Mr. Bad Example

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Mr. Bad Example
Warren Zevon - Mr. Bad Example.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 15, 1991
RecordedEarly 1991
GenreRock, alternative rock, hard rock, country rock
ProducerWaddy Wachtel
Warren Zevon chronology
Transverse City
Mr. Bad Example
Learning to Flinch
Singles from Mr. Bad Example
  1. "Finishing Touches"
    Released: 1991
  2. "Searching for a Heart"
    Released: 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[2]

Mr. Bad Example is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Warren Zevon. The album was released on October 15, 1991.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Warren Zevon, except where indicated.

Side one
1."Finishing Touches" 4:05
2."Suzie Lightning" 4:04
3."Model Citizen"LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Zevon4:39
4."Angel Dressed in Black"Julia Mueller, Waddy Wachtel, Zevon4:24
5."Mr. Bad Example"Jorge Calderón, Zevon3:22
Side two
6."Renegade" 4:51
7."Heartache Spoken Here" 3:48
8."Quite Ugly One Morning" 3:53
9."Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead"LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Zevon2:53
10."Searching for a Heart" 4:16



  • Producer: Waddy Wachtel
  • Engineer: Marc DeSisto
  • Assistant engineers: Andrew Ballard, Scott Blockland, Jeffrey Shannon, Brian Soucy
  • Mixing: Niko Bolas, John Beverly Jones
  • Dave Collins - Mastering
  • Technical assistance: Peggy McAfee, Tom Smyth
  • Art Direction and design: Jeri Heiden
  • Photography: Diego Uchitel, Jimmy Wachtel


  1. ^ Mark Deming (1991-10-15). "Mr. Bad Example - Warren Zevon | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-23.
  2. ^ "Warren Zevon: Mr. Bad Example : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". 1991-11-28. Archived from the original on May 22, 2008. Retrieved 2015-10-23.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)