World in Motion 1

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World in Motion 1
Studio album by Crack the Sky
Released 1983
Genre Rock
Length 40:14
Label Criminal (#1696)
Producer John Palumbo
Crack the Sky chronology
World in Motion 1

World in Motion 1 is the sixth studio album by Crack the Sky and the last to be released by the band's second incarnation. Three years later, a new configuration of Crack the Sky released Raw. The album was originally released on LP, and to date has not been released on CD. MP3s of it can be found on the internet, including at the band's official site.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by John Palumbo, except where noted.. 

No. Title Length
1. "Breakdown"   3:17
2. "Skindiver"   3:41
3. "Needles and Pins" (Jack Nitzsche, Sonny Bono) 3:36
4. "All Fly Away"   4:07
5. "Too Cold to Be Cool"   2:37
6. "Talking to Napoleon"   4:43
7. "Stealer"   3:37
8. "This Time"   3:47
9. "Mr. DJ"   3:19
10. "Telephone Lady"   4:26
11. "Lose That Girl"   2:48
12. "Working Boys"   2:52
13. "When I Grow Up" (Palumbo, Mary Palumbo) 1:04

Note: The song "Needles and Pins" was first recorded by Jackie DeShannon in 1963. Better known is the version by The Searchers, recorded in 1963, released in January 1964.


The band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • David Lewis — Man laughing
  • James (Beau) Reid — Original policeman
  • The German Children's Home — Children's choir ("When I Grow Up")
  • The Berman & Tracey children — Children's choir ("When I Grow Up")
  • The Hannah More School — Children's choir ("When I Grow Up")


  • John Ariosa — Executive producer
  • Richard Van Horne — Assistant executive producer
  • John Palumbo — Producer
  • Victor Giordano — Engineer
  • Bob Ludwig — Mastering

Additional credits[edit]

  • Recorded and mixed at Sheffield Audio/Video Productions, Studio A, Phoenix, Maryland.
  • Mastered at Masterdisc
  • Vanessa Koolhof — Road crew
  • Lyle Weintzweig — Road crew
  • Rena of Monaco — Transportation
  • Jeffery Sharp — Protection
  • John Palumbo — Cover art
  • James Jones — Back cover photo
  • Special thanks: Mike Corkran, Bill Mueller, Gordon Miller Music, Edward S. Feldman & Bob Sellars for the custom guitars, Derek Sutton, Bob Goldstein (it's in the mail), Peter Sullivan, Elton, Marvin & Stevie, Don Wehner, Barton Kenney, Casey Dansicker, Nancy Scaggs, Jeff Miller (it's in the mail II), Walt Copeland, Randy, Paul, Jeep, and everyone at MSI


LP liner notes

External links[edit]