I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You
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|"I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You"|
|Single by The Alan Parsons Project|
|from the album I Robot|
|Recorded||December 1976 – March 1977|
|The Alan Parsons Project singles chronology|
"I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You" is a song by the British progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project, featured on their 1977 album I Robot. Written by band leaders Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson, "I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You" was sung by pop singer Lenny Zakatek, who would go on to sing many of the band's songs. In the United States, the song was a moderate success and charted at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 1977, the song was released as the lead single from the group's second album, I Robot. The song was a moderate success, charting at #36 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #22 on the Canadian chart.
In 2017, the song was used in the final scene of episode nine of the Netflix series Mindhunter.
- Alan Parsons – production, engineering, composer
- Eric Woolfson – keyboards, composer, lyrics
- Ian Bairnson – guitars
- David Paton – bass
- Stuart Tosh – drums
- Lenny Zakatek – vocals
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||22|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||36|
- Breithaupt, Don; Breithaupt, Jeff (2014). Precious and Few: Pop Music of the Early '70s. St. Martin's Press. p. 67.