Off the Coast of Me

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Off the Coast of Me
Kidcreole off the coast of me.jpg
Studio album by Kid Creole and the Coconuts
Released August 1980
Recorded Chappell Hall and Blank Tapes, N.Y.C[1]
Label ZE Records
Producer August Darnell
Kid Creole and the Coconuts chronology
Off the Coast of Me
Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places
(1981)Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places1981
Singles from Off the Coast of Me
  1. "Maladie D'Amour" b/w "Adnaloy"
    Released: August 1980[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]
Smash Hits 8/10[4]

Off the Coast of Me is a studio album by Kid Creole and the Coconuts, released in 1980. It is the début studio release of the August Darnell fronted group. The album was reissued in 2003 with additional bonus tracks by Universal Island Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by August Darnell; except where indicated.

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Mister Softee"   4:25
2. "Maladie d'Amour" Darnell, Andy Hernandez 4:59
3. "Yolanda"   4:23
4. "Off the Coast of Me"   4:51
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "Darrio"   4:02
6. "Lili Marlene" Hans Leip, Norbert Schultze, Tommie Connor 3:55
7. "Bogota Affair"   4:29
8. "Calypso Pan American" Darnell, Stony Browder 5:22
2003 Reissue Bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
9. "There But For The Grace Of God Go I (12" Mix)" Darnell, Kevin Nance 5:27
10. "He's Not A Such A Bad Guy After All" (12" B-side)   5:13
11. "Darrio" (12" B-side)   5:12
12. "Yolanda (12" Mix)"   6:42
13. "Maladie D'Amour (Mutant Disco Version)" Darnell, Hernandez 6:15


  • Bass - Tommy Browder
  • Drums - Winston Grennan
  • Guitar - Franz Krauns, Ken Mazur
  • Percussion - Andrew Lloyd
  • Piano - Peter Schott
  • Vibes - Coati Mundi
  • Vocals - Adriana Kaegi, Brooksie Wells, Fonda Rae, Kid Creole, Lourdes Cotto


  1. ^ Listing: Off The Coast Of Me. Discogs. Retrieved on 2010-01-06.
  2. ^
  3. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Review: Off the Coast of Me. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2010-01-06.
  4. ^ Starr, Red. "Albums". Smash Hits (July 24 – August 6, 1980): 29.