Let the Music Do the Talking

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For the Aerosmith single and Joe Perry Project song, see Let the Music Do the Talking (song).
Let the Music Do the Talking
Studio album by The Joe Perry Project
Released March 1980
Genre Hard rock
Length 36:39
Label Columbia
Producer Joe Perry and Jack Douglas
The Joe Perry Project chronology
Let the Music Do the Talking
I've Got the Rock'n'Rolls Again
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars Review

Let the Music Do the Talking is the first of four albums by The Joe Perry Project.[1] It was their the most successful, selling approximately 250,000 copies in the United States.[2] The title track was re-recorded by Joe Perry's more successful band Aerosmith on their album Done With Mirrors, albeit with a slightly different melody and Steven Tyler penned lyrics.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  • All Songs Written By Joe Perry, except where noted.
  1. "Let The Music Do The Talking" - 4:42
  2. "Conflict Of Interest" - 4:43
  3. "Discount Dogs" - 3:42 (Perry, Ralph Morman)
  4. "Shooting Star" - 3:39
  5. "Break Song" - 2:06 (Perry, David Hull, Ronnie Stewart)
  6. "Rockin' Train" - 6:02 (Perry, Morman)
  7. "The Mist Is Rising" - 6:30
  8. "Ready On The Firing Line" - 3:54
  9. "Life At A Glance" - 2:41



  • Arranged By The Joe Perry Project
  • Produced By Joe Perry and Jack Douglas
  • Engineered & Mixed By Lee DiCarlo