Monster (Herbie Hancock album)

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Studio album by Herbie Hancock
Released 1980
Recorded 1979-1980
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles
United Western Studios, LA
The Automatt, San Francisco
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 42:07
Label Columbia
Producer Herbie Hancock, David Rubinson
Herbie Hancock chronology
VSOP: Live Under the Sky
(1979)VSOP: Live Under the Sky1979
Mr. Hands
(1980)Mr. Hands1980
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 1/5 stars[2]

Monster is the twenty-ninth album by pianist Herbie Hancock. As a follow-up to the "Feets" album, it avoided jazz and funk in favor of disco songs only. The track "Stars In Your Eyes" was issued as an extended (11:20) 12" single.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Saturday Night" (Cohen, Hancock, Rubinson) - 7:13
  2. "Stars in Your Eyes" (Capuano, Christopher, Hancock, Parker) - 7:05
  3. "Go for It" (Cohen, Hancock, Mouzon, Rubinson) - 7:35
  4. "Don't Hold It In" (Cohen, Ragin) - 8:02
  5. "Making Love" (Hancock, Mouzon) - 6:23
  6. "It All Comes Around" (Cohen, Ragin, Rubinson) - 5:49



  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. (2011). "Monster - Herbie Hancock | AllMusic". Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 94. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.