Living in Oz

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Living in Oz
Studio album by Rick Springfield
Released July 1983
Genre Rock
Length 39:19
Label RCA Records
Producer Bill Drescher
Rick Springfield chronology
Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet
(1982)Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet1982
Living in Oz
Hard to Hold
(1984)Hard to Hold1984
Singles from Living in Oz
  1. "Human Touch"
    Released: 1983
  2. "Affair of the Heart"
    Released: October 10, 1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2]

Living in Oz is an album released by rock musician Rick Springfield 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