Outside Inside (The Tubes album)

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Outside Inside
The Tubes Outside Inside.jpg
Studio album by The Tubes
Released April 4, 1983
Recorded 1982
Genre Rock
Length 36:44
Label Capitol
Producer David Foster
The Tubes chronology
The Completion Backward Principle
(1981)The Completion Backward Principle1981
Outside Inside
(1983)
Love Bomb
(1985)Love Bomb1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]

Outside Inside is a 1983 release on Capitol Records by The Tubes. The album was produced by David Foster. The Tubes had their biggest radio hit with the single "She's a Beauty" (flipside of single was non-album track "When You're Ready to Come").

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "She's a Beauty" (Foster, Waybill, Lukather) – 4:01
  2. "No Not Again" (Tubes) – 3:28
  3. "Out of the Business" (Tubes) – 3:30
  4. "The Monkey Time" (Curtis Mayfield, Tubes) – 3:54
  5. "Glass House" (Tubes) – 3:31

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Wild Women of Wongo" (Tubes) – 3:57
  2. "Tip of My Tongue" (M. White, M. Snyder) – 3:58
  3. "Fantastic Delusion" (Tubes) – 3:54
  4. "Drums" (Tubes) – 2:21
  5. "Theme Park" (Tubes) – 3:13
  6. "Outside Lookin' Inside" (Tubes) - 0:57

CD Reissue on Iconclassic[edit]

In 2012 Iconclassic reissued the album with the original track listing including the original version of "The Monkey Time" featuring Martha Davis restored to the line up of the album. The reissue included bonus tracks including a number of b-sides that had never been released on CD. The album was remastered by Vic Anesini and featured extensive liner notes that included comments from various band members.

The bonus tracks includes:

  1. "When You're Ready to Come"
  2. "Keyboard Kids"
  3. "Satellite"
  4. "The Monkey Time" (single version featuring Michelle Gray on vocals instead of Martha Davis)

Facts[edit]

Martha Davis from The Motels appears as a guest vocalist on "The Monkey Time."

Martha Davis' vocal performance on "The Monkey Time" was replaced by Michele Gray on the Capitol CD reissue of Outside Inside. Gray was one of The Tubes principal dancers from 1983–1985, and later married the long-term Tubes collaborator Todd Rundgren.

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel
  • Maurice White
  • Patti Austin - Background vocals
  • Stacy Baird - Producer, Engineer
  • Bob Bullock - Assistant Engineer
  • Bill Burks - Contribution
  • Bill Champlin - Background vocals
  • David Cole - Engineer
  • Martha Davis - Vocals
  • Nathan East - Bass
  • Larry Ferguson - Assistant Engineer
  • Chuck Finley - Horn
  • David Foster - Keyboards, Producer
  • Tom Fouce - Assistant Engineer
  • Humberto Gatica - Engineer, Mixing
  • Gary Grant - Horn
  • Jay Graydon
  • Gary Herbig - Horn
  • Jerry Hey - Arranger, Horn
  • James Newton Howard - Keyboards
  • Gregg Jampol - Assistant Engineer
  • Howard Johnston - Assistant Engineer
  • Ken Kessie - Engineer
  • Bobby Kimball - Background vocals
  • Dennis Kirk - Engineer
  • Jeff Kliment - Assistant Engineer
  • Paul Knotter - Collaboration
  • Roy Kohara - Art Direction
  • Greg Ladanyi - Mixing
  • Jack Leahy - Engineer
  • Steve Lukather - Guitar
  • George Massenburg - Mixing
  • Jim McCrary - Photography
  • Marnie Moore - Assistant Engineer
  • David Paich - Keyboards
  • Steve Porcaro - Keyboards
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. - Horn
  • Barbara Rooney - Assistant Engineer
  • Freddy Washington - Guitar
  • Jim Welch - Contribution
  • David Williams - Bass
  • Larry Williams - Horn
  • Gene Wooley - Assistant Engineer

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard
Year Chart Position
1983 Pop Albums 18
Singles – Billboard
Year Single Chart Position
1983 "She's a Beauty" Mainstream Rock 1
Pop Singles 10
"Tip of My Tongue" 52
"The Monkey Time" Mainstream Rock 16
Pop Singles 68

References[edit]

  1. ^ Connolly, Dave. Outside Inside at AllMusic

External links[edit]