992.

Currently, as of 2007, Up is the band's only U.S. album release. It reached #1 on the UK Albums Chart and is their only album to chart on the U.S. Billboard 200, peaking at #46.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Richard Fairbrass, Fred Fairbrass and Rob Manzoli.

  1. "Love for All Seasons" – 4:16
  2. "No One on Earth" – 3:23
  3. "I'm Too Sexy" – 2:50
  4. "Do Ya Feel" – 4:34
  5. "Is It True About Love?" – 4:57
  6. "Deeply Dippy" – 3:21
  7. "Swan" – 3:10
  8. "Don't Talk Just Kiss" – 4:01
  9. "Upon My Heart" – 4:19
  10. "Those Simple Things" – 5:08

2007 Special Edition[edit]

In 2007, the album was rereleased as a special edition. It features a bonus DVD with eight of the group's videos. The CD also contains some bonus tracks.

CD track listing[edit]

  1. "Love for All Seasons"
  2. "No One on Earth"
  3. "I'm Too Sexy"
  4. "Do Ya Feel"
  5. "Is It True"
  6. "Deeply Dippy"
  7. "Swan"
  8. "Don't Talk Just Kiss"
  9. "Upon My Heart"
  10. "Those Simple Things"
  11. "I'm Too Sexy" - Extended Club Mix
  12. "I'm Too Sexy 2007" - Tastemakers 12" Mix
  13. "Deeply Dippy" - Deeply Brassy Mix
  14. "Bumped" - Acshun Remix
  15. "Hands Up For Lovers" - The Morning Mix
  16. "What a Day for a Daydream"

DVD video listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Too Sexy" - Original
  2. "I'm Too Sexy 2007"
  3. "Deeply Dippy"
  4. "Don't Talk Just Kiss" (Remix)
  5. "Hands Up for Lovers"
  6. "Those Simple Things"
  7. "A Love for All Seasons"
  8. "What a Day for a Daydream"

Tracklisted as above on sleeve but actual DVD contains "Stick It Out" instead of "Hands Up for Lovers"

Personnel[edit]

  • Richard Fairbrass - lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Fred Fairbrass - acoustic guitar, guitar, backing vocals
  • Rob Manzoli - guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Spalding - bass
  • TommyD - piano, programming, arranger, producer, backing vocals
  • Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor - piano
  • Malcolm Duncan - saxophone
  • Molly Duncan - saxophone
  • Sid Gould - trombone
  • J. Neil Sidwell - trumpet
  • Chuck Sabo - drums
  • Jocelyn Brown - vocals
  • Lily D - backing vocals
  • Graham Bonnet - backing vocals, engineer
  • Massive Gut - backing vocals
  • Juliet Roberts - backing vocals
  • Guy Holmes - executive producer
  • Nick Ingman - arranger, string arrangements
  • Ian Craig Marsh - programming
  • Brian Pugsley - programming
  • Ian Pugsley - programming
  • John McDonnel - engineer
  • Ronen Tal - engineer
  • Donal - assistant engineer, assistant
  • Andy Houston - assistant engineer
  • Andy Smith - assistant engineer

Notes[edit]

Preceded by
Diva by Annie Lennox
UK number one album
25 April 1992 – 1 May 1992
Succeeded by
Wish by The Cure