Oops! Wrong Planet

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Oops! Wrong Planet
Oops Wrong Planet.jpg
Studio album by Utopia
Released September 1977
Recorded at Utopia Sound
Genre Art rock, pop rock
Length 45:22
Label Bearsville
Producer Todd Rundgren
Utopia chronology
Oops! Wrong Planet
Adventures in Utopia
Singles from Oops! Wrong Planet
  1. "Love Is the Answer"
    Released: October 14, 1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Oops! Wrong Planet is an album released in 1977 by Todd Rundgren's band, Utopia. It delivers a markedly trimmed down, pop-oriented, and somewhat cynical direction for the band following the perniciously optimistic and progressively influenced previous album, Ra.

Oops! peaked at #77 on the Billboard album chart in 1977.[2]

"Love is the Answer" later became a hit for England Dan & John Ford Coley, charting #1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary list in 1979.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Trapped" Rundgren 3:06
2. "Windows" Powell 4:17
3. "Love in Action" Rundgren 3:26
4. "Crazy Lady Blue" Rundgren, Wilcox 3:37
5. "Back on the Street" Rundgren 4:09
6. "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell" Powell, Rundgren, Sulton 4:33

Side two[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Martyr" Rundgren, Sulton 3:48
2. "Abandon City" Powell, Rundgren 3:49
3. "Gangrene" Rundgren, Wilcox 3:36
4. "My Angel" Powell, Rundgren 3:40
5. "Rape of the Young" Rundgren 3:11
6. "Love Is the Answer" Rundgren 4:10



Album - Billboard

Year Chart Position
1977 Pop Albums 73