Rip It Up (Orange Juice album)

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Rip It Up
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Studio album by Orange Juice
Released November 1982
Studio Berwick Street Studios, London
Genre Post-punk
Label Polydor
Producer Martin Hayles
Orange Juice chronology
You Can't Hide Your Love Forever
(1982)
Rip It Up
(1982)
Texas Fever
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Rip It Up is the second album released by Scottish post-punk band Orange Juice. It was released in 1982. This album contains their hit song of the same name, which reached the Top 10. The album was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rip It Up" – 5:19 (Edwyn Collins, David McClymont, Malcolm Ross, Zeke Manyika)
  2. "A Million Pleading Faces" – 3:14 (Manyika)
  3. "Mud in Your Eye" – 3:56 (Collins)
  4. "Turn Away" – 3:19 (Ross)
  5. "Breakfast Time" – 5:10 (Collins)
  6. "I Can't Help Myself" – 5:05 (Collins, McClymont)
  7. "Flesh of My Flesh" – 3:15 (Collins)
  8. "Louise Louise" – 2:51 (Collins)
  9. "Hokoyo" – 5:06 (Collins, McClymont, Ross, Manyika, Zop Cormorant)
  10. "Tenterhook" – 5:01 (Collins)
  11. "Tongues Begin to Wag" - 4:14 (Collins, McClymont, Ross, Manyika) (1998 Reissue bonus track)
  12. "Barbecue" - 4:48 (Collins, McClymont, Ross, Manyika) (1998 Reissue bonus track)
  13. "Flesh of My Flesh" (7" version) - 3:16 (Collins) (1998 Reissue bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

Orange Juice

with:

  • Dick Morrissey - saxophone
  • Martin Drover - flugelhorn
  • Martin Hayles - piano, synthesizer
  • Mel Gaynor - percussion
  • Louise Waddle - handclaps
  • Gavin Wright - violin
  • Paul Quinn - vocals
  • Danny Cummings - percussion on "Flesh of My Flesh"
Technical
  • Gwyn Mathias - additional engineering
  • Orange Juice - sleeve design
  • Eric Watson - photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r587267
  2. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (7 February 2006). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 0-7893-1371-5.