Mystery Walk

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For the novel by Robert R. McCammon, see Mystery Walk (novel).
Mystery Walk
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Studio album by Martha and the Muffins
Released 1984
Genre Pop
Label Current/RCA
Producer Daniel Lanois, Mark Gane, Martha Johnson
Martha and the Muffins chronology
Mystery Walk
The World is a Ball
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Mystery Walk is a 1984 album by M + M (also known as Martha And The Muffins), produced by Daniel Lanois. The opening tracks, "Black Stations/White Stations" and "Cooling The Medium" were both released as singles, with the first track being the more successful of the two, achieving hit status in Canada and reaching #2 on the U.S. dance music chart.[2]

A 30th anniversary CD and digital download edition of the album (remastered by Peter J. Moore) containing additional bonus tracks was released through the band's Muffin Music imprint in 2014. [3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Black Stations/White Stations"
  2. "Cooling the Medium"
  3. "Come Out and Dance"
  4. "I Start to Stop"
  5. "Big Trees"
  6. "In Between Sleep and Reason"
  7. "Garden in the Sky"
  8. "Nation of Followers"
  9. "Alibi Room"
  10. "Rhythm of Life"


  • Martha Johnson - guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Mark Gane - guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Daniel Lanois - guitar, pedal steel, treatments
  • Dave Pilch - bass
  • Eluriel Tinker - bass
  • Yogi Horton - drums
  • Fred Maher - drums
  • Martin Deller - percussion
  • Dick Smith - percussion
  • Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Wayne Mills - horns
  • Rufus Cappdocia - cello
  • Julie Masi, Brian Patti, Shawne Jackson, Sharon Lee Williams - background vocals


  1. ^ Badgley, Aaron. "Martha and the Muffins: Mystery Walk" at AllMusic. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 167.
  3. ^