Trouble in Paradise (Randy Newman album)

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Trouble in Paradise
Randy Newman-Trouble in Paradise (album cover).jpg
Studio album by Randy Newman
Released January 17, 1983[1]
Recorded 1982
Warner Brothers Studios, North Hollywood, California
Genre Soft rock
Length 39:36
Label Warner Bros., Reprise
Producer Russ Titelman, Lenny Waronker
Randy Newman chronology
Born Again
(1979)
Trouble in Paradise
(1983)
Land of Dreams
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]
Robert Christgau (A-)[4]

Trouble in Paradise is the seventh album by American composer Randy Newman. It spawned the hit "I Love L.A.", and included a duet with Paul Simon on "The Blues."

Trouble in Paradise was ranked as number 67 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s list.[5]

A cover version of "Real Emotional Girl" by the Canadian singer Patricia O'Callaghan appears on her 2001 album Real Emotional Girl.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Randy Newman.

  1. "I Love L.A." - 3:29
  2. "Christmas in Capetown" - 4:21
  3. "The Blues" - 3:01
  4. "Same Girl" - 2:53
  5. "Mikey's" - 2:10
  6. "My Life Is Good" - 4:38
  7. "Miami" - 4:04
  8. "Real Emotional Girl" - 2:28
  9. "Take Me Back" - 4:09
  10. "There's a Party at My House" - 2:50
  11. "I'm Different" - 2:33
  12. "Song for the Dead" - 3:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard - Google Boeken". Books.google.com. 1983-01-08. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  2. ^ Mark Deming. "Trouble in Paradise - Randy Newman | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  3. ^ Rolling Stone Archived July 14, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "CG: Randy Newman". Robert Christgau. 1995-10-31. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  5. ^ "100 Best Albums of the Eighties: Randy Newman, 'Trouble in Paradise'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2014-05-24.