Paraphernalia (album)

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Studio album by Enuff Z'nuff
Released July 17, 1998
Recorded 1995 - 1998
Genre Hard rock, power pop
Length 54:34
Label Spitfire / Stoney Records
Producer Chip Z'Nuff, Donnie Vie
Enuff Z'nuff chronology
Singles from Paraphernalia
  1. "Freak"
    Released: 1999

This record is one of a string of mid-career recordings by Chicago natives Enuff Z'Nuff. Paraphernalia is arguably heavier in nature than many of their previous recordings. This album is also notable for its guest appearances from other famous Chicago area musicians, including Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, James Young of Styx, and Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, all featured on lead guitar for several of the album's tracks.[1]

A promotional video was shot for the single "Freak." The director of the video, comedian Matt Kissane, is also a Chicago resident. Clips from the "Freak" video were televised nationally on VH-1.[2] The song "Ain't It Funny" also received national exposure with the band's live performance on The Jenny Jones Show."

The cover art of the U.S. version of the album is a homage to the rock band Queen's second album, "Queen II." The Japanese version of Paraphernalia (released earlier than the U.S. edition) features different artwork and fewer songs than its domestic counterpart. While promoting this record, the full band toured in Japan for the first time, where they have found some success over the years.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Freak" – 4:54
  2. "Top of the Hill" – 2:53
  3. "Ain't It Funny" – 3:44
  4. "Believe in Love" – 4:36
  5. "Habit" – 4:01
  6. "Baby You're the Greatest" – 4:42
  7. "Someday" – 3:43
  8. "Unemotional" – 3:57
  9. "Invisible" – 4:19
  10. "All Alone" – 4:10
  11. "Everything Works if You Let It" – 3:17
  12. "Save Me" – 3:30
  13. "No Place to Go" – 4:00
  14. "Loser of the World" – 2:29


Additional personnel[edit]


Release history[edit]

Country Release date
Japan July 17, 1998
United States May 4, 1999


  1. ^ Where Pumpkins Fear To Tread Rolling Stone. Retrieved January 17, 2012
  2. ^ VH-1 Where Are They Now: Hair Bands IMDb. Retrieved January 17, 2012.