Call of the West
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- This article is for the music album. For the television series whose repeats were broadcast as "Call of the West", see Death Valley Days.
|Call of the West|
|Studio album by|
|Genre||New-wave, Dance, Darkwave, post-punk|
|Wall of Voodoo chronology|
|The Village Voice||B|
Call of the West is the second studio album by Los Angeles new wave band Wall of Voodoo, released in September 1982. "Mexican Radio", released as a single and as a video that received moderate airplay on MTV, is the group's most well-known song.
Australian label Raven Records reissued a digitally remastered CD of Call of the West. It is coupled with the first Wall of Voodoo album, the long out of print Dark Continent.
- "Tomorrow" – 3:03
- "Lost Weekend" – 4:59
- "Factory" – 5:33
- "Look at Their Way" – 3:18
- "Hands of Love" – 3:54
- "Mexican Radio" – 4:11
- "Spy World" – 2:41
- "They Don't Want Me" – 4:31
- "On Interstate 15" – 2:44
- "Call of the West" – 5:59
- All music composed by Wall of Voodoo.
- All lyrics composed by Stan Ridgway.
- Note: The original cassette release of the album features a bonus track called "Exercise" at the end of side one, following "Hands of Love".
- Stan Ridgway – lead vocals, harmonica, keyboards
- Marc Moreland – 6- and 12-string guitars
- Joe Nanini – drums, percussion, spoken word
- Chas T. Gray – synthesizer, bass guitar, melodica, backing vocals
- Richard Mazda – bass guitar
- Louis Rivera – percussion
|1983||Billboard Pop Albums||45|
|1983||Billboard Mainstream Rock||"Mexican Radio"||41|
|Billboard Pop Singles||58|