Something to Shout About (album)

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Something to Shout About
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Studio album by Lulu
Released 1965
Genre Pop
Length 47:58 (Reissue)
Label Decca
Producer Peter Sullivan
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Something to Shout About was the title of Lulu's first UK LP, released on the Decca Records label in 1965. Most of the songs are recorded in an R&B, early rock and roll style that complemented her mature and raspy voice. It was released when she was just seventeen. The album contained Lulu's debut hit "Shout", which reached #7 in the UK Singles Chart.

Jimmy Page played guitar on some of the tracks, including "I'll Come Running Over" and "Surprise, Surprise". "Here Comes the Night" was recorded in 1964 by Them and would later be covered by David Bowie on his 1973 album Pin Ups. The album was produced by Peter Sullivan and "directed" by Mike Leander and Reg Guest.

The album was reissued on CD in 1989 by London Records.

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Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "You Touch Me Baby" (Sammy Fain, Ed Silvers)
  2. "You'll Never Leave Her" (Bert Russell, Mike Stoller)
  3. "I'll Come Running Over" (Bert Berns, Ilene Stuart)
  4. "Not in This Whole World" (Troy Davis, Joe Simmons)
  5. "She Will Break Your Heart" (Jerry Butler, Clarence Carter, Curtis Mayfield)
  6. "Can I Get a Witness" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  7. "Tell Me Like It Is" (Bob Brass, Al Kooper, Irwin Levine)
  8. "Shout" (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley) - Lulu with The Luvvers

Side two[edit]

  1. "Try to Understand" (Lori Burton, Pam Sawyer)
  2. "Night Time Is the Right Time" (Leroy Carr, Lew Herman)
  3. "Chocolate Ice" (Mike Leander) - Lulu with The Luvvers
  4. "So in Love" (Cole Porter)
  5. "Only One" (Mike Leander) - Lulu with The Luvvers
  6. "Dream Lover" (Clifford Grey, Victor Schertzinger)
  7. "He's Sure the Boy I Love" (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil)
  8. "Leave a Little Love" (Robin Conrad, Les Reed)

CD bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Surprise, Surprise" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
  2. "Satisfied" (Carole King)
  3. "Call Me" (Tony Hatch)
  4. "Here Comes the Night" (Bert Berns, Bert Russell, Pierce Turner)