Genius of America

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Genius of America
The Tubes Genius of America.jpg
Studio album by The Tubes
Released October 15, 1996
Genre Rock
Length 53:15
Label Critique
Producer Richard Marx, The Tubes
The Tubes chronology
Love Bomb
(1985)Love Bomb1985
Genius of America
(1996)
Wild in London
(2005)Wild in London2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Genius of America marked The Tubes return to the studio for their first studio album since 1985's Love Bomb. The band self-produced the album and is their first body of work to include Gary Cambra. The album was released on October 15, 1996.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Genius of America" (Cambra, Prince) - 4:00
  2. "Arms of the Enemy" (Cambra, Waybill) - 4:29
  3. "Say What You Want" (Cambra, Waybill) - 4:09
  4. "How Can You Live With Yourself" (Marx, Waybill) - 5:15
  5. "Big Brother's Still Watching" (Lukather, Marx, Waybill) - 5:31
  6. "After All You Said" (Steen, Waybill) - 4:29
  7. "Fishhouse" (Cambra, Prince, Steen) - 4:38
  8. "Fastest Gun Alive" (Anderson, Cambra, Steen, Waybill) - 5:05
  9. "I Never Saw It Comin'" (Cambra, Waybill) - 3:19
  10. "Who Names the Hurricanes" (Cambra, Prince) - 4:50
  11. "It's Too Late" (Steen, Waybill) - 2:52
  12. "Around the World" (Cambra, Waybill) - 4:47

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
Production
  • Mike Ainsworth – assistant engineer
  • Chris Bellman – mastering
  • Bob Biles – engineer
  • David Bryant – assistant engineer
  • Michael Cotton – concept consultant
  • Bill Darm – engineer
  • Annamaria DiSanto – photography
  • Bill Drescher – engineer, mixing
  • Rory Earnshaw – photography
  • Kim Foscato – engineer
  • Dave Huron – assistant engineer
  • Michael Johnson – assistant engineer
  • Paul Knotter – concept consultant
  • Kenji Nakai – assistant engineer
  • Prairie Prince – art direction, design, photography
  • Ralph Provino – concept consultant
  • Witold Riedel – art direction

References[edit]

  1. ^ Connolly, Dave. "Genius of America - The Tubes | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 15 October 2011.