Razamanaz

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Razamanaz
Razamanaz.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 1973 (UK) August 1973 (US)
RecordedDecember 1972-March 1973
StudioThe Ganghut, Jamestown, Scotland with Pye Mobile Unit and mixed at AIR Studios, London England
GenreHard rock[1]
Length34:24 (Original LP Version)
43:19 (with bonus tracks)
LabelMooncrest (UK)
A&M (US)
ProducerRoger Glover
Nazareth chronology
Exercises
(1972)
Razamanaz
(1973)
BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Galeria Musical5/5 stars[3]

Razamanaz is the third studio album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in 1973. It was the band's first LP record to break the charts and was produced by Deep Purple's Roger Glover who the band was on tour with at the time. "Woke Up This Morning" was re-recorded for this album.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet unless otherwise noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Razamanaz" 3:52
2."Alcatraz"Leon Russell4:23
3."Vigilante Man"Woody Guthrie5:21
4."Woke Up This Morning" 3:53
5."Night Woman" 3:29
6."Bad, Bad Boy" 3:55
7."Sold My Soul" 4:49
8."Too Bad, Too Sad" 2:55
9."Broken Down Angel" 3:45

1996 Castle Communications Bonus Tracks[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
10."Hard Living" (B-side to Bad Bad Boy single in the UK) 3:03
11."Spinning Top" (B-side to Bad Bad Boy single in the UK) 3:06
12."Woke Up This Morning" (original version from Exercises album) 3:13
13."Witchdoctor Woman" (B-side to Broken Down Angel single, originally released on Nazareth album)Charlton, McCafferty4:07

2001 30th Anniversary Bonus Track[edit]

No.TitleLength
12."Razamanaz" (alternate edit)3:26
  • This remastered CD added three bonus tracks and extensive liner-notes:
  • The master tapes for tracks 10 and 11 could not be located and here were 'cleaned up' from vinyl.

2010 Salvo Records Remaster Bonus Tracks[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
10."Hard Living" (B-Side of Bad Bad Boy) 3:03
11."Spinning Top" (B-Side of Bad Bad Boy) 3:06
12."Razamanaz" (BBC Session) 4:15
13."Night Woman" (BBC Session) 3:25
14."Broken Down Angel" (BBC Session) 4:02
15."Vigilante Man" (BBC Session)Woody Guthrie5:04

Covers[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Other credits[edit]

  • Roger Glover - producer, bass guitar, percussion
  • Alan Perkins - recording engineer (Pye Mobile Recording Unit)
  • Patrick Watters, Fin Costello - photography
  • Mike Brown - remastering
  • Robert M. Corich - remastering, liner notes
  • Dave Field - design

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