Living in Oz

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Living in Oz
Living in Oz (Rick Springfield album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1983
LabelRCA Records
ProducerBill Drescher
Rick Springfield chronology
Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet
Living in Oz
Hard to Hold
Singles from Living in Oz
  1. "Affair of the Heart"
    Released: April 1983
  2. "Human Touch"
    Released: July 1983
  3. "Souls"
    Released: October 1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[2]

Living in Oz is an album released by rock musician Rick Springfield by RCA Records in 1983. The album was quickly certified Platinum in America.

In 1984, Springfield was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for the "Affair of the Heart" single, which peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and #10 on the Cash Box Top 100.

The album's title is an allusion to living in Australia (Oz = Australia).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Rick Springfield, except "Affair of the Heart", co-written with Danny Tate and Blaise Tosti.

  1. "Human Touch" -5:08
  2. "Alyson" -3:49
  3. "Affair of the Heart" -4:33
  4. "Living in Oz" -3:49
  5. "Me & Johnny" -4:26
  6. "Motel Eyes" -3:12
  7. "Tiger by the Tail" -3:25
  8. "Souls" -4:15
  9. "I Can't Stop Hurting You" -3:44
  10. "Like Father, Like Son" -2:57