I Am the Phoenix

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I Am the Phoenix
Judie tzuke - i am the phoenix (original).jpg
Studio album by Judie Tzuke
Released May 1981
Recorded Ridge Farm Studio, Rusper, Surrey
The Manor, Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England
Genre Pop / Rock
Length 43:00
Label Rocket
Producer Paul Muggleton
Judie Tzuke chronology
I Am the Phoenix
Shoot the Moon
Alternative cover
Big Moon Records 2000 reissue cover

I Am the Phoenix is the title of the third album by the British singer-songwriter Judie Tzuke, released in 1981. It peaked at no.17 on the UK Album Chart.[1]

Originally released on vinyl and cassette by Elton John's record label named The Rocket Record Company, the album was reissued on CD in 2000 by Tzuke's own record company, Big Moon Records, with new cover artwork.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Black Furs" (Judie Tzuke, Mike Paxman) – 4:30
  2. "Higher and Higher" (Paul Muggleton, Bob Noble) – 4:35
  3. "Fate's Wheels" (Muggleton, Noble) – 4:59
  4. "Come Hell or Waters High" (Muggleton) – 3:14
  5. "You Were the Place" (Tzuke, Paxman) – 4:58
Side two
  1. "City of Swimming Pools" (Tzuke, Paxman) – 5:39
  2. "You Are the Phoenix" (Muggleton, Paxman) – 4:39
  3. "The Flesh Is Weak" (John Edwards, Muggleton, Noble, Paxman, Jeff Rich, Tzuke) – 5:10
  4. "I Never Know Where My Heart Is" (Tzuke, Paxman, Muggleton) – 5:16


Band members
Additional musicians
  • Andy Clark – additional keyboards, synthesizer arrangement on "Come Hell or Waters High"
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Eugene Organ, Mike Rodgers – acoustic guitars
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangements
  • Gavin Wright – strings leader
  • Steve Taylor – engineer
  • Howard Gray – assistant engineer


  1. ^ "I Am the Phoenix Chart Stats". Chart Stats.com. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2012. 

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