Randy Meisner (1982 album)

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Randy Meisner
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Studio album by Randy Meisner
Released August 1982
Recorded December 18, 1981-February 22, 1982
Genre Rock, country rock
Length 38:11
Label Epic
Producer Mike Flicker, Randy Meisner
Randy Meisner chronology
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Randy Meisner
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Randy Meisner is the third solo studio album (and the second self-titled) by Randy Meisner. It was released in mid 1982, on Epic in the United States, and in the United Kingdom. It is to-date Meisner's final solo album of original material. The album features a duet with Heart's lead vocalist, Ann Wilson.

Critical reception[edit]

Retrospectively reviewing for AllMusic, critic Bruce Eder wrote that the album "is a gorgeous country-rock production with a hard electric edge in all the right places and soaring melodies throughout" and he added that, "There are pleasing guitar hooks throughout, and the album's mix of raw power and subtle lyricism has endured very well over the decades."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Never Been in Love" (Craig Bickhardt) - 4:26
  2. "Darkness of the Heart" (David Palmer) - 4:18
  3. "Jealousy" (Dixon House, Howard Leese, Meisner) - 4:55
  4. "Tonight" (Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance) - 5:12
  5. "Playin' in the Deep End" (House, Meisner) - 4:08
  6. "Strangers" (Elton John, Gary Osborne) - 3:56
  7. "Still Runnin'" (House, Leese) - 3:28
  8. "Nothing Is Said ('Til the Artist Is Dead)" (House, Meisner) - 3:58
  9. "Doin' It for Delilah" (John Corey) - 3:50



  • Producer: Mike Flicker
  • Engineers: Mike Flicker, Rolf Hennemann
  • Mixing: Mike Flicker, Rolf Hennemann
  • Mastering: Greg Fulginiti
  • Horn arrangements: Greg Adams
  • String arrangements: Paul Buckmaster
  • Vocal arrangement: John Corey, Dixon House
  • Art direction: Kosh
  • Design: Kosh
  • Photography: Henry Diltz, George Holz