Rub It Better

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Rub It Better
Rub It Better.jpg
Studio album by General Public
Released April 4, 1995
Recorded 1994–95
Genre New Wave
Label Epic
Producer Jerry Harrison
General Public chronology
Hand to Mouth
(1986)Hand to Mouth1986
Rub It Better
(1995)
Classic Masters
(2002)Classic Masters2002
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Rub It Better is the third album by General Public, released in 1995 when the band reformed after almost ten years.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It Must Be Tough" – 5:34 (Dave Wakeling, Michael Railton, Roger Charlery)
  2. "Rainy Days" – 4:06 (Charlery, Railton, Horace Panter)
  3. "Hold It Deep" – 4:34 (Wakeling, Charlery, Railton, Andy "Stoker" Growcott)
  4. "Big Bed" – 4:12 (Norman Jones, Wakeling, Charlery, Railton)
  5. "Punk" – 3:05 (Charlery)
  6. "Friends Again" – 5:41 (Wakeling, David Ricketts, Railton)
  7. "It's Weird" – 5:50 (Charlery, Railton)
  8. "Never Not Alone" – 4:21 (Wakeling, Charlery, Railton)
  9. "Handgun" – 4:52 (Wakeling, Railton)
  10. "Blowhard" – 4:38 (Wakeling, Railton)
  11. "Warm Love" – 3:35 (Van Morrison)
  12. "Rub It Better" – 5:32 (Charlery, Wakeling, Patrick Murray)

Personnel[edit]

General Public
  • David Wakeling – vocals, guitar
  • Ranking Roger – vocals, programming
  • Michael Railton – keyboards, vocals
  • Norman Jones – percussion, vocals
  • Wayne Lothian – bass
  • Dan Chase – drums

with:

  • Jerry Harrison – guitars, keyboards, background vocals
  • Mick Jones – guitars
  • Chris Spedding – guitars
  • Alex Weir – guitars
  • Chris Karn – guitars
  • Chris Manos – guitars
  • Marc Antoine Vouilloux – guitars
  • Saxa – saxophone
  • Andrew Gayle – saxophone
  • Tom Fabre – saxophone
  • David Longoria – trumpet/ trumpet solo "Friends Again"
  • Greg Smith – trombone
  • Norton Buffalo – harmonica
  • Pato Banton – toasting
  • Arlene Newson – background vocals
  • Andrea Gaines – background vocals
  • Sharon Celani – background vocals